The English Teacher Education sequence trainst students to become certified English teachers in the state of Illinois. The sequences focuses on ensuring students have a broad familiarity with the disciplines of English Studies coupled with a strong pedagogical skill set that prepares them to teach.
For more information or for specific questions about the English Teacher Education sequence, please contact Mark Vegter
To learn more about the English Teacher Education program, faculty, and staff, please see our English Education Area of Study page.
The English Teacher Education sequence focuses on teaching students to integrate strong pedagogical skills with all disciplines within English Studies.
The English Teacehr Education Handbook offers information about requirements and deadlines for the English Teacher Education sequence. Students are responsible for having read and understood the content and must adhere to it while pursuing the English Teacher Education sequence.
The English Department offers a variety of resources to students to help them prepare for student teaching, the job market, and continuing professional development.
The English Teacher Education sequence has specific requirements in place for students who have already received a Bachelor's degree or who are only seeking teacher certification.
Dr. Julie Cheville
Dirctor of English Education
420C Stevenson Hall
Phone: (309) 438-1442
Contact Dr. Cheville