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Which Educational Endorsements or Certificates Should You Choose? Teachers can become more effective, advance, enjoy more job security

Early-career teachers often stand in front of their classrooms striving to figure out how to get through to their students.

That’s on top of worrying about job security, since school districts occasionally tighten their budgets.

It’s possible to ¬†address both those problems at once, by earning an endorsement or certificate. ¬†They give teachers the skills to break through to learners while at the same time making them more valuable to their school districts. Continue reading »

Want to Become a Licensed Professional Counselor? Here’s What to Expect on Exam

The counseling profession offers a chance to help others transform their lives for the better, and most counselors find it extremely rewarding.

To become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), you will need to do two things.

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Program Spotlight: Why The MBA Focuses On What Drives Business Now Director Catherine Honig explains why leadership important to students and organizations

In business, leadership is paramount. Businesses look for those who will drive change, make key decisions and inspire an organization to greater success.

It’s something NLU’s College of Professional Studies and Advancement has recognized. It focuses its acclaimed MBA program on leadership, offering curriculum tracks and career development to help students sharpen their skills and increase their employability. Accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), the program continues to provide students with key business skills in areas such as finance, economics, marketing and strategy. Continue reading »

Human Resources Managers Bring Forth Employees’ Best, Help Businesses Succeed If you love matching people's skills with employers' needs, you could excel at it

 

Human Resources Management is a rewarding career that’s perfect for those who enjoy working with people and helping businesses succeed. A human resource manager acts as a liaison between a company’s employees and its executives, overseeing areas like employee training and education, recruitment and hiring, and employee procedures and policies. Continue reading »

What To Do With Your Criminal Justice Degree Many opportunities await those with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice

If you’re interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, you are on your way to protecting people in your community, maintaining peace and order, and ensuring that citizens enjoy their Constitutionally-granted freedoms and rights.

You can earn your Criminal Justice bachelor’s degree online or on campus at National Louis University, in order to prepare yourself for the many facets of this rewarding field. Continue reading »

Tips to Becoming a School Principal in Illinois Here's how to become an administrator, earn the Illinois principal endorsement

Some educators love teaching in the classroom, and others find themselves interested in the bigger picture of how their schools run, how well curriculum meets students’ needs and how the school fits into the district and community.

If you find yourself drawn to administration, consider becoming a school principal in Illinois. Principals provide critically important leadership and support that allows teachers to do their best work and maximizes opportunities for students to learn. Continue reading »