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 | Understanding Elementary School Absences in Chicago

Mimi Engel, Associate Professor, University of Colorado-Boulder School of Education

September 20, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


WCER All-Staff Conference

Speakers to be announced, from WCER and beyond!

August 29, 2019, 8 am - 4 pm, Educational Sciences Building and Courtyard


America to Me Series Episode 1 | Context Matters: The Permanence of Racism

Students, families, school board members administrators and educators at Oak Park and River Forest High School, This viewing is for WCER faculty, staff and students only.

May 21, 2019, Noon - 2 pm, Room 259, Educational Sciences Building


Launch and Celebrate RERIC

Diana Hess, Robert Mathieu, Craig Albers, Andy Garbacz | School of Education, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Rural Education and Implementation Center, Network and meet researchers, advocates, and colleagues committed to advancing rural education research and associated outreach.

May 13, 2019, 2:30- 4:30 pm, 13th Floor, Educational Sciences Building


ITP Seminar |  Matthew Cooper Borkenhagen

Matthew Cooper Borkenhagen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

May 3, 2019, Noon -1:30 pm, Educational Sciences 259


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