SEHD Faculty receive grant from the Office of Special Education Programs

Ritu Chopra (PI) and Elizabeth Steed (Co-PI) received a grant from the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), US department of Education for $749,417 over five years. The grant project, EPIC-ECE : Ensuring Preparation of InClusive Early Childhood Educators, partners with the Early Childhood Education programs in the Colorado Community College System to address the […]

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Welcome HR & Payroll Services Manager Theresa Anderson

We are excited to welcome Theresa Anderson to the School of Education & Human Development! As HR & Payroll Services Manager, Theresa will manage the day-to-day operations of the HR unit, including the recruiting and hiring process, employee onboarding, employee relations, performance management, and the payroll process for School. Theresa will be joining us from […]

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Linda Bowman leads the development of an EdD area of study for higher-education leaders

Access for all Bowman was hired by CU Denver’s SEHD to lead the development of the new Doctor of Education, Leadership for Educational Equity concentration in higher education. She will be working with others this year to get ready for the first classes. The new offering empowers leaders in higher education to improve educational access, equity and success […]

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CAHEP Early Career Faculty Workshop Nominations

You are encouraged to nominate a new tenure-track colleague or advanced doctoral candidate for the Council for the Advancement of Higher Education Programs (CAHEP) Early Career Faculty Workshop. This year’s workshop will take place during the ASHE preconference from 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel. […]

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Low Pay, High Turnover Plagues Colorado Preschool Teachers

Diana Schaack, assistant professor at the University of Colorado Denver’s Human Development and Family Relations Department, said there is a real crisis in Colorado and nationally. “We are driving more and more teachers out of the classroom, into different fields because they can’t afford to stay in the classroom,” said Schaack. Based on her research, […]

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Kristie Kauerz, EdD, joins school of education

The University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) announced that early learning specialist Kristie Kauerz, EdD, is joining the faculty and will bring the National P-3 Center to Colorado. Kauerz, currently a research assistant professor at the University of Washington, specializes in bridging the worlds of early childhood education and K-12 education through education reform, […]

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