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Education

Education

To teach children in today's world, educators must be global, culturally capable citizens. Students who want to earn a bachelor's degree in education will be able to complete the associates program at Oakton and then transfer to a four-year college or university. Students interested in transferring should refer to "Five Critical Things to Know" and attend an orientation session.

For more information, contact Katherine Schuster, Ph.D., department coordinator, at 847.376.7118 or e-mail schuster@oakton.edu.

Announcements
Des Plaines, Skokie
Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) Test Preparation
Oakton now offers a 1-credit TAP Preparation course. EDN 100 runs for 8 weeks and is offered twice a semester. Register NOW for the second 8-week session for Fall 2014. Two sessions will be offered in Spring 2015.
Des Plaines, Skokie
This concentration allows you to graduate with an Associate of Arts from Oakton and be prepared to enter a College of Education at a transfer institution.

Des Plaines, Skokie
An Education major can be complicated and there are many recent changes. Come to an orientation to learn all the current information about K-12 Education at Oakton and at transfer institutions.
Des Plaines, Skokie
Oakton Future Teachers Association (OFTA)
Join the Education student club! Meet fellow Education students. Bring speakers on teaching-related topics to campus; Coordinate informational meetings with transfer institutions; Help each other study and prepare for the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) - previously called the Basic Skills Test. Contact Katherine Schuster, PhD, club advisor for meeting information, schuster@oakton.edu.

Alumni Profile

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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

January 19
Martin Luther King holiday, College closed.

January 20
Spring 2015 semester classes begin.

January 21
Winterim faculty grading due.

January 26
Last day to submit proof of residency, business service agreements and chargebacks/joint agreements.

February 15
Last day to withdraw from 16-week courses and have course dropped from record.

February 16
Presidents Day holiday, College closed.

February 17
Last day to change to audit for 16-week courses.

Full Academic Calendar