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.



Past Events

Carl A. Grant Lecture: School Privatization and Black Teacher Decline

Terrenda C. White, Assistant Professor Educational Foundations, Policy & Practice, University of Colorado

December 6, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Translational Workshop: Working with the Press to Get the Word Out

Eric Grodsky, Moderator, Associate Professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies, UW-Madison

December 2, 2016, 12:00 - 2:00 PM, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Series: Milestones and Musings from Movement to Math

Dor Abrahamson, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California - Berkeley

November 30, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Lunch and Learn Series: Explore “Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City”

Kate McCleary, Facilitator

November 21, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 PM, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar: The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance

Thomas S. Dee, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Stanford Graduate School of Education

November 18, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: School of Education Alumni Panel: Where Are They Now?

SoE Alumni, Eight graduates of UW–Madison's School of Education

November 16, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Using Multiple Discontinuities to Estimate Effects of Public Need-Based Aid for College

Drew Anderson, Postdoctoral Researcher, Center for Financial Security, UW–Madison

November 11, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Translational Workshop: Research Practice Partnerships in Wisconsin

Panel with Eric Camburn, Peter Goff, Kurt Kiefer, Robert Mathieu, Beth Vaade, Representing ELPA, DPI, WCER and MMSD

November 4, 2016, 12:00 - 2:00, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Series: Retrieval-Based Learning: Active Retrieval Promotes Meaningful Learning

Jeffrey D. Karpicke, James V. Bradley Associate Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University

November 2, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Lunch and Learn: Practical Reflections upon and Responses to Homelessness

Peter Miller, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, UW-Madison

October 31, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar: Prompting Active Choice Among High Risk Borrowers

Benjamin Castleman, Assistant Professor of Education and Public Policy, University of Virginia

October 28, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar: Inequality before Birth: The Developmental Consequences of Environmental Toxicants

Claudia Persico, Assistant Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, UW–Madison

October 21, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Inequality and the Public University

Moderator: Jennifer Morton, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, City College of New York

October 20, 2016, 4:00 - 5:15 PM, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Series: Education Reform and Gender

Margaret Smith Crocco, Professor of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

October 19, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Child Care and the Development of Early Childhood Skills

Matt Wiswall, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 14, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street