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Ed Talks on Oct. 29 to center educators' voices, experiences, vision for the future

Oct. 19, 2020

It is more important than ever to center educators' voices and experiences in these changing and challenging times. Join us Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. for a special virtual gathering for CU Boulder’s Ed Talks, a series of short, engaging talks inspired by TED Talks that address some of today’s most pressing issues in education.

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Learning scientists produce “Dear Professor” video to confront anti-Blackness in academia and teaching

Sept. 8, 2020

With many higher education faculty taking part in racial justice teach-ins this week, faculty and alumni from the CU Boulder School of Education are sharing a video message aimed at encouraging the nation’s scholars to explore and interrogate research and pedagogy in support of understanding anti-Blackness and its impact on scholarship.

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Meet our new School of Education faculty

Sept. 2, 2020

At the CU Boulder School of Education, we are excited to welcome and announce new faculty members who immensely enhance our community of educators and learners. Find out about their scholarly interests as well as their passion projects from making groovy playlists to maintaining a list of fiction with Black female leads and more.

New $20 million center to bring AI into the classroom

New $20 million center to bring AI into the classroom

Aug. 26, 2020

Can computers work side-by-side with groups of students to support their engagement in meaningful learning experiences designed by their teachers? That’s the vision of a new research collaboration led by CU Boulder. “Students need to understand how AI functions in the world now, including its potential role in building a ‘surveillance economy,’ and how it can help communities design together for a more just future,” said co-PI and School of Education Professor Bill Penuel.

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The School of Education moves to the Fleming building

Aug. 25, 2020

The CU Boulder School of Education has officially moved to a beautifully renovated, new campus home in the Fleming building. Learn more about the renovation project, and find maps, parking tips, project timeline, photo albums and more.

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BUENO Center for Multicultural Education welcomes Jesús Rodríguez as Executive Director

July 21, 2020

Jesús Rodríguez is the new of Executive Director of the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education in School of Education. Rodríguez brings extensive experience as a school and district leader in Denver Public Schools and is an alumnus of the center’s College Assistance Migrant Program, Career Ladder Program, and Master's in Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity program.

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Help us engage in and advance citation justice for alumni and graduates of color

July 21, 2020

A message for our alumni We hope this message finds you well, taking care of yourselves, finding moments of peace and grace, as well as moments of productive resistance and radical hope. You may have read the recent statement that we, as a School of Education, put out to advance...

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New online Master's in teacher leadership aims to address rural teacher shortages

June 18, 2020

CU Boulder’s School of Education will soon launch a new online master’s degree program designed to address teacher shortages by supporting teachers to stay in the classroom. Developed with input from partner educators in rural Northeast Colorado, the program promises to support teachers who are looking for an affordable and accessible pathway to develop new skills and competencies.

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Why we need to be anti-racists: A School of Education statement to advance justice for Black lives

June 5, 2020

Black Lives Matter. This phrase states the obvious, but, it must be said aloud on this day and in this moment because of centuries of hatred and violence enacted on Black people, families, and communities in the United States. As a school of education, we are committed to going beyond words to take action. Here are three ways we will take action.

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A message from the Dean: Our hearts are breaking

June 1, 2020

Dear Colleagues: I want to begin by reaching out to our Black students, faculty, and staff to acknowledge your pain and anger. Any single instance of killing is too much. The deaths over the past several months have been excruciating. Four hundred years of death is unimaginable. Racial violence is...