Garrett Cease rock climbing

Learning the ropes

Rock climber uses wellness techniques in teaching At the start of every class, Garrett Cease leads a group of sixth graders in a 30-second meditative moment. Encouraging the class to take three deep breaths together, he asks his students to sit quietly for a moment and observe how they feel...

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Police-free schools, explained

The police-free schools movement has gained recent traction from coast to coast. Under direct pressure from organizing groups and a civically engaged public mobilized by state violence against Black men, women and children, school districts are reducing or eliminating contracts with police, specifically school resource officers (SROs). If you’re unfamiliar...

Children's Book Festival

Join the School of Education and Boulder Book Store for the 2020 Children’s Book Festival

Nov. 3, 2020

The School of Education and the Boulder Book Store are teaming up to host the virtual Children’s Book Festival on Monday, Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to noon. The event will feature an interactive panel with nationally known authors, and it invites teachers, K-12 classes, families, librarians — all who love children’s books.

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Kris Gutiérrez and Rubén Donato celebrated at CU Boulder's 2020 Alumni Awards

Oct. 27, 2020

As one of CU Boulder’s longest standing traditions, the 91st annual Alumni Awards Ceremony took on a different virtual format but familiar celebratory character on Oct. 22 to honor just six CU Boulder alumni and leaders, including School of Education alumna Kris D. Gutiérrez and Professor Rubén Donato. Watch their videos.

2020 Scholarship Celebration

2020 Scholarship Celebration celebrates and honors our students and supporters

Oct. 26, 2020

On Oct. 20, around 100 faculty, staff, donors, and students and their families gathered virtually to honor scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters at the 2020 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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Ed Talks on Oct. 29 to center educators' voices, experiences, vision for the future

Oct. 19, 2020

It is more important than ever to center educators' voices and experiences in these changing and challenging times. Join us this Thursday, Oct. 29 at 5 p.m. for a special virtual gathering for CU Boulder’s Ed Talks, a series of short, engaging talks inspired by TED Talks that address some of today’s most pressing issues in education.

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The School of Education moves to the Fleming building

Aug. 25, 2020

The CU Boulder School of Education has officially moved to a beautifully renovated, new campus home in the Fleming building. Learn more about the renovation project, and find maps, parking tips, project timeline, photo albums and more.

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COVID-19: Coming together with resources and support for our education community

April 22, 2020

From self-care webinars and remote teaching lesson plans for teachers to makerspace-produced masks, our education community is coming together to support and uplift one another during these challenging times. Follow this ever-evolving web page featuring just some of the resources and stories of inspiration from and for our education community.

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Master’s student brings home middle school makerspace to create masks for frontline workers

April 21, 2020

Middle school teacher Nick Schuster had one day to return to his school to pack up materials to prepare for teaching remotely, and he knew what he needed to do. Schuster, a Master’s student in the CU Boulder Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity program, created a makeshift makerspace at home, where he is using 3D printers to make masks for frontline workers.

Teacher Appreciation Day

Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs: Honoring six educators who are dedicated to bringing equity into their classrooms

Feb. 26, 2020

Six CU Boulder alumni and partner teachers received special recognition at the CU Men’s basketball Teacher Appreciation Day. Local educators were nominated and honored by CU Athletics and the CU Boulder School of Education. Meet them here and learn how they all bring equity into their classrooms.