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...

Scholarship Ceremony

Scholarship Ceremony celebrates students, supporters, our passion for education

Nov. 16, 2017

With students, donors, speakers, and the dean each sharing their passion for education, the annual School of Education Scholarship Awards Ceremony united and honored more than 136 scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters on Friday, Oct. 27. Astrid Clough McDowell and David Clough, sponsors of the Katinka Ponce Clough Elementary...

Makerspace

Makerspaces, nature, museums, and more: Informal learning the center of new seminar series

Oct. 20, 2017

CU Boulder alumna to kickoff informal learning series Recognizing that the average American will spend 95% of their time outside of the classroom, a new lecture series will spotlight the science of informal teaching and learning and the important role informal learning plays in our lives. The innovative Learning in...

the nilons

New education scholarship continues the legacy of CU Boulder luminaries, Charles and Mildred Nilon

Oct. 9, 2017

Mildred and Charles Nilon, courtesy of the University Libraries Special Collections & Archives Tom Windham still remembers meeting Mildred Nilon in the summer of ‘69. She stopped him in the stacks of Norlin Library and wanted to know about him — where was he from, what was he studying, what...

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For Alumna Carla Cariño, history — warts and all — provides inspiration for changing the world

Aug. 4, 2017

Carla Cariño (MA '99), who teaches civics and ethnic studies at Denver’s North High School, got hooked on teaching because of the things she didn’t learn while she was in school — episodes such as the Wounded Knee Massacre and the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II. In the...

Tuskegee signing

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...

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