New Faculty Focus: Q&A with Baron Kelly

September 7, 2020

During the course of the academic year, we’ll be sharing out Q&As completed by our newest faculty members in an effort to introduce them to our campus and School of Education communities. Here is the Q&A with Baron Kelly, a professor with the Department of Theatre and Drama who has a joint appointment with the Division of Continuing Studies’ Odyssey Project.

Supporting Black interns through racial trauma: a guide for colleges, employers

August 24, 2020

As all aspects of American society face a national reckoning on racism and police brutality, a new policy brief from the Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions is providing a playbook that employers and higher education professionals can use to help Black student interns cope with the continuing public protests against anti-Black violence.

UW–Madison School of Education unveils bold new program to invest in Wisconsin’s future teachers

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.