Q&A with alum Nora Smith

February 7, 2020

Nora Smith earned her Ph.D. from the UW–Madison School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2004. Smith has worked in a variety of administrative and instructional roles in academia; she’s also a dedicated foodie, and has gained a lot of experience over the years working in restaurants and bakeries. She now serves as assistant director for Residential Education at Montana State University (MSU) in Bozeman, Montana. Following is a Q&A with Smith.

Education Dive names alum Contreras an ‘administrator to watch’ in 2020

January 30, 2020

UW-Madison alumna Sharon Contreras was named one of five "administrators to watch" in 2020 by Education Dive. Contreras received her Ph.D. from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis in 2015. She has served as the superintendent of the Guilford County Schools since 2016. Contreras is the first woman and the first Latina to lead Guilford, North Carolina’s third largest district.

Learning Connections Summer 2019 edition

July 1, 2019

This is the online edition of Learning Connections, a news magazine from the UW-Madison School of Education. The ​Summer 2019 issue is filled with exciting news about School of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni. A pdf of the ​Summer Learning Connections is available here.