Claire France and lunches

Alumni Connections: Claire France, the entrepreneur

Cruising along in a vintage van surrounded by the New Zealand landscape, Claire France (elementary education 2019) and her boyfriend began dreaming about their next steps after life as students at CU Boulder. It was no ordinary trip, and France used that experience to plan for an extraordinary way to...


What we're reading

A glimpse into what colleagues are saying about our faculty’s recent publications and more.

Fleming building

A sense of place

Building for the future of education We all know those places that feel like home. This summer our school moved into a newly renovated building on campus, and it just feels like home with its plentiful spaces for community building, colorful and technologically equipped classrooms, and locally created art honoring...

At the heart of human caring

At the heart of healing

Education alumna is transforming medicine through human caring A tireless quest to expand knowledge and practices of human caring has sent Jean Watson around the world more than 20 times, where she has shared her theory of human caring and healing to educate the next generation of nursing and medical...

Puksta scholars

Puksta Scholars: Working together toward a more just and equitable future

Giving students the opportunity to serve as catalysts for change in their communities, the Puksta Scholars program at CU Boulder is a competitive scholarship supported by the Puksta Foundation. For me, the Puksta Scholars program provides a beautiful look into the compassionate side of our humanity as the community comes...

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.

Alumni awards

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.