Gracie Filler and her Reading Buddies buddy

Buddies For Life: Building More Than Books

Feb. 5, 2019

Education sophomore Gracie Filler interns for Reading Buddies, a program at the Boulder Public Library that pairs CU Boulder undergraduate students with kindergarten through third graders to increase children’s interest in books, reading and writing. “You bond with [the kids], and you make a book with them that you present at the end of the semester,” Filler said.

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.

Music education alumnus Ben Pollack

Music education alumnus named Colorado Young Music Teacher of the Year

Jan. 17, 2019

This month, Ben Pollack, a 26-year-old music teacher with the Huerfano School District in Walsenburg, Colorado, will be honored at the Colorado Music Educators’ Association Conference. “Teaching music is the most important thing I do,” says Pollack (Music Licensure ’14). “It has to matter every day.”

Kirsten Musetti Tivaringe Build a Better Book

Kirsten Musetti Tivaringe named to global 30 under 30 list of literacy leaders

Jan. 15, 2019

Doctoral student Kirsten Musetti Tivaringe is one of 30 literacy leaders named to the International Literacy Association’s 30 Under 30 list, a cohort of young innovators, disruptors and visionaries creating positive change in the global literacy landscape. The competitive list celebrates rising leaders in the literacy field.

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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.

STEM student

New certificate provides students new tools for communicating, learning STEM concepts

Dec. 12, 2018

CU Boulder's new STEM Education certificate offers STEM majors an opportunity to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts in local schools while developing the skills to more effectively communicate STEM topics. “Not only do education courses help me teach the material and engage students, I feel I have become a better student myself," said Kelsey Sheehan, certificate student.

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.

School of Education scholarship ceremony

Scholarship Ceremony celebrates and honors our students and supporters

Nov. 5, 2018

The annual School of Education Scholarship Awards Ceremony united and honored more than 136 scholarship and fellowship recipients and supporters on Thursday, Oct. 18.

LBGTQ CU Boulder flag

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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Guaranteed admission now offered to high schoolers who study education

Oct. 19, 2018

Colorado high school students interested in becoming teachers and community leaders can earn guaranteed admissions to the CU Boulder School of Education thanks to a new agreement between CU Boulder and two high school concurrent enrollment programs, Teacher Cadet and Pathways2Teaching® programs. The admission agreement comes at a critical time as Colorado and the nation face significant teacher shortages.

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