Anne George

News Alert: SXU’s Prof. Anne George quoted in the Daily Southtown

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Associate Professor Anne George was quoted in the March 6 issue of the Daily Southtown, where she addressed the benefits of a full-day kindergarten program versus a half-day program. Prof. George discussed the impact a full-day kindergarten program has on low-income, at-risk students. Additionally, Prof. George was…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll presents a workshop on differentiation for teachers at Mother Teresa Academy

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll presented a workshop to the faculty at Mother Teresa Academy on differentiation on Wednesday, March 4 in Crete, Ill. Prof. Carroll offered the teachers practical suggestions for meeting the needs of diverse students concurrently with student choice, tiered assignments, flexible grouping, and varied assessments.

Alumna receives doctorate

Saint Xavier University (SXU) alumna Mariagnes Menden, M.A. ’05 and B.A. ’98 received a doctorate in Education from Loyola University in Chicago. Currently, Dr. Menden is the principal of St. Nicholas of Tolentine School where SXU students conduct their math clinicals. She has been very supportive of SXU education students and has welcomed them to…

SXU’s Meg Carroll spends professional development day with Mount Carmel High School Faculty

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professor Meg Carroll joined faculty members of Mount Carmel High School for a professional development day on Monday, March 2 at Mount Carmel High School. The day was spent discussing the need for differentiating instruction and assessment and various ways to accomplish it within a classroom setting. During…

SXU’s Professors Meg Carroll and Julie Reinhart host workshop for South Suburban AEYC Members

Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professors Meg Carroll and Julie Reinhart hosted a workshop for over 60 members of the Southwest Suburban Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) on Thursday, Feb. 26. The workshop entitled, “Feel the Wind: Windy STEM Activities and Books for Young Learners” engaged in children’s literature linked…

SXU’s Dr. Meg Carroll and Dr. Julie Reinhart present Women in STEM Workshops

In light of Women’s History Month, Saint Xavier University (SXU) School of Education Professors Meg Carroll and Julie Reinhart provided a series of workshops entitled, “Preparing for Women’s History Month in March: Women in STEM” on Wednesday February 11 and 25. At the first workshop, teachers from varied local districts explored the biographies on Maria…

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,”…