Bill Penuel in a seminar

Bill Penuel elected to the National Academy of Education

Feb. 12, 2019

Bill Penuel has been elected to the National Academy of Education (NAEd), which advances high quality education research and its use in policy and practice. Penuel, a pioneer in the development of research-practice partnerships, joins several CU Boulder scholars who have been elected to the Academy and just 15 newly elected national members.

Edu-Scholars

Three CU Boulder education scholars land spots on national “public influence” scholars list

Jan. 15, 2019

Three University of Colorado Boulder education faculty were recognized in the “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings” as being among the nation’s top 200 researchers whose scholarship bridges academic and public audiences.

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2018: A Year in Review

Dec. 26, 2018

As the year comes to a close, we like to reflect back on progress and accomplishments as we also look ahead to future initiatives and to our steadfast dedication to our commitments to democracy, diversity, equity and justice. Here are 18 of our top highlights and milestones from the year 2018.

Bethy and Sara at the Alumni Awards Ceremony

A Queer Endeavor co-founders Bethy Leonardi and Sara Staley awarded top alumni award

Dec. 10, 2018

The CU Boulder Alumni Association honored Bethy Leonardi (PhD EFPP ’14) and Sara Staley (PhD C&I Literacy ’14), School of Education research associates and co-founders of A Queer Endeavor, with the 2018 Kalpana Chawla Award at the October annual awards ceremony, one of CU Boulder's oldest traditions.

Enihs Medrano speaking at Ed Talks

Latest Ed Talks videos and stories explore new paradigms for diversity, inclusion

Nov. 30, 2018

At the fall series of Ed Talks, we learn about ways to challenge assumptions and create new paradigms around diversity and inclusion in education and beyond. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks explore "hot topics" in education through short, engaging presentations led by education faculty and collaborators. Missed the latest Ed Talks? Check out the updated video gallery.

Cassandra from the Learning Assistant Program

American Physical Society honors scientists, educators & the Learning Assistant Program for excellence in science education

Oct. 23, 2018

The American Physical Society, a "leading voice in physics,” will honor CU Boulder scientists and educators as part of its spring 2019 awards. The Excellence in Physics Education Award will recognize an interdisciplinary CU Boulder team for their work with the Colorado Learning Assistant Program and the Learning Assistance Alliance, an international initiative based in the School of Education. Congrats to Valerie Otero, Laurie Langdon, and team.

Susan Jurow

Susan Jurow earns the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award

Oct. 22, 2018

Susan Jurow, associate professor of learning sciences and human development, was recently honored with the Provost’s Faculty Achievement Award for her contributions to learning in the food movement and her work focused on the organization of learning, participation, knowledge production, and social practices.

Student Voice and Leadership Program

New grant expands partnership with Denver Public Schools and student leadership program

Oct. 12, 2018

Two national organizations have awarded a grant that will deepen and advance our partnership between Denver Public Schools, CU Boulder, CU Denver and Rowan University. Professor Ben Kirshner is one of the Principal Investigators on the project that received a $1.4 million grant from the Hewlett Foundation and Jobs for the Future to expand the Student Voice and Leadership Program.

Jamy Stillman

Educating the Teachers of Tomorrow

Jamy Stillman began her career as a bilingual teacher for fourth and fifth grades in an agricultural community on California’s Central Coast. Those experiences planted the seeds of her growing enthusiasm for leading teacher education and working with teachers in their communities to ensure all children receive an excellent education.

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A Queer Endeavor's first, statewide LGBTQ-inclusive institute led to “extraordinary” experience for educators

Sept. 4, 2018

With poetry, self-reflection, dialogue and community-building, more than 130 educators from 15 school districts gathered at Boulder’s Casey Middle School for the state’s first LGBTQ-Inclusive Educational Practices Institute over the summer.

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