September 15, 2021
Jerlando F.L. Jackson chairs the School of Education’s highly regarded Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and is the director and chief research scientist of Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB).
September 8, 2021
It was a beautiful late summer day for members of the School of Education community — many used to seeing each other only in boxes on their computer screens — to reunite for the traditional Welcome Back Bash for faculty and staff, in the North Plaza of the Education Building overlooking Lake Mendota, on Thursday, Sept. 2. While enjoying a full tailgate lunch, and picking up T-shirts tagged with the phrase “Lead and Inspire,” attendees took a break from their workdays to catch up with colleagues and kick off the new school year.
September 2, 2021
We spoke to some of our students, faculty, and staff to learn how the pandemic impacted them, what they learned from it, and what they are looking forward to this semester. Following are their stories
July 22, 2021
Students in the Summer Education Research Program (SERP) will present their culminating research presentations on Thursday, July 29, via Zoom. SERP is a 10-week summer research opportunity, sponsored by the UW–Madison School of Education and Graduate School, that provides traditionally underrepresented undergraduate students the opportunity to engage in independent research.
July 19, 2021
UW–Madison School of Education Dean Diana Hess announced that Percival Matthews will serve as the School's interim associate dean for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Matthews will begin this new role on Aug. 1.
June 22, 2021
LaVar Charleston, an innovative leader and accomplished researcher with nearly two decades of experience related to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education, has been named to lead UW–Madison’s diversity and inclusion efforts. Since June 2019, Charleston has served as the inaugural associate dean for equity, diversity and inclusion in the School of Education.
May 11, 2021
After a nationwide search, the School of Education's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has named Samantha Becker (she/her) as the inaugural equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) director of teaching and learning innovation. Becker will begin her role on May 24.
April 20, 2021
This message was emailed to faculty, staff, and students across the School of Education on April 20, 2021.
April 15, 2021
The School of Education’s Global Engagement Office is hosting a talk with Paul Whitinui (Ngā Puhi, Te Aupōuri, Ngāti Kurī, Pākehā) on Thursday, April 29, at noon, that is titled, “More than an Acknowledgement: Putting First Peoples First in the Academy.”
April 14, 2021
The School of Education’s Latinx Affinity Group and Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (OEDI) invites students who identify as Latinx to join them for an event, titled "Stressed? RELEASE IT!" on Friday, Apr. 23, from 4 - 6 p.m.