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For the fifth consecutive year, the UW College of Education has been ranked No. 3 or higher among the nation's top public schools of education by U.S. News & World Report, with seven specialty programs among the top 12.

High school teacher and student

Grants to strengthen community-engaged partnerships


Two ongoing research-practice partnerships between Puget Sound area school districts and UW College of Education researchers are being extended with support from the Spencer Foundation.

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New book aims to spread ambitious science teaching


All students are capable of engaging deeply in scientific investigation and thinking—if conditions in the classroom are right. In “Ambitious Science Teaching,” UW researchers outline a powerful framework for science teaching that is rigorous and equitable for students from all backgrounds.

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Video Spotlight: EDU Talks Raising Washington


Early learning experts from the UW College of Education shared their insights into helping all children get a strong during EDU Talks: Raising Washington. Watch talks from the March 28 event at Seattle Children's Museum.

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Advancing comprehensive P-3 approaches


“Framework in Action,” a new publication series being launched by the UW’s National P-3 Center, will support early learning leaders and practitioners working on comprehensive P-3 approaches to early learning.

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UW research featured at AERA 2018


Faculty and students will present findings of their current research to strengthen teaching practice, maker education, instructional leadership, early learning and more during the American Educational Research Association's annual meeting this month.




Mark Windschitl on ambitious science teaching | UW early learning experts share insights | Patty Maxfield on eliminating the achievement gap | Ken Zeichner Q&A with NEA Today | Brinda Jegatheesan on "emotional support" animals | UW research on teacher retention and mobility | Sharon Williams on the power of a theory of action




View the College calendar for more upcoming events

Early learners

Haring Center Auction


Support the Haring Center's work to research best practices in inclusive education, train the next generation of educators and serve children and families.
May 12 - 5 p.m.
Purchase tickets

Center for Multicultural Education

Center for Multicultural Education Symposium


The Center's 29th symposium will honor founder James A. Banks and welcome incoming director Django Paris. Keynote by Linda Darling-Hammond.
April 27 - 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Email to RSVP

School leaders

AASA National Principal Supervisor Academy


Led by the UW Center for Educational Leadership for central office leaders who support principals' instructional leadership growth.
July 25-26 and Nov. 7-8, 2018; April 10-11, 2019.
Apply by April 13




Yelena Patish (PhD ‘16) receives the AERA Classroom Management SIG's Carol Weinstein Outstanding Research Paper Award for “The Development of Novice Teachers’ Culturally Responsive Classroom Management Practice.”

Michelle Zimmerman (MEd '07, PhD '11) discussed how education systems can keep pace during the SXSWEdu session “Future Learning: AI’s Impact on Tomorrow's Worker.”





Debi Talukdar, doctoral student in multicultural education, is featured in the latest edition of Columns Magazine for her work with the UW Center for Philosophy for Children. READ MORE

Pilar Letrondo, senior Education, Communities and Organizations major, is helping open careers in STEM fields to young people through her capstone internship at Pacific Science Center. READ MORE

As a high school student in South Korea, PhD student Soo-Yean Shim was already imagining alternative approaches to make science classes engaging for all students. READ MORE

Doctoral student Lisa Sibbett wins AERA Philosophy SIG Graduate Writing Award READ MORE




Dean Tuan receives book award for “Prejudice in Politics” | Bang publishes new paper on Indigenous sciences | Parker, alumni on design for deeper learning | Cultivate Learning launches Circle Time for early learning practitioners | Teams create solutions for education at MEP’s Pitcher Pitch | Fink to present at Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education | Summer institute for education leaders nearly sold out | Your most successful teacher professional learning opportunities | Five priorities for the changing role of principal supervisor | Faculty receive new grants READ MORE


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