Dr. Sofía Chaparro Selected as 2019 TIRF Alatis Prize Recipient

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Planning and Policy in Educational Contexts. Dr. Nelson Flores, Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr. Sofía Chaparro, Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver, have been named as the winners of TIRF’s 2019 […]

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SEHD alumna is next DPS Superintendent

Susana Cordova is unanimous pick to lead school district CU Denver alumna Susana Cordova (MA, ’00) is the next superintendent of Denver Public Schools (DPS). Cordova, unanimously approved this week, holds a MEd in educational, instructional and curriculum supervision from the School of Education & Human Development. In 2016, Cordova served as acting DPS superintendent, filling in while Tom […]

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Farah Ibrahim featured in CU Denver TODAY

The culture of counseling Education school prepares future counselors to address diverse clients Deeply exploring counseling clients’ worldviews, cultural identities, privilege and oppression plays a key role in helping them heal. Every day, culturally diverse counseling clients walk into clinics, schools and private practices throughout the world to share their deepest concerns, hopes and dreams. Each […]

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Kristie Kauerz quoted in Education Dive

Pre-K-3 leadership academy fosters early learning hubs There are several new education professional development opportunities that focus specifically on increasing principals’ understanding of recommended early-childhood practices. “The field-wide move toward focusing on birth through age 8 has prompted more intentional discussion of what is the ‘through-8’ side,” Kristie Kauerz, director of the National P-3 Center […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Farah Ibrahim and her daughter, Jianna R. Henuer

Congratulations to Dr. Farah Ibrahim and her daughter, Jianna R. Henuer on their recent book chapter (2018), Issues in Counseling South Asian Americans. You may find the chapter in MJ. Perera, E.C. Chang (eds. ), Biopsychosocial Approaches to Understanding Health in South Asian American, Cross-Cultural Research in Health, Illness and Well-Being (see link) below. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/978-3-319-91120-5.pdf

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Journal of Teacher Education features Margarita Bianco’s research on developing a diversified teaching workforce

The genesis of this issue is in large part an outgrowth of the organizing efforts of the leaders of AACTE’s Diversified Teaching Workforce (DTW) Topical Action Group (TAG). The DTW TAG held its first meeting at the 2015 AACTE Annual Conference, and subcommittees were formed to address recruitment, research, mentorship, professional development, and advocacy. At […]

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Congrats to Scott Bauer on his new book

Leading Schools to Learn Grow and Thrive Using Theory to Strengthen Practice Leading Schools to Learn, Grow, and Thrive provides a unique approach to preparing prospective education leaders by combining theory, research, and practice. Grounded in organizational and leadership theory, this book helps leaders understand their schools and districts from multiple perspectives and develop their own […]

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Scott McLeod’s new book: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning

Scott McLeod’s new book: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning (A Quick Guide to Educational Technology Integration and Digital Learning Spaces) Congrats to Scott on his new book! This guide outlines a clear approach for using digital learning tools to promote deeper, personalized learning across subjects and grade levels. Learn more: [Here’s the book on Amazon] […]

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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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