Julie Lawrence is the Academic Dean at Rasmussen College in Mokena, Illinois. She has worked in the education field for more than 20 years. She continues to be an advocate for children through work in partnership with agencies such as CTTP and Advocates United for Joliet Children to help protect our future.

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The Importance of Play in Children's Lives

Is it possible playtime helps develop children into contributing members of society, as well as into collaborative and critical thinkers that will lead us into the next 20 years and beyond?

Rasmussen College Takes Part in Medical Assistants Recognition Week

Annually, the American Association of Medical Assistants recognizes the contributions medical assistants make to overall health care delivery effectiveness. This year, the Rasmussen College Mokena/Tinley Park campus will honor Medical Assistants with a variety of activities during Medical Assistants Recognition Week between October 15th and the 19th.

Early Childhood Education: Creating a Community of Problem Solvers

Early childhood educators believe that their job is to offer children the opportunity to grow and succeed. Additionally, we know that children learn best by doing. Years of rote memorization and skills testing are becoming less and less important. As instructors or caregivers, we need to be providing children the chance to ask questions; rather than giving our students answers. We need to offer them the tools to discover solutions on their own.

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