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As you visit this website, we hope you'll find lots of opportunities to catch up on recent news about the school, learn about upcoming events and perhaps even discover new areas of the School of Education that will enlighten and inspire you.

Our faculty, staff and students continue to do award-winning work. For recent news about our achievements, please see the news page.

We have many opportunities for our alumni and friends to be involved in the continued success of the School. Please see our giving to the school page for more information. To help by hosting alumni events in your city, working with the National Advisory Board or hosting a student teacher, intern, practicum or observation, please e-mail Sherrie Saathoff at ssaathoff@ku.edu.

To learn about upcoming alumni and other events, please visit our School of Education news and events page.

Keep in touch! We would like to send copies of The Jayhawk Educator to you and notify you of upcoming events. Please update your contact information and give us news of your recent activities.

The KU University Career Center provides a variety of services to our alumni, please visit their website to learn more.

Thanks for visiting and be sure and check back often!

School of Education Alumni include:

Gale Sayers - Chicago Bears Hall of Famer
Billy Mills - Olympic gold medalist
former Mayor Kay Barnes of Kansas City, Missouri
former Mayor Carol Marinovich of Kansas City, Kansas
Andy Tompkins - former Kansas State Commissioner of Education
and former Governor Jane Hull of Arizona.

 

Alumni Feature

C&T Alumnus, Corey Forbes

Congratulations to Cory Forbes, C&T alumnus, who just won the Early Career Research Award at the 2014 ‎National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) annual meeting in Pittsburgh, PA! Mr. Forbes currently is an Associate Professor of Science Education at the University of Nebraska. This prestigious award is given annually to the early researcher who demonstrates the greatest potential to make outstanding and continuing contributions to research in science education.

How to give

Thank you for your interest in contributing to the KU School of Education! There are many ways for you to support the school and our students, faculty and programs while achieving your philanthropic goals. If you would like to explore ways you can help, see the Giving Options at KU Endowment, or contact:

Brian Friedman
Brian Friedman
Associate Development Director, School of Education
1891 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66047
785-832-7464
BFriedman@KUEndowment.org
Jayhawk Educator

The Jayhawk EducatorA new Jayhawk Educator alumni magazine is mailed once each year to the school's more than 24,000 alumni. Keep in touch to get yours!
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Keep in touch!

Keep in touch iconPlease Keep in touch by updating your contact information and recent activities, and we'll send you the Jayhawk Educator and notify you of upcoming events.

An interesting read on heritage language research conducted by Dr. Hyesun Cho, C&T assistant professor and recent recipient of the Michael B. Salwen Scholar Award
Researcher calls for inclusion of heritage language in teacher preparation | The University of...
Researcher calls for inclusion of heritage language in teacher preparationMon, 05/05/2014ContactMike KringsKU News Service785-864-8860mkrings@ku.eduLAWRENCE — Heritage language education is growing, but it is still not recognized by students, parents, teachers and teacher educators as a benefit for…



Why KU
  • Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
  • School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
  • Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
  • Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award