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Eleven students from the Madison Metropolitan School District have been selected as the first group to enter the Tomorrow’s Educators for Equity in Madison, or TEEM Scholars program, as part of the district’s Forward Madison partnership with UW-Madison’s School of Education. The TEEM Scholars program is focused on preparing current Madison high school students to become future teachers in the district. These future teachers will be nurtured to be civically-engaged and social-justice oriented agents for change.
The two finalists to become the next dean of UW-Madison’s School of Education delivered public presentations earlier this week, and videos of both talks now are available via the search website. The finalists are: Dorothy Farrar Edwards, professor and chair in the Department of Kinesiology at UW-Madison; and Diana Hess, senior vice president, Spencer Foundation, Chicago. Hess is also a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UW-Madison.
UW-Madison’s School of Education recognized its Spring 2015 cohort of graduates by hosting a pair of celebratory events at the Gordon Dining and Events center on campus. On Friday, May 16, the School honored its Ph.D. and MFA graduates with a special Hooding Ceremony and Reception. And prior to UW-Madison’s Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday, May 16, the School celebrated with its newest class of master’s and bachelor’s degree graduates by hosting its annual Commencement Breakfast Celebration.
Both candidates will give public presentations in the Education Building's Wisconsin Idea Room. Farrar Edwards will present on Monday, May 18, and Hess on Wednesday, May 20. Both events are scheduled for 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. Employees may attend the talks in pay status, with supervisor permission, if the presentations fall during normal work hours. During these presentations, the finalists have been invited to lay out their vision for the role.
This past month, NBC15 news anchor Leigh Mills interviewed Emily Auerbach, director of UW-Madison’s Odyssey Project, and Qu’Anna Caffey, a participant in the new Odyssey Junior program. As part of Odyssey Junior, volunteers from the Greater Madison Writing Project teach children ages 9 to 16 to express themselves through writing and art. The Greater Madison Writing Project is a joint effort between the UW-Madison School of Education’s office of Education Outreach and Partnerships (EOP), and the College of Letters & Science.
Robert Mathieu, a distinguished UW–Madison professor of astronomy and an international leader in advancing science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) higher education, has been named director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), UW–Madison School of Education Dean Julie Underwood announced. Mathieu was appointed interim director of WCER in August 2013. WCER is one of the oldest, largest and most productive education research centers in the world.
Several units housed within UW-Madison’s School of Education and its Wisconsin Center for Education Research are helping to host an “Assessment Think Tank” on Friday, March 13 at Union South. This event is designed to bring together researchers from multiple UW System campuses with educators from across Wisconsin on the state, district and local levels to talk about the challenges and possible alternatives to universal assessment of student academic growth.
Fourth through eighth graders from across southern Wisconsin will be on the UW-Madison campus Thursday, March 12 for a regional "Math 24" competition. The event is being co-sponsored by The Great Dane County Advanced Learners Network and The Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth (WCATY), which is part of Education Outreach and Partnerships within UW-Madison’s School of Education.
U.S. News & World Report published its annual graduate school rankings on March 10, and UW-Madison’s School of Education is rated No. 1 among public institutions for the second consecutive year. In all, 10 specialty programs housed within the School of Education were highlighted this year by U.S. News as being among the elite programs in the nation. In particular, UW-Madison ranked No. 1 among all schools in the categories of Curriculum/Instruction, Educational Psychology and Rehabilitation Counseling.
The Greater Madison Writing Project is hosting a symposium on Friday, Jan. 30, at UW-Madison that’s designed to give high school English teachers and their college counterparts an opportunity to talk about concerns, common practices and shared goals. The event, titled “From High School to College: Engaging in Writing Dialogue,” runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Education Building’s Wisconsin Idea Room.
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