Morgridge Center has a new director and home

July 12, 2022

Travis Wright, an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Counseling Psychology and a nationally recognized expert in school-based support for children and families undergoing trauma, was named faculty director of UW–Madison's Morgridge Center for Public Service in February.

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

July 12, 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.

Message from the dean

February 15, 2022

Dean Diana Hess reflects on how research is thriving across the School, writing: "This fall, as we transitioned back to in-person instruction, I was struck by how little the pandemic seemed to slow down our researchers and scholars across the School. By the end of the fiscal year, we discovered our external research dollars continued to increase, which is not only a testament to the excellence of our faculty, staff, and students, but also is important to our future success in attracting talented faculty and high-quality students."

Li-Ching Ho discusses new book, ‘Curriculum for Justice and Harmony’

February 15, 2022

Li-Ching Ho is a professor with the School of Education’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and is the faculty director of the School’s Global Engagement Office. She wrote the book with Keith C. Barton, a professor of curriculum and instruction, and adjunct professor of history at Indiana University. Ho explains how the book presents a global vision of social and civic education — one that reorients the field toward justice and harmony.

New Faculty Focus — Q&A with Suzanne Eckes

February 15, 2022

The School of Education welcomed three new faculty members to campus at the start of the fall semester. We share Q&As completed by our newest faculty members to introduce them to our campus and School of Education communities. Here, we get to know Suzanne Eckes, who joined the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis as a professor.