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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.

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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.

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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.
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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


July 2
Last day for filing Graduation Petitions.

July 4
Independence Day holiday College closed.

July 6
Independence Day holiday observance, no classes. College open.

July 7
Last day to withdraw with a "W" (no withdrawals after mid-term). Students will receive a grade in all courses in which they are enrolled after July 7.

July 23
Incomplete (I) grades from spring 2015 semester for which faculty have not submitted final grades will become an "F" after this date.

July 30
Classes end.

August 3
Faculty grading due.

August 3
Second summer interim classes begin.

August 17
Faculty return for fall 2015 semester.

August 21
Second summer interim classes end.

August 24
Fall 2015 semester classes begin.

August 25
Second summer interim faculty grading due.

Full Academic Calendar