Teacher leadership

New online Master's in teacher leadership aims to address rural teacher shortages

June 18, 2020

CU Boulder’s School of Education will soon launch a new online master’s degree program designed to address teacher shortages by supporting teachers to stay in the classroom. Developed with input from partner educators in rural Northeast Colorado, the program promises to support teachers who are looking for an affordable and accessible pathway to develop new skills and competencies.

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Summer course offerings move to remote, many focus on digital formats

May 13, 2020

Planning your summer and looking to learn more? As many courses move to remote formats, the School of Education summer courses offered during Summer Session are more accessible than ever and some classes, such as Critical Digital Pedagogies and Teaching Writing Online, are focusing on online technologies.

Daniela Harton

Daniela Harton, a future teacher with justice and equity at heart

May 11, 2020

With a heart for social justice, Daniela Harton kept coming back to a career in education. As an undergraduate majoring in Human Services and Social Justice, she found herself working for after-school programs and then the Colorado Education Association. Soon, she began to see herself as a teacher.

Casey Knosby

Meet Casey Knosby, a higher education professional helping students find their way

May 11, 2020

As an undergraduate student, Casey Knosby loved learning and dreaming about many different professional paths. After considering careers in dentistry, business, teaching, and sustainability she finally found her niche in higher education and is helping students.

Meredith Nass

Meet Meredith Nass, a conscientious community organizer seeking social change

May 11, 2020

Growing up in Durango, in the rural southwest corner of Colorado, Meredith Nass has sought a worldly perspective to bring to her work as a community organizer and coalition builder.

Jami Riley

Meet Jami Riley, working to ensure research-based teaching practices go the distance

May 11, 2020

Jami Riley taught high school math for four years before enrolling full time in the CU Boulder School of Education's Secondary Mathematics Master's program with her sights set on developing the tools and knowledge to further refine her teaching practice with research-based evidence. Riley has proven to be an incredible...

Will Ostendorf

Meet Will Ostendorf, a techie teacher who was inspired by a long line of educators

May 11, 2020

A long line of educators inspired Will Ostendorf's winding path to becoming a teacher. His parents are both teachers — his mother taught middle school and his father entered the profession after retiring from an information technology company and volunteering five days a week in a middle school. As an...

Andres Martin

Meet Andrés Martínez, an activist educator who leads in his school and graduate courses

May 11, 2020

Andrés Martínez, 23-year veteran social studies teacher, has studied the important role CU Boulder played in the Chicano Movement in Colorado and the opportunity to have a CU Boulder graduate education has been a welcome chapter in his story.

Allison Murphy

Meet Allison Murphy, a future teacher who digs archeology, social studies, art and culture

May 8, 2020

When Allison Murphy was young, she used to pretend her backyard in Colorado Springs was an archeological excavation site and that one day she would make a huge new discovery. Murphy is the 2020 School of Education secondary humanities outstanding graduate.

Anne Fisher

Meet Anne Fisher, teaching for equity under all circumstances

May 8, 2020

Anne Fisher started making concrete plans to become a history and education Buff when she was just a freshman in high school. Now, she is graduating as the 2020 School of Education outstanding graduate in elementary education.

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