Stephen E. Lucas, Ph.D.
Dr. Stephen Lucas, department chair, currently serves as the graduate coordinator for the Department of Secondary Education and Foundations. The graduate program offers a Master of Science in Education in the Master Teacher Program.
Dr. Lucas joined EIU in 2006. His received his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Missouri. He serves on a number of EIU and CEPS committees, including the Council on Acadmic Affairs, and directs the Illinois Teacher Graduate Assessment, an annual survey of all first-year teachers who have graduated from the twelve public colleges of education in Illinois.
Admission to the Master Teacher Program requires an application to the Graduate School, as well as additional materials to be submitted directly to the Department of Secondary Education and Foundations. Please contact Dr. Lucas or visit the department's website for program admission criteria.