Aginah M. Muhammad, Ph.D.
Dr. Aginah M. Muhammad is the Executive Director of the Council on Teacher Education. Dr. Muhammad is responsible for the leadership and oversight of the Council on Teacher Education operations. Dr. Muhammad serves as the liaison between UIC and the Illinois State Board of Education, and works collaboratively with the Deans of the College of Education, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, the College of Nursing and the Jane Addams College of Social Work to ensure ISBE compliance. Prior to Dr. Muhammad’s appointment as the Executive Director of the Council on Teacher Education, she served as the Director for the Office of First Year Initiatives at UIC, taught courses as an adjunct faculty member at several Chicago higher education institutions, and held several senior administrator positions within Chicago Public Schools.