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August 15, 2017
For Dr. Robert Capraro, co-project director of Aggie STEM, increasing the number of STEM teachers in Texas schools is a top priority. But he is not just focused on students at Texas A&M, he is also focused on those already in the teaching profession through a new certificate program.
July 25, 2017
The first Thomas Gaddis Girls’ STEM Camp was held this summer, providing 60 middle school girls the chance to get hands-on experience in different STEM areas.
July 18, 2017
With the start of the Texas Special Session, many agenda items showcase the challenges Texas schools face.
July 13, 2017
With the support of a federal grant, Dr. Kuo and her team offer a four-week summer program that introduces Chinese and Korean languages and cultures to elementary school children. The mission of the federal grant is to increase the number of Americans learning, speaking and teaching critical-need foreign languages.
May 24, 2017
She was the first African-American female to complete the entire tenure process - from the rank of lecturer all the way to full professor – at Texas A&M University and the College of Education and Human Development. Now, after 32 years with the college, Dr. Patricia Larke is taking time for herself and retiring.
May 08, 2017
If you keep a close eye on the graduates at this week’s ceremonies, you’ll notice something new at Texas A&M. Powder blue cords. 352 graduates will be wearing the cords at ceremonies on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
April 25, 2017
Four College of Education and Human Development faculty members have been selected as Transforming Lives Faculty Fellows. Drs. Sharon Matthews (TLAC), Michael Sandlin (HLKN), Karen Smith (EAHR), and Jay Woodward (EPSY) will each be recognized for their promotion of transformative learning for their students.
March 23, 2017
Five faculty members in the College of Education and Human Development have achieved the Exemplary Distance Educator title after meeting the highest standards required by Quality Matters.
March 07, 2017
Dr. Jeremy Kilpatrick has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence in Mathematics in Education.
Young girl completes a worksheet of math problems in class.
March 03, 2017
The College of Education and Human Development is hosting a “Mathematics in Education” workshop April 1-3, 2017. Registration is open until March 3.
February 28, 2017
The book titled Cultivating Achievement, Respect, and Empowerment for African American Girls in Pre-K-12 Settings coincides with research on the achievement and development of African American youth.
February 21, 2017
Dr. R. Malatesha Joshi, professor of reading education in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture is among 14 scholars named 2017 AERA Fellows.
February 17, 2017
The event featured 12 faculty speakers who each spoke in five-minute sessions similar to the style of the famous TED Talks.
February 08, 2017
The 12 speakers will range from all four departments within the college.
January 18, 2017
Four Texas A&M clinical teachers began their residency at Thompson Elementary in Fall 2016 as part of the Urban Student Teacher Advanced Residency (U-STAR) program. U-STAR is a three-year partnership with Spring ISD to help preparing teachers to transition into and thrive within urban schools.
January 17, 2017
His desire to be a mentor and push students to new heights led him to the doors of the Byrne Student Success Center. Kelley O’Neal recently began his position as the Center’s newest director.
January 11, 2017
The College of Education and Human Development has dedicated $270,000 to fund a third round of Catapult Grants used to enhance quality of life for populations across Texas.
January 09, 2017
They have been around education their entire lives, so when the time came to choose a college major education was the clear choice for Jamie Holder’s children.
December 13, 2016
Her teaching career started 43 years ago, but Dr. Cindy Boettcher’s love for teaching started long before that. Now, Dr. Boettcher is ready to start her retirement.
December 06, 2016
Etchells, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction, is focusing his dissertation research on shadow education, or private supplementary tutoring. The metaphor is used because this type of tutoring mimics the mainstream school system. If a new curriculum or new testing is introduced in a school district it also shows up in the tutoring.
November 15, 2016
Becoming a mentor, making a positive difference, improving literacy. Three undergraduates with three different reasons for taking part in an undergraduate research project focused on reluctant readers in middle school.
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 24, 2016
Dr. Cheryl Craig, professor of teacher education and the Houston Endowment, Inc.’s Endowed Chair of Urban Education, is the latest inductee into her alma mater’s Wall of Fame.
October 19, 2016
Her passion for supporting students in their content area classes in middle and high school garnered the attention of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers and resulted in her being awarded the ALER Dissertation Award for 2016.
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.

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