EPSY News

December 19, 2016
The mother and son behind When Sean Speaks donated a wheelchair to CEHD's PATHS Program.
November 22, 2016
Thanks to a $12 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, faculty scholars in the College of Education and Human Development will begin a five-year study focused on best practices in literacy-infused science for English language learners and economically challenged middle school students in rural, suburban, and urban school districts across Texas.
November 01, 2016
Research happening in the Neurobiological Lab for Learning and Development (NLD) is focused on making the college a leader in the sleep quality field by examining sleep’s full impact.
October 27, 2016
After spending seven years as an integral part of the College of Education and Human Development, Dr. Shailen Singh is handing over the reins. At the end of October, he is leaving his post as Director of the Marilyn Kent Byrne Student Success Center.
October 26, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), recently awarded four grants totaling more than $10,000,000 to seven affiliates from the Texas A&M University Bilingual Education Programs and the Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA.)
October 17, 2016
A number of outstanding faculty, staff and alumni – including Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak – will be honored at the College of Education and Human Development awards celebration.
October 03, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded faculty from the Bilingual Program in the Department of Educational Psychology and the Educational Administration Program in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development two five-year grants totaling $5.5 million.
September 28, 2016
Research has proven time and time again that children’s friends can directly impact their academic performance. But, what about a connection between extracurricular activities, friends and academic performance?
September 21, 2016
Being a single mom is difficult, but throw in a full-time research position at a tier one research university and the difficulty level increases significantly. Just ask Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology.
September 08, 2016
Camp Kesem is a nonprofit organization with chapters at colleges across the country. It reaches out to kids whose parents have had cancer.
August 23, 2016
With recent changes to teacher certification exams in Texas, faculty and staff in the College of Education and Human Development developed a program to help pre-service teachers succeed.
August 16, 2016
The Center on Disability and Development (CDD) was recently awarded two grants from the Division of Academic Quality and Workforce to fund research projects involving students with autism spectrum disorders.
August 11, 2016
It’s one of Dr. Robert Woodward’s greatest accomplishments – seeing students from the Youth Adventure Program (YAP) continuing their education on the Texas A&M campus.
August 08, 2016
Depression, anger, bullying, not fitting in. Adolescents around the world deal with these problems on a daily basis. Monster Café – The Musical helps show teens they can survive the struggles with the love and support of their friends.
June 30, 2016
Switching her focus from graduate students to research faculty, Dr. Sue Bloomfield knows she has a challenging road ahead in her new role as associate dean for research. She hopes the key to success is finding a balance.
June 23, 2016
Collaborations across all four departments in the College of Education and Human Development are resulting in more than $125,000 in research thanks to a series of Catapult grants from the college.
June 16, 2016
For children in today’s society, technologies like smartphones and tablets are commonplace. In fact, children rely on technology for the majority of their play, spending up to eight hours each day with some sort of entertainment technology. The problem is, there is very little research on what impact those technologies have on children’s development.
June 09, 2016
Dr. Hagan-Burke, who’s worked in the department as an associate professor for 11 years, most recently served as associate department head under former head Dr. Vic Willson.
June 01, 2016
Drs. Beverly Irby, Radhika Viruru, Paul Keiper, and Oi-Man Kwok will each be recognized for providing transformational learning experiences for CEHD students.
May 25, 2016
Longstanding Educational Psychology professor and department head Dr. Vic Willson will retire from the College of Education and Human Development after 37 years of service.

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