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November 27, 2013

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013 the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development’s social committee delivered the several boxes of toys to the Voices For Children organization.

November 18, 2013
E. Lisako McKyer, professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology and director of the Transdisciplinary Center for Health Equity Research, has been selected as a recipient for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Superior Service Awards Program.
October 30, 2013

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Oct. 30, 2013. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project and U.S.

October 23, 2013
For the second year in a row, a group of high school English teachers from Hangzhou, China have traveled to Texas A&M University for the opportunity to participate in a professional development and cultural exchange program hosted by the department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) in the College of Education and Human Development, in collaboration with the Hangzhou Education Bureau in China.
October 09, 2013
Governor Rick Perry officially designated October as Texas Persons with Disabilities History and Awareness Month. As stated in his proclamation, "Throughout our state’s history, Texans with disabilities have played an important role in making Texas the greatest state in our nation to work and raise a family.
Dr. Kurup holds her award.
October 09, 2013

Dr. Priya Kurup, clinical assistant professor within the Educational Administration and Human Resource Department at Texas A&M, was honored as a 2013 Service Learning Faculty Fellow.

November 20, 2012

For families raising a child with a developmental delay or disability, information and emotional support are critical.

Elizabeth Kahura performs her "African Safari" program at Worldfest. Credit: Chris Hummel
November 13, 2012

If you were anywhere near Wolf Pen Creek this past weekend, chances are you may have heard singing or the beat of drums. Those who attended Worldfest had an opportunity to go on an African Safari.

Teachers from Hangzhou, China study with faculty from the College of Education and Human Development during a three week training program. Credit: Allison LaRocca
October 09, 2012

Texas A&M recently hosted a group of 19 high school English teachers from Hangzhou, China, as they participated in a professional development program organized by the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).

June 13, 2012

Camp Adventure, hosted by the Department of Health & Kinesiology, is a two week day camp for boys and girls ages 8-12.

May 17, 2012

The State of Texas Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from United Way of Greater Houston to conduct an evaluation of the agency’s urban education initiative.

April 15, 2012
The Aggie-STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Center at Texas A&M University will host the third annual Aggie STEM Summer Camp for middle and high school students June 10 through 22.
November 11, 2011

3/11/11 Approximately one-third of the allegations of workplace discrimination filed by people with disabilities involve dismissal or poor working conditions leading to resignation, suggests Texas A&M University professor Fredrick Nafukho.

October 03, 2011

A collaborative partnership between the Texas Autism Collaborative (TAC) at the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University and Easter Seals East Texas is providing local children with autism support services.

September 25, 2011

A vision that began as part of a self-directed study at Texas A&M University by Sterling Leija '03 has now served more than 550 children with disabilities throughout Texas.

September 11, 2011

Laura Stough has a passion for preparing responders in disaster situations to provide top-notch care for individuals with disabilities and functional needs. In the wake of the Texas wildfires, that passion hit all too close to home.

July 14, 2011
What do you want to be when you grow up? More than 250 middle and high school students will come a little closer to answering that age-old question this summer during the College of Education and Human Development’s Youth Adventure Program (YAP).
June 14, 2011
More than 85 high school students from across the Lone Star state are trading in pool time for school time this summer to take part in the Texas Governor’s School in Arts and Humanities for Urban Leadership at Texas A&M University, June 6 – 24.
April 11, 2011
The Brazos Valley has gained a valuable community resource for people with disabilities and their families — the Brazos Valley Center for Independent Living (BVCIL), which is established with a five-year, $1.55 million grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration. The BVCIL is a non-profit organization associated with the Center on Disability and Development at Texas A&M University and is part of a network of such centers across the state and nation.
March 30, 2011

Capitalizing on videoconferencing and internet opportunities, a Texas A&M University-led team is providing mental health services to rural residents who might not otherwise have such vital assistance because of their remote locations.

March 12, 2011

Laura Dean-Mooney ’82 never imagined the positive impact she would have on thousands of lives.

March 10, 2011

Next to parents, teachers are the individuals most responsible for helping young people chart a course for their life’s journey.

March 07, 2011
The Adult Education and Human Resource Development Program, in the College of Education and Human Development, will offer the Certified Training Professional Program from March 27 to April 1. The program will be held on the Texas A&M University campus in Rudder Tower, room 701.
December 15, 2010
August, Reta Haynes honored her late husband, Harold J. "Bill" Haynes '46, and fulfilled her passion for education with a gift of more than $900,000 to endow programs supporting the College of Education and Human Development, Corps of Cadets and Singing Cadets.
September 14, 2010

A little guidance given to students can make all the difference in their journey to a college education, and helping students reach that college degree is what a partnership between Texas A&M University and the Bryan school district is about.

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