CEHD awarded teacher prep grant from the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation-
The grant, amounting to $150,000 each year, will enhance teacher quality and update approaches to continuous improvement.2
Creating a highway of hope in Kenya-
At just 12-years-old, Linda’s family faced the unthinkable. Linda’s family, in financial desperation, planned to sell her to a 40-year-old man. Her older sister helped her escape to live with her in the informal settlement of Kibera, often referred to as Africa’s largest slum, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Health education faculty to explore risks of smoking while pregnant-
The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded Department of Health and Kinesiology associate professor Dr. Lei-Shih (Lace) Chen a three year grant totaling $1 million.
Virtual mentoring and coaching supports teachers during COVID-19-
Dr. Beverly Irby, director of the Education Leadership Research Center, said she hopes teachers seek support and guidance through virtual mentoring and coaching.
Stanley named Regents Professor-
Dr. Christine Stanley, professor of higher education and the holder of the Ruth Harrington Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership, has been named Regents Professor by the Texas A&M University System.
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Faculty bring in $23M+ in grants to end September-
In the last week of September, faculty brought in more than $23 million in grants to support various research projects across the college.
Aggie Homework Helpline launches for P-12 students-
The goal is to connect Texas families and school district partners with Aggie tutors who are committed to improving learning outcomes for P-12 students.
Martha Muckleroy retires after 26 years with Texas A&M-
Martha Muckleroy, director of Camp Adventure and instructional professor in the Physical Education Activity Program, retired after 26 years at Texas A&M on Aug. 31. She hopes to leave behind a legacy of cultivated relationships and instilling a love for lifetime fitness among her students and campers.
Should you send your child back to the classroom?-
We spoke with Dr. Quinita Ogletree, a lecturer in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, about how these changes could impact children and families. As an education expert and mother, Ogletree understands both sides of the debate.
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Helping children understand COVID-19 with new book-
The book, titled There’s No Monster Outside: It’s a Virus, tells the story of a young boy who hears about the Coronavirus on the news. Through asking his parents questions, he learns more about the virus and how he can stay safe.
A passion for mentoring underrepresented minority students-
As a young, African American woman pursuing her education at a predominantly white institution, Dr. Rhonda Fowler did not see many people that looked like her. She credits her several mentors with pushing and encouraging her to succeed in this environment.
Remembering Dr. Michael Duffy-
Dr. Michael Duffy, professor emeritus in the Department of Educational Psychology, passed away on May 10, surrounded by his family at home.
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3 faculty named AFS Award recipients-
Three faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are honored as 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award recipients from the Association of Former Students, one of the university’s highest professional honors.
CEHD faculty develop online video resources for parents-
Dr. Kay Wijekumar, professor and director of the Center for Urban School Partnerships in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, established a series of online videos for students.
Education Abroad plans halted by COVID-19-
Dr. Monica Vasquez Neshyba, clinical assistant professor in TLAC, spent the first part of this semester working with her students on an Education Abroad trip to Italy.
The field of Special Education’s struggles amid a pandemic-
School districts are trying to identify ways to support children with disabilities outside of the classroom.
How is COVID-19 impacting Career and Technical Education?-
CTE programs specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies and career preparation. They provide students with a hands-on curriculum that prepares them for a wide range of careers.
CEHD and College of Medicine receive $1.7M for work in schools-
13 health-related colleges and universities across the state will address mental health challenges and work to improve the mental health care system for children in Texas.
Educational resources for your children-
Faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are working to gather resources for students to stay academically engaged.
Talking to your children about COVID-19-
Dr. Krystal Simmons, clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, studies school psychology and counseling. We spoke with her for advice on how to speak with your children during a public crisis such as COVID-19.
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School administration experts and a San Antonio school district transform schools-
The college is expanding its footprint on the Texas A&M campus, as well as its health corridor on West Campus.
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4th Annual Voices of Impact Announced-
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at The Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan on Feb. 6 at 6 p.m.
Forging a Legacy of Learning-
Betty Hanks ’69 shares her story as part of the college’s 50th Anniversary year.
Human Resource Development students gain real-world skills through Texas A&M HROE-
Two entities on Texas A&M’s campus joined together this semester to create a mutually beneficial relationship in which students receive hands-on learning.
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