Alumni Award

Alumni Jacalyn Colt, Dave Aragon honored with 2019 alumni awards

Dec. 12, 2019

In one of the campus' longest standing traditions, the 90th annual alumni awards ceremony honored extraordinary alumni, including two of the CU Boulder School of Education’s outstanding alumni. Dave Aragon is a 2019 recipient of the Robert Stearns Award, honoring faculty and staff for extraordinary achievement, and Jacalyn Colt received the George Norlin Award, one of the university's highest honors acknowledging the devotion to the betterment of society.

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Latest issue of Voices magazine features youth activism, leadership and more

Nov. 22, 2019

The latest issue of the CU Boulder School of Education's magazine, Voices, released this fall explores stories of youth activism, sustainable community partnerships, school leadership and more. A thread runs throughout this issue—the importance and impact of community leadership. In educational settings and throughout our communities, we need strong, humane and dignified leaders more than ever.

Old Main

Educational Testing Service Researcher to present the Robert L. Linn Memorial Lecture Sept. 19

Sept. 12, 2019

Ou Lydia Liu, Senior Research Director at the Educational Testing Service (ETS), the world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization, has been selected for the 2019 Robert L. Linn Memorial Lecture Award. Her lecture "Assessing Skills for a New Economy” is on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 3 p.m. in Old Main.

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Alumna’s lifelong scientific curiosity and career commitments earn national accolades

June 4, 2019

Sparked by an interest in the natural world, Nancy Kellogg’s scientific curiosity began early on her family’s Colorado ranch. Kellogg, a two-time education alumna, was recognized by the National Science Teachers Association with the Distinguished Service to Science Education Award.

2019 Graduates

Photo Album: Celebrating the 2019 #EdBuffs Graduates

May 31, 2019

Congratulations to our recent graduates! Thank you to everyone who joined us at Macky Auditorium in May. We are so proud of all our minors program, teacher licensure and graduate degree recipients. View and download photos here.

Paula Abitia and student

Paying it forward in Higher Ed: First cohort of Master’s in Higher Education students graduates this spring

May 7, 2019

Paula Abitia had always wanted to attend her “dream school,” CU Boulder, yet as a first-generation student of color, the reality of her dream included the struggle for a sense of belonging. She credits higher education professionals with helping her get through challenging times, and now she is paying it forward as a higher education professional and MA graduate.

Wellness Institute Faculty

Crown gift to establish unique wellness research institute at CU Boulder

April 30, 2019

CU Boulder is establishing a new research institute committed to building a world in which health and wellness are valued, promoted and protected for all children and youth. The five founding faculty members of the Renée Crown Wellness Institute, established by philanthropist Patricia Crown, include: Professors Sona Dimidjian, Erik Willcutt and Yuko Munakata from arts and sciences, and Professor Ben Kirshner and Dean Kathy Schultz from education.

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Generous gift supports and invests in education and more

April 25, 2019

Thanks to the generosity of CU Boulder supporters Suzanne and Dave Hoover, the School of Education is well on its way to getting a new home featuring state-of-the-art learning labs and dynamic collaborative spaces. The Hoovers are donating $2.5 million toward a renovation project that will help the school transform space in its future new home to reflect its mission of excellence and innovation in education.

Manuela at Ed Talks

Ed Talks on May 2 to explore trauma, bilingualism, kindergarten, assessment and more

April 17, 2019

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Thursday, May 2 at Boulder's Dairy Arts Center for the thought-provoking series, Ed Talks. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks are not-to-be-missed short, engaging presentations exploring topics like What Reality TV Taught Me about Everyday Assessment, Trauma as Peril and Potential in Schools, and more.

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New Reading for Social Justice Guide available for schools, teachers, parents

Feb. 19, 2019

Amidst a turbulent political climate and activist- and youth-led social movements, many educators have been wondering not only how to teach but also how to parent during challenging times. We have partnered with Teaching Tolerance to publish Reading for Social Justice, a guide for educators and families interested in starting intergeneration social justice reading groups.

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