The American Indian Curriculum Services Office is housed in the School of Education's Teacher Education Center. It is designed to provide faculty, staff, and students in the School of Education with information on Wisconsin’s American Indian history, culture, and tribal sovereignty.
The Counseling Psychology Training Clinic is a training facility for the Counseling Psychology graduate training programs. It offers high quality, cost efficient, and multiculturally competent psychological and mental health services, as well as diversity-focused initiatives including the Diversity & Social Justice Committee and Diversity Dialogues.
To ensure school leadership and faculty comprise broad and diverse viewpoints, the School of Education utilized Target of Opportunity (TOP) funding to hire three targeted faculty: Brian Burt, Duane Lee Holland, Jr., and Darcy Padilla. Currently, people of color represent 36% of our faculty against a higher education benchmark of 30%. We remain committed to equitable and inclusive recruitment practices.
The Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) is a national coalition of multiracial school districts that have come together to understand and eliminate opportunity and achievement gaps that persist in their schools.
The Real Talk for Real Change symposia series focuses on the critical issues of racial justice in education by centering the voices of UW–Madison scholars of color and community members. Real Talk for Real Change shares knowledge and facilitates conversations that equip the education community to focus on equity in our education policies, curriculum, and practices of teaching and learning.
The Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education department is leading research that will advance accessibility and awareness for issues including vocational rehabilitation, educational outcomes for youth with disabilities, adaptive fitness, and psychological wellness for persons with disabilities.
The Trans CARE (Counseling, Advocacy, Research, and Education) Lab, led by Professor Stephanie Budge, is a social justice-driven lab conducting research that affirms the experiences of TNB (trans, two-spirit, and nonbinary) and gender-diverse people.
The mission of the Wei LAB is to design, conduct, and disseminate research that informs policymakers, practitioners, and concerned citizens on how to best promote equitable and inclusive learning and work environments in education in general, and higher education in particular.