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Hours

Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

(773) 442-5500
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Dr. Andrea Evans
Andrea
E.
Evans
Interim Dean
College of Education
Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies
Education

Dr. Evans completed her Ph.D. in Education Policy Studies and B.S. in Biological Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Program Development at DePaul University.

Background

Andrea E. Evans, Ph. D. is the Interim Dean for the Goodwin College of Education and Director of the Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies at Northeastern Illinois University. In addition, she holds an appointment as a full professor in the Department of Leadership, Literacy, and Development in the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education. Dr. Evans has spent over 25 years in Illinois education. Before coming to NEIU, Dr. Evans served as the Dean of the College of Education at Governors State University.  Also, she has served as an administrator and/or professor at other Illinois institutions including Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Northern Illinois University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Evans is a published scholar in the area of educational leadership, diversity, and equity, and recently served on Illinois State Board of Education’s State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board (SEPLB). Prior to her work in academia, Dr. Evans worked for 11 years as a high school science teacher and alternative school administrator in the Chicago area.

5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.
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Alberto
Lopez-Carrasquillo
Ph.D.
Associate Dean & Licensure Officer
Teacher Education
College of Education
Phone
(773) 442-5500
Expertise
Social studies education, multicultural and global education, and teacher education.
Courses Taught
ELED 304: Methods of Teaching Inquiry Social Studies
ELED 329: Student Teaching In Elementary Education
ELED-328B: Clinical Experience In Elementary Education
ELED-414: Principles Of Curriculum Development.
Research Interests
Drawing on Latino Critical theory, post-structural, post-modern and anti-oppressive education theory, I see myself helping new teachers asking questions about how the educational system helps in developing a social order, which is not always fair or democratic for all groups within society. In order to do this, new teachers have to be able to recognize social discourses, ideologies, and those social structures that promote oppressive relationships within society. My research is centered on the influences of social and institutional contexts on teachers' practice as well as the role of curriculum and teaching in building a democratic society in the face of the antidemocratic structures within society that promote social injustice and intolerance.
Education

The Ohio State University, 2016
Teaching and Learning: Early/Middle Childhood Education, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

-Flores-Marti, I. and Lopez-Carrasquillo, A. (2014). El sistema de evaluación en la educación física. EFDeportes.com, Revista Digital, 190.  Buenos Aires, Argentina. http://www.efdeportes.com/ Flores-Marti, I and Lopez-Carrasquillo, A. (2014). The evaluation system in physical education. EFDeportes.com, Revista Digital, 190. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

-López-Carrasquillo, A. (2013). Deconstructing the American Melting Pot: Promoting Civic Education and Ideals in the Bilingual Social Studies. Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal 4(3).

-Hubbard, T., Lopez-Carrasquillo, A., Christenson, M., Dallme, D., & Dyer, J. (2012). Shifting Roles of the GAs. In M. Johnston-Parsons (Ed.), Dialogue and difference in a PDS: A 16-year sociocultural study of an experimental teacher education program. Charlotte: Information Age Publishers.

-López-Carrasquillo, A. (2009). The planning process of a first generation Mexicana teacher in a bilingual social studies classroom in the United States. Journal of the Worldwide Forum on Education and Culture, 1(1), 83-91.

-López-Carrasquillo, A. (1996). Prácticas de aceptación y rechazo de estudiantes Dominicanos y Puertorriqueños en una escuela elemental en Puerto Rico [Practices of acceptance and rejection among Dominican and Puerto Rican students at one elementary school in Puerto Rico]. Revista de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Puerto Rico [The University of Puerto Rico Social Sciences Magazine], 6, 141-164.

LWH 4039
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5500
Office Hours
By Appointment
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Laura
Nichols
Administrative Assistant II
College of Education
Expertise
Faculty contracts & scheduling.
Education

Northeastern Illinois University
Concordia University

Background

Faculty contracts & scheduling.

LWH 4044
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Varies
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Debra
Williams
MPA
Administrative Assistant
College of Education
Expertise
College expenses, budgeting and purchasing, financial analysis, and endorsement reviews.
Education

The Art Institute of Chicago
Design Analysis, Certificate

DePaul University
Computer Science / Information Systems, (Completed Coursework for M.S.)

Illinois State University
Business Administration, B.S.

Master of Public Administration

Background

Ms. Williams has extensive business experience and has held positions such as staff systems analyst and team leader in the financial services sector.

LWH 4044
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
By appointment
Marlena Kruk
Marlena
Kruk
GCOE Admissions Specialist
College of Education
Expertise
Business Management and Administration
Education

  

Background

  

LWH 4045
5500 North St. Louis
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
M-F; 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Kenny Beyer
Kenny
Beyer
Assessment Coordinator and Data Analyst
College of Education
Expertise
Assessment Management Systems (Tk20 by Watermark), Learning Management Systems (Desire2Learn by Brightspace), Course Evaluation Systems (SmartEvals by Gap Technologies).

Using Excel features and functions to represent data in various ways based on the audience. Interpreting, and understanding various accrediting body requests and processes.
Education

Briar Cliff University

University of South Dakota

Background

I have been a higher education professional since 2004 working primarily on the technological side of education administering learning management systems.

Starting on February 18 2019, I started as the Assessment Coordinator and Data Analyst for the Goodwin College of Education. Some of these responsibilities include coordinating our various assessment activities, remaining current on accreditation requirements, updating and maintaining the GCOE quality assurance and assessment system, interfacing with programs engaged in assessment work and supporting the Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA) portfolio process.

Office Hours
Vary