A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Kmt Shockey, a professor in the professional leadership — K-12 program, received a Critics’ Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association for the 2020 book he co-edited, “African-Centered Education: Theory and Practice.”
Dave Louis, an associate professor in the higher education program, has been named one of the 2021 Outstanding Alumni honorees for the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.
Georgina Rosenbrock, a doctoral student in the school psychology program, has been selected as a LoneStar Leadership Education in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities fellow through the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
Katrina Cushenberry, who earned an Ed.D. in professional leadership in 2020, is the new mathematics director for secondary curriculum and development at Houston ISD.
Several faculty members were selected for the 2021-22 UH Cougar Chairs Leadership Academy: Toya Conston, Virmarie Correa-Fernández, Bradley Davis, Conra Gist, Susie Gronseth, and Kristen Hassett.