Early introduction can encourage more women to join STEM fields

The Chicago Tribune – Natalie Masri “Maybe you recall the Verizon commercial that follows a young girl as she’s growing up. Samantha takes a keen interest in activities like wading in a stream and building a rocket ship; activities that explore science,...

Latino Educators Stress Making Early Childhood Education A Priority

NBC News – Jessica Montoya Coggins “Recently a group of leaders, researchers and activists arrived at Chicago’s Erikson Institute to attend an Early Learning Symposium, with the aim of boosting Latino educational outcomes. Organized by The White...

Bilingual, Special Education Teachers Are In High Demand In Chicago

CBS Chicago – Staff Writer “Those who are bilingual and considering a teaching career may also want to consider working on a special education certification at the same time. Qualified bilingual teachers can be a challenge for school districts to find, but...

College pushes for more STEM teachers

E-School News – Suzanne Baker “A university is doing its part to help reduce the nationwide shortage of chemistry teachers. Benedictine University in Illinois is hoping that extra grant money for students will help boost the number of educators who are...