Announcements, News, and Events

COHORT 22 – Current Secondary Education Students

Activities on the Horizon:

  • Summer Courses – June 21-Aug 5:  Capstone, School Law & Professional Workshops are classes offered throughout the summer.
  • Licensing–  Upon the conclusion of the student teaching semester and with all other items address, candidates may apply for their teaching license through DPI.
  • Finals Conference, Aug 2 or 4th: Students will present a summary of their Master’s project to the public.
  • Graduation, Aug 4th: We will gather for a Graduation Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2022.  Informal, in-person reception to follow.

COHORT 23 –Prospective Secondary Education Students

Activities on the Horizon:

  • Rolling Application Review– At the end of each month applications will be considered for the upcoming cohort as space allows.  Final review to be done in May, 2022
  • Scholarship application–  The WiSH system is accepting applications.  DUE DATE: March 1.
  • Monthly Live Q&A’s: Virtual sessions will be held through the spring to support candidates’ preparation for their start in Summer 2022. (More details below)
  • Background Check’s -Due April 20:  A  condition of admittance is that each candidate must have a background check completed. 
  • Program Preparation– throughout May:  Surveys, registration and modules will be shared with candidates in preparation for the start of the program.
  • Program Orientation: Tuesday, June 7, 2022 (and June 9)  Additional information and times will be available as the date approaches.
  • First Day of Classes:  Monday, June 13, 2022

LIVE Q&A Sessions- for incoming students

Secondary Education staff and other representatives from UW service will host a series of session to address topics and questions about the program, process, documents and resources available.  Each session will be arranged around a theme and offer comments from relevant UW staff members.  There will be time for discussion and questions from candidates.


  •  February 15, 4:30, Financial Picture  (Link to Text Q&A, Link to Slides)
    • Scholarship opportunities, process and notification
    • Teacher Pledge Overview and FAQ’s
    • Tuition
    • Jobs
  • March 23, 4:30 Exploring resources, support and connections
    • Within the School of Education, there is a great support network
      • Teacher Ed Center-
      • Career Center:
      • Across campus:
  • April 11, 4:30, Zoom invite Meet the Advisors (Link to Q&A interactive document)
    • Introduction to each SED Advisor/Coordinator
    • Summer 1 Calendar – .pdf visual
    • Direct Emails
      • ENGLISH: Dawn Lemirand-Poepping <>
      • SOCIAL STUDIES: Tom Owenby <>
      • SCIENCE: Mark Olson <>
      • MATHEMATICS Jen Murphy <>
      • ESL: Kaycee Rogers <>
  • May 26, 4:30, (ZOOM): Schedule and Expectations
    • General calendar and daily schedule for 2022-23
    • Formats for homework, lesson plans and communications
      • Using the Google suite
      • Canvas
      • and zz numbers
    • Preview of school and community sites connected to the field work of the program
    • Connecting with peers and other networking options

Secondary Education Finals Conference

Thursday, August 5 or 7, 2022, the sensational seventh cohort of teacher candidates from the Dept of Curriculum and Instruction’s Secondary Education Program will present their final Master’s projects.


Look back: 

COHORT 20! A summary of the MS projects from the 2020 Secondary Ed Graduates may be found through this link.

COHORT 19!    A summary of the MS projects from the 2019 Secondary Ed Graduates may be found through this link.