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

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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

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Education & Human Development

Departments in the News

Educational Administration & Human Resource Development


Student mentor helps high school student attend Texas A&M through TAMU MU

Student mentor helps high school student attend Texas A&M through TAMU MU

First-generation student Cristy Duran always dreamed of attending Texas A&M University, but the road to college can be confusing without the guidance of a parent who has done it before. With the help of a mentor, she took her college entrance exams, won seven scholarships and earned admission to Texas A&M for fall 2019.

- by Heather Gillin
CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
A recap of the Education Leadership Research Center’s Summer Leadership Institutes

A recap of the Education Leadership Research Center’s Summer Leadership Institutes

During the months of June and July, the Education Leadership Research Center and Center for Research & Development in Dual Language & Literacy Acquisition teams in the College of Education and Human Development delivered 125 hours of TEA recognized professional development to educators from across Texas.

- by CEHD Communications
Houston ISD Teacher Earns We Teach Texas Fellow Scholarship

Houston ISD Teacher Earns We Teach Texas Fellow Scholarship

Texas A&M System effort aims to grow local talent to lead local schools.

- by Ashley Green

Educational Psychology


CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
A recap of the Education Leadership Research Center’s Summer Leadership Institutes

A recap of the Education Leadership Research Center’s Summer Leadership Institutes

During the months of June and July, the Education Leadership Research Center and Center for Research & Development in Dual Language & Literacy Acquisition teams in the College of Education and Human Development delivered 125 hours of TEA recognized professional development to educators from across Texas.

- by CEHD Communications
Keeping Parents Involved And Teachers Engaged

Keeping Parents Involved And Teachers Engaged

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
Aggie ACHIEVE: The Inclusive College Experience

Aggie ACHIEVE: The Inclusive College Experience

This fall, we celebrate the launch of Aggie ACHIEVE, the state’s first inclusive, four-year postsecondary education program for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

- by Ashley Green

Health & Kinesiology


CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
Texas A&M to host iTP3 Innovation Summit in May

Texas A&M to host iTP3 Innovation Summit in May

The Innovative Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs (iTP3) project at Texas A&M University will host the 2019 Innovation Summit on May 15-16 in San Antonio, Texas. Registration is open to the public until April 19.

- by Heather Gillin
2019 Dean’s Roundtable Honorees Announced

2019 Dean’s Roundtable Honorees Announced

The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University will honor 33 transformational leaders at the 2019 Dean’s Roundtable to be held on Friday, April 26th at the Hildebrand Equine Complex.

- by Ashley Green
Teaching community health workers to utilize family history for prevention

Teaching community health workers to utilize family history for prevention

Dr. Lei-Shih (Lace) Chen, associate professor of health education, is helping rural Texas communities tap into family health history by educating community health workers about basic genetics through bilingual workshops.

- by Heather Gillin

Teaching, Learning & Culture


Keeping teachers in the classroom

Keeping teachers in the classroom

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
Hill-Jackson “Ready to Serve” in New Role

Hill-Jackson “Ready to Serve” in New Role

With a focus on further developing district-college partnerships, Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson will serve as assistant dean of educator preparation and school partnerships.

- by Ashley Green
Howe Inducted as Texas A&M Distinguished Professor

Howe Inducted as Texas A&M Distinguished Professor

Roger Howe was inducted on May 8 as a University Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty honor at Texas A&M.

- by Ashley Green

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