As a Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) partner school and a member of the Auburn Gresham Gold Neighborhood Network, Oliver S. Westcott Elementary is serious about rethinking public schools. Read More
Scholars agree that the emotional, mental, and physical toll students of color experience within predominantly white institutions coupled with the lack of a culturally responsive curriculum in the courses they complete can negatively impact the lives of marginalized students. Read More
A reflection from Devin Childs, professional development chair for UNITE (Urban Need In Teacher Education) at Illinois State University: “It is very rewarding to plan a trip to Chicago and to have our current members immersed into classrooms in an urban community. This month, UNITE had the pleasure of coming to East Garfield Park to observe […] Read More
As part of the Chicago Teacher Education Pipeline (CTEP) Professional Development and Support Series, Illinois State University student teachers engage in a community engagement project titled Promoting Reflective and Active X-changes In Society (PRAXIS).