Other Series

WCER and its projects present lectures, workshops and networking series developed for a variety of audiences, including students, faculty, staff and colleagues of UW–Madison, as well as stakeholders, such as educators, public officials, community leaders and the interested public.

Current series include:

HOPE Lab Speaker Series

Interdisciplinary Training Program Seminar in Education Sciences

Practical Wisdom

This bi-weekly discussion series connects graduate students with peers and experts on topics integral to professional success in education research. Topics selected generally are not taught in common coursework, yet are necessary for success in an education researcher’s career. The series is jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Collaborative Education Research Network (The Network), Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences (ITP) and Doctoral Research Program (DRP).

Qualitative Methods Group Lectures



Past Events

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


ITP Seminar |  Matthew Cooper Borkenhagen

Matthew Cooper Borkenhagen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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


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


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


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


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


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


ITP Seminar | Martina Rau

Martina Rau, Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology, UW--Madison

March 29, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


ITP Seminar | Rachel Fish

Rachel Fish, Assistant Professor, New York University--Steinhardt

March 15, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


CCWT | The Challenges of Academic Evaluation in the Field of Public Higher Education in China

Yanhong Liu, Jilin University

March 13, 2019, 11:30 am, 13th floor, Educational Sciences Building


ITP Seminar | Renunciando Servicios: Investigating Which English Learners Waive Language Development

Madeline Mavrogordato, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

March 8, 2019, 12 - 1:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


For WCER Staff: Lunch & Learn Series Featuring Tech Services & Project Staff

Tech Services and a panel of WCER Projects Staff, Wisconsin Center for Education Research

February 19, 2019, 12 - 1 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


Interdisciplinary Training Program Seminar: Enhancing Students’ Mathematics Learning

Martha Alibali, Professor, Dept. of Psychology, UW-Madision

February 1, 2019, 6 - 7:30 pm, Educational Sciences, Room 259


CCWT:  Experiences of Hmoob American Undergraduate Students

Stacey Lee and Cindy Cheng, UW-Madison

February 1, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30, Education Building, 159, 1000 Bascom Mall