Epsilon Delta is an organization for undergraduate students preparing for the education profession. The purpose of the organization is to promote professional growth and understanding in the field of education. Epsilon Delta provides an opportunity for students to exchange ideas and concerns regarding educational issues. This exchange of information is presented in the format of lectures by guest professionals, workshops prepared by practicing teachers and University of Illinois faculty, and informal discussions among the members. Membership is available for any undergraduate who has a strong interest in the education profession. Check out the Epsilon Delta web site for additional information on this organization.
Minority Association of Future Educators (MAFE)
Founded in 1994, MAFE, The Minority Association of Future Educators' mission is to provide a support network for underrepresented students seeking to become professional educators and to address the educational needs of children, with an emphasis on children from underrepresented groups. MAFE membership offers the chance to become involved with children and other community members, through community involvement, socials, and forums. For additional information, contact Mari sol Cholewick.
The National Science Teacher’s Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a student chapter of the National Science Teacher’s Association. The student chapter supports and encourages students in science education by providing professional development and community service opportunities while upholding the mission of the National Science Teacher’s Association. Membership is open to all education students. General assembly meetings are held once a month in addition to events and committee meetings.
Student Education Association (SEA)
With over 3.3 million students, teachers, administrators and other school staff, Student Education Association is the largest and most widely known, pre-professional education association in the nation. As an IEA-student program we provide students with professional opportunities to learn about issues teachers face while providing them with the skills and experiences necessary to become the best teachers. We also focus on community outreach and political action; serving as an organization for well-rounded, top-notch, future leading educators. For more information and questions, please contact Brittany Lys or check us out on Facebook at Student Education Association.