Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy Faculty and Staff Resources


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Contact Us

Julie Deardorff
Director of Communications and Outreach
ph 847/467-3147

The communications office within the Dean's Office provides services to assist with publicizing and communicating the endeavors and achievements of the School of Education and Social Policy. The office assists with creating publications, developing website content and maintaining photo archives for SESP, as well as other services related to SESP communications.

News Announcements and Press Releases

If you have news, please contact Julie Deardorff, director of communications and outreach, for the following:

SESP Stationery

The University has a web-based ordering system for business cards and stationery materials. Contact your program administrator for your program's stationery and Andrea Edwards for business cards.

Electronic letterhead stationery is available for each of the SESP graduate programs, the Office of the Dean and the Office of Student Affairs. Please contact Julie Deardorff for electronic stationery.

Your Web Profile

You can modify or add to your profile page in this way:

  • Go to the MySESP home page and log in with your NetID and password.
  • In the left navigation bar, click on "My Profile."
  • Click on any of the headings in the left navigation to make additions or changes in that area.
  • Complete requested information using the appropriate fields and pull-down menus.
  • Click the orange "Add" button toward the bottom of the page to submit information.

Please make sure your profile is up to date and that you have a current photo on file. If you have any questions, please contact Julie Deardorff or your program assistant.

Website Requests

For SESP website updates, please contact your program assistant, Julie Deardorff or Steve Drey.

Northwestern Identity and Logo

The new Brand Tools website provides Northwestern and SESP logos along with guidelines for use of the University's new branding.

Northwestern PowerPoint Templates

Northwestern University PowerPoint templates are available for your use, if desired.

Northwestern University Style Guide

For consistency in publications, SESP uses the following style guidelines:

Photography and Video

SESP maintains an archive of photography for publications of all types. If you know of a good photo opportunity, have photos of an event or program, or need a high-resolution portrait, please contact Julie Deardorff. SESP requests signed photo or media releases for marketing materials, both electronic and print.

Social Media

Find us on Facebook: Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy. We encourage you to "like" our page, and feel free to start a discussion by posting on our wall.

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SESP is on Twitter too. If you want to share news or comments with SESP on Twitter, tweet @sesp_nu or use #sesplove.

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