Jeremy Larson has been chosen to be the Principal in the Spotlight for his many accomplishments as a young professional. He is an EDL graduate and has received the department’s Outstanding Master’s Thesis Project of the Year Award.
When asked how the program a UIS has prepared him for his career as a principal, Jerry says:
“I am extremely proud of my education at UIS. I believe being based in the state capital gave us a closer perspective on the change in education, allowed us to form relationships with professional association leaders, and presented us with professors who were highly knowledgeable of the laws, changes, and movements in education.” Read more about Jeremy Larson (pdf).
Susan “Suzy” Gentili is currently working towards her Human Services Master’s degree. “I have to say that I am so happy with this program (HMS) and all of the people I’ve met throughout the past two years. I have had great guidance from my professors and met some friends that I will have for a lifetime.” Read more about Suzy Gentili (pdf).
Bill Schoedel, a student teacher for the fall of 2011, is a great product of the Teacher Education Program. Bill says that his favorite subject to teach is social studies. “I like this subject because a lot of kids don’t know a lot about it.” Read more about Bill Schoedel (pdf)