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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.

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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.

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Dr. Michael A. de Miranda announced as Interim Dean of College of Education and Human Development

Dr. Michael A. de Miranda announced as Interim Dean of College of Education and Human Development
September 13, 2021 Justin Elizalde

Dr. Michael A. de Miranda announced as Interim Dean of College of Education and Human Development

Texas A&M University’s Office of the Provost on Thursday announced Dr. Michael A. de Miranda as Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Development.

De Miranda joined the college in 2016 as head of the Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture. He holds the Claude Everett, Jr. ’47 Endowed Chair and is a professor in TLAC.

“I remain humbled by the trust that our college community and university leadership have placed in me,” de Miranda said. “It remains my privilege to serve and work alongside each member of this world-class College that is committed to a ‘Culture of Excellence.’”

De Miranda was previously named as Acting Dean after Dr. Joyce Alexander announced she would be returning to her faculty role.

“We are grateful to Dr. de Miranda for his willingness to serve as interim dean,” Dr. Mark H. Weichold, interim provost and executive vice president, said in an email to the campus community.

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