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The Department of Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle Level Education (EC/ELE/MLE) presents its online newsletter, Celebrations, to highlight the outstanding achievements of our students, faculty and alumni and showcase the collaborative partnerships we have fostered with various educational entities across the world. Celebrations is scheduled to be published twice a year and is organized into sections to capture the many different ways our students, alumni, faculty and staff make an impact on the education landscape.                                         

Issue 2

November 1, 2014
Alumni Spotlight
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Our outstanding alumni have made a difference in the education community locally, nationally and globally. Featured are some of these alumni....
Going Full Circle - Joy Russell Tanille Ulm
Abigail Schultz Erin VanDeursen


Our faculty and students collaborate and partner with many schools, K-12 students and community organizations to be the best educators they can be. Featured are some of these integrative experiences...... 
Ashmore Partnership Adding to Classroom Libraries
Writing with Middle Schoolers
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Our students, faculty and staff make us proud everyday as they are recognized locally, nationally and globally for their achievements and contributions. Showcased are some of these recognitions ........
New Faculty - Dr. Harrison First Choice Designation Awarded
 First India Study Abroad Trip
Graduate Students Present at Conference
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Our students, faculty and staff sponsor a number of events throughout the year to further our department mission. Showcased are some of these events ......
Another Annual Conference Illinois Teacher of the Year
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