• Students pitch in on pumpkin harvest

    Studying Human Development and Family Relations in community context

    You know what they say in Colorado: if you don’t like the weather, just wait 20 minutes. On the way to Ollin Farms in Longmont, the skies were gray and menacing over the mountains.… Full Story

    October 27, 2017
    Guest Contributor
    HDFR at Ollin Farms
  • The bilingual advantage

    School psychology doctoral candidate helps bilingual students

    You can count on your fingers the number of school psychology doctoral programs in the United States that offer a bilingual concentration.… Full Story

    October 25, 2017
    Amy Ventura
    Ana Novelli
  • Davis receives SEHD's Rhodes Endowed Faculty Award

    Education professor keeps learning, prioritizes local research and partnerships

    Alan Davis, PhD, calls himself a “Colorado boy.” The CU Denver education professor grew up near Golden, started skiing when he was 12 and graduated from Wheat Ridge High School.… Full Story

    October 5, 2017
    Amy Ventura
    Alan Davis, PhD
  • SEHD professor receives $4.7 million in autism-related grants

    Researcher Phil Strain ramps up nationwide autism and preschool inclusion projects

    CU Denver has long been one of the nation’s leading autism research universities. Phil Strain, professor of Early Childhood Special Education in the School of Education & Human Development, is a major driver and innovator behind that expertise.… Full Story

    October 4, 2017
    Julia Cummings
    Phill Strain
  • Elementary education teaching degree offered in rural Colorado

    New partnership with Otero Junior College helps to address teacher shortage

    Otero Junior College (OJC) and the University of Colorado Denver have launched an innovative partnership to offer a bachelor’s degree in elementary education that can be completed in its entirety at OJC’s campus in La Junta, Colo.… Full Story

    August 15, 2017
    Emily Williams
    Robert Thelen teaching kids
  • Happy Haynes, Denver leader

    Alumna uses education in long, distinguished career of city service

    Happy Haynes has devoted her entire professional life to serving the residents of Denver, so it should come as no surprise that when she wanted to advance her education she chose Colorado’s only public urban research university—located in the heart of Denver.… Full Story

    August 13, 2017
    Vicki Hildner
    Happy Haynes, Denver
  • Soldier for the greater good

    Silva shakes off troubled past to find his leadership stride in Education doctoral program

    The first few years of José Silva’s life were marked by so much heartache and poverty that he could have easily ended up on drugs, in jail or worse.… Full Story

    August 12, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Jose Silva receives Rosa Parks award
  • Colorado education experts to study teacher residency programs

    The Colorado Consortium of Residency Educators (CO-CORE), a unique group of partners across higher education and non-profit organizations in Colorado, has received a $400,000 federal grant from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to study what makes teacher residencies effective as a teacher preparation strategy and how to sustainably fund their most important elements.… Full Story

    July 11, 2017
    Emily Williams