What Our Students Say
Principal Principal Brandi Bruley is a dedicated principal who holds a very strong passion for her career. When asked how the Department of Educational Leadership at UIS has prepared her for a career as a principal she replied:
“The program is rigorous and the faculty bring in a dynamic group of people to help instruct our educational experience. Also, the faculty provide students with such a variety of opportunities that I didn’t know existed. Finally, the program has offered an immense amount of networking prospects.”
Mindy Peterson-Lindsey is a Department of Human Services Gerontology Concentration student.
“Most people who know me say I am an “old soul.” My compassion and love for helping those who are older than me is rooted in the relationships that I had with my grandparents and has continued throughout my adult life. My work with Extension and specifically Home & Community Education pushed me to see what other opportunities and help I could provide by learning more about the gerontology field, and that passion brought me to the curriculum offerings of the Human Services Department.”
Chase Brinkley is an outstanding Teacher Education student who presented a project for our annual UIS StARS research syposium in April 2014.
“During my second semester at UIS I was introduced to TEP advisor, Dr. Kahn. His experience as a teacher and passion for teaching changed my ideas of becoming an educator. success graduate “