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Diversity and Equity in Education EdM and COS Info Session - Education at Illinois, Online Programs

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The College of Education at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is hosting an information session for the Diversity & Equity in Education Online Master of Education (EdM) and Certificate of Specialization Programs. We invite you to participate in this event and join an online Master's in Education program that is top in value in terms of quality and price, with a low credit cost among the top 10 ranked institutions, according to U.S. News and World Report.


Date & Time:  Tuesday, February 28, from 1 – 2 p.m. CT
Presenters: Professors Yoon Pak and Sharon Lee
Location: Online via Zoom

Sponsor: The Office of Online Programs
Registration is required.
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This session will focus on the following Diversity and Equity in Education Programs:

  • Online Master of Education (EdM).
  • Certificates of Specialization (COS).

During this session, you will learn about:

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

The coursework consists of content related to:  

  • Historical & Social Barriers.
  • Diversity in the Workplace.
  • Diversity, Leadership & Policy.
  • The intersections of disability, race, gender, sexual orientation, social class, and poverty and draws on interdisciplinary research in education.

The program is designed for diversity and equity professionals across education and around the world who want to: 

  • Are interested in diversity and equity issues within P-16 learning environments.
  • Would like to learn how to apply a transformative approach to diversity and equity issues within P-16 learning environments.
  • Are interested in learning the social barriers to educational access analyzed from the Colonial period to the present.

Alumni have held positions such as:

  • Assistant Director of Graduate Diversity Recruitment.
  • Assistant Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access.
  • Associate Director of Employee Relations & HR, Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Coordinator.
  • Director of Equal Opportunity Office.
  • Early Childhood Intervention Specialists.
  • Membership & Education Specialists.
  • Diversity & Equity Program Manager.
  • Diversity & Equity K-12 Curriculum Director/Specialist.

Students completing a Certificate of Specialization (COS) can apply the course credits earned toward a master’s or doctorate program in Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership, upon admission to those programs.

For more information, visit the program page.

All are welcome. Please register if you plan to attend! Click here to register. You will receive the Zoom link upon registration. Please download the free Zoom software and set up an account to participate.

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