College of Education and Human Development Statue

Throughout our history we have been charged with transforming and enriching lives through education and health. Created as a school for teachers, we are now a school for leaders.

We offer 21 undergraduate programs and more than 30 graduate programs across multiple emphasis areas.

Educators, sports professionals, business leaders, healthcare professionals. Whatever the industry, our graduates are game-changers. Our graduates transform lives.

We Teach Texas

We are proud to be one of 11 universities in the Texas A&M University System preparing educators for Texas school systems.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the Texas Education Agency reported there were more than 10,000 Aggies working in Texas schools across 738 districts and 213 counties. Thanks to our excellence in teacher preparation, these Aggies will stay in the classrooms long after their peers.

Become a Teacher

Learn about the TAMUS initiative

COVID-19 Updates and Guidance

Our top priority during this time is to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. Review Texas A&M updates and guidance to learn more.

TAMU Updates & Guidance

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Departments in the College of Education & Human Development

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EAHR develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service.

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EPSY is home to a variety of interrelated disciplines and degree options focused on human development and well-being in educational and community contexts.


HLKN is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and generates over 98,000 credit hours and 203,000 (Modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

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TLAC’s mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, and creativity.

Staff and Faculty Kudos

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Carla Conley Haynes-Clowe

Carla Conley Haynes-Clowe

Waco, Texas

A native of the Rio Grande Valley, Carla grew up in Raymondville, Texas. After graduating from Southern Methodist University, she returned to her hometown to marry her high school sweetheart. Kenny and Carla were married for thirty-six years until his death in 2010. They have two daughters—Catherine Haynes Bauer and Colleen Haynes Lang—and five grandchildren—Adelaide, Haynes, and Kenneth Bauer; and Caroline and Walker Lang. In 2012, Carla married Tom Clowe; they live in Waco where they are members of First United Methodist Church.

Carla’s career in education spanned thirty-six years. She taught English at both the high school and university levels, was a middle school principal, and district-level director of Gifted and Advanced Academics for the Harlingen CISD. She has served on the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) accreditation teams, Valley Baptist Medical System Foundation, Valley Land Fund, and the Rio Grande Valley Easter Seals Society. She is a founding board member of the Dallas Chapter of the Widow’s Journey.

After moving to Waco, she served on the Waco Symphony Association Board and the First UMC Preschool Board.

Currently she is a member of the Waco Town Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America and the Waco Literary Club. She is president of the Thursday Study Club and serves on the Waco Mammoth Foundation Board and the Executive Board of the Simmons School at SMU.

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