Education Workshop - Spring 2024 Schedule

The Committee on Education Workshop is a combination of detailed presentations, discussions and critical evaluations of new findings.  Presentations are given by UChicago faculty and students, as well as experts from other universities.

 The Workshop on Education Lecture Series is held on Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. in Saieh Hall, Room 021.

Date Name of Guest Speaker, Workshop Title Recent Publications
March 28th, 2024

Getting on Track Research Group Panel

Workshop: Using Data to Improve Teaching: The Case of Pre-school Math

Longitudinally adaptive assessment and instruction increase numerical skills of preschool children


April 4th, 2024

Michelle Madlansacay

Workshop: Beyond Caregiver Talk: How Multimodal Responsiveness Could Promote Children’s Language Development

Ashley Uphoff

Workshop: A Literature Review at the Intersection of Math Achievement and School Discipline

April 11th, 2024

Guanglei Hong

Workshop: How to Make a Valid Assessment of Organizational Effectiveness? A New Strategy to Leverage Multisite Randomized Trials

April 18th, 2024

Jessica Calarco

Workshop: Holding It Together: How Women Became America’s Safety Net

April 25th, 2024

Eric Grodsky

Workshop: Beyond Credentials: Understanding Educational Gradients in Cognitive Function at Midlife

May 2nd, 2024

Andrew Frangos 

Workshop: Working with Race to Pursue Equity: Chicago’s (Most Recent) Conflict Over a Proposed (“Chinatown”?) High School

Caroline Kelly

Workshop: School Medicaid Expansion in Chicago Public Schools: Initial Interviews with District Administrators



May 9th, 2024

Dana Suskind and Julie Pernaudet

Workshop: Developing Scalable Solutions to Inform, Measure, and Enhance Early Childhood Development

May 16th, 2024

Melissa Osborne

Workshop: Polished: College, Class, and the Burdens of Social Mobility


For additional information on the Workshop on Education Lecture Series, to be added to the distribution list, or if you are a person with disabilities who may need assistance, please contact one of our Workshop Coordinators: Peyton Cunningham (, Alison Doxey (, Caroline Kelly (, or Ashley Uphoff (

Stephen Raudenbush is the Committee on Education Chair and Faculty Representative.