Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences

Training researchers whose evidence-based results will help inform education policy and practice.

ITP Fellows group photo

Mission

The Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences (ITP) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is one of a network of pre-doctoral training programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences. The ITP is preparing a new generation of outstanding education science scholars by training them in methods of causal inference in the social sciences, engaging them in a weekly seminar and supporting their translational research through a variety of internship opportunities. The community of faculty and Ph.D.-level researchers that work with ITP Fellows come from academic departments in education, social work and across the social sciences. Fellows join an interdisciplinary research community including doctoral students in economics, political science, psychology, social welfare, sociology, educational leadership & policy analysis, educational policy studies and educational psychology.

Upcoming Events

October 30, 2020
  • ITP Ed Sciences: Dr. Felix Elwert (Part 2 of 4)

    October 30, 2020  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Virtual: email tsdusick@wisc.edu by Oct. 21 to register

    Dr. Felix Elwert
    Department of Sociology
    UW-Madison

    Part 2 of 4: A short course on directed acyclic graphs (DAGS) and causal mediation. 
    NOTE: Please plan to attend all 4 sessions.

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November 6, 2020
  • ITP Ed Sciences: Dr. Felix Elwert (Part 3 of 4)

    November 6, 2020  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Virtual: email tsdusick@wisc.edu by Oct. 21 to register

    Dr. Felix Elwert
    Department of Sociology
    UW-Madison

    Part 3 of 4: A short course on directed acyclic graphs (DAGS) and causal mediation. 
    NOTE: Please plan to attend all 4 sessions.

    See more details


Coursework: ITP Seminar

This project is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) in the U.S. Department of Education.