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

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


Delta Workshop: How to Address the Broader Impact in Your NSF Fellowship Application

October 7, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00, Ebling Auditorium, Microbial Sciences, 1550 Linden Drive


ITP Seminar: Evaluation of the Implementation and Impacts of Reading Recovery

Henry May, Director of the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy, University of Delaware

October 7, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Series: Participatory Design as a Practice in Designing for Learning

Betsy DiSalvo, Assistant Professor, Georgia Tech

October 5, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Lunch & Learn Discussion of Space at WCER: The Final Frontier

Bob Mathieu, WCER Director

October 3, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture Series

Check back for the dates and speakers for the 2016-2017 Carl A. Grant Lecture Series, The series enhances awareness of minority scholars and their work in education on and beyond our campus.

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


ITP Seminar: Inequality at Home

Ariel Kalil, Professor, Director of the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy, University of Chicago

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


Inquiry Brown Bag Presentation

Alan B. Knox, Facilitator

September 29, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar Featuring Elizabeth Tipton

Elizabeth Tipton, Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics, Teachers College, Columbia University

September 23, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Delta Roundtable Dinner: Building a Better Future STEM Faculty

Mark R. Connolly, Associate Research Scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

September 21, 2016, 6:00 - 7:30 PM, Union South, Varsity Hall I


WIES Series: The Role of Social Context in Beginning Teacher Development

Peter Youngs, Associate Professor of Education, University of Virginia

September 21, 2016, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


ITP Seminar: Scaling Up Success for All: Lessons Learned

Robert Slavin, Professor, Johns Hopkins University

September 16, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Seminar: National Efforts to Bring Reform to Scale: Outcomes and Implications

Geoffrey Borman, Director, Interdisciplinary Research Training Program

September 9, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Lunch and Learn Speaker Series: Discussion and Listening Session With the Director

Robert Mathieu, Director of WCER

May 16, 2016, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Carl A. Grant Lecture: Undocumented and Coming of Age in America

Roberto Gonzales, Assistant Professor, Harvard University Graduate School of Education

May 6, 2016, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall