SXU’s Professor Meg Carroll presented to related services providers

On January 8, Saint Xavier University (SXU) Education Department’s Dr. Meg Carroll, professor, presented to related services providers in School District Kirby 140. Related services providers included occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, physical therapists, reading specialists, math specialists, gifted specialists, Title I teachers, social workers and psychologists. With school districts under increasing pressure from…

Teaching abroad opportunity available to SXU students and alumni

Attention Saint Xavier University (SXU) education students and alumni! You have received a special invitation from the University of Illinois to attend their International Education Career Fair. A panel discussion on teaching abroad and a meet-and-greet with international schools and organizations will be offered on January 30. Interviews will be conducted on January 31. Among…

SXU’s Professor Meg Carroll presented at conferences and local schools

On December 6, Saint Xavier University (SXU) Education Department’s Dr. Meg Carroll, professor, presented at the 41st Annual Statewide Conference for Teachers Serving Linguistically & Culturally Diverse Students. The presentation entitled, “Teaching Students with Complex Trauma and Interrupted Formal Education,” provided information about the characteristics of these students, the impact on complex trauma on the…

SXU’s Professor Meg Carroll presented at two conferences

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Education Department’s Dr. Meg Carroll, professor, presented at the 2017 Nonpublic Conference: Transforming Theory into Practice on November 8 in Oak Lawn. Her topic was entitled, “Are They Learning? Formative Assessment of Students with Disabilities.” Students with disabilities may learn in non-traditional ways. They may not demonstrate what they have learned…

SXU hosts educational workshop on November 18

When considering the needs of students who are English learners, how do parents, educators and members of the community work together to meet the students’ needs? Practical suggestions and resources will be discussed at Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) educational workshop entitled, “Child-Family-Community: The Power Trio for English Learner with Disabilities,” on Saturday, November 18. The…

SXU’s Dr. M. Tara Joyce presented at ALER Conference

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Education Department’s Dr. M. Tara Joyce, associate professor, presented at the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) Annual Conference in Saint Petersburg, Fla. on November 3. ALER is an association of college and university reading professors from across the U.S. The “Evaluating the Impact of a College Reading Improvement Course”…

SXU’s Professor Meg Carroll presents at social workers conference

Saint Xavier University (SXU) Education Department Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., presented two half-day workshops on October 19 at the Illinois Association of School Social Workers Conference in Lisle. The morning session was entitled, “English Learners with Disabilities: Developing IEPs and Providing Culturally Responsive Social Work Services” and the afternoon session was entitled, “Executive Function and…