Lieutenant Governor Meets with Teacher Education Majors

Lt. Governor holds round table discussion with students and faculty.

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March 22, 2017

On Friday, March 17th, Illinois Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti met with Teacher Education majors Lily Harding, Felipe Obrero, Roxy Parks, Tally Sevier, Kelley Jo Sutherland, and Mary Voss to discuss their experiences in the English as a Second Language (ESL) program.  The Department of Teacher Education was the first teacher preparation program in the state to embed the ESL endorsement program in their redesigned elementary education, middle school education, and early childhood education programs.  In addition, the Department has embedded the ESL endorsement program in the special education (LBS I) program.  Ms. Jane Cushing, Licensure Officer; Dr. Dean Cantu, Department Chair; and Dr. Joan Sattler, Dean, College of Education and Health Sciences were also present at the meeting with Lt. Governor Sanguinetti and a member of her staff, Derek Cantu, who is a 2014 graduate of Bradley University’s history education program.