News & Events

The Helping Offenders Prosper through Employment (HOPE) program, a project that provides 1-1 mentoring to incarcerated youth, has been suspended due to the COVID-19 epidemic. HOPE mentors will stay socially connected with their mentees for the duration of this crisis through written cards – and we are looking for more volunteers to write to incarcerated youth.

Twelve teachers from around Indiana have been recognized as the 2020-2021 winners of the Armstrong Teacher Educator Award. The award is given out annually to outstanding Indiana teachers, recognizing their contributions above and beyond the job of teaching.

A popular Zoom feature is its virtual backgrounds, which make it look like you’re calling in from wacky places like the Golden Gate Bridge or outer space. You can even upload your own backgrounds. We've created six downloadable backgrounds that will make you feel like you’re still taking classes at the School of Education.

The annual Celebration of Teaching Awards highlight excellence in instruction and mentoring around the school. While the event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these prestigious awards are still being given out, and we’re honored to highlight the phenomenal work being done at the School of Education.

The Make, Innovate, Learn Lab (MILL), a makerspace full of equipment meant to empower students to be creative, has a new and potentially life-saving job right now: it’s being used to create face shields to protect people in healthcare and emergency services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The strength of graduate programs at the School of Education has once again been recognized nationally. The U.S. News and World Report’s 2021 “Best Graduate Schools” rankings include eight School of Education graduate programs, five of which are in the top ten across the nation.

Krista Glazewski, Associate Professor and Department Chair of Instructional Systems Technology, has won this year’s Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Award from the IU Center of Excellence for Women & Technology.

About 145 participants from around IU and beyond gathered at the School of Education last week for the 20th Instructional Systems Technology Conference. The conference is a free, student-run event that offers graduate students a safe venue to gain experience in presenting, organizing and attending professional conferences.

Adult Education master's student Dr. Tyler Severance, a pediatric hematologist and oncologist, is working with a team of doctors, nurses and other medical providers in Indiana and Kenya to improve diagnostic rates of pediatric patients with cancer.

Donald Lahr and his wife Cindy recently decided to fund scholarships at the School of Education. Their decision came from Lahr’s own life experiences – and the impact education has had on his life.