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…

SXU shows screening of ‘Precious Knowledge: The Power and the Threat of Culturally Relevant Teaching’

The TESOL Program at Saint Xavier University will host a screening of Precious Knowledge, a documentary about the struggle to save Mexican-American Studies in the Tucson Unified School District on Monday, Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Butler Reception Room. The film shows the power of culturally relevant curriculum in student success. A discussion, facilitated by TESOL Program graduate…

SXU’s Meg Carroll presented at Conference, Family Game Night, and at City College

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Meg Carroll, Ed.D., presented to the faculty of Kennedy-King College on the challenges of serving college students with disabilities, as well as the means to help many of those students be successful in various community college programs on Monday, Jan. 9. She conducted another presentation entitled, “Games for Learning”…

SXU’s Prof. Eileen Quinn Knight and Alumna Dimitra Georganas presented at Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago

Saint Xavier University’s (SXU) School of Education (SOE) Professor Eileen Quinn Knight, Ph.D., and Dimitra Georganas, alumna, recently presented at the Metropolitan Mathematics Club of Chicago Conference on Saturday, Jan. 28 at Evanston Township High School. This conference functions in a workshop format and is presented by teachers for teachers with sessions for all grade…