Events

WCER and its projects host dozens of lectures, panels discussions and other events throughout the year, including the Wisconsin Ideas in Education and Carl A. Grant series, and the annual UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair.

Nearly all these events are free, and open to the campus community, as well as to other educators, community leaders and members of the interested public.

You can scroll event descriptions beginning with the most current on this page, get a larger view and subscribe to WCER’s Google calendar, visit the individual pages for each type of event or use the search.


UW–Madison Education Research Poster Fair

February 23, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 Orchard Street


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Sarah Powell

Sarah Powell, Assistant Professor, Department of Special Education, Universtiy of Texas at Austin

March 1, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Jamel K. Donnor

Jamel K. Donnor, Associate Professor, School of Education, The College of William and Mary

March 12, 2017, Noon - 1 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Christopher Jett

Christopher Jett, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of West Georgia

March 15, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture

March 29, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Featuring Stafford Hood

Stafford Hood, Professor of Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Psychology, Univeristy of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

April 6, 2017, Noon - 1 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Annalisa Sannio

Annalissa Sannio, University Lecturer, Center for Research on Activity, Development and Learning, University of Helsinki

April 12, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Lecture Series Featuring Carol Hahn

Carol Hahn, The Charles Howard Candler Professor of Educational Studies, Emory College

April 19, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


2017 MSAN Institute on Equity-Focused Leadership & Cultural Competence, Day One

April 27, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., The Madison Concourse Hotel


2017 MSAN Institute on Equity-Focused Leadership & Cultural Competence, Day Two

April 28, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., The Madison Concourse Hotel



Past Events

Cultivating Self-in-Context as Responsive Evaluators

Hazel Symonette, Ph.D. , Founder, director of the Student Success Institute; Program development & assessment specialist in the Division of Student Life

February 22, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Conducting International Evaluations

February 21, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Series: Optimizing Prediction in the Context of Large-Scale Educational Assessments

David Kaplan, Professor, Educational Psychology, UW-Madison

February 17, 2017, Noon - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Teaching to and Through Social Justice

Manya Whitaker, Assistant Professor, Colorado College

February 7, 2017, Noon - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Series: Developing Collaborative Research Initiatives

Madeline Hafner, Executive Director of the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN)

February 3, 2017, Noon - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street