Tag School of Education
Headed in the write direction
The Greater Madison Writing Project at UW–Madison works with teachers in rural Wisconsin school districts, such as Jessica White in Gresham, to offer professional development for educators as well as enrichment opportunities for students and young adult writers.
Morgridge Center has new director, new home
Travis Wright, a nationally recognized expert in school-based support for children and families undergoing trauma, has been named faculty director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service.
Jerome Chazen leaves lasting impact on UW–Madison and the arts
“Jerry was deeply devoted to the arts and to education,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “His commitment to UW–Madison will live on in the Chazen Museum of Art and the many lives he touched.”
Chalking up UW’s international presence
Students drew international flags in chalk along the Bascom Hill sidewalk in front of the Education Building to mark International Education Week.
Secretary of Education chats with UW students
Students of a UW–Madison special education teacher preparation program chatted with U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona during a campus visit Monday. Chancellor Rebecca Blank and Gov. Tony Evers also joined the talk.
Meet CJ Zabat, alumni speaker for 2020 graduate celebration
The university will welcome graduates of spring, summer and winter 2020 back to Madison Sept. 17-19 for a weekend of events celebrating their achievements.
New Faculty Focus: Suzanne Eckes
Suzanne Eckes: professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Hometown: Neenah, Wisconsin Educational/professional background: For the past 18 years I have been on the…
UW–Madison’s Kelly named to College of Fellows of the American Theatre
“I am very honored and overcome with emotion about my being given this honor,” says Kelly.
School of Education announces master’s program scholarship to address inequities
The program empowers graduates to change teaching, learning and policy by harnessing vast amounts of educational data that will help guide decisions and improvements in education to bridge the equity gap.
Through ripple effect, a UW employee’s weekly ritual helps others process pandemic losses
Every Thursday morning at 10, Omar Poler stops whatever he is doing and spends 10 minutes remembering — and honoring — the lives lost to COVID-19.
Special education teacher residency program supporting rural schools, UW–Madison students
An innovative program housed within UW–Madison’s School of Education is designed to prepare future special education teachers to work in high-need and small, rural districts in Wisconsin, where they're in demand.
New Learning Analytics master’s program empowers people to use ‘big data’ to improve education outcomes
Graduates of the program will be equipped to help improve individual student learning, raise graduation rates and address equity gaps for students underrepresented based on race, poverty and gender.
School of Education unveils bold new program to invest in Wisconsin’s future teachers
In return for financial support for students enrolled in teacher education programs, the students will pledge to to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin.
Hess reappointed as dean of the School of Education
Every five years of their tenure, deans of the university’s schools and colleges undergo a comprehensive review to assess their academic and administrative leadership and performance.
New at-home language activity booklet for kids available online
Appropriate for children between the ages of two and seven, the activities in the booklet encourage kids to practice and improve their language skills by talking about topics they know—themselves, their families, what they like to play, how they feel, what sounds they hear and the weather.
Pandemic can’t keep UW–Madison’s Pinc from bringing MFA show to public
Guzzo Pinc’s show joined the long list of events canceled due to COVID-19. Despite the initial shock and a feeling of despair, Pinc became determined to find a way to bring his exhibition into public view.
Talking to kids about COVID-19: UW–Madison expert offers tips
What do we tell children in times of uncertainty? There are no easy answers but Travis Wright, an associate professor of counseling psychology at the School of Education, offers some suggestions.