The Teacher Education Center aims to uphold the Wisconsin Idea by supporting research and development of policies that capitalize on the role of teacher preparation in challenging inequities in P-12 schools, maximizing the impact of our teacher preparation programs, and supporting the preparation of teacher educators and teacher education scholars.
To advance UW–Madison’s leadership and impact in the field of education by serving as an incubator for teacher education practices and providing support for and connections between our research, state policy, and our preparation of future teachers.
One of the highlights of the School of Education Teacher Education Center is our Indigenous Education Coordinator. Through this position, we support our educator preparation programs’ efforts to teach candidates the histories, cultures, languages, and sovereignty of the First Nations of Wisconsin. The Indigenous Education Coordinator facilitates the Teacher Education Center Indigenous Education Committee, a professional learning community to better understand Act 31 and best practices in Indigenous education––as well as develop institutional strategies for infusion and Indigenization. First Nations Cultural Landscape Tours of the UW-Madison campus, that introduces students, staff, and faculty to the First Nations of Wisconsin through place-based learning, are offered through the office of Campus and Visitor Relations. All students in our educator preparation courses take this tour, which is augmented by additional pre- or post-tour learning activities planned in collaboration with our Indigenous Education Coordinator.
- Alumna wins early career award for ‘commitment and promise’ to Latinx higher education community
- UW–Madison’s Stamm weighs brain risks for youth in sports on WPR’s ‘Central Time’
- In Q&A, School of Education alumnus discusses new leadership role at DoIT
- Study from UW–Madison’s Liu finds women shouldered most of kids’ in-home schooling needs during early pandemic
- Educational Policy Studies’ annual conference to feature keynote on Indigenous language revitalization
- February 27Global Day 2024Wisconsin and the World11:00 AM, Varsity Hall, Union South
- February 27“The lessons of the Citizen School project in Porto Alegre, Brazil to building democracy and curricular justice in educaLACIS Lunchtime Lecture Series12:00 PM, 206 Ingraham Hall
Also offered online
- February 28
- February 28Mills Folly Microcinema presents Body Language: A Collection of MFA Video Works7:00 PM, Arts + Literature Laboratory, 2021 Winnebago St, Madison, WI 53704