Get to know some of our outstanding School of Education graduates

May 11, 2022

On Saturday, May 14, UW–Madison will celebrate its Spring 2022 Commencement. We reached out to a few of the more than 600 students who are graduating from programs in the School of Education to learn about their favorite memories, advice for incoming students, and future plans.

UW–Madison alum González receives Principal Leadership Award

May 4, 2022

UW–Madison alumnus Mike González received a 2022 Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Principal Leadership Award. González, who earned his master’s degree from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Policy Studies in 2006, is principal of Bessie Allen Middle School in the School District of North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

School of Education shines at AERA 2022 Annual Meeting

April 29, 2022

The American Educational Research Association’s (AERA) 2022 Annual Meeting recently wrapped up after being offered both in person in San Diego and virtually. More than 125 faculty, staff, and students from the UW–Madison School of Education presented at the conference, which ran April 21-26.

School of Education recognizes 2022 faculty and staff award winners

April 18, 2022

The UW–Madison School of Education recognized some of its most outstanding individuals with Faculty and Staff Distinguished Achievement Awards during a reception and short ceremony on Thursday, April 14. This year’s event also included recognition of the inaugural recipients of the School of Education’s Impact 2030 Staff Innovation Awards.

Ethics & Education podcast examines ‘The True Cost of College’

April 12, 2022

“The true costs of college go way beyond simple frugality. The costs are serious, and they are often overlooked by universities,” notes a preview of the most recent episode of the Ethics & Education podcast, produced by the Center for Ethics & Education in the School of Education’s Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). The episode features UW–Madison’s Nancy Kendall and Matthew Wolfgram, two of the authors of the 2020 book, “The True Costs of College,” and is hosted by recent UW–Madison graduate Natnael Shiferaw.

UW–Madison’s Apple provides insight into Wisconsin political battles over schools

April 5, 2022

Up North News utilized the expertise of UW–Madison’s Michael Apple, a professor emeritus in the Departments of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies, for a recent article that is titled, “Wisconsin GOP’s War on Public Schools Enters Primetime with Tuesday’s School Board Elections.” The article highlights how school board elections, “once sleepy, nonpartisan affairs,” have become somewhat of a referendum on the role of public schools.

UW–Madison School of Education again in top 5 of U.S. News rankings

March 29, 2022

UW–Madison is home to the fifth-ranked school of education in the nation — marking the ninth straight year it has been rated among the top five. UW–Madison’s School of Education is also the only one in the nation to have a top-10 ranking in all nine education specialty areas — including the No. 1 Educational Psychology program.

UW–Madison hosting Midwest Filipino American Summit April 2

March 28, 2022

The UW-Madison Filipinx American Student Organization (FASO) is playing a leading role in hosting the first post-pandemic Midwest Filipino American Summit (MFAS), which is being held on campus April 2, with more than 400 Filipinx students from seven states expected to attend. FASO’s eight executive board members are doing most of the planning for this year’s event — and three of these leaders are current undergraduate students with the School of Education.

UW-Madison alum Sobe helping UNESCO shape the future of education

March 15, 2022

Noah W. Sobe earned his PhD in 2005 from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, with a minor from the Department of Educational Policy Studies (EPS). On March 25, he’ll be delivering a keynote presentation about this important work at the 2022 EPS Conference, “The Futures of Education.”