Dr. Erica Kwiatkowski-Egizio

Associate Professor, Secondary Education, College of Education

Ph.D. Illinois Institute of Technology, 2013
M.Ed., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1997
B.A., Lewis University, 1994

Exceptional Service:

Board of Directors, Camp Fire Illinois.

Celebration of Scholarship:
Benefits of Algebraic Problem Solving in Secondary Education
Undergraduate Student Project in Education

The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on College Students
Undergraduate Student Project in Education

Scholarly Presentations:

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2019, April). University + diocese = Catholic educator program for teacher candidates. Session presented at the National Catholic Educational Association 2019 Convention & Expo, Chicago, IL.

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2019, February). Defining high-quality mentoring: perspectives from Noyce STEM teacher candidates and their mentors. Paper presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of Teacher Educators, Atlanta, GA.

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2018, November). How do Noyce STEM teacher candidates and their mentors define high-quality mentorship? Poster session presented at the AAC&U Transforming STEM Higher Education Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2018, September). The formation of prospective teachers Lasallian identity: Reflecting on service opportunities. Paper presented at the 2018 International Symposiumon Lasallian Research, Minneapolis, MN.

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2015, March). Using children’s literature to teach early math concepts. Illinois Association for the Education of Young Children Limit is the Sky! Mini-Conference, Joliet, IL.

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2015, February). Preparing elementary teacher candidates for the edTPA and beyond: A longitudinal study of the development of mathematical knowledge for teaching. Association of Teacher Educators Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.

Kwiatkowski-Egizio, E. (2014, October). A longitudinal study of the development of mathematical knowledge for teaching for elementary teacher candidates. Poster session presented at the 12th Illinois Education Research Council Focus on Illinois Education Research Symposium, Bloomington, IL.


  • Faculty Scholar for “How do STEM teacher candidates and their mentors define high-quality mentorship?”

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