Article Index

​Below is a listing of all Action in Education articles available in digital format.
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Dean's Corner

Dean's Corner

I’m frequently reminded of the indisputable truth behind the well-known African proverb, “It takes... read more

DePaul is a Game Changer

DePaul is a Game Changer

For the second year in a row, a COE graduate is named National Counselor of the Year The... read more

Dean's Corner

Dean's Corner

Our nation is experiencing one of the most significant teacher shortages in history. Class sizes... read more

Teaching Partners

Teaching Partners

“It is imperative to have a school nurse, especially with the tremendous increase in students’... read more

Counseling - Empathy and Listening in Action

Counseling - Empathy and Listening in Action

Crisis Counseling for Children When parents are in shock, who comforts the child?... read more

Best in Camp

Best in Camp

With plants in hand and potions in mind, children delved into wizardry and magic at Harry Potter... read more

In Brief

In Brief

STAYING POWER “When people say, ‘Are you going to retire?’ I look at them and say, ‘What’s the 25th... read more

Parting Words

Parting Words

It’s not easy to encapsulate a combined 55 years of teaching in a few words, but recent... read more

Upward Bound

Upward Bound

​The civil rights injunction to “lift as you climb”—to bring others with you as you succeed—inspired... read more

Backpack Full of Love

Backpack Full of Love

When Helma Wardenaar (MEd ’08) posted a photo on a closed Facebook group of herself carrying a... read more

Dean's Corner

Dean's Corner

It is no secret that when one thinks of DePaul University, the notion of “mission” comes... read more

Degree, Interrupted

Degree, Interrupted

“I tell my students that when you can have continuity with your education, take advantage of it,... read more

Customized Micro-Credentials Fill Educational Niche

Customized Micro-Credentials Fill Educational Niche

​Growing out of a successful pilot begun nearly two years ago, the COE’s micro-credentialing program... read more

New COE Programs Deepen Catholic Connections

New COE Programs Deepen Catholic Connections

“DePaul’s mission and our Vincentian personalism, plus our role as an urban educator, puts us in a... read more

In Brief

In Brief

Social Justice and Educational Activist Addresses Inequality Renowned author, activist and... read more

Alumna Named National School Counselor of the Year

Alumna Named National School Counselor of the Year

In the three years since she arrived at Lawndale Community Academy, school counselor Kirsten Perry... read more

Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

​It took a near-death experience to jump-start Jackie Sanchez’s education. “That was a wake-up... read more

Dean's Corner

Dean's Corner

As we begin a new academic year, our faculty, staff, and students have one shared focus: to answer... read more

In Brief

In Brief

STEM IN THE SUMMER Solar cars and robots swarmed around the COE building for a week in August... read more

Master's Degree First in World

Master's Degree First in World

​ Groundbreaking graduate degree in Ikeda/Soka studies For the first time, people seeking to... read more

Getting R.E.A.L.

Getting R.E.A.L.

For many students in disadvantaged communities, graduating from college is even harder than... read more

Chicago Police Poised to Become Educational Leaders

Chicago Police Poised to Become Educational Leaders

Kimberly Lloyd has been an officer with the Chicago Police Department for over 18 years, but she... read more

Alumnus Leads Teens to Change Perceptions

Alumnus Leads Teens to Change Perceptions

Ricardo Castro (EDU ’07) knows from experience the potential dangers when students see themselves... read more

Everyday Hero Recognized for her Advocacy

Everyday Hero Recognized for her Advocacy

It all started with asbestos. Erika Wozniak (EDU ’04) learned from a co-worker that the toxic... read more

Hot Off the Press

Hot Off the Press

Build on the ideas you learned as a student by exploring these new works by College of Education... read more

New Professors Enhance Counseling and Leadership Programs

New Professors Enhance Counseling and Leadership Programs

Thomas Noel, Jr.Noel is an instructional assistant professor of educational leadership. He... read more

Faculty Adapt Classics for Special-Needs Audiences

Faculty Adapt Classics for Special-Needs Audiences

Classic shows from the Golden Age of Radio are a treasure trove for people who are blind or visually... read more

Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

Laurita Paramo worked from the time she graduated from Joliet (Ill.) Central High School in 2006... read more

Five Minutes with Dean Zionts

Five Minutes with Dean Zionts

As 2017 continues to unfold, it is clear that the effects of the current sociopolitical climate... read more

Experience-Focused Counseling Program Prepares In-Demand Alumni

Experience-Focused Counseling Program Prepares In-Demand Alumni

Although she could have saved herself a year of classes and tuition at another university, Megan... read more

Counseling Graduates Fill Many Roles

Counseling Graduates Fill Many Roles

No matter which specialty they pursue, students in the College of Education’s master’s program in... read more

In Brief

In Brief

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For Your Bookshelf

For Your Bookshelf

When you read books written by your professors, you can hear their voices in the pages. You see how... read more

Chinese Partnerships Deepen Multicultural Insights

Chinese Partnerships Deepen Multicultural Insights

“When College of Education faculty members extend their expertise to teachers in China, it not only... read more

Student Scholarship

Student Scholarship

“Because my first language is not English, I am already experienced in second language... read more