by (Robyn DiPietro-Wells) / Dec 4, 2018, 11:00 AM

This series developed by the Military Families Learning Network's Early Intervention team within the Special Education Department at Illinois offers a high-level overview of childhood trauma. The module discusses the prevalence, impact, and manifestation of trauma; the connection between disability and trauma; trauma-informed supports; prevention of future trauma; and self-care for professionals. There is also an optional research component, if interested. To learn more and to access this free, self-paced learning module go to

by (Michelle Ellis) / Dec 3, 2018, 2:00 AM

Please come out and support College of Education first year students as they present their James Scholar research projects on Thursday, December 13. Presentations will be held in the South Lobby of the Education Building from 10:30–11:30am. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to faculty, students, and staff.

by Danielle Ward ( / Nov 28, 2018, 10:30 AM

2018 Toys for Tots Drive at College of EducationThe Champaign County Toys for Tots program is collecting and purchasing new, unwrapped toys to deliver to local underprivileged children. In an effort to assist, the College of Education has added eight drop-off locations in the Education building at the following locations:

- Next to the elevators on all three floors
- Outside of the Department of Special Education
- In the faculty lounge

Individuals can also make donations in the dean's office in suite 38 in the lower level and online.

Donations will be accepted through December 19.