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Meet Ally Collard, a passion advocate for students and scientific exploration

May 8, 2020

From a young age, Alexandra Collard knew she wanted to teach. She loved learning and found math and science fascinating in the ways that they explain how the world works. Collard is the 2020 School of Education and CU Teach outstanding graduate in STEM education.


Congratulations to all of our #EdBuffs graduates!

April 30, 2020

We are so proud of you. Commencement is one of our most beloved traditions, and we are heartbroken not to be able to celebrate it in person with our 2020 graduates this May. We hope you will engage and celebrate with us online through the CU Boulder virtual graduation, by submitting kudos for your fellow classmates, and by sending us photos and quotes for us to include in our graduation video.

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COVID-19: Coming together with resources and support for our education community

April 22, 2020

From self-care webinars and remote teaching lesson plans for teachers to makerspace-produced masks, our education community is coming together to support and uplift one another during these challenging times. Follow this ever-evolving web page featuring just some of the resources and stories of inspiration from and for our education community.

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Master’s student brings home middle school makerspace to create masks for frontline workers

April 21, 2020

Middle school teacher Nick Schuster had one day to return to his school to pack up materials to prepare for teaching remotely, and he knew what he needed to do. Schuster, a Master’s student in the CU Boulder Educational Equity and Cultural Diversity program, created a makeshift makerspace at home, where he is using 3D printers to make masks for frontline workers.

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Learning Assistants take compassionate leadership online during difficult times

April 13, 2020

When universities nationwide announced that their classes were going remote as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the Learning Assistant Program began to receive emails from all over the world requesting help. Online panels of learning assistants will answer questions about how students are experiencing remote instruction and how they can help.

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Who is your most inspiring CU Boulder educator? A campus-wide call for 2020 Best Should Teach nominations

Feb. 28, 2020

Who are your most inspiring educators at CU Boulder? Each fall, the Best Should Teach Awards honor University of Colorado Boulder faculty, graduate teachers, and K-12 teachers at the CU Boulder Best Should Teach Ceremony. Student nominations for their most inspiring educators are due by the extended deadline of May 1.

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2019: A Year in Review

Dec. 18, 2019

As the year comes to an end, we like to look back on some of the CU Boulder School of Education's notable accomplishments and milestones. As we look ahead to future initiatives, we hope to keep steadfast in our dedication to democracy, diversity, equity and justice. Here are some of our top highlights from 2019.

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Latest Ed Talks videos and stories explore vulnerabilities and re-humanization in education

Dec. 17, 2019

At the fall series of the CU Boulder's Ed Talks, we learned about leaning into the discomfort of learning, re-humanizing education, and more. Inspired by TED Talks, Ed Talks explore "hot topics" in education through short, engaging presentations led by education professors, researchers, and collaborators. Missed the latest Ed Talks? Check out the updated video gallery.

Kayliegh Esswein in the classroom

New one-year Master’s plus teacher licensure model appeals to students interested in an equity-forward, immersive program

Dec. 12, 2019

From her first course in education, Kayleigh Esswein was hooked. She always knew she wanted to teach and viewed teaching as a means for addressing educational inequities. Esswein is part of the inaugural cohort of graduate students enrolled in the new one-year, immersive MA+ humanities teacher licensure program for future English language arts and social studies teachers.

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Latest issue of Voices magazine features youth activism, leadership and more

Nov. 22, 2019

The latest issue of the CU Boulder School of Education's magazine, Voices, released this fall explores stories of youth activism, sustainable community partnerships, school leadership and more. A thread runs throughout this issue—the importance and impact of community leadership. In educational settings and throughout our communities, we need strong, humane and dignified leaders more than ever.