On October 17, 2015, former business-woman and Western Governors University (WGU) Teachers College graduate, Christina Bessey, was named the 2016 Outstanding Early Career Educator by the Illinois State Board of Education. The Outstanding Early Career Educator award was created nine years ago to recognize Illinois teachers who, in their first

To assist you with the culminating educational experience of completing a capstone for your degree, WGU has provided the Comprehensive Capstone Archive site. This Archive gives you access to the capstone work of other students in order to get an idea of how to proceed with your own individual capstone.

October is National Arts & Humanities Month. Join us for a week-long series of talks on the arts and humanities! All are invited to these free webinars. To join us, visit wgu.adobeconnect.com/la_meetings/ and call 1-866-962-6634, passcode 579 955 34# for the audio. Monday, October 26 9 a.m. PT/10 a.m. MT/11

The recent news that the National Council on Teacher Quality had identified WGU as the university offering the nation’s best value in teacher-prep education made us very proud—if not necessarily all that surprised. To us, value is defined as quality minus cost, and offering a highly relevant curriculum leading to

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