Education Program

Student concentrating in class

The College of Education is a community of faculty, staff, students and alumni who are determined to improve educational and life outcomes and interrupt social and economic disparities in schools and communities. The College has worked for more than three decades to prepare teachers, principals, researchers, activists, and policymakers whose work focuses on positively impacting lives and forming healthy partnerships to counter indignities closely associated with poverty and race.

  • 1 in 11 Chicago Public Schools has been led by a UIC-trained principal

  • 1 in 7 CPS students has been taught by a College of Education-trained teacher

  • $10Mil in new research and outreach funding in 2017-18

The College of Education is making good on the promise of public education

UIC student and CPS administrator tutoring students

Working with the UIC College of Education, PIP offers Master of Education programs in Instructional Leadership, which have two concentrations: Educational Studies Concentration and Policy Studies Concentration. Participants in the programs take classes with regular UIC students. Courses are taught by UIC Faculty.

Please click here to learn more about the MEd Programs in Instructional Leadership at UIC.

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