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Two new BAs in middle and high school teaching, education studies coming next fall

Nov. 10, 2023

This past year, the University of Colorado Board of Regents approved the creation of two new Bachelor of Arts degrees forthcoming for the CU Boulder School of Education: the BA in Middle and High School Teaching and the BA in Education Studies. Both degrees will open for applications in fall 2024.

scholarship recipients

2023 Scholarship Celebration celebrates and honors our students and supporters

Nov. 1, 2023

The annual CU Boulder School of Education Scholarship Awards Ceremony brought together and honored scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters on Thursday, Oct. 26. The ceremony celebrated student accomplishments and recognized the generosity of supporters. The 2023 program and listing of scholarship awards and photo album from the ceremony are now available.

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New documentary about LGBTQ+ students’ experiences to make campus debut on Oct. 23

Oct. 13, 2023

On Monday, Oct. 23, the Center for Student Involvement and A Queer Endeavor are co-hosting the on-campus screening and discussion about the path-breaking documentary, Reclaiming the Narrative: A Documentary About LGBTQ+ Students, as part of LGBTQ+ History Month. The film was locally produced by A Queer Endeavor, a nationally renowned center in the School of Education, in partnership with Denver Public Schools.

Kendall Wulbrun

MA Graduate Kendall Wulbrun believes all students should have opportunities to learn

May 7, 2023

Growing up, Kendall Wulbrun always felt seen and safe to be herself in the classroom. Now she is interested in devoting her career in higher education and education policy to ensuring all students have the same opportunities that she has been afforded. “I want all students to have those opportunities...

Molly Hamm-Rodriguez

Meet Molly Hamm-Rodríguez, breaking new ground in international education

May 2, 2023

Growing up in Kansas and venturing out for vacations only as far as the family car would reach, Molly Hamm-Rodríguez never dreamed she would find her calling in international education and the Dominican Republic. Now, she is graduating with her doctorate in equity, bilingualism and biliteracy from the CU Boulder...

Shay Adamo

Meet Shay Adamo, a math teacher spreading kindness and creativity

April 27, 2023

Shay Adamo is following in the footsteps of a family full of educators and CU Boulder alumni as he looks forward to becoming a math teacher who helps his students unleash their creativity and kindness. Adamo has developed into an excellent educator through the disposition he brings to learning about...

Maymuna Jeylani

Centering representation and social justice in her home community, meet Maymuna Jeylani

April 27, 2023

As a first-generation college student and Somali-American Muslim woman, Maymuna Jeylani set out to find a major and career path where she could focus on anti-racist, intersectional, impactful work. Now the 2023 outstanding graduate of the Secondary Humanities Teacher Licensure Program, Jeylani plans to use her experiences as a Black...

Marley Horn

From soccer coach to elementary teacher and advocate, meet Marley Horn

April 26, 2023

Marley Horn’s love of coaching soccer was her first foray into working with children, but it was her work in a bilingual elementary classroom that sealed her fate and love for teaching. Horn grew up in Fort Collins, playing and coaching soccer from an early age. She was coaching soccer...

Sarah Leonhart

Meet Sarah Leonhart, accidental adrenaline seeker and intentional equitable education advocate

April 26, 2023

Sarah Leonhart credits her support system for helping her pursue and persist in graduate school. Much like hucking a cliff—her true story of accidentally skiing off a cliff with friends, a move reserved for adrenaline junkies —Leonhart entered graduate school in the Learning Science and Human Development program at CU...

Amber hall

An education elective unlocked Amber Hall’s understanding of herself, her future as a teacher

April 26, 2023

Amber Hall struggled to find her place at CU Boulder and her path, until she found the School of Education and the Elementary Education major. “I chose CU’s School of Education because of their principles, as they were principles that I tried to name and ground myself in for so...

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