SXU to host conference for educators about promoting literacy in K-12 students

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education and the Illinois Reading Council Region 5 will host a half-day conference for educators and administrators who play an important role in promoting literacy in grades K to 12. The conference, titled “Our Changing World:  Exploring Cultures, Technology and the Common Core Conference,” is scheduled for Sat., Oct. 27…

School of Education Graduate Information Meetings

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education will host a series of Graduate Information Meetings for those interested in earning a graduate degree or certification. Information meetings will provide an overview of all graduate education programs, including: the Master of Arts in Educational Technology; the Integrated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program; Science for junior…

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SXU’s School of Education receives $226,000 grant to train Chicago Public School teachers

The Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) recently awarded Saint Xavier University’s School of Education with a $226,000 grant to train Chicago Public School elementary teachers to more effectively teach critical thinking skills. The IBHE grant will fund the “Developing 21st Century Critical Thinking Skills” program, which focuses on educating teachers to develop young children’s…

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SXU’s free Birth-to-3 Program offers support to families with at-risk or special-needs children

Do you have a child under the age of three who is at risk of academic failure or has been identified with special needs? Saint Xavier University’s Birth-to-3 Program could be just what your family needs. The nine-year-old program, facilitated by certified parent educators, aims to connect families with support services and provide developmentally appropriate…

SXU’s School of Education announces scholarship winners

Saint Xavier University’s School of Education recently announced the winners of the Binder, Davis, Gallagher, Leake and Malin Scholarships. Kathleen Griffin, of Chicago, received the Dr. Dorothy Binder Endowed Graduate Scholarship. Griffin is a graduate student in the multicategorical special education program. The Scholarship Committee recognizes Griffin’s commitment to excellence, hospitality, compassion and service to…