Janelle Laudick
School of Education

2019 Gene A. Budig Teaching Professorship in Education Lecture set for April 17

Wed, 04/10/2019

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Education will welcome Heidi Hallman, professor in the Department of Curriculum & Teaching, as the 2019 Budig Teaching Professorship in Education award recipient and featured lecturer. 

The lecture, “Learning to Teach in Uncertain Times,” will be presented at 4:30 p.m. April 17 in 150 Joseph R. Pearson Hall. A casual reception will immediately follow the lecture. The event is free and open to the public. 

Hallman currently serves as a professor and the secondary English education program coordinator. Her research interests include studying "at risk" students' literacy learning as well as how prospective English teachers are prepared to teach in diverse school contexts. More information about Hallman can be found here.

“Dr. Hallman is one of the leading scholars in the field of English education in the country,” said Rick Ginsberg, dean of the School of Education. “Her research on teaching and teacher preparation is nationally recognized.”

The Gene A. Budig Professorships and lecture series were established in 1994 by Gene Budig, KU’s 14th chancellor, and his wife. More information on the lecture series can be found here.               

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