Sep 21, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

WIES Series: The Role of Social Context in Beginning Teacher Development
Peter Youngs, Associate Professor of Education, University of Virginia

Oct 5, 12:30 - 1:30

WIES Series Featuring Betsy DiSalvo
Betsy DiSalvo, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech

Nov 2, 12:30 - 1:30

WIES Series Featuring Jeff Karpicke
Jeffrey D. Karpicke, James V. Bradley Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University

Feb 23, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair
Plan ahead to present at or attend the third annual UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair, The fair includes a lecture from a visiting speaker & provides an opportunity to learn about the latest in education research.


New Measures Assessing Predictors of Academic Persistence for Historically Underrepresented Racial/Ethnic Undergraduates in Science, Angela Byars-Winston, Jenna Rogers, Janet Branchaw, Christine Pribbenow, Ryan Hanke, and Christine PfundCBE-Life Sciences Education, American Society of Cell Biology, September, 2016

“Buy-In” vs. “Allowed In”: Lessons Learned in Family Engagement Program Recruitment and RetentionSusan Smetzer-Anderson and Jackie Roessler of WCER’s PhillyFASTi3 project, Annenberg Institute’s journal, Voices in Urban Education, August, 2016

Eric Camburn received $333,000 from the U.S. Department of Education for the project, “The Day Reconstruction Method: A New Tool for Measuring Teachers Work and Work Contexts,” which will develop a measure of teachers' workplaces and how teachers spend their workday, through July 2020. 

Haley Vlach received $530,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project, “The Role of Timing in Children’s Science Learning,” which will contribute to understanding how science concepts are learned, through August 2019.

Eric Grodsky, Rich Halverson, and Steve Kimball received $2 million from the U.S. Dept. of Education for the project Connecting Educators and Evidence through Data, through September 2019.