COMMITTED TO THE COMMUNITY
At the University of Houston College of Education, we’re working to improve educational and health outcomes for all children and families through effective teaching, innovative research and strong partnerships. Students learn in the context of a multicultural city from distinguished professors who merge research with real-world lessons. We’re preparing future teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, health specialists, researchers and other leaders to transform lives in Houston and beyond.
Apr 05 11:30 am
Service Learning Workshop
Faculty and staff: Are you interested in incorporating more real-world learning experiences for students in courses or in co-curricular programs? Be sure to attend this workshop on service learning on April 5 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Cemo Hall Room 101. RSVP by April 4.
Apr 24 6:00 pm
2019 Star Awards
The College of Education will honor our student scholarship recipients, generous donors, distinguished alumni and supportive friends at our annual Star Awards dinner.
Apr 26 10:00 am
Our Department of Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences is holding a research symposium on Friday, April 26 for students to share their work and practice their presentation skills. Students should submit abstracts by March 1. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.
May 09 6:00 pm
Save the Date: Spring 2019 UHCOE Graduation
Students: We look forward to celebrating your graduation milestone at the upcoming College of Education commencement ceremony at the Fertitta Center on campus. Find details on our graduation page.
At a Glance
- 1stto meet tougher education accreditation standards (CAEP)
- Top 1%Undergrad elementary teacher-prep program (NCTQ)
- Top 3%Graduate teacher-prep program (NCTQ)
- Top 20Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
- 48%Increase in research expenditures (2013-17)
- 31 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program
A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Kristian Lenderman, a doctoral student in the professional leadership – special populations program and a facilitator at Spring Branch ISD's Northbrook Middle School, earned the Julius Glickman Educational Leadership Award from Humanities Texas for her “exceptional leadership."
Kenya Ayers, who received an Ed.D. in administration and supervision in 1999, was named president of Tarrant County College Northeast in Fort Worth, effective July 1. Ayers previously earned an American Council on Education fellowship and completed her internship at UH.
April Peters-Hawkins, associate chair of the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, has been accepted into the Women in Educational Leadership Program offered by the Harvard University Graduate School of Education.
Shontoria Walker, a student in the Ed.D. in professional leadership - literacy program, has been named to the International Literacy Association’s 2019 “30 Under 30” list. The list honors rising leaders who are creating positive change in the world of literacy.