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 Carrie Gibson 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.

Updating your Web Profile

Tenure Line Faculty: 

1. Go to the NU Sites login page.

2. Login to the site with your netID and password.

3. First time? Email Julie Deardorff to let him know you have logged in. He will add you as the administrator to your site.

4. Go to your profile and you will be able to edit.  

5.  Follow this Training Guide to begin editing your profile page. It will help get you up and running. Below are a few specific guides that you may want use:

Those of you who have emailed your profile updates to program assistants in the past can continue to do this. Each degree program will have a designated person who will be able to help update your faculty profile content.

Need help? Please reach out to Julie Deardorff.

All other Faculty and Staff:

To request a New Faculty or Staff web profile listing fill out the form  by clicking the link below:


To request an edit to an existing Faculty or Staff web profile listing fill out the form  by clicking the link below:


Website Requests

For SESP website updates, please contact your program assistant, Julie Deardorff or Karen Kellams.

Northwestern Identity and Logo

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

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.

Download a photo release
Download a multimedia release for adults
Download a multimedia release for minors

Social Media

Facebook: "Like" our page @sespnu, and feel free to start a discussion by posting on our wall. 

Twitter: Share news or comments with SESP on Twitter. Tweet @sesp_nu or use #sesplove.

Instagram: Keep up with our latest IG posts by following @sesp_nu

LinkedIn: Stay connected with your SESP community.