UIC Leaders on the Move

Joseph Shoffner Joins the UIC Leadership Coaching Team We would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Leadership Coach and UIC EdD alumni, Dr. Joseph Shoffner (Cohort 7). Shoffner joins the UIC coaching faculty with a wealth of experience. Over his 13 years in...

UIC Leaders on the Move

P.J. Karafiol hosts Governor J.B. Pritzker at Lakeview High School On June 30th, Dr. P.J. Karafiol (Cohort 12) hosted Governor J. B. Pritzker at Lakeview High School. At this convening, the Governor signed an executive order to create an “Affirming and Inclusive...

UIC forms relationship with EdPrep Lab

On June 10th-11th, Drs. Cynthia Barron, Shelby Cosner, and Kristine Schutz represented UIC at the inaugural EdPrep Lab convening. The Education Preparation Laboratory is a collaboration between Bank Street College (New York, NY) and the Education Policy Institute to...

UIC Leaders Win Blue Ribbon Awards 2018

On October 1, 2018, national Blue Ribbon Award Schools were announced. Only 24 schools in Illinois won the award, including private schools: about half a percent of all Illinois schools won. Three of these are UIC connected:  Karen Valentine at Edison Regional Gifted...

How Do Principals Help Student Learning?

Our very own alum, Patrick McGill, EdD, former principal at George Westinghouse College Prep, is interviewed by Education Week on the impact a principal has on teacher learning. Click here to watch the video.