Chris Saldana

PhD candidate Christopher Saldaña selected for AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship

Oct. 15, 2021

The American Educational Research Association (AERA) selected School of Education PhD candidate Christopher Saldaña for the 2021–22 AERA Minority Dissertation Fellowship in Education Research. This highly selective program, designed for members of racial and ethnic groups that are historically underrepresented in educational research, offers dissertation fellowships to graduate students and...

Michele Moses

Michele Moses appointed as the president-elect for the Philosophy of Education Society

Oct. 15, 2021

Michele Moses has been appointed as the new president elect for the Philosophy of Education Society and will serve as president for 2022-2023. The Philosophy of Education Society (PES) is an international forum that promotes the philosophic treatment of educational practice, policy and research, advances the quality of teaching the...

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Kindergartners from low-income schools wait more, move less than wealthier school peers

Oct. 14, 2021

A new study led by CU Boulder's Mimi Engel has taken one of the most in-depth looks yet at a typical day-in-the-life of a kindergarten student. The team’s results suggest that kids attending schools serving low-income communities in a large urban area seem to spend their class time differently than students from wealthier backgrounds.

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Educators offered a unique opportunity to discuss compassion and dignity with His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Oct. 25

Oct. 8, 2021

Educators and the community are invited to join His Holiness the Dalai Lama, along with world-renowned scholars and K-12 educators, in a virtual conversation on cultivating compassion and dignity in schools. The event offers prominent Colorado educators a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help interview the His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

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First CU Boulder Teacher Leadership graduate gains a master’s degree and network of colleagues far and wide

Oct. 8, 2021

Colorado Springs teacher Kristen Sim first enrolled a CU Boulder graduate certificate in Teacher Leadership last fall thinking she might get a master’s degree over time. Fast forward one year, one pandemic, six self-paced online courses, three capstones, and a network of new colleagues, and Sim is now the first graduate of the Teacher Leadership program.

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2021 Scholarship Celebration celebrates and honors our students and supporters

Sept. 20, 2021

On Sept. 17, over 100 faculty, staff, donors, and students and their families gathered virtually to honor scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters at the 2021 School of Education Scholarship Celebration. Warmest congratulations to all our scholarship award recipients and to the supporters who make so much possible.

Noreen Naseem Rodríguez

Meet Noreen Naseem Rodríguez, our new School of Education faculty

Aug. 30, 2021

At the CU Boulder School of Education, we are excited to announce Noreen Naseem Rodríguez, our newest faculty member who joins our community of educators and learners. Meet her below, and please join us in welcoming her to our school and community.

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New climate learning series to examine justice, emotion, action in education

Aug. 15, 2021

Teachers, informal educators, youth organizers, researchers and more gathered to reimagine climate change education for a more just and sustainable world through a series of free webinars and an in-person gathering at CU Boulder in August and September. Watch the Climate Change Learning Series webinars, which uniquely focused on the role of justice, emotion and action.

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A Queer Endeavor comes of age in Colorado

June 25, 2021

Just before Denver's Pride weekend, the team behind an innovative effort to make classrooms safer for LGBTQ youth discusses how schools shape what people think is normal. A Queer Endeavor and a talented group of graduate students and faculty from the School of Education, will host their third Educator Institute for Equity and Justice in July.

A graduate from Centaurus High School celebrates in a car parade in May 2021. (Credit: Glenn Asakawa)

Amid a pandemic, educators reimagine the future of K-12 schools

May 26, 2021

Education researchers are increasingly seeing the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity to rethink how we teach kids in the United States, making school curricula more relevant to the lives of young people.