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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.

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

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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.

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.

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Departments in the News

Educational Administration & Human Resource Development


A passion for mentoring underrepresented minority students

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.

- by Heather Gillin
International research continues online during COVID-19

International research continues online during COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in China, Dr. Fuhui Tong, professor and associate director of CRDLLA, did not want that research to stop.

- by CEHD Communications
Supporting Teachers in the Face of COVID-19 through Virtual Professional Learning Communities

Supporting Teachers in the Face of COVID-19 through Virtual Professional Learning Communities

During COVID-19, the Education Leadership Research Center has been working to increase collaboration between coaches, mentors, and educators virtually.

- by CEHD Communications
3 faculty named AFS Award recipients

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.

- by Ashley Green

Educational Psychology


Liew named Associate Dean for Research

Liew named Associate Dean for Research

Liew’s time at Texas A&M began in 2005 as assistant professor in EPSY. He was promoted to professor in 2015.

- by Ashley Green
Tong named interim EPSY department head

Tong named interim EPSY department head

Tong is serving as interim in a department that is working to expand to help meet the needs of the community and the state of Texas.

- by Ashley Green
Researching the impact of parent-child conversations in families of color

Researching the impact of parent-child conversations in families of color

Ethnic-racial socialization has been researched for more than 30 years, but Smith said only one other research group has systematically explored its associations with lifespan outcomes. Those findings were released almost 15 years ago.

- by Ashley Green
Remembering Dr. Michael Duffy

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.

- by Ashley Green

Health & Kinesiology


Dr. Susan Bloomfield retires after 27 years

Dr. Susan Bloomfield retires after 27 years

Dr. Susan Bloomfield, professor and associate dean for research, is retiring this summer after 27 years at Texas A&M.

- by Heather Gillin
Q&A: Integrating physical activity into distance education

Q&A: Integrating physical activity into distance education

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, online lessons and homeschooling are the new normal in education. How does physical activity fit into this new mode of learning?

- by Heather Gillin
How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves

How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves

People aged 65 or older are considered high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts in our Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz and Dr. Marielle Engelen, offer answers and recommendations for older adults during the current pandemic.

- by Heather Gillin
Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms

Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms

Traumatic brain injuries result in death and disability in thousands of Americans each year. The effects of these injuries can linger on long after the initial trauma.

- by Heather Gillin

Teaching, Learning & Culture


3 faculty named AFS Award recipients

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.

- by Ashley Green
CEHD faculty develop online video resources for parents

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.

- by Ashley Green
Education Abroad plans halted by COVID-19

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.

- by Ashley Green
How is COVID-19 impacting Career and Technical Education?

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.

- by Ashley Green

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