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
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
Professor Honored for Her Lifetime of Service
Grant Awarded for Research on Writing Assessments
Doctoral Student Addresses Ethnic Disparities
Professors Receive Grant to Help Students with Autism
Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Honored by the College
Two-Time College of Education Graduate Leads Literacy Campaign
Professor Researches Black-Oriented Reality TV
Researcher Explores Literacy and Genetics Link
Top Graduates Share Advice with Future Students
Provost/Senior VP Short Honored for Work on Faculty Diversity
Alum Named President of Tarrant County College Northeast
Doctoral Graduate Wins HISD and College of Education Awards
Professor and Alum Selected for National Leadership Program
Research Shows Importance of Walkable Neighborhoods
Three Professors Win Education Research Awards
Ed.D. for Math Educators Now in Sugar Land
Hard Work Pays Off for 4.0 Teaching Graduate
Research Debriefed: An Article on Writing Quality
Alum Supports Diversity at Juilliard in New York
Professor Researches Autism ‘To Make Big-Level Changes’
Retired Educator Continues to Serve the City
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Dec 14 6:00 pm
UH College of Education Graduation
Save the date: Graduating this fall? Join us at the fall 2019 graduation ceremony at the Fertitta Center on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at 6 p.m. Congratulations to all the students who will be earning degrees. Please see our graduation page to RSVP and get important information.
Jan 02 12:00 am
Happy Holidays from the College of Education
The College wishes everyone a happy holiday season! The University will be closed on the following dates: Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 (Thanksgiving) and Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1 (Winter Break). Enjoy, stay safe and come back refreshed for a new semester.
Jan 31 9:00 am
HEALTH Research Institute Conference
Meet health professionals, scientists, community leaders, policy makers, stakeholders and others at the UH HEALTH Research Institute’s inaugural “Health: A Call to Action” conference on Friday, Jan. 31 on campus. The institute is led by College of Education Associate Dean of Research Ezemenari Obasi and Health Professor Lorraine Reitzel. Register now.
Feb 17 12:00 am
Apply for UH College of Education Scholarships
Attention, students: Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for scholarships. The application for 2020-21 opens on Jan. 1, 2020 and closes on Feb. 17, 2020. All application information is submitted online. Please visit our Scholarship page for instructions.
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)
- 69%Increase in research expenditures (2013-18)
- 31 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program
A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
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.
Patrick Sajovec, a doctoral student in the school psychology program, has won the July Golden Paw Award as the UH Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services employee of the month. Sajovec works as a graduate assistant in the department.
Yonelly Gutierrez, a program manager in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, accepted an appointment to the UH Hispanic Alumni Association board in August. Gutierrez earned an M.Ed. in higher education from the College earlier this year.
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.