Fleming Building

Have questions about the School of Education’s building remodel and move? This Q&A can help

Nov. 11, 2019

Have you heard the School of Education is moving to a new campus home and renovated building in 2020? What’s the timeline for the big move? What will the spaces look like? In this brief FAQ, we cover some of your pressing questions about the Fleming building renovation as we prepare for the move and newly reimagined spaces.

CU Boulder Ed Talks

Ed Talks on Nov. 13 to explore humanizing educational practices

Nov. 5, 2019

Join the CU Boulder School of Education on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at Boulder's Dairy Arts Center for the thought-provoking series, CU Boulder's Ed Talks. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks are not-to-be-missed short, engaging presentations exploring humanizing educational practices and a return to the heart of teaching and learning.

 Elena Sandoval-Lucero and Johanna Maes

New book features authentic, intersectional approach to diversity and inclusion in higher education

Oct. 25, 2019

When friends and colleagues Johanna Maes and Elena Sandoval-Lucero could not find an intersectional teaching tool to aid in grappling with often painful situations that affect marginalized people in higher education, they launched a book project to fill the gap. There are two opportunities to learn more about, “Case Studies in Equity, Diversity & Inclusion in Higher Education: An Intersectional Perspective."

digital literacy lab

Literacy and Media Lab helps kids use digital tools to make old stories new again

Oct. 14, 2019

How can you make an old fable such as the "Ant and the Grasshopper," Aesop’s classic tale about the value of hard work, come alive? For one student at Lafayette Elementary School, the answer was simple: Just add sound. The student participated in an after-school program and partnership called the Literacy and Media Lab, between the School of Education and Boulder Valley School District.

walkout

Youth Rising

How today's youth are finding their voice, and what we can learn from them “Say it loud, say it clear, immigrants are welcome here,” the high school students chanted as they carried colorful signs and blasted messages via megaphone. Drivers slowed and many honked as the marchers made their way...

Astrid Molly

Unnatural Disasters, Displacement, and the Second-Class Citizens

As news of Hurricane Maria reached the mainland, doctoral students Astrid Sambolín Morales and Molly Hamm-Rodríguez were in Colorado, but their hearts were with Puerto Rico. Sambolín Morales, a Puerto Rican, and Hamm-Rodríguez, who has lived and worked in the Caribbean, were focused on the well-being of family, friends and...

Travis

Marine brings life experiences to leadership studies classes

The perspectives and experiences that Travis Dominguez brought to his leadership capstone class reflect the work ethic instilled in him by his family. Both of his grandfathers own businesses, one a barber shop and the other an auto shop. His father is an electrician at a nuclear power plant, while...

2019 Graduates

Photo Album: Celebrating the 2019 #EdBuffs Graduates

May 31, 2019

Congratulations to our recent graduates! Thank you to everyone who joined us at Macky Auditorium in May. We are so proud of all our minors program, teacher licensure and graduate degree recipients. View and download photos here.

Paula Abitia and student

Paying it forward in Higher Ed: First cohort of Master’s in Higher Education students graduates this spring

May 7, 2019

Paula Abitia had always wanted to attend her “dream school,” CU Boulder, yet as a first-generation student of color, the reality of her dream included the struggle for a sense of belonging. She credits higher education professionals with helping her get through challenging times, and now she is paying it forward as a higher education professional and MA graduate.

Paty Abril-Gonzalez with her family and Bill and Connie Barclay at the 2018 Miramontes Scholars Celebration.

Meet Paty Abril-Gonzalez, a mentor for future bilingual teachers who continues the Miramontes legacy

May 3, 2019

How can we do this together in a nicer, kinder and more loving way? This key question guided 2019 Outstanding PhD Graduate Paty Abril-Gonzalez through her doctorate dissertation at CU Boulder and still guides her now in her teaching and research as an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

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