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

We will continue to update information as it comes available.

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.

Faculty, Staff Honored For CEHD Impact

Faculty, Staff Honored For CEHD Impact
September 1, 2017 CEHD Communications

Faculty, Staff Honored For CEHD Impact

Hundreds of faculty and staff attended the CEHD Fall 2017 Kick-Off Luncheon on August 23. The annual kick-off was held in the Bethancourt Ballroom and helped to set the pace for the upcoming academic year.

Dr. Joyce Alexander, Dean of the College of Education and Human Development, presented a progress update to the college highlighting its accomplishments and future goals.

Following the presentation, college awards were awarded to recipients honoring their research, leadership, and service.

Three faculty and staff members received awards from the Dean’s Development Council Awards. Dr. Steven Woltering, assistant professor in Educational Psychology, received the Outstanding New Faculty Award. Dr. Trina Davis, associate professor in Teaching, Learning & Culture, received the Extraordinary Service Award. Joyce Nelson, director of academic advising in Educational Administration and Human Resources Development received the Outstanding Staff Award.

Other award recipients included:

Association of Former Students College-Level Teaching Awards
Dr. Glenda Byrns
Dr. Timothy Lightfoot

Early Career Research Excellence
Dr. Adam Barry
Dr. Lei-Shih Chen

Outstanding Faculty Mentor
Dr. Cheryl Craig

Senior Scholar Research Excellence
Dr. R. Malatesha Joshi

Faculty Climate Award
Dr. Rhonda Fowler

Staff Climate Award
Dell Billings

John Trott, Jr. Award in Student Recruiting
Laura Wilding

Carolyn Lohman Advocacy Leadership Award
Dr. Joel Berrien, Jr.

Faculty Award
Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson

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To learn more about how you can assist in fundraising, contact Jody Ford ’99, Sr. Director of Development or 979-847-8655

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