Thanks in part to the gracious support of the Outreach Program, the efforts of those at the University of Colorado at Boulder have extend to Bolivia. Bolivia is the second poorest nation in Latin America. The focus of our efforts within the country, more specifically within the area known as the Altiplano, is to construct a long distance Wi-Fi network (WiLDNet) linking ten health posts that will provide the broadband connectivity necessary to provide all telemedicine services among those ten locations (we call this wide area network CamachoNet)...
National Education Policy Center
The mission of the National Education Policy Center is to produce and disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed research to inform education policy discussions. The program is guided by the belief that the democratic governance of public education is strengthened when policies are based on sound evidence.
Negotiating Accountability, Standards and Assessment in Small Rural School Districts
This place-based partnership project, “Negotiating Accountability, Standards and Assessment in Small Rural School Districts,” connects CU Boulder’s School of Education with district and teacher leadership in the Otis R-3 School District and other communities in Northeast Colorado. Working collaboratively, our project aims to (1) develop a case study of how this community negotiated highly contested debates about standards and assessment over the last several years, and (2) to explore how this district and region might respond to the new landscape of ESSA-era accountability reforms in Colorado...
Nobel Prize in Literature: Lecture Series
This lecture series on Nobel-Prize-winning authors from around the world is presented by leading CU Boulder faculty scholars of literature as well as invited guest speakers. The series is hosted by the Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages & Literatures and held at the Boulder Book Store. The series started in Spring 2016 and now is running for the second year...
North Fork Valley Air Monitoring Project
Formerly the North Fork Valley Air Monitoring Project, this project has evolved into the Air Quality InQuiry (AQ-IQ) Program. An education and outreach program bringing together next-generation air quality monitors, a project-based learning curriculum (posted on the TeachEngineering Digital Library), and university mentors from CU to offer high school students in rural Colorado "real-world" research experience...
Now at the Macky Gallery
From September to May, the Macky Gallery showcases exhibits curated under a partnership with the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open for ticket holders during events in the hall.
Noyce Teacher Teams/ Colorado Teaching to Learn Project
Principal Investigator: Valerie Otero
Project Manager: Laurie Langdon
This project builds on the collective induction philosophy that undergirds the successful NSF-funded Noyce programs at the University of Colorado Boulder. The project is integrating, expanding, and aligning teacher preparation, induction, and leadership by bringing together Noyce Teacher Teams of teachers and prospective teachers with different levels of experience...