Teacher Pledge program gets shout out in Up North News

September 14, 2022

The UW–Madison School of Education Wisconsin Teacher Pledge program was spotlighted in Up North News recently in an article that is headlined, “The University of Wisconsin Gets Creative to Recruit, Train, and Retain the Next Generation of Teachers.”

School of Education welcoming new cohort of faculty hires to campus

August 24, 2022

This fall, there are 14 new faculty hires joining us for the start of the fall semester, which includes Dyani White Hawk — an assistant professor with the Art Department who was hired last year but largely spent the 2021-22 academic year away from campus utilizing an Anna Julia Cooper Fellowship.

Dickerson-Despenza is recipient of Forward Award from Wisconsin Alumni Foundation

August 17, 2022

School of Education alumna Erika Dickerson-Despenza is a recipient of a 2022 Forward Award from the Wisconsin Alumni Foundation. An award-winning poet and playwright, Dickerson-Despenza says she writes with the Black, Queer, feminist lens, calling attention to how communities can organize to liberate Black women and girls around the globe.