The IEI strives to improve the education of all youth, particularly the disadvantaged. Its teaching, scholarship, and service reflect Notre Dame’s commitment to advance K-12 schooling. Distinguished scholars, including IEI Fellows across the University, pursue interdisciplinary collaborations to make a difference in crucial areas of education reform, with particular attention to Catholic schools. Resources for educational excellence include distinctive graduate-level programs that form teachers and leaders.
Deborah Ball to Lecture on 'Moral Imperative' of Skillful Teaching
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, Dean of the School of Education at the University of Michigan, presents "It's a Moral Imperative: Skillful Teaching Can't Be Left to Chance". See details of this Nov. 15 lecture.
CREO Building Global Scholarly Network
The Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO), a unit of the Institute for Educational Initiative, has been designated an “international research network” by the World Education Research Association. Read about CREO's new global role with the WERA.
Clark Power: ND Expert Looks at NFL Hazing
Clark Power, co-director of the Play Like a Champion Today program, looks at the recent Miami Dolphins hazing allegations.
Lifetime Achievement Award for Director
Rev. Timothy Scully, CSC, the Hackett Family Director of Notre Dame's Institute for Educational Initiatives, has received the Manhattan Institute's William E. Simon Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Social Entrepreneurship. ND Newswire describes the award. National Review Online interviews Fr. Scully about "educating the least of these." Notre Dame Magazine reports on hope-filled initiatives by the Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE), founded by Fr. Scully twenty years ago.
Research Center on Educational Policy
The Research Center on Educational Policy (RCEP) is a new component of Notre Dame’s Institute for Educational Initiatives. It will convene interdisciplinary expertise from Notre Dame and other research universities to conduct independent, empirical research projects that inform K-12 educational policy in Indiana. The RCEP will work directly with the Indiana Department of Education.
Sympoisum on Protecting Children in Summer Sport Camps: April 26 Play Like a Champion Today
The AP-TIP IN program, administered by the Institute for Educational Initiatives for high schools across Indiana, is doubling in size for its second year. See the press kit, including names of the schools.
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The Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program for Indiana (AP-TIP IN), in partnership with National Math and Science (NMS), works with educators statewide. The goal is to expand the expert teaching of College Board Advanced Placement (R) or AP courses to make significantly more public high school students better prepared for careers in the workforce of the future.