ITP: Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences ITP: Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education Sciences
at the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Click here for ITP seminar schedules 2007 to the present.

Past Conferences and events:

2017 American Educational Research Association

April 2017
San Antonio, TX

ITP alumni Chris Roezek and Paul Hanselman with former Director Adam Gamoran and current Directors Eric Grodsky and Martha Alibali.

2017 UW-Madison Education Research Poster fair

February 2017
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

ITP Fellows Yoi Tibbetts, Katie Broton, and Alex Schmidt presenting thier research posters at the WCER sponsored Education research Poster Fair.

2016 UW-Madison Education Research Poster Fair

February 29
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Andrea Donovan and Sarah Brown present their research, "The Influence of Contextual Information on Mathematical Problem-Solving."

Cameron Hecht ("Connecting Action to Identity: Developing an Attainment Value Intervention") and Yoi Tibbetts ("Closing Achievement Gaps with Value Interventions").


2015 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

April 16-20
Chicago, IL

ITP alumni and faculty gathering during the 2015 AERA meeting in Chicago.


2015 Association for Education Finance and Policy 40th Annual Conference

February 26-28
Washington, DC

ITP fellow in economics Drew Anderson presents his paper "Impact of a Private Need-Based Grant Program on Beginning Two-Year College Students" (co-authored with ITP faculty Sara Goldrick-Rab)


2014 CUNY Research in Education Equity Award Ceremony

October 23
Hunter College, New York City

ITP fellow Megan Shoji (sociology '14) receives award from the Director of the CUNY Institute for Education Policy, David M. Steiner, for her paper “Ethnic Culture and Schools: The Role of Student-Teacher Relationships." (Photo credit: Matt Capowski)

ITP fellow and award finalist Alyn McCarty (sociology '14) delivering her paper “Do Family Engagement Programs Reproduce Social Capital Inequality in Low Income, Hispanic Elementary Schools?” (Photo credit: Matt Capowski)

ITP fellow and award finalist David Rangel (sociology) presenting his paper “Unequal Childhoods? The Complex Logics of Childrearing in Latino Families," co-authored by Megan Shoji. (Photo credit: Matt Capowski)


2013 RC28 Conference: New Horizons in Research on Stratification, Mobility and Inequality

July 16 - 20
Brisbane, Australia

ITP fellow Paul Hanselman (sociology) and ITP international fellow Martin Santos (sociology '09) at the RC28 conference in Brisbane, Australia.

2013 American Educational Research Association

April 27 - May 1
San Francisco, CA
Photos 2013





WCER Poster Fair, Nov. 28, 2012

ITP fellows Rachel Fish and Megan Shoji.


2012 American Educational Research Association
April 13-17
Vancouver, Canada
Photos 2012





2011 American Educational Research Association

April 8-12
New Orleans, LA
Photos 2011

2011 Society for Research on Child Development

March 31-April 2
Montréal, Canada
Photos 2011

2010 American Sociological Association

August 14-17
Atlanta, GA

ITP fellow Sarah Bruch received the Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship. The Hess Scholarship is awarded by the American Sociological Association, Sociologists for Women in Society, and the Society for the Study of Social Problems. Pictured: Bruch and UW-Madison professor of sociology, Myra Marx Feree.

2010 IES Research Conference

June 28-30
National Harbor, MD
Photos 2010

2010 AERA Conference

April 30 - May 4
Denver, CO
Photos 2010

Anna HaskinsITP fellow Anna Haskins was presented the AERA Sociology of Education Special Interest Group's "Best Graduate Student Paper" award for her paper "Unintended Consequences of Mass Imprisonment: Effects of Paternal Incarceration on Child School Readiness."

2009 IES Research Conference

June 7 - 9
Washington, D.C.
Photos 2009

2008 IES Research Conference

June 10 - 12
Washington, D.C.
Photos 2008

2008 National Conference on Value-Added Modeling

April 22-24
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Photos--VAM conference

2007 Brookings Policy Seminar

Standards-Based Reform and the Poverty Gap: Lessons for No Child Left Behind
Oct. 22
Washington, D.C.

2007 IES Research Conference

June 6 - 8
Washington, D.C.
Photos 2007

ITP Training Seminars

Fall 2011

Spring 2010

Fall 2009

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

Fall 2007

Spring 2007

Past Events (including video)