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.


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


WCER All-Staff Conference

Speakers to be announced, from WCER and beyond!

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



Past Events

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


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