August 31, 2020
The Wisconsin State Journal utilized the expertise of three people with ties to the School of Education in an article about supporting both the academic and social-emotional needs of students when they return to school — whether it’s online, in person, or a hybrid of both — this fall.
August 28, 2020
A new School of Education faculty member, David Klingbeil, is a recipient the prestigious Lightner Witmer Award for early career scholarship from Division 16 of the American Psychological Association.
August 25, 2020
The UW–Madison School of Education is welcoming 16 new faculty members to campus during the upcoming 2020-21 academic year, which is one of the largest cohorts to sign on with the School since its founding in 1930. "We’re excited to welcome another group of exceptional scholars who will be working in fields as varied as the arts, health and education. They will bring a diverse set of viewpoints and experiences to our School as we build upon our excellence,” says School of Education Dean Diana Hess.
August 25, 2020
UW–Madison’s Craig Albers shared his thoughts on the stress parents are experiencing making school decisions this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic in a news report for WSAW-TV in Wausau.
August 18, 2020
The Teacher Pledge provides financial support — including up to in-state tuition, fees, and testing certification costs — for students enrolled in one of the School’s teacher education programs. In return, after graduating the students “pledge” to teach for three or four years at a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school in Wisconsin. Students who go on to teach in a high-need district or in a high-need subject area will fulfill their obligation in three years, while all others will do so in four.
July 21, 2020
The quest for answers to how COVID-19 is affecting different cultures is why the newly formed International Society for Quantitative Ethnography (QE) launched the "QE COVID Data Challenge,” a seven-day data sprint involving nearly 100 data and research experts collaborating remotely from 16 countries, including Denmark, Hungary, Australia, South Africa, and Sri Lanka.
June 17, 2020
The University of Wisconsin–Madison plans to begin fall classes as scheduled on Sept. 2 and offer in-person instruction in many courses until the Thanksgiving recess, the university announced on Wednesday, June 17. Additional information will be provided to the campus community as plans are finalized via the “Smart Restart” website: https://www.wisc.edu/smartrestart/
June 15, 2020
The following message from School of Education Dean Diana Hess was emailed to students, staff, and faculty across the School on Monday, June 15.
June 9, 2020
The fellows were selected through a juried process to participate in the year-long learning community designed to further institutionalize and support community-engaged scholarship, defined as: teaching, research, and scholarly activities that are performed in equitable, mutually beneficial collaboration with communities to fulfill campus and community objectives.
May 28, 2020
M Cecil Smith will become the dean of Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale’s reorganized School of Education on July 13, pending approval of the SIU Board of Trustees. The announcement came via an SIU news release on May 20. Smith earned his PhD from the human development program within the School of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology in 1988.