Arguello at her graduation from Harvard Law School.

Words of Encouragement

It came after a particularly defeating moment in class—Christine Arguello revealed her secret dream to attend Harvard Law School. The class erupted in laughter, but teachers helped set the stage for the education alumna's many accomplishments to come, including becoming the first Latina to become a U.S. District Court Judge for Colorado.

Participants of the Women Cross DMZ March

One Step at a Time

Christine Ahn, an INVST Community Studies alumna, is addressing international impasse with education, leadership and understanding. In 2009, she had a vivid dream that women will help end the Korean War. Later, she and fellow leaders were taking steps toward her dream by organizing a women’s peace walk across the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in Korea.

Tom Windham

Keeping the Dream Alive

How a musical ’60s activist became a champion of education. Tom Windham, a longtime supporter of the School of Education, shares his passion for pushing public education to a higher priority, and his advice for students. “I’ve learned to believe even when it’s dark that the sun’s going to rise, and when it does, that new horizon is going to offer incredible opportunities."

AQE greeters

A Queer Endeavor's first, statewide LGBTQ-inclusive institute led to “extraordinary” experience for educators

Sept. 4, 2018

With poetry, self-reflection, dialogue and community-building, more than 130 educators from 15 school districts gathered at Boulder’s Casey Middle School for the state’s first LGBTQ-Inclusive Educational Practices Institute over the summer.

Best Should Teach

Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony on Sept. 6 to honor educators and teaching

Aug. 29, 2018

At the 2018 Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony, CU Boulder will celebrate excellence in education by recognizing five faculty members, three K-12 teachers in local school districts and many graduate student teachers with awards.

Ed Talks

CU Boulder Ed Talks to address "hot topics" in education on May 22

April 19, 2018

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Tuesday, May 22 for Ed Talks at the Dairy Arts Center. Open to and aimed at the public, these short and engaging talks will be led by CU Boulder education professors who will explore topics such as teacher walkouts, hate speech on college campuses, distrust in education, and more.

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Your CU Boulder Guide to AERA 2018

March 20, 2018

We are looking forward to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting from Friday, April 13 to Tuesday, April 17 in New York City. Please use the following schedule to connect with and support colleagues at AERA.

Shelby Wolf

Remembering Shelby Anne Wolf through honors and scholarships

March 14, 2018

The legacy of Shelby Anne Wolf, former professor in the School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder), continues in the literacy education through recent awards and scholarships.

Teacher night at the Buffs

Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs on Jan. 4

Dec. 28, 2017

Calling all Education Buffs: enjoy discounted basketball tickets at the Safeway Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The men's basketball team will take on Arizona State at the Coors Events Center. Three CU Boulder Education alumni will receive special recognition: Veronica Navarro, (MA...

Caitlin McElhaney

Advice from an Alumna and Hiring Manager: Classroom Experience, Passion, and Perseverance Keys to Success

Nov. 27, 2017

For alumna Caitlin McElhaney (Secondary Science Education, ’13), all of the in-person, school-based opportunities she gained in the School of Education and CU Teach program gave her the experience she needed to land a teaching position directly after graduation. Now a hiring manager for DSST schools in Denver, Caitlin highlights...