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
Serving the Community in the Time of Social Distancing
Putting Pandemic Stress to Good Use
Professors Offer Tips for Remote Learning
Health Major Delivers Keynote Speech at Houston Rodeo
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
Experience a Virtual Tour of campus and the College of Education's idyllic view of the fountains! We're in a prime spot for studying or relaxing with friends outside.
Also check out the Student Center, dorms, dining and more! Befitting of a Tier One public research university, UH has invested in major campus upgrades in recent years.
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Apr 07 10:00 am
Psychology Grad School Virtual Fair
Interested in earning a Ph.D. in school or counseling psychology? Register now for the Psychology Grad School Virtual Fair on April 7, 2020. This virtual event is free for all prospective students to attend. Our recruiter will be ready to answer all your questions online.
Apr 09 12:00 pm
Get Certified to Teach
Do you want to become a certified teacher in Texas? If you already have a bachelor’s degree and are looking to teach, learn about our certification-only program. Join us for a required informational meeting to start the application process for fall 2020. RSVP here for April 9 or April 23 at noon.
Apr 21 10:00 am
Education Grad School Virtual Fair
If you’re thinking about graduate school, our recruiter will be online to answer your questions during the Education Grad School Virtual Fair on April 21, 2020. Register now! We have education-related programs in Curriculum and Instruction, K-12 Administration, Higher Education and School Psychology.
Apr 23 12:00 pm
Get Certified to Teach
Do you want to become a certified teacher in Texas? If you already have a bachelor’s degree and are looking to teach, learn about our certification-only program. Join us for a required informational meeting to start the application process for fall 2020. RSVP here for April 23 at noon.
May 07 12:00 am
UH Postpones Spring Commencement
UH has postponed spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions on event sizes. The ceremonies will be rescheduled for late summer or early fall. Visit the UH commencement webpage for more information.
May 15 9:00 am
March of Dimes March for Babies 2020
This year, March for Babies is going virtual with the March for Babies Step Up! Challenge. Register for the College of Education team for a virtual walk on Friday, May 15, 2020. Any amount donated will fund research, advocacy and resources for families.
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.