News for Faculty and Staff

Mon
Jul
15
Halbach named interim director of Education Portfolios and Career Services
Ann Halbach has been named interim director of Education Portfolios and Career Services (EPCS). As EPCS assistant director for many years, Ann has extensive experience working closely with and directing the unit’s programs and initiatives.
Tue
Jun
18
Dean Underwood responds to review of teacher preparation programs
She explains why a national review of teacher preparation programs misses the mark by failing to offer a valid measure of UW-Madison's nationally recognized program and its ongoing commitment to developing high-quality teachers of tomorrow.
Thu
Jun
13
Help Desk moving to MERIT Library on July 1
Currently located in room L107 of the Education Building, the Help Desk will move to the MERIT Library, which is housed on the third floor of the Teacher Education Building.
Mon
May
06
Adam Gamoran's Farewell Celebration
Come say goodbye to Adam Gamoran on Monday, May 13 in the Education Sciences Building. The celebration will be held on the 13th Floor Lounge from 3 to 5 p.m.
Wed
Apr
10
WCER director candidate talks now available online
Recordings from the public talks of the four finalists in a search for the next director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). One will succeed Adam Gamoran, who will assume duties as president of the William T. Grant Foundation beginning in September.
Wed
Apr
10
SoE to host WCER director candidate Jacob Vigdor
The School of Education is hosting Jacob Vigdor, candidate for WCER director, March 18-19. He will give a public talk discussing the next 50 years of WCER on Tuesday, March 19th from 12:00-1:30pm, in 259 Educational Sciences.
Thu
Apr
04
An evolution in the thinking and practice of blended learning featuring Charles Dziuban
Come to Union South on April 19 at 2 p.m. to hear about the latest work from a UW-Madison graduate.
Mon
Mar
18
Fiske to retire from Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP) in April
After 23 years of service to the School of Education, Karen Fiske will be retiring from Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP) this April.
Mon
Mar
18
Staff Volunteers Needed for Critical Compensation Fund Evaluation Interviews
As you may be aware, the University of Wisconsin-Madison completed targeted salary increases for critical faculty and staff through a plan called the Critical Compensation Fund (CCF). CCF did not involve across-the-board increases, rather it included targeted pay adjustments aimed at recognizing equity, retention, and market influences.
Thu
Mar
07
EOP CHILI COOKOFF: You be the Judges!
The Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP) staff is holding a blind-taste chili cookoff in our suite (264 Teacher Education) on Monday, March 11, from 11:00 - 1:00.
Wed
Mar
06
Winter 2013 issue of the Community-University Exchange (CUE) newsletter is now online
Volume II; Issue 1 of the CUE newsletter, which is a program of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, can be accessed directly online at the CUE Website.
Thu
Feb
21
Call for Nominations: Morgridge Center Community Service Awards
The call is now open for nominations for the Morgridge Center's Community Service Awards. Nominations are due by April 5, 2013.
Wed
Jan
23
Scaffolding our Information Environment:  Five tips to save you time and money
The fourth installment of the monthly column from the School of Education CIO Dan Jacobsohn and MERIT staff. This month, Anna Lewis writes about MERIT Library resources that will help you save time and money at work.
Wed
Jan
23
Website updates: Sitefinity profile widget & Digital Measures
The SoE web team has implemented faculty-requested updates to the Individual Profile widget in Sitefinity. This is the code that displays Digital Measures information on department faculty/staff profile pages.
Tue
Jan
15
Education Research IRB open session - February 1
The Education Research IRB has scheduled an open session for School of Education Faculty members. The purpose of the session is to gather feedback from faculty about implementation of the ARROW protocol submission system. I
Tue
Jan
08
Training session for working with media to be held Jan. 25
Former reporters who now are part of UW-Madison’s University Communications team will run the event, which will cover topics related to dealing with the media and provide practical guidance on how to effectively work with campus communicators.
Tue
Dec
18
Scaffolding Our Information Environment: Resources for Blending Learning & Distance Education
The third installment of the monthly column from School of Education CIO Dan Jacobsohn and MERIT staff. This month Catherine Stephens shares a great piece about the resources available to faculty & staff regarding Blended Learning and Distance Education.
Tue
Dec
11
Call for Proposals: Morgridge Match Grant Program - Spring 2013 (due February 15)
The Morgridge Match Grant Program is currently accepting proposals for Spring 2013 funding to support community engaged scholarship. The application deadline is 5pm CST Friday, February 15, 2013.
Thu
Dec
06
Looking ahead to Spring Semester: Learn@UW support
Spring 2013 semester Learn@UW course sites are now available for faculty and staff.
Thu
Dec
06
MERIT creates educational technology events calendar
In an effort to help the School of Education community identify opportunities for educational technology professional development, MERIT has created the Educational Technology Events Calendar.