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.

Educational Psychology Teacher Painting Students

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

If you’ve had a great encounter with a College of Education and Human Development faculty or staff member, tell us about it! Nominate them here.

Donna and John ’77 Weston

Donna and John ’77 Weston

Del Rio, Texas

Donna was born in Brownwood and graduated from high school there in 1972. She attended Texas A&M before receiving her degree in elementary education from Howard Payne University in 1977. Donna taught for 15 years at St. James Episcopal School in Del Rio, alternating between kindergarten and preschool. Currently, she is a substitute teacher and a member of the First United Methodist Church. She is active in the Fine Arts Club and Cactus Thorn Garden Club, and is currently renovating their historic home. She enjoys spending the summer in Creede, Colorado during the brutal Del Rio summers. John was born in San Saba, Texas and graduated from Sonora High School in 1973. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M in 1977 with a B.S. in Range Science. He is currently self-employed with interests in real estate development, ranching, assisted living and commercial construction. John is chairman of the Del Rio Friends of Scouting and Director for Texas Southwest Council of Boy Scouts of America, a director of the Texas Sheep and Goat Raisers Association, a director for Texas Community Bank and a director for the Val Verde County Transportation Committee. Donna and John have been married for 37+ years and they are the parents of Bryan Weston (wife – Niki ’99) and Alyssa Villarreal (husband, Ernesto). Both daughter and daughter-in-law are former teachers.

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