Margarita Bianco featured in Education Week

Wanted: Teachers as diverse as their students The Pionero Scholars program at Lipscomb University in Tennessee helps prepare Latino and immigrant students in metropolitan Nashville for careers in education. “It’s those young people who don’t see themselves reflected in the curriculum, who don’t see themselves reflected in the educator workforce or school leadership,” said Margarita […]

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Our EdD program’s higher education concentration is featured in Diverse Issues in Higher Education

CU Denver Leadership Focuses on Training Diverse Leaders Officials at CU Denver say that they have been intentional about boosting their underrepresented student populations. With Engelke’s support, they have focused their attention on creating new academic programs centered on access, equity and social justice. Last year, Dr. Linda Bowman spearheaded the launch of a new […]

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Denver teachers become the students

An agreement between the Denver Classroom Teachers Association and Denver Public Schools made it possible for these educators to afford higher education, and subsequently, higher salaries. “It didn’t make sense for me to get my master’s before. I wouldn’t get paid to get my master’s. I would get debt if I got my master’s,” said […]

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Chalkbeat Colorado features CU Denver’s inaugural teacher ed cohort from Otero Junior College

Rural Colorado faces a teacher shortage. University of Colorado Denver has plans to help. By making high-quality educator preparation programs available in rural communities and recruiting candidates from those communities, administrators hope they can make a real dent in the teacher shortage. Students who come in with an associate degree can earn a University of […]

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Prize-winning publication calls for new paradigm of language education policy

Sofía Chaparro, assistant professor in University of Colorado Denver’s Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education program, was awarded the 2019 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Planning and Policy in Educational Contexts from The International Research Foundation for English Language Education (TIRF) during the 2019 TESOL International Convention in March. Chaparro and co-author […]

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Rachel Stein and her student Leslie Shelton author article in the American Psychological Association’s Psych Learning Curve publication

Most enter a career in school psychology to work with youth and families in school settings; address complex challenges; and support student learning and mental and behavioral health. Many school psychologists would agree, however, that the benefits of a career in school psychology extend beyond their reasons for initially becoming a school psychologist. [Check out the article […]

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CU President Finalist Mark Kennedy Gets Chilly Reception From Faculty Council

The mood was tense from the minute Kennedy walked into CU’s Faculty Council meeting. The questions about his support for the liberal arts, fundraising, DACA students, his strategic initiatives and how he engages with faculty were pointed. Joanne Addison, chair of the University of Colorado Faculty Council, wasn’t shy about steering the longtime businessman and former […]

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