Seeking stories

Seeking stories

Dec. 1, 2021

Jen stood in front of her class of ninth grade students at the beginning of our study and asked, “How many of you feel like you’re in charge of writing your own stories? The story of your life?” Students sat in small groups. A few hands went up, but most...


Daring to dream

Dec. 1, 2021

Amid a pandemic and beyond, educators reimagine the future of K–12 schools There has been no such thing as a “normal” year of teaching for up-and-coming educator Diana Bustamante-Aguilar, and she sees that as a good thing. As a student teacher, she joined the masses of educators who protested before...

Ed Talks Robyn

Ed Talks to explore of place, identity, family, the body, romance and more on Dec. 2

Nov. 19, 2021

On Thursday, Dec. 2, the School of Education at CU Boulder will host a special virtual gathering of Ed Talks, an intersectional exploration of place, identity, family, the body, romance and more. Inspired by TED Talks, CU Boulder’s Ed Talks are short, engaging talks that address some of today’s most pressing issues in education and beyond, including various ways of working toward collective liberation.

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Essential supports for essential employees

Nov. 4, 2021

New program addresses local educational inequities Laura López’s 14-year-old daughter came home from school puzzled. “You must have talked with my math teacher,” she probed. López had not contacted the teacher, but her daughter’s CU Boulder tutor had. Lexie Van Voorhees, a secondary education student in the CU Boulder School...

Fleming Building gold

Alumni and friends invited to Homecoming Open House in the School of Education’s Fleming Building

Oct. 21, 2021

The CU Boulder School of Education is hosting a special Homecoming Open House on Friday, Nov. 5 for alumni and friends. Don't miss exclusive opportunities to tour the remodeled new home of the School of Education, and check out our #EdBuffs Guide to Homecoming.

Kristen Sim in class

First CU Boulder Teacher Leadership graduate gains a master’s degree and network of colleagues far and wide

Oct. 8, 2021

Colorado Springs teacher Kristen Sim first enrolled a CU Boulder graduate certificate in Teacher Leadership last fall thinking she might get a master’s degree over time. Fast forward one year, one pandemic, six self-paced online courses, three capstones, and a network of new colleagues, and Sim is now the first graduate of the Teacher Leadership program.

Scholarship Ceremony

2021 Scholarship Celebration celebrates and honors our students and supporters

Sept. 20, 2021

On Sept. 17, over 100 faculty, staff, donors, and students and their families gathered virtually to honor scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters at the 2021 School of Education Scholarship Celebration. Warmest congratulations to all our scholarship award recipients and to the supporters who make so much possible.

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A new education program provides essential support for essential employees

May 19, 2021

Born out of the pandemic but not confined to it, the new Buffs for Front Line Service Employees program provides equitable educational support to the families and school-aged children of the university’s essential employees. Through in-person and virtual support across subject areas and grade levels, Buffs4FLSE fosters a welcoming and nurturing where CU Boulder service employees and their families feel seen and valued.

Ed Talks Stephanie Toliver

Ed Talks reimagined beautiful and just futures through play, heart, truth, and dreams

May 5, 2021

In May, the CU Boulder School of Education hosted an evening of reimagining new social and educational futures through the art of play, heart, truth, and dreams at the Ed Talks virtual event. At times lyrical, lighthearted, and deeply personal, the videos from this series of CU Boulder's Ed Talks are now available and sure to leave the audience full of hope and excitement for a more beautiful and just future.

2021 grad collage

Congratulations to all of our #EdBuffs graduates!

May 5, 2021

Congratulations, education graduates! The School of Education community will gather for virtual commencement on May 6 with the Colorado Teacher of the Year Gerardo Muñoz as the keynote speaker, a celebratory video featuring student reflections, the reading of graduates' names, and more. View the complete honor roll of graduates, meet the Outstanding Graduate awardees, and more.