Local Educational Leaders Honored by Western PA Superintendent’s Forum

April 21, 2022

The Forum for Western Pennsylvania School Superintendents has selected two educational leaders as the recipients of the 2022 Voice of Advocacy Award.

2022 Educational Leadership Series Will Explore Global Freedom Work

January 31, 2022

The series asks participants to consider questions of educational leadership that cut across institutions, organizations, movements, nations, and communities.

CUESEF 2021 Forges Futures by Examining Black Educational Histories

June 29, 2021

More than 600 students, alumni, faculty, staff, and community members registered for the University of Pittsburgh School of Education’s annual Center for Urban Education Summer Educators Forum: “Forging Futures Through Black Educational Histories."

Black Lives Matter in Schools Virtual Event Series Spotlights Conversations on Racial Justice

February 11, 2021

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education marked the beginning of Black History Month in February with the Black Lives Matter in Schools Virtual Event Series to spark conversations about racial justice.

Pitt’s Kids Cooked Up a Virtual Kid’s Summer Program

September 2, 2020

Pitt's Kids summer camp kept kids moving, laughing, and learning with new virtual programming.

CUESEF 2020 Examines Pandemics Through New Perspectives

August 26, 2020

The School of Education’s Center for Urban Education’s highly anticipated annual Summer Educator Forum (CUESEF) went virtual in July 2020.The conference theme “Crisis Pedagogies: Communities, Education and the Public Good” explored how various communities have been impacted by  the COVID-19 and racial pandemics.

New Partnership Opens National Conversation on Youth and Science of Learning and Development

December 10, 2019

Associate Dean and professor Kevin Crowley works with other members of Pitt Education at the meeting.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education and the Forum for Youth Investment partnered to host a meeting this past November for nearly 100 representatives from local organizations, national groups such as the Urban League, the Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality,...

Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline Conference Brings Together Over 500 Educators

August 16, 2019

In too many public schools across the country, the educational system functions more like a pipeline to prison than it does a bridge to opportunity.

This grim phenomenon was the focus of the 2019 Summer Educator Forum that was held in July by the Center for Urban Education at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.

Healthy Lifestyle Institute Summit Promotes Health and Lifestyle Research

December 19, 2019

Keynote speaker Dr. Timothy Church presents his talk titled, "Academia to Industry: Changing Behaviors in the Real World... And I Thought I Knew What I was Doing."

The University of Pittsburgh’s second annual Healthy Lifestyle Institute (HLI) Summit focused on emerging research that is examining health and lifestyle conditions across the whole human lifespan and in...