SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll presented at the Learning Disabilities Association of America Conference

The Learning Disabilities Association of America hosted its 52nd annual international conference in Chicago last week. Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Dr. Meg Carroll presented to a room full of teachers, preservice teachers, parents and administrators on Wednesday, Feb. 18. Her session entitled, “Recognizing Needs in Your Young Child and Getting Help,”…

SXU’s Prof. Kathleen McInerney delivers paper in Dominican Republic

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education Associate Professor Dr. Kathleen McInerney presented her paper at the annual meeting of the Association of Academic Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean (AAPLAC) on Friday, Feb. 20 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her paper entitled, “How ‘Study Abroad’ Can Belie Building Intercultural Respect, Relationships and Reciprocity,”…

SXU’s Meg Carroll collaborates with Queen of the Universe Teachers on Feb. 13

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education Professor Meg Carrol attended a committee meeting on Friday, Feb. 13 at Queen of the Universe (Q of U) Elementary School to collaborate with several teachers, who serve on the school’s Intervention Committee. Prof. Carrol worked with the teachers to identify students enrolled at Q of U that have…

Chemistry Dept. and STEM Education Center hosted event for Madonna Scholars

The Saint Xavier University (SXU) Chemistry Department and the School of Education Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Center hosted a group of high school women from the Madonna Foundation on Monday, Feb. 16 at SXU’s Chicago campus. The event provided an opportunity for the Madonna scholars to learn about college life and to explore…

SXU’s Prof. Jaclyn Murawska presents to Metropolitan Mathematics Club

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Assistant Professor of Mathematics Jaclyn Murawska was the speaker for the Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago (MMC) on Friday, Feb. 6 in Des Plaines, Ill. Murawska’s presentation, entitled “Choosing Tasks for Productive Struggle in Mathematics,” focused on identifying cognitively demanding real-world tasks for promoting productive struggle; effectively implementing worthwhile tasks; and…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll Provides Professional Development at Joliet Catholic Academy

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education’s Dr. Meg Carroll presented a workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 28 to faculty members at the Joliet Catholic Academy (JCA) regarding emotional disabilities that include the following: depression, anxiety disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder.  She was invited by SXU alums Jeff Budz ’94 and ’02 (bachelor’s in English education…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll Conducts Workshop for ELL/Bilingual Teachers

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll provided a workshop for teachers who teach English Language Learners in the Cicero District 99 at the Liberty Elementary School on Wednesday, Jan. 28. Prof. Carroll provided information on disabilities to Pre-K through eighth grade teachers. She discussed how teachers sometimes struggle to determine what…

SXU’s School of Education’s Middle School Curriculum is among first approved by Illinois Board of Education

Are you an education major? Do you want to make yourself more marketable in the job market? If so, consider the new middle school teacher curriculum created by Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE), which was approved by the Illinois Board of Education recently with enrollment scheduled for fall of 2015. SXU’s SOE…

Don’t Forget! SXU’s Eileen Quinn Knight will present at the Metropolitan Math Conference

Don’t forget this Saturday, Jan. 24 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Eileen Quinn Knight will give three presentations at the Metropolitan Math Conference at Adlai Stevenson High School. She will present with two alumnae: Deborah Pope and Phyllis Cavallone, who won the McGuire Award from the School of…