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Philosophy of Education


According to the Council for Social Foundations of Education, “The purpose of foundations study is to bring…disciplinary resources to bear in developing interpretive, normative, and critical perspectives on education, both inside and outside of schools.” The Foundations of Education program within the Department of Leadership, Educational Psychology, and Foundations at NIU includes four areas of disciplinary study to fulfill this purpose: History of Education, Philosophy of Education, Sociology of Education, and Comparative & International Education.


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Philosophy of Education

LEPF Department Office
815-753-1561

Leslie A. Sassone, Ph.D.
815-753-0413
LSassone@niu.edu

Alan Clemens, Ph.D.
815-753- 9334
aclemens@niu.edu

Kerry Burch, Ph.D.
815-753- 9354
ktburch@niu.edu