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GSCO Equity Conference

Campus Visit Day

February 8
Educator Preparation Program (EPP)

March 8
Educational Studies (ES)
Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP)
Higher Education (CSHPE)

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Dean's Welcome

I am delighted you are considering joining the Marsal Family School of Education community. We are eager to introduce you to your prospective colleagues, including an accomplished student body, a world-renowned faculty, and an energetic and supportive staff.


As a School of Education with over 100 years of history within an excellent public research university, we can offer you unique and plentiful opportunities to develop both as a scholar and as an individual. Wherever your interests lie, we look forward to helping you explore them deeply, even as we challenge you to broaden your horizons. If you join our community, then you will have the support of leading research centers, access to generous funding and fellowships, individualized mentoring, and a progressive curriculum centered on equity and justice that will develop your capacity to serve as a powerful force of change in education.

Perhaps our greatest strength is the students who choose to call the Marsal Family School of Education their home. Our excellence increases as each student brings to our school community diverse experiences, perspectives, and interests, contributing to the rich discourse and convergence of ideas in the classroom and beyond.

We are honored to support your academic journey, and hope that you will choose to join the Marsal Family School of Education community.
Elizabeth Birr Moje
Dean, Marsal Family School of Education

Program Agendas

Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHPE)

PhD in Higher Education
PhD in Higher Education Campus Visit Day March 8, 2024
TimeEvent Details
9:00-9:45 a.m.Marsal School Check-in & Continental Breakfast
10:00-10:30 a.m.CSHPE Program Welcome
10:30-10:50 a.m.Transition to Course Demonstrations and PhD Program Info Session
10:50-11:50 a.m.Program Information for PhD with Lisa Lattuca
11:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Break
12:00-1:15 p.m.Lunch and Dean’s Welcome
1:30-2:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 1 - Current PhD Student Q&A 

  • Bo-Kyung Byun
  • Judy Kim
  • Josh Skiles
  • Jarell Skinner-Roy
  • Jennifer Trigger
  • Melody Wang
2:00-2:30 p.m.Breakout Session 2 - One-on-one meetings with Faculty
2:30-3:00 p.m.Breakout Session 3 - One-on-one meetings with Faculty
3:00 p.m.dije Session
3:00-4:00 p.m.One-on-one meetings with Faculty
3:00 or 3:15 p.m.Campus Tour or Coffee Break (optional)
4:00 p.m.CVD programming concludes
4:15 p.m.GOSHE Social Event
MA in Higher Education
MA in Higher Education Campus Visit Day March 8, 2024
TimeEvent Details
9:00-9:45 a.m.Marsal School Check-in & Continental Breakfast
10:00-10:30 a.m.CSHPE Program Welcome
10:30-10:50 a.m.Transition to Course Demonstrations and PhD Program Info Session
10:50-11:50 a.m.

Program Information for MA student course

  • Charles Davis
  • Jeremy Wright-Kim
11:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Break
12:00-1:15 p.m.Lunch and Dean’s Welcome
1:30-2:00 p.m.

Breakout Session 1 - Current Master’s Student Q&A, Moderated by Katie Madden

  • Sidra Tariq
  • Kayla Gonzalez
  • Kassy Vang
  • Chaz Vander Horst
  • Michael Silek
2:00-2:30 p.m.Breakout Session 2 - Financial Aid overview with Kelly Robson
2:30-3:00 p.m.Breakout Session 3 - Beyond the Diag (off-campus housing)
3:00 p.m.dije Session
3:00 or 3:15 p.m.Campus Tour or Coffee Break (optional)
4:00CVD Programming Concludes
4:15 p.m.GOSHE Social Event

Educational Studies (ES)

PhD in Educational Studies
ES PhD Campus Visit Day March 8, 2024
TimeEvent Details
9:00-9:45 a.m.Check-in
9:00-9:45 a.m.Continental Breakfast w/Ed. Studies Faculty
9:45-10:00 a.m.Ed. Studies Program Welcome
10:00-11:15 a.m.PhD in Educational Studies Program Session
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Conversation w/Current PhD Students
12:00-1:15 p.m.Lunch and Dean’s Welcome
1:15-2:00 p.m.PhD in Educational Studies Resource Session - 1:1 Advisor Meetings
2:00-2:30 p.m.PhD in Educational Studies Resource Session - Funding
2:30-3:00 p.m.Joint Resource Session - Beyond the Diag (Housing)
3:15-4:00 p.m.Optional: Campus Tour
3:15-4:00 p.m.Optional: Informal Coffee Break w/ES PhD Faculty Lead & ES PhD Program Manager
MA in Educational Studies
ES MA Campus Visit Day March 8, 2024
TimeEvent Details
9:00-9:45 a.m.Check-in
9:00-9:45 a.m.Continental Breakfast w/Ed. Studies Faculty
9:45-10:00 a.m.Educational Studies Program Welcome
10:00-10:45 a.m.MA Programming (welcome and introductions by program area)
10:45-11:45 a.m.MA Current Student Panel
12:00-1:15 p.m.Lunch and Dean’s Welcome
1:30-3:00 p.m.

Marsal School Informational Sessions

  • 1:30-2:00 Dije at the Marsal Family School of Education
  • 2:00-2:30 Overview of Financial Aid
  • 2:30-3:00 Beyond the Diag (Housing)
3:15-4:00 p.m.Campus Tour or Coffee Break (optional)

Educator Preparation Program (EPP)

Master of Arts with Elementary Teacher Certification (ELMAC)
ELMAC Campus Visit Day February 8, 2024
TimeEvent DetailsLocation
8:30 a.m.Breakfast and Check-inTribute
9:00 a.m.Welcome to Marsal!Tribute
9:30 a.m.Travel to Mitchell ElementaryTravel
10:00 a.m.School VisitMitchell Elementary
1:45 p.m.Travel to MarsalTravel
2:00 p.m.Teaching Practice in ActionTribute
3:00 p.m.ELD Coursework for the ESL EndorsementTribute
3:30 p.m.Trauma Informed Practice EndorsementWhitney
4:00 p.m.Closing and Optional Campus TourMain Campus
Master of Arts with Secondary Teacher Certification (SecMAC)
SecMAC Campus Visit Day February 8, 2024
TimeEvent DetailsLocation
8:30 a.m.Breakfast and Check-inTribute
9:00 a.m.Welcome to Marsal!Tribute
9:30 a.m.Overview of Clinical Experiences with Kevin HankinsonTribute
10:00 a.m.Student Affairs IntroductionTribute
10:45 a.m.Scarlett Middle School VisitScarlett
1:15 p.m.LunchTribute
2:00 p.m.Content Area Meetings and Conversations with StudentsPrechter Lab
3:00 p.m.ELD Coursework for the ESL EndorsementTribute
3:30 p.m.Trauma Informed Practice EndorsementWhitney
4:00 p.m.Closing and Optional Campus TourMain Campus

Travel & Lodging

  • Up to $300 in travel reimbursement is available for those traveling at least 200 miles, and up to $700 is available for those traveling at least 500 miles to join us for visit day. Please complete the reimbursement request form and save travel receipts if you plan to submit for reimbursement, as we will need copies.
  • If you’re driving to campus, the parking structure closest to the Marsal School with visitor parking is the city of Ann Arbor’s Forest Avenue Parking Garage. This lot charges $1.20 per hour and has multiple payment options.
  • Ann Arbor has lots of great hotel options in a variety of price ranges.
  • Flying in? We recommend flying into the Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) and taking the Michigan Flyer bus from the airport to downtown Ann Arbor. Uber and lyft are also available out of the DTW airport.
  • Review University of Michigan’s most recent COVID-19 policy.
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Higher Education

Melinda Richardson
mmrichar@umich.edu
(734) 647-1981

Educational Studies

Lisa Hawkins
lhawk@umich.edu
(734) 647-4513

Educator Preparation Program

Mariella Ortiz-Reyes
ortizma@umich.edu
(734) 615-9322

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