Extra-curricular and professional activities that will enrich your physical education major.
PECS (Physical Education Council of Students)
The mission of PECS is to educate and update future and current physical and health educators to stay current in advancements in our field. We strive to unify future physical and health educators through classroom and field exeriences, sharing strategies and teaching methods to enhance our knowledge and growth as future educators.
SLATE (Student Leaders Association of Teacher Educators)
The student group for majors and minors. As a member of SLATE, you will develop and carry out special service projects and programs throughout the year. SLATE is affiliated with the Association of Teacher Educators, a national organization.
Students will participate in practicum observations and student-teach in elementary, middle and high schools. Because North Central is located in the heart of the Chicago metropolitan area in Naperville, Ill., students will teach in some of the nation’s highest paying school districts and top public school classrooms.