SXU faculty serve as mentors at Reavis High School STEM Day

Reavis High School celebrated their annual Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Day event on Thursday, May 4. During the day, teams of students presented their semester projects to various mentors for advice and feedback. This year, three Saint Xavier University (SXU) faculty members participated as mentors: School of Education (SOE) Professor’s Eileen Quinn Knight,…

SXU students participated in a STEM event at Burbank Elementary School

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education’s STEM Education Center and the American Chemical Society Student Organization participated in a STEM Event at Jacqueline B. Kennedy Elementary School in Burbank on Thursday, March 23. Students from both SXU organizations provided demonstrations to the elementary students and their parents. Demonstrations included 3D printing, robotics, circuitry, chemical reactions, nanomaterials…

SXU’s Meg Carroll provides professional development to local educators

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., recently worked with teachers from Saint Helen Elementary School in Ukrainian Village on student choice as a means of differentiation on Monday, March 6. In that week, she conducted three STEM workshops for teachers who serve students with disabilities: Mr. Sandman, Bring Me…

Two SXU alumnae acknowledged as finalists by the Golden Apple Foundation

Two of Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Dr. Eileen Quinn Knight’s former students were acknowledged as finalists by the Golden Apple Foundation. On Saturday, March 4, alumna Demitra Georganas was named as one of the 32 finalists for the Golden Apple Award of Excellence in Teaching. That same day, alumna Phyllis Cavallone-Turek was…

SXU’s Meg Carroll provides professional development to local educators

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., recently conducted a workshop on Formative Assessment for the Busy High School Teacher at Our Lady of Tepeyac High School in Little Village on Friday, Feb. 10, employing formative assessment strategies during the workshop. Later that same day, she presented to the paraprofessionals…