College of Education and Human Development Statue

Celebrating Our Past. Transforming The Future.


This fall, the College of Education and Human Development will begin a year-long celebration of 50 years of excellence.

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.

About the College

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.

There are more than 10,000 Aggies working in Texas schools across 746 districts and 208 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

Departments in the College of Education & Human Development

Business professionals meeting outside of a cubicle workspace.

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.

Health-kinesiology

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.

Teaching learning culture middle grades classroom

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.

College of Education & Human Development

Dean's Development Council

Council History


On February 23, 1982, 25 individuals were selected from among 200 as the charter members of the Dean’s Development Council.

Charter members included a former state commissioner of education, business executives, school administrators, and NASA astronaut and Challenger Commander Francis “Dick” Scobee.

Objectives


  • To provide support for the college by informing external stakeholders, including government and private sector leaders, on the nature and impact of college initiatives and provide feedback to the dean on these outreach efforts.
  • To assist in attracting financial resources to support students, faculty and program development activities and to enhance facilities within the college.

Current Members


Sonja Adams

Colleyville, Texas

Tiffany Barfield ’00

New York City, New York

Gayle Bellomy

Houston, Texas

Beth Black ’88

Houston, Texas

Pamela and Hayne Blakely

Houston, Texas

Betsy and Bob Carpenter

Belton, Texas

Janine Morris ’78 and Kerry Comeaux

Friendswood, Texas

Margo Dailey

College Station, Texas

Sue Ellen Davis

Bryan, Texas

Jon Denton

College Station, Texas

Kathy Denton ’82

Houston, Texas

Gogi and John Dickson

San Antonio, Texas

Jim Drew ’79

Houston, Texas

Sylvia Fernandez ’88

San Antonio, Texas

Steve Furney

New Braunfels, Texas

Vicki Gibson, Ph.D.

Austin, Texas

Kathy Havel

Dallas, Texas

Sheryl ’87 and Robert ’84 Holton

Frisco, Texas

Jean Johnson

College Station, Texas

Patsy Kirksey

College Station, Texas

Arno Krebs ’64

Bryan, Texas

Billy and Mary Jo Lay

Bryan, Texas

Sue Ann Lockard

College Station, Texas

Carolyn Lohman

Bryan, Texas

Sarah Mabry

La Grange, Texas

Sue and Patrick Mahoney

Houston, Texas

Lynn Martin

College Station, Texas

Pablo and Barbara Marvin

San Miguel de Allende, Mexico and College Station, Texas

Andrea “Sissy” McKenna ’79

Galveston, Texas

Ann ’16 and Gary ’65 Mills

Houston, Texas

Sue Ellen Miner ’81

New Braunfels, Texas

Karen Morris

Cypress, Texas

Eddie Mattei Nelson

Houston, Texas

Susan ’74 and Bill Ouren

Kingwood, Texas

Michael Park ’73

Huntsville, Texas

Sue and Rick ’70 Rickman

Dallas, Texas

Deborah and James Robertson

Kyle, Texas

Claire Selman ’77

Austin, Texas

Cyndi Short

Friendswood, Texas

Donna Stauber

Waco, Texas

Malcolm Stewart

Houston, Texas

Ellen and Rod ’63 Thornton

College Station, Texas

Melanie Toler ’76

College Station, Texas

Susan Torn

Houston, Texas

Karan Wester

Pflugerville, Texas

Donna and John ’77 Weston

Del Rio, Texas

Sandy Wilkinson ‘86

Richardson, Texas

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