Contact Information

Meet Our Staff

Specific questions should be addressed to the advisor for the licensure area in which you are interested.

General questions may be addressed to TeacherCertification@niu.edu at the University Office of Educator Licensure and Preparation.

For comprehensive information about State of Illinois licensure requirements, please visit the licensure website for the Illinois State Board of Education and/or your local Regional Office of Education PDF document.

Jenny Parker

Jenny Parker
Associate Vice Provost
for Educator Licensure
and Preparation and Associate
Professor in Physical Education
Williston Hall 320
815-753-0846
jparker@niu.edu

CZack

Carrie Zack
Associate Director for
Educator Licensure and
Preparation
Williston Hall 320
815-753-0847
czack@niu.edu

Antoinette

Antoinette Jones
Licensure Assessment Asst.
Founders Memorial Library
Room 265
815-753-5929
ajones27@niu.edu

Antoinette

Melanie Bickley
Associate Director of
Professional Development
Schools / Teach
House Coordinator
Williston Hall 320
815-753-2034
mbickley@niu.edu

Antoinette

Judy Boisen
Associate Director edTPA
for Educator Licensure
and Preparation
Williston Hall 322
815-753-2548
jboisen@niu.edu

Antoinette

Rachel Jurs-Lauderdale
Office Manager for Educator
Licensure and Preparation
Williston Hall 320
815-753-0846
rjurslauderdale@niu.edu