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

School of Education Head Shot Photos

November 2, 2017, Noon - 4:00 pm, 109 Teacher Education Building, MERIT Studio


WIES Lecture: A Panel Discussion about Careers in Academia

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


Lunch and Learn: How WCER Projects Address Educational Equity

October 30, 2017, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


School of Education Head Shot Photos

October 30, 2017, Noon - 4:00 pm, 109 Teacher Education Building, MERIT Studio


ITP Lecture: Evaluating the Impact of Performance Funding

Nick Hillman, Associate Professor, UW–Madison Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

October 27, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


Welcoming Immigrant Families and Learners

October 26, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 pm, Virginia Harrison Parlor, Lathrop Hall


The Future of Higher Education Credentials

Sean Gallaher, Executive Director of Northeastern University’s Center for the Future of Higher Education and Talent Strategy

October 24, 2017, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture: Black in the ‘Burbs

Linn Posey-Maddox, Associate Professor, UW–Madison Educational Policy Studies

October 20, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: Attention and Learning in Young Children

Anna Fisher, Associate Professor of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University

October 18, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


A Framework for Supporting Teachers to Facilitate Effective Whole Class Discussions in K-8 Math

Teruni Lamberg, Associate Professor of Elementary Mathematics EducationUniversity of Nevada, Reno

October 12, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


ITP Lecture: Games and Learning 101

David Gagnon, Program Director, Field Day Lab at the Wisocnsin Institute for Discovery

October 6, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


WIES Lecture: New Faculty in the School of Education Present Their Work

October 4, 2017, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


Where We Fit: The Role of Staff & Teachers in Community-School Partnerships

October 2, 2017, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, Online Webinar


ITP Lecture: Understanding Fractions: A Case Study in Educational Neuroscience

Edward Hubbard, Assistant Professor, UW–Madison Education Psychology

September 29, 2017, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street


#LowerEd: Why a Critical View of the “Skills Gap” Is Essential in Today’s Higher Education Landscape

Dr. Tressie McMillan Cottom, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University

September 29, 2017, 10:00 am - 1:30 pm, Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall