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.
CREO to Build 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.
Maureen Hallinan, Founding Director: This Retiree Still Inspires
The Institute for Educational Initiatives joins in the applause for our founding director, Maureen Hallinan. See this Department of Sociology tribute to her, noting her retirement from a career of distinguished contributions to scholarship on education.
Bullying Problem Explored by Film and Expert Panel
Bullying in schools is a complex problem that can be solved, according to the comments of Notre Dame faculty members, South Bend community members, and other interested parties during a panel discussion following a March 23 screening of the documentary film, “Bully.”
Sympoisum on Protecting Children in Summer Sport Camps: April 26 Play Like a Champion Today
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.
Leaders from the education, development, corporate, and church sectors came together at Notre Dame’s campus on June 19-20 to consider bold plans to help build Haiti’s future by investing in Catholic education, the largest cohesive network of educational services in Haiti.
The 2011-2012 Notre Dame Forum, a yearlong series of panels, events, and opportunities for engagement with issues, focused on the crisis in K-12 education in the United States. The Forum Committee was co-chaired by Hackett Family Director of the Institute for Educational Initiatives Rev. Timothy Scully, C.S.C., and by Nicole Stelle Garnett, professor of law and coordinator of policy for ACE.
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.
Click the logo above to access the full collection of information about the initiative.
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.
Links to Learning
STEM Conference Panels (June 12) -- From ND Forum: Panel #1 Science Teaching / Panel #2 Math Teaching
CREO Seminar: Education Journalist John Merrow on "Myths"
"Political Economy of K-12 Education Reform" Series: Stanford's Terry Moe on "Teacher Unions and Public Schools"
CREO Hosts Henkels Lecture: Gerald Grant on "Hope and Despair in the American City"