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ELPA News

Wed
Apr
23
The highly regarded national reputation of UW-Madison’s School of Education is due, in large part, to the dedication and talent of its faculty and staff. Each year, the School recognizes some of its most outstanding contributors with School of Education Faculty & Staff Achievement Awards. And on Wednesday night, the most recent class of award winners was honored during a reception and ceremony at the Education Building.
Mon
Apr
21
The School of Education’s Graduate Research Scholars (Ed-GRS) will be hosting a Spring Showcase event from 1 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23. This is an opportunity to learn about the various research topics and to provide valuable feedback in a safe and comfortable environment. These scholars will be presenting their research in room 159 of the Education Building. Each presenter will speak for roughly 10 minutes, followed by a question-and-answer session for 15 minutes.
Thu
Apr
17
UW's Sara Goldrick-Rab, an assistant professor of educational policy studies and sociology, says our financial aid system is not only not working, but "ruining the country," in an article about the "Lumina Ideas Summit" in the Chronicle of Higher Education.
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.
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