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Join us for a Q&A about the MA in Higher Education on July 19

July 11, 2017

Bring your lunch and your questions to a Brown Bag Q&A session about the new professional Master's in Higher Education on Wednesday, July 19. Learn more about this new program offering a dynamic combination of academic knowledge and experiential education. As the demand for knowledgeable, ethical, and diverse leaders in... Read more »
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Colorado Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen and CU Boulder establish endowment scholarship

June 28, 2017

The Hubert L. “Hooks” Jones Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. and the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education have established a $50,000 Scholarship Endowment to support CU Boulder education students who are inspired to continue the Tuskegee Airmen legacy. The endowment honors the Tuskegee Airmen and serves as a... Read more »
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CU Boulder project earn highest rating for next generation of science curricula

June 27, 2017

For nearly 10 years, the Inquiry Hub, or iHub , has been developing and testing a new model for helping school districts effectively implement student-centered curricula in mathematics and science. Their latest digital unit in biology, “Why Don't Antibiotics Work Like They Used To?,“ was recently recognized by Achieve, Inc... Read more »
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Visiting scholar Angela Valenzuela to explore teacher & community empowerment on June 27

June 20, 2017

Join Visiting Scholar Angela Valenzuela, from the University of Texas at Austin, for a discussion about community-based teacher education on Tuesday, June 27 from 5-7 p.m. in the UMC Aspen Room 285. A reception to follow.Read more »
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Ben Kirshner receives the University of Colorado's Chase Faculty Community Service Award

June 1, 2017

As an advocate for young people in classrooms and communities, Ben Kirshner, associate professor of education at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education, has received the 2016-17 Chase Faculty Community Service Award . The Chase Faculty Community Service Award is presented annually to a University of Colorado system-wide... Read more »
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Allison Atteberry selected for prestigious National Academy of Education/Spencer Fellowship

May 25, 2017

Drawing from a unique combination of datasets, Allison Atteberry will explore the effects of changes in teacher evaluation policies with support from a 2017 National Academy of Education (NAEd)/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship . Announced today, only 30 early career scholars working in critical areas of education research nationwide have been selected... Read more »

Pathways2Teaching students delve into social action research

May 19, 2017

José Alcalá Martínez is studying high school dropout rates, a subject that is near to his heart. Two of his close friends left school as juniors to start working full-time and his mother didn’t finish high school. At one point, he considered leaving school as well, but instead he is... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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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 »