Rep Polis at Uni Hill assembly

Rep. Polis visits local elementary as part of Families and Educators Together project

May 12, 2017

Invited by students and parents on a Families and Educators Together team, Congressman Jared Polis visited University Hill Elementary recently offering a Q&A session and words of encouragement for students. In January, the 3rd-5th grade University Hill classes created bookmarks focused on their concerns about current news and policies coming... Read more »
Adriana with her mom

Meet Adriana Alvarez, 2017 Outstanding PhD Graduate

May 8, 2017

As a teacher in El Paso, Texas, Adriana Alvarez saw pursuing a PhD as nearly impossible until one fateful day when a professor from the University of Texas at El Paso asked to visit and observe her classroom. The professor Rey Reyes, a CU Boulder graduate, was impressed, and he... Read more »
Amber with daughter

Meet Amber Gonzales Cortes, 2017 Outstanding MA graduate

May 8, 2017

Amber González-Cortes is the epitome of an ambitious, unintimidated educator. She came to CU Boulder bound and determined to earn the double teaching endorsements in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education and Special Education. While the CU Boulder School of Education is the only school in the state to offer the... Read more »
Jessica Waggoner

Meet Jess Waggoner, 2017 Outstanding Elementary Education Graduate

May 8, 2017

Jess Waggoner passed several signs on her path to becoming a teacher. She grew up near her large extended family in New Jersey, where she was the oldest of 16 cousins. She loved looking after the kids in her family, and that’s where her passion for working with kids began... Read more »
Diana Rapp

Meet Diana Rapp, 2017 Outstanding CU Teach Graduate

May 8, 2017

Growing up, Diana Rapp was considered a struggling student, but with support from her family and mentors, she was able to turn around her academics. Her turn around has turned her into an insatiable learner and an inspired educator. “Thanks to my amazing teachers, tutors, and family I was able... Read more »
Gabriella Martinez

Meet Gabriella Martinez, 2017 Outstanding Humanities Education Graduate

May 8, 2017

Back in middle school, Gabriella Martinez’s mentors and teachers left an impression on her that changed the course of her career ambitions — she knew she wanted to be a teacher. “They were inspiring to me because they weren't afraid to be themselves in the classroom, it made them really... Read more »

Pathways2Teaching students to share research and social action projects on May 10

May 3, 2017

Join the Pathways2Teaching program for a gallery walk with students from Centaurus and Boulder High Schools on Wednesday, May 10, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the University Memorial Center Glenn Miller Ballroom. High school students will present their final research projects from Pathways2Teaching , a concurrent enrollment program for 11th and 12th... Read more »
Jonathan Templin, KU

Inaugural Robert L. Linn Memorial Lecture Award announced at AERA

April 28, 2017

Professor Jonathan Templin has been selected for the inaugural Robert L. Linn Memorial Lecture Award, which was announced in April at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting in San Antonio. The award was named in honor of "Bob" Linn who was an inspirational leader in the field of measurement... Read more »
Kevin teaching

Kevin Welner receives national Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research Award

April 19, 2017

Kevin Welner, professor of educational foundations, policy and practice at University of Colorado Boulder School of Education and director of the National Education Policy Center (NEPC), has been awarded the 2017 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Outstanding Public Communication of Education Research Award. This is only the second year this... Read more »

Combating Fake News: How Teachers and Librarians Can Promote Critical Thinking panel discussion on April 19

April 5, 2017

Most students don’t know how to identify fake news, according to a recent study . Join librarians from CU Boulder, Boulder Valley School District, and Denver Public Schools for a panel discussion about how teachers and librarians are a pivotal force in helping students critically engage with information and sort... Read more »