The Daniel L. Goodwin College of Education is located on NEIU’s Main Campus at 5500 North St. Louis Avenue in Chicago. Click here to learn more about the main campus and how to access it. Classes are offered in a variety of buildings across the campus. The Office of the Dean and most department offices are located in Lech Walesa Hall.

The College offers courses and programs at three other campus locations. Explore what these locations have to offer by clicking on the links below.

El Centro

El Centro was founded in the 1960s to provide access and equitable education opportunities to the Latinx community in and around the Avondale neighborhood of Chicago. Over time, it has evolved into a comprehensive academic center serving students from all walks of life and the community. El Centro offers an array of academic programs and course offerings, including classes in special education, counseling and teacher education.

Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies

The Jacob H. Carruthers Center for Inner City Studies (CCICS) demonstrates Northeastern Illinois University's urban tradition of education, research, and service. Located in the Bronzeville neighborhood of Chicago, the Carruthers Center offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Urban Community Studies. These degrees prepare students to act upon the expressed interests of the residents of Chicago and to participate fully in the richness of African and African American cultures.

University Center of Lake County

The University Center of Lake County (UCLC) provides high-quality educational opportunities for the residents, workers, and employers of the Lake County region. Northeastern Illinois University and the Goodwin College of Education are active partners with the UCLC. The College offers an undergraduate degree program in Human Resource Development, a Reading Teacher Endorsement program, and an M.A. degree in Educational Leadership that leads to a Principal Endorsement in Illinois.