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.

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Past Events

CAG Lecture | Toward an Understanding of Working Memory & Math Performance In & Out of the Classroom

Dana Miller-Cotto, Research Associate, University of Pittsburgh

May 2, 2019, 12 - 1:00, Educational Sciences, Room 259

WIES Lecture | Metacognitive Awareness of Estimation Across the Lifespan

Clarissa Thompson, Associate Professor, Kent State University

May 1, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, L138 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Statewide Efforts to Support Student Mental Health in Rural Communities

Rebecca Collins, State Director of Student Services, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

April 30, 2019, 12-1:30 pm, 253 Educational Sciences

CCWT Spring Seminar Series:  Participatory Action Research as a Grassroots Challenge

Gary L. Anderson, Professor, Educational Leadership, New York University Steinhardt

April 29, 2019, 10:00, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall

ITP Seminar in Education Sciences | Internship Day

April 26, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

Future Directions in Indigenous Education Research

Brian McInnes, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Duluth

April 25, 2019, 11:30 am - 1 pm, 298 Education Building

MEP Research Symposium: Partnering for Progress

MMSD Ricardo Jara, Beth Vaade, Culleen Witthuhn & UW-Madison Katie Eklund, Beth Graue, Eric Grodsky, Katie Ostrander, Bob Mathieu

April 25, 2019, 4-6:30 pm, Spark Building, 821 E. Washington Ave., Madison

WIES Lecture Featuring kihana ross

kihana ross, Assistant Professor of African American Studies, Northwestern University

April 24, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, 159 Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education

Data & Pizza: Explore Your Research Questions Using Existing Data Sources

Amy Claessens and Hyunwoo Yang

April 23, 2019, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

ITP Seminar | Barriers & Facilitators in Effectiveness Trials of Family Engagement in Interventions

Garret Hall, Phoebe Jordan, Meghan McMackin, Brandon Lonnerstater, University of Wisconsin--Madison

April 19, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

Carl A Grant Scholars Lecture

Jennifer Morton, Associate Professor, The City College of New York

April 15, 2019, 12 - 1:00 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

WIES Lecture | Developing and Testing Interventions to Increase Racial Equity in School Discipline

Kent McIntosh, Professor, Special Education, University of Oregon

April 11, 2019, 12 - 1 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259

CCWT: Managing Transitions from College to Work: The ‘Employability’ and Career Readiness Challenge

Michael Tomlinson, Associate Professor, Southampton Education School, University of Southampton, UK

April 10, 2019, Noon-1:30 pm, Ed Sciences 259, 1025 West Johnson Street

WIES Lecture | Proportional Reasoning: From Symbolic Formalizations to Early Intuitions

Michelle Hurst, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

April 3, 2019, 12:30-1:30 pm, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall

From Interests to Investigations: Developing a Research Agenda

Mary Pattillo, Nothwestern University

April 1, 2019, 1:30 - 2:30 pm, Room 159, 1000 Bascom Hall