A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Margaret Hale, chair of the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, has been selected to serve on Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Advisory Board for Adult Literacy to help support the city’s literacy efforts.
Yonelly Gutierrez, a program manager in the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, has been elected president of the UH Hispanic Alumni Association. Gutierrez will begin her two year term in August.
Darryl Henson, who earned an Ed.D. in professional leadership in 2014, was named superintendent of Marlin ISD south of Waco. He previously served as assistant superintendent of school leadership at Cedar Hill ISD and principal of North Forest High School in Houston ISD.
Sahar Eshtehardi, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, will serve as the diabetes special interest group trainee member at large for the American Psychological Association’s Society of Pediatric Psychology (Division 54).