News for Faculty and Staff

Sun
Jan
26
Dean Julie Underwood invites faculty and staff to a series of school-wide discussion sessions that will focus specifically on one of six topics in order to determine interest, and if appropriate, produce a more comprehensive proposal. These refined proposals will help to strengthen the School of Education and the impact we have on our students and the world.
Tue
Jan
21
The School of Education Committee on Academic Staff Issues (CASI) will be holding an election to fill four elected seats for a two-year term, September 2014 through May 2016.
Wed
Jan
08
This annual competition funds a number of activities related to women's physical education, activity and movement, including special programs, new course development, research support, visiting scholars/experts and student support. All faculty, staff and student organizations at UW-Madison are eligible to apply for funding, although student organizations should have a faculty or staff advisor submit the proposal on the group’s behalf.
Sat
Dec
21
Due to renovations and upgrades that will be taking place during the winter break, please pardon the noise and dust which could impact, among other spaces, the MERIT Library.
Tue
Dec
17
Knittin' Mittens, MERIT's charity knitting program was a successful pilot, culminating in 22 pairs of mittens being donated to local schools. MERIT is extending the program for "Chapter Two" which will meet Thursdays from noon-1 p.m. in the MERIT library.
Tue
Dec
17
The University of Wisconsin Foundation will host a half-day workshop titled "Advancement 101: Engaging Alumni and Donors" on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 in the Plenary Room, Grainger Hall. In this free workshop you'll learn about ways to develop lasting, mutually rewarding relationships with your alumni and donors.
Tue
Dec
17
The spring 2014 conference of the Wisconsin Association of Colleges for Teacher Education will be held March 30 and 31, 2014. The Executive Committee welcomes proposals from those involved in educator preparation and professional development in higher education, Cooperative Educational Service Agencies, alternative educator preparation programs, professional organizations and PK-12 districts and schools. The deadline for proposal submissions is Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.
Tue
Dec
17
Please follow these tips to help the UW Foundation Gift Processing staff in getting through the mail it receives each day. This is increasingly important as 2013 comes to a close.
Mon
Dec
09
UW-Madison has authorized a critical compensation exercise for 2014. The School of Education will be receiving proposals from departments and units through Feb. 3, 2014 for Critical Compensation Fund (CCF) adjustments.
Mon
Dec
02
The School of Education encourages faculty and staff contributions to the Partners in Giving Campaign -- also known as the State, University and UW Hospital & Clinics Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County.
Thu
Sep
26
There are two sources of funding. One is via School of Education Seed Funding, which supports initiatives and innovations that contribute to the globalization of the School's course and program offerings, and of the UW-Madison campus. In addition, the Wisconsin Center for Educational Research (WCER) is providing seed funding for the 2013-2014 academic year to promote international and/or comparative educational research by School of Education faculty and staff.
Tue
Aug
06
Mathieu appointed interim director of Wisconsin Center for Education Research
Robert Mathieu has been appointed interim director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER), UW-Madison School of Education Dean Julie Underwood announced Tuesday. He replaces Adam Gamoran, who stepped down after nine years to accept a position as President of the William T. Grant Foundation. Currently, Mathieu is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in the Department of Astronomy at UW-Madison.
Thu
Jul
18
Learning Connections now available online
“Playing to learn -– and scoring education points,” is the cover story for the Spring/Summer 2013 issue of the School of Education's alumni magazine. The piece examines the leading role those within the school are playing at the intersection of video games and learning.
Mon
Jul
15
Halbach named interim director of Education Portfolios and Career Services
Ann Halbach has been named interim director of Education Portfolios and Career Services (EPCS). As EPCS assistant director for many years, Ann has extensive experience working closely with and directing the unit’s programs and initiatives.
Tue
Jun
18
Dean Underwood responds to review of teacher preparation programs
She explains why a national review of teacher preparation programs misses the mark by failing to offer a valid measure of UW-Madison's nationally recognized program and its ongoing commitment to developing high-quality teachers of tomorrow.
Thu
Jun
13
Help Desk moving to MERIT Library on July 1
Currently located in room L107 of the Education Building, the Help Desk will move to the MERIT Library, which is housed on the third floor of the Teacher Education Building.
Mon
May
06
Adam Gamoran's Farewell Celebration
Come say goodbye to Adam Gamoran on Monday, May 13 in the Education Sciences Building. The celebration will be held on the 13th Floor Lounge from 3 to 5 p.m.
Wed
Apr
10
WCER director candidate talks now available online
Recordings from the public talks of the four finalists in a search for the next director of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER). One will succeed Adam Gamoran, who will assume duties as president of the William T. Grant Foundation beginning in September.
Wed
Apr
10
SoE to host WCER director candidate Jacob Vigdor
The School of Education is hosting Jacob Vigdor, candidate for WCER director, March 18-19. He will give a public talk discussing the next 50 years of WCER on Tuesday, March 19th from 12:00-1:30pm, in 259 Educational Sciences.
Thu
Apr
04
An evolution in the thinking and practice of blended learning featuring Charles Dziuban
Come to Union South on April 19 at 2 p.m. to hear about the latest work from a UW-Madison graduate.