Professional Associations, Events and Resources

Professional Associations


  • The NIU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences External Programming connects award-winning Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty with students, teachers, professionals, lifelong learners and world travelers.
  • NIU STEM Outreach increases STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) literacy and interest for K-12 students, families, and educators.
  • Virtual Economics (VE4) flashdrive is offered at select teacher conferences and workshops. Read about this teaching resource loaded with activity-based lessons from over 75 publications, 51 key concepts and a glossary with over 500 terms.
  • Illinois Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is an advocate for the most important voices and ideas in financial education, with the goal of raising awareness of the importance of financial capability with special emphasis on disadvantaged communities.