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ELPA News

Sun
Apr
13
The School of Education's Nicholas Hillman and Sara Goldrick-Rab will be speaking in Washington, D.C., on April 14 at the “Lumina Ideas Summit: New Models of Student Financial Support.”
Thu
Apr
10
UW-Madison’s School of Education had another strong showing at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, which took place April 3-7 in Philadelphia. UW-Madison faculty, staff and students delivered more than 200 presentations. To view a photo album from the event -- plus see pictures from the School of Education's annual Alumni Reception -- check out our Facebook Page.
Thu
Apr
10
The School of Education is partnering with UW Athletics for the Badger football team's annual spring game on Saturday, April 12. Ticket proceeds from the scrimmage at Camp Randall Stadium will benefit efforts across the School of Ed dedicated to improving student literacy. On Tuesday, former Badger and Packer great Mark Tauscher gave an interesting and entertaining interview to WKOW-TV for its “27 News at 5” program.
Tue
Apr
08
Nicholas Hillman, an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy analysis, voices skepticism about PayScale's annual College Education ROI Rankings in a recent article in the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Sat
Apr
05
UW-Madison’s Maria Lewis is receiving the 2014 Emerging Scholar Award from the Law & Education group associated with the American Educational Research Association. Lewis is a Ph.D. candidate with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Sat
Apr
05
UW-Madison student Alexandra Pavlakis, who is a Ph.D. candidate with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, has been selected to work as a member of the National Leadership Preparation Accreditation Review Process Committee of the Council of Chief State School Officers’ Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Refresh (ISLLC) Grants Projects.
Wed
Apr
02
Wisconsin’s Department of Public Instruction and the Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA) announced the winners of its 2014 Principal of the Year awards, and UW-Madison alumna Asta Sepetys earned High School Principal of the Year honors. Sepetys is Principal of Wisconsin Heights Middle/High School in Mazomanie.
Tue
Apr
01
Faculty, staff, and students from UW-Madison and across the University of Wisconsin System are participating in more than 200 events at this year's American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia April 3-7. And the “AERA 2014 Presentation Guide” is an excellent way to both get a sense of the School of Education’s depth, breadth and quality of its education research, and learn when and how those efforts are going to be showcased at the AERA Annual Meeting.
Tue
Apr
01
This partnership consists of a multi-year effort to co-design and implement three components of educator preparation focused on skills development and supplying a high-quality workforce to MMSD schools –- starting with new educator induction and mentoring this fall. MMSD’s Board of Education voted to approve the Forward Madison initiative at its meeting Monday night.
Mon
Mar
31
UW-Madison’s Jerlando F.L. Jackson is featured in a fascinating article that appears in the February Diverse Issues in Higher Education. The piece highlights the impact of a cadre of prominent academics, including Jackson, who have worked both individually and collectively to study the status of African Americans throughout the educational pipeline. The article was the most popular story on Diverse Issues’ website and social media in February, despite being published late in the month.
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