Assistant Director of Teacher Licensure and Assessment
Ed.D., and M.S., Illinois State University; B.S. Music, DePaul University
Colleen Herald holds a Doctorate in Teaching and Learning and a Master of Science
in Reading from Illinois State University (Bloomington, IL). After earning her initial
degree in Music Education from DePaul University (Chicago, IL), Colleen worked as
a music teacher and elementary education teacher in K-12 schools in Chicago and Bloomington,
Prior to coming to Illinois Wesleyan University, Colleen taught Reading Method courses
to teacher candidates at Illinois State University and scheduled clinical and student
In her current role as Teacher Licensure Officer at Illinois Wesleyan University,
Colleen works to ensure that teacher candidates enrolled in the University’s state-approved
programs meet all requirements for an Illinois Professional Educator License. Additionally,
Colleen acts as liason to the Illinois State Board of Education and is responsible
for mandated State and Federal reporting requirements.
Committed to giving back to the community, Colleen is a former volunteer and board
member at the Boys and Girls Club of Bloomington/Normal. She lives with her family
in Normal, IL.