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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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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 Wednesday, Nov. 7 at p.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, new narratives for young people as political agents and more!

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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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K-12 students who fled Hurricane Maria face storm of issues on the mainland

Sept. 18, 2018

Led by School of Education doctoral students Molly Hamm-Rodriguez and Astrid Sambolín Morales, a new report found that K-12 students who fled Puerto Rico for the mainland face waves of continued issues, including housing instability, language barriers and culture shock one year after Hurricane Maria decimated the island.

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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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Student keynote: Finding and growing your village of supports

May 25, 2018

Tyler LeCroy found his passion for math and science education first at a community college and then through the Secondary Science Teacher Licensure program with the School of Education's CU Teach program. Read LeCroy's keynote speech to learn more about his journey here.


Meet Mónica González Ybarra, 2018 Outstanding Doctoral Graduate

May 8, 2018

To her dismay, Mónica González Ybarra faced resistance and questioning about her readiness for college when she was a high school student. Now, González Ybarra incorporates her experiences and Latinx youth voices into her community work and research.

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Meet Brenda Ortiz Torres, 2018 Outstanding Elementary Education Graduate

May 5, 2018

Brenda Ortiz Torres has always wanted to change the world, and in finding her path to becoming a teacher, she believes she and her students can truly "be the change." Working with students is the reasons she is so hopeful for the future.

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Meet Tyler LeCroy, 2018 Outstanding CU Teach Graduate

May 3, 2018

Known for his thoughtful insights and engaging lessons, Tyler LeCroy found his love for math and science when he started community college and then transferred to CU Boulder, soon driving a passion for education.

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Meet Alita Smith, 2018 Outstanding Secondary Humanities Graduate

May 3, 2018

With steady dedication to her studies and to her 6-year-old son, Alita Smith shows strength in every endeavor of hers. After two decades in the hospitality industry, Smith took the leap to pursue her lifelong dream of being an educator.