Join us for Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs on Feb. 20

Jan. 29, 2020

Calling all #EdBuffs: enjoy discounted basketball tickets and join us for Teacher Appreciation Day with the Buffs on Thursday, Feb 20. The CU Boulder men's basketball team will take on USC at the CU Events Center at 7 p.m.

Enrique Lopez presenting Ed Talks

Latest Ed Talks videos and stories explore vulnerabilities and re-humanization in education

Dec. 17, 2019

At the fall series of the CU Boulder's Ed Talks, we learned about leaning into the discomfort of learning, re-humanizing education, and more. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks explore "hot topics" in education through short, engaging presentations led by education professors, researchers, and collaborators. Missed the latest Ed Talks? Check out the updated video gallery.

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.

Voices covers

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.


Coming home

From student to custodian to principal, alumnus uses experience to transform local schools It feels good to be home, says Michael Atkins with his contagious smile, as the proud new principal of Denver’s Stedman Elementary, a dual language school. “I wanted to go back into the community and give back,”...

Hayley Brenden

Bringing diversity, equity and inclusion into the classroom

Hayley Breden (MAEdu’16), graduate in educational foundations, policy and practice, has taught social studies at Denver South High School for almost 10 years, and she is always looking for ways to create awareness and inclusivity in her classroom. In 2004, when Breden told her high school history teacher that she...


Alumni Connections

Most prestigious CU Boulder alumni award to honor Jackie Colt We all know educators who have changed lives, and the scope of Jackie Colt’s passion has enhanced the lives of countless students, parents, teachers and administrators. This fall, Colt will be recognized with CU Boulder’s most prestigious alumni award, the...


Youth Rising

How today's youth are finding their voice, and what we can learn from them “Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here,” the high school students chanted as they carried colorful signs and blasted messages via megaphone. Drivers slowed and many honked as the marchers made their way...


Marine brings life experiences to leadership studies classes

The perspectives and experiences that Travis Dominguez brought to his leadership capstone class reflect the work ethic instilled in him by his family. Both of his grandfathers own businesses, one a barber shop and the other an auto shop. His father is an electrician at a nuclear power plant, while...