TEEM Scholars’ programming is designed to prepare students for college and careers in education. TEEM Scholars recruits a diverse pool of Madison Metropolitan School District students each year who have an interest in improving the educational opportunities for all students in the district.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.