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.


ITP | Exploring and Understanding English Learners’ College Pathways: EL Educational Research as It Informs and is Informed by Policy and Practice

Rebecca Callahan, Professor, University of Vermont

December 2, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom



Past Events

ITP | Exploring and Understanding English Learners’ College Pathways: EL Educational Research as It Informs and is Informed by Policy and Practice

Rebecca Callahan, Professor, University of Vermont

December 2, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


ITP | The Foundational Inequality – Race Differences in Education Mobility in the US

Katie Jajtner, Scientist, UW−Madison

November 4, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


ITP | Can Non-Traditional Teacher Preparation Programs Improve Student Non-Test Outcomes and Teacher Diversity? Evidence from New York City

Soobin Kim, Research Scientist, Education Analytics

October 14, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


William T. Grant Scholars Program Info Session: Strategies and Tips for Success

Adam Gamoran, President, William T. Grant Foundation

October 7, 2022, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Grainger Hall Room 1180


ITP | Effects of Financial Aid Policy on Short- and Long-Term Individual Outcomes

Fabian Pfeffer , Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Michigan

October 7, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


Epistemic exclusion as a barrier to Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (JEDI) in academia.

NiCole T. Buchanan, Ph.D., Professor, Michigan State University

October 3, 2022, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Grantwriting Workshop

September 23, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Giving Credit Where Credit Is Due: Causal Impacts of Reverse Transfer Associate Degrees on Education and Labor Market Outcomes

Assistant Professor Taylor Odle, Educational Policy Studies, UW−Madison

September 16, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


WCER Lunch and Learn | Get to Know the CIRTL Network

CIRTL researchers, WCER, UW−Madison

May 25, 2022, Noon-1 pm, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


School of Education Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion | Open House

May 11, 2022, 12:30-2:30 pm CT (Reception 12:30-1 pm), Room 145, Education Building


ITP | The Effects of Full-Day Prekindergarten: Experimental Evidence of Impacts on Children and Families

Dr. Allison Atteberry, University of Virginia

May 6, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


ITP | Reframing Design in Education: Preparing Teachers as Agents for Change

Douglas Clark, University of Calgary

April 29, 2022, Noon-1:30 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences


WCER Lunch and Learn | 4K During a Pandemic: Stories from Dane County

CRECE researchers, WCER, UW−Madison

April 20, 2022, Noon-1 pm Central Time, 259 Educational Sciences and Zoom


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture - Integrating Social Science and Behavioral Genetics to Understand the Antecedents and Consequences of Racial Discrimination

Dr. Juan Del Toro, Research Associate at the Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC), University of Pittsburgh

April 15, 2022, Noon to 1:30 p.m. Central Time, Educational Sciences Room 259


Carl A. Grant Scholars Lecture - Rethinking Racial Domination in Education: A Critical Approach

Quentin Wheeler-Bell, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy of Education, Indiana University

March 7, 2022, Noon to 1:00 p.m. Central Time, Educational Sciences Room 259 and on Zoom.