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|Illinois Teaching and Learning Standards|
|The Illinois Teaching Standards (ILS) define what all teachers in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do as a result of their elementary and secondary teacher preparation program.|
23 Illinois Administrative Code
Subtitle A Subchapter b
Standards for Endorsements in Elementary Education
Code of Ethics for Illinois Educators
Standards for All Illinois Teachers
Standards for Endorsements in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary
Standards for Endorsements in Specific Teaching Fields
Standards for Endorsements in Special Education
Content Area Preparation Standards
Social Emotional Standards
Section 20 (100,110,120,130)-Standards for Endorsements in Elementary Education
Section 22.20-Code of Ethics
Section 24.130-The Illinois Professional Teaching Standards
Section 25.25-Requierments for Professional Educator License
Section 26.300-Standards for Endorsements in Elementary Education
Section 555- Appendix A Social and Emotional Learning Standards
The Illinois Learning Standards (ILS) define what all students in all Illinois public schools should know and be able to do in the seven core areas as a result of their elementary and secondary schooling.
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Phone: (630) 829-6295
Dr. Alandra Devall is an associate professor and educational psychologist in the School of Education. She came to Benedictine the first time as a graduate student after receiving her bachelor’s degree at Elmhurst College in Special Education. She spent a year completing her master’s degree here in education and went on to Loyola University of Chicago for her PhD in Curriculum, Instruction and Educational Psychology. She returned to BU in 2002 as an assistant professor, where she has taught 11 different courses in both education and psychology for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
In the fall of 2006, Dr. Devall was appointed the Chair of the Institutional Review Board by the Provost, and has since worked diligently to make the IRB process not only smooth, but user-friendly for students and faculty. Currently, Alandra enjoys mentoring undergraduate, graduate and dissertation students in their research pursuits, and has completed over 40 theses, a few of which she has presented and co-presented at the prestigious AERA (American Educational Research Association), HICE (Hawaii International Conference on Education) and the University of Oxford. Dr. Devall’s primary research interests include educational psychology, teaching with technology, adolescent wellness and improving the outcomes and education of adolescents with behavior disorders. In the past five years, Dr. Devall has presented numerous internationally peer-reviewed presentations, published several articles and book chapters, and continues her research/advocacy on issues including social justice and incarcerated youth.