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girl covering face while being bullied
October 10, 2018
Dr. Jamilia Blake, associate professor of school psychology, studies the causes and effects of bullying at school and its impact on victims.
woman sitting at computer with a stressed look on her face
October 03, 2018
Dr. Castro-Olivo’s research kept pointing back to the lack of school belonging and perceived discrimination. She noticed different factors that contributed to a failure to graduate despite the motivations and aspirations to do so.
book on child's desk
September 05, 2018
Illiteracy is considered a national public health issue. One-third of fourth grade students cannot comprehend their grade-level materials.
houses flooded during hurricane harvey
August 28, 2018
Dr. Laura Stough watched as news reports highlighted the tens of thousands losing their homes to the storm. Because of her research on the impact of disasters on those with disabilities, she jumped into action.
Female teacher with two female students
August 26, 2018
Dr. Chayla Haynes Davison says we are far from the finish line for women’s equality from the standpoint of intersectionality.
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August 22, 2018
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture in the College of Education and Human Development is hosting the inaugural Celebrating & Exploring Diversity in K-12 Literature & Literacies (CEDK12) Conference.
Group working during iTP3 training
May 23, 2018
May is teen pregnancy prevention month. It is also one of the last months of funding for the Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program (iTP3).
STAAR test logo
April 10, 2018
This week, many of the more than one million students impacted by Hurricane Harvey will be taking the state’s standardized tests. Meanwhile, school superintendents are still waiting for answers about how those tests will impact school ratings.
Screen welcoming people to speaker series.
February 15, 2018
What do elementary science education, conflict management and living with chronic diseases have in common? They were all topics covered by experts at the 2nd annual Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the Texas A&M University College of Education and Human Development.
Photo from Aransas County ISD of damaged school.
December 05, 2017
At a House Public Education Committee hearing earlier this month, superintendents asked the state to waive the accountability ratings that are tied to students’ scores on state standardized tests this spring.
October 18, 2017
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
September 07, 2017
With over 325,000 displaced residents in the greater-Houston area alone, students and faculty in CEHD have jumped in to help lead the relief efforts.
January 31, 2017
A lineup of distinguished research experts will present at the inaugural Voices of Impact Speaker Series hosted by the College of Education and Human Development. The event, which is open to the public, will be held February 16 at 6 p.m. at Calvary Court in College Station.
October 31, 2016
Following the passing of a recent bipartisan bill allocating billions of dollars toward sending American astronauts to Mars, Professor & Associate Dean for Research Dr. Sue Bloomfield is looking into different health factors that will affect astronauts.
June 12, 2015
According to Dr. Dominique Chlup, associate professor of adult education, “Historic links between prison reform and corrections education show that when a punitive approach (‘lock them up and throw away the key’) is ascendant, educational programming is de-emphasized.”
June 03, 2015
The College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M is offering a variety of educational programs to keep children engaged in various fields this summer.
May 14, 2015
Agustin Lara, a bilingual education doctoral student in the Department of Educational Psychology, was one of 14 educators nationwide who were selected to participate in the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad in South Africa, a five-week study abroad experience that is hosted by the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
April 09, 2015
From June 2-26, the College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M will offer free programs for children to learn the Chinese & Korean cultures and languages. Held at Pebble Creek Elementary School in College Station, TX, the program is open to incoming third and fourth grade students with no prior experience in Chinese or Korean languages. The program is open to students from any school districts, including private schools.
April 08, 2015
Aggie STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) at Texas A&M University will host its sixth annual Aggie STEM Summer Camp program for middle and high school students. This summer, the program consists of four separate camps being held from June 1 through July 25, 2015.
February 27, 2015
From East Texas to Central Africa, Michelle Steffee Bellomy ’95 has traveled four continents teaching elementary students. The Tyler, Texas native was a recipient of a Lechner Scholarship while a student at Texas A&M University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in interdisciplinary studies. Michelle currently lives in Cameroon, Africa with her husband, Charles, and their daughter, Eliza.
January 27, 2015
Dr. Lynne Walters, associate professor within the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, was recently invited on behalf of the rector of Ahmad Dahlan University (UAD) in Indonesia to serve as the honorary speaker for the December 2014 graduation, and as the first foreigner to ever be presented with the opportunity to speak at UAD.
January 06, 2015
Reaching more than 350,000 students throughout the city, the United Way of Greater Houston’s (UWGH) urban education initiative is ambitious, to say the least. Still, the program has thrived thanks to guidance from researchers at the College of Education and Human Development’s Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University.
November 11, 2014
On Christmas Day 2011, Nikki Altman received news that would change her life forever. Her husband, Staff Sergeant Joseph Altman, was killed in active duty while serving in Afghanistan. Three years later, a scholarship from the Pat Tillman Foundation and enrollment in the College of Education and Human Development’s human resource development bachelor’s degree program gave her life new purpose.
November 04, 2014
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) hosted 24 teachers from Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province in China, October 6-24 for the 3rd annual Language Institute.
Dagoberto Heredia Jr.
October 22, 2014
Counseling Psychology student Dagoberto Heredia Jr. discusses how his studies impact his community.

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