UW–Madison’s Henry awarded William T. Grant Foundation writing fellowship

August 26, 2021

UW–Madison’s Kevin Henry, an assistant professor in the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, has been awarded a Theories of Blackness, Indigeneity, and Racialization in Research to Reduce Inequality in the Lives of Young People Writing Fellowship from the William T. Grant Foundation.

School of Education’s Welcome Back Bash set for Sept. 2

August 25, 2021

UW-Madison’s School of Education is welcoming faculty and staff back to campus with its typical Welcome Back Bash event on Thursday, Sept. 2. The School will again introduce new faculty members during the event, with three talented scholars joining us for the start of the fall semester.

UW–Madison’s Yang is recipient of AERA dissertation award

August 23, 2021

UW–Madison’s Hyunwoo Yang is a recipient of a Dissertation Grant Award from the American Education Research Association (AERA) for his project titled, “The Effects of Wisconsin's Universal 4K Program on Academic Achievement Gaps.”

Redefining what’s possible: Impact 2030 one year after launch

August 18, 2021

The UW–Madison School of Education believes in big ideas — and in finding ways to bring them to life. In August 2020, the School launched Impact 2030 — an exciting, $40 million initiative funded by donors that’s designed to dramatically strengthen our already highly regarded School of Education. To learn more about Impact 2030 and how it is changing lives one year later, visit: education.wisc.edu/impact-2030.

A closer look: Andy Garbacz using $4M grant to probe family-school partnership intervention

August 17, 2021

WCER researcher Andy Garbacz and his research team have received a $4 million grant to study the impact of family-school partnership intervention on behavior, practices, and relationships for young students with social, emotional, or behavior concerns. Garbacz is an associate professor in the School of Education's Department of Educational Psychology.

Paper identifies training gaps for care partners of hospitalized older adults

August 16, 2021

A research team from UW–Madison has published a paper in Health Education Journal that is titled, “Education and skills training for care partners of hospitalised older adults: a scoping review.” The study was led by Madeline Carbery and Samantha Schwartz, both graduate students in occupational therapy in the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. Beth Fields, an assistant professor in Kinesiology, and Nicole Werner in the College of Engineering provided direct supervision of the project.

Dean Hess submits testimony to Joint Committee on Education

August 11, 2021

On Wednesday, Aug. 11, UW–Madison School of Education Dean Diana Hess submitted testimony to the Senate Committee on Education and the Assembly Committee on Education during a joint public hearing on Senate Bill 411 and Senate Bill 463.

‘Home Stretch’ festival adds new performances

August 11, 2021

Spatula&Barcode has announced five additional participatory artworks in the "Home Stretch" festival taking place throughout the summer, bringing the total number of projects to 17. Spatula&Barcode, a Madison-based arts collaborative, was founded by Art Department’s Laurie Beth Clark and Michael Peterson.