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Trauma-Informed Practice and Pedagogy Ed.M.- Information Session - Education at Illinois, Online Programs


Join staff from the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and  Online Programs at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign College of Education to learn more about the Trauma-Informed Practice and Pedagogy Ed.M. Participants will have an opportunity to ask questions, so come prepared to engage!


We invite you to participate in this event and join an online Master's in Education program that is tops in value, in terms of quality and price.


Wednesday, August 28| 12 PM – 1 PM CT

Presenters:  Online Programs Curriculum & Instruction Staff

Registration is required. Register Now!

During the session, you will learn about:  

  • Eligibility.
  • Program structure.
  • Admissions. 
  • Career paths.   


TheTrauma-Informed Practice and Pedagogy concentration: 

  • is for individuals who are interested in creating equity-centered trauma-informed educational environments that benefit all students. 

  • is for individuals who seek the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and meet the needs of students in the educational setting who have experienced trauma or toxic levels of stress. 

  • is designed primarily for practicing teachers, but can be applied to other professionals who serve children in an educational environment. 

The recipients of the C&I master’s degree with a Trauma-Informed Practice and Pedagogy concentration will be able to: 

  • Realize the incidence and impact of trauma including systems of oppression, bias, and discrimination; 

  • Recognize the signs of trauma and toxic stress in their students;  

  • Apply trauma-informed practices to establish supportive relationships with students; 

  • Create safe learning environments that do not contribute to re-traumatization; 

  • Advocate for the elimination of the causes of trauma and toxic stress in their circle of influence and in the larger education system; 

  • Identify and implement effective self-care practices to reduce the incidence of secondary traumatic stress among educators. 


The EdM in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Trauma-Informed Practice and Pedagogy does not result in endorsements or licensure in Illinois. 

The target audience for this degree concentration is teachers. The courses are geared toward professionals who are working in classrooms or schools. Individuals interested in this program who are not educators should contact the Director of Trauma-Informed Education to determine whether the program will meet their needs. 


Learn more about the Trauma-Informed Practice and Pedagodgy Ed.M.

Register for this session NOW! Please download the free Zoom software and set up an account to participate.

Join a network of peers from around the globe who are shaping the future of education! Read about the student experiences of our online students, who are some of the most passionate, inventive, and committed graduates the College of Education has nurtured.

*Please note all event times are in Central Time.