Important Contact Information
Assistance with study skills, test preparation, tutoring and study groups.
Ms. Clarissa Melvin, Director
Learning Resource Center
Phone: (618) 537-6850
Clark Hall 105
Contact Career Services for assistance with finding part-time jobs on campus, career planning, resume preparation, interviewing skills, and job search after graduation/certification. During your student teaching semester, you will need to provide an updated resume to this office. After graduation/certification, you will need to keep your resume and file updated with Career Services so they can assist you with job placement.
Jennifer Pickerell, Director
Phone: (618) 537-6806
Contact this office for comprehensive counseling services offered by a licensed professional clinical staff. These services are offered free of charge for students and are totally confidential.
Office: Clark Hall LL02
Phone: (618) 537-6502
Office: Clark Hall LL02
Phone: (618) 537-6416
Contact these secretaries to leave paperwork for a faculty member or to leave messages for faculty members.
Office: Piper Academic Center 209
Phone: (618) 537-6807
All Nursing Faculty
Office: Department of Nursing
Phone: (618) 537-6437
Field Experiences and Certification
Field Experience Coordinator and Certification Officer
Teacher Education Program Applications, Student Teaching Applications, Information concerning Basic Skills Test, Subject-Matter Knowledge Tests, and Assessment of Professional Teaching Tests, Information concerning all Field Experiences.
Office: Piper Academic Center 210
Phone: (618) 537-6453
Medical care at McKendree University is provided through a wide variety of health and counseling services for students. Health services include: assessment and treatment of common illnesses, injuries, and medical problems; health education and referrals for injuries or medical problems.
Phone: (618) 537-6503
Fax: (618) 537-6955
Illinois Certification Testing System
At this site you can register and find study guides for the Basic Skills test, the content area tests, and the Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) test. Internet address: www.icts.nesinc.com.
If you have questions regarding test registration, administration procedures, or your receipt of registration, admission ticket, or score report, contact:
Phone: (800) 239-8107 or (413) 256-2870.
Phone for the Hearing Impaired: (217) 256-8032.
National Evaluation Systems, Inc.
P.O. Box 660
Amherst, MA 01004-9000
Illinois Education Association, Student Chapter IEA-NEA
The IEA Student Program is a professional organization which links students who are planning a career in teaching with a state and national teacher’s organization. Membership in this program can provide a student with professional contacts throughout the state and nation, up-to-date information that goes beyond skills learned in a college classroom, publications at the national and the state level, liability insurance coverage anytime you are in a classroom, professional workshops, and resume and networking services. For further information concerning this organization, you may contact the McKendree chapter advisor, Dr. Darryn Diuguid and Dr. Brenda Doll.
Office: Piper Academic Center 208
Phone: (618) 537-6559
Office: Piper Academic Center 207
Phone: (618) 537-6925
Illinois State Board of Education Professional Certification and Testing Division
If you have questions regarding program policies or which tests you must take, you may contact:
Phone: (800) 845-8749
Phone for the Hearing Impaired: (217) 782-0837
Illinois State Board of Education
Professional Certification and Testing Division
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Kappa Delta Pi
If you have questions concerning Kappa Delta Pi, an International Educational Honor Society which recognizes scholarship and excellence in education, you may contact the KDP advisor, Dr. Timothy Richards.
Office: Piper Academic Center 200
Phone: (618) 537-6887
Old Main 101
Phone: (618) 537-6818
Contact this office for: Change of Advisor Forms, Transcripts, Drop/Add Class Forms, Application for Transfer Credit Forms, Change of Address/Name Forms, Senior Checks, Graduation Information, Request for Waiver of academic Requirement or Policy Forms
Teacher Education Student Services
Advisement for Initial Certification Students – course selection and registration, preparation of schedules and certification requirements including test requirements
Office: Holman Library 2 nd Floor
Phone: (618) 537-6476
Offers writing assistance to all students, faculty and staff either by appointment or on a walk-in basis during posted hours. Assistance with all aspects of the writing process and research and documentation is available.
Clark Hall 201
Phone: (618) 537-6858