Boulder County Latino History Project interns

Students shed new light on rich Latino history

Jan. 17, 2019

Three education students interning with the Latino History Project are helping document and preserve the past by making local Latino history available online and for teachers. “This project has allowed us the opportunity to, in a way, rewrite history, my people’s history, to serve as a counter story to the images we receive every day,” said Esmeralda Castillo-Cobian, a senior in the Ethnic Studies and Education BAM program.

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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.

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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.

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New grant expands partnership efforts to recruit, retain teachers in Northeast Colorado

Nov. 5, 2018

A collaboration between the University of Colorado Boulder School of Education and Northeast Colorado Board of Cooperative Educational Services has received a new grant from the Colorado Department of Higher Education that bolsters collaborative efforts to create a more sustainable teacher force in Northeast Colorado.

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In support of our trans community

Oct. 24, 2018

As a community of educators, researchers, staff and students, we affirm our support and love for our transgender and gender nonbinary students, friends, colleagues, and family members. Here are a few ways that you can join us in fighting against trans erasure by increasing support and visibility of trans people in particular.

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From engaging with Spanish-speaking families to youth as agents for change, join us for Ed Talks on Nov. 7

Oct. 16, 2018

Join us for Ed Talks, a series of short, engaging talks led by CU Boulder School of Education change-makers and collaborators, on Nov. 7 at 7p.m. at the Dairy Center Arts Center in Boulder. Inspired by TED Talks, our fall Ed Talks will explore the collective power of students of color and more!

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.

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All invited to the Children's & Young Adult Library Open House on Oct. 10

Sept. 28, 2018

As we lead innovation in teacher preparation, a strong children’s and young adult collection remains vital. At the same time, picture books and youth adult literature appeal to all ages. Community members, families and K-12 partners are invited to the Children's & Young Adult Library Open House at Norlin Library on Oct. 10.

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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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Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony on Sept. 6 to honor educators and teaching

Aug. 29, 2018

At the 2018 Best Should Teach Lecture and Awards Ceremony, CU Boulder will celebrate excellence in education by recognizing five faculty members, three K-12 teachers in local school districts and many graduate student teachers with awards.

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