UH is closed Friday, Feb. 28 due to city water main break.
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.
NEWS & FEATURES
Online Digital Storytelling Course Hits Enrollment of 20,000
Professor Earns Nicotine, Tobacco Research Fellow Status
Agent of Change: Alumnus Works to Disrupt Juvenile Incarceration
A Helping Hand: Alumna Empowers Northside Community
College of Education Earns Top Ranking from U.S. News
UH BOUNCE Expands Community Gardening to Third Ward
Undergrad Found Right Fit at UH College of Education
Professor to Lead American School Health Association
$1.6 Million Grant Awarded for Dyslexia Support
Distinguished Alumna Leads Advocacy for Trauma Survivors
Special Populations Ed.D. Gets $1.25 Million Boost
Students Apply Classroom Lessons As Third Ward Mentors
School Leadership Conference Features UH Researchers
Higher Education Experts Present at National Conference
Doctoral Student Selected for Prestigious Psychology Fellowship
From the Military to Teaching, These Coogs Serve
Doctoral Student Addresses Health Issues in Homeless Adults
Alum Wins Early Career Psychology Award
Geophysicist-Turned-Teacher Creates Scholarship at the College
Professor Wins International Presentation Award
Professor Leads Project on Teacher Diversity
Psychology Researchers Present at APA Conference
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Mar 19 3:00 pm
American Association of Blacks in Higher Ed
The UH College of Education will be in Charleston, South Carolina, for the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education conference on Thursday, March 19 from 3-5 p.m. Learn more about our master’s and doctoral programs in Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Administration, Higher Education, Counseling, Psychology and Learning Sciences. RSVP today!
Apr 24 1:00 pm
PHLS Student Research Symposium
The Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences will hold its annual Research Symposium Friday, April 24, 2020 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the KIVA in Farish Hall. The event is a great opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to display their research. Stay tuned for information about submission guidelines.
Apr 25 8:00 am
March of Dimes March for Babies 2020
Help keep moms and babies healthy. Register for the College of Education team at the March for Babies walk on Saturday, April 25, 2020. The money raised will fund research, advocacy and resources for families. Registration is at 8 a.m., and the 3.5 mile walk starts at 9 a.m.
May 07 9:00 am
UH College of Education Graduation
Graduating this spring? The ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 9 a.m. at the Fertitta Center. Get all the information and details on our graduation page. We hope that you plan to celebrate your graduation milestone with us!
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)
- #8Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
- 69%Increase in research expenditures (2013-18)
- 33 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program
A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Lorraine Reitzel, health professor and co-founder and co-director of the UH HEALTH Research Institute, has been named a fellow of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. This honor is for her “outstanding contributions to advancing research” and “leadership and service to the field.”
April Peters-Hawkins, interim chair of the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, was awarded “Reviewer of the Year” for the top tier journal Educational Administration Quarterly at the University Council for Educational Administration conference in November. She served as the 2016-17 past president for the organization.
Alexandra Slaughter, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, had a chapter accepted for publication in the Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. The chapter is “Criminality, interactions with law enforcement, and potential correlates of juvenile justice-involvement among youth with autism.” Sarah Mire, an associate professor in the school psychology program, was a co-author.
Anne Perry, an Ed.D. student in the curriculum and instruction – history/social education program, was awarded the Billie P. Spellman scholarship from the UH chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. She also received the Scholarship for Education Research from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.