Missy Gillis

Director of External Programming and the National Safety Education Center
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology

Email: gillis@niu.edu
Tel: 815-753-6903


  • M.S.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education, Northern Illinois University
  • B.A. in Interdepartmental Communications, Urban Studies Minor, Elmhurst College

While Missy has worked at NIU for 15 years, she is new to the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET).  She manages one of the nation's 28 OSHA Training Institute Education Centers and assists the College's professors with external programming. 

The National Safety Education Center (NSEC) is an OSHA training institute, offering both trainer and training courses and certificates in Construction and General Industry. 

The NSEC mission is dedicated to protecting life and promoting health through high quality safety education and training.  Through common goals with the OSHA Training Institute, we strive to bring about safe and healthful conditions in the nation's workplaces.  We believe education is the key to change. 

As Director of External Programming, Missy works with CEET Faculty to offer a variety of both credit and non-credit academic and professional development opportunities.