EAHR Representatives Present At ASHE Conference-
A group of EAHR faculty and students spoke at the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) 2016 conference held November 11-12 in Columbus, OH.2
Dr. Alfred To Be Inducted Into IACE Hall Of Fame-
Dr. Mary Alfred will be inducted into the International Adult & Continuing Education (IACE) Hall of Fame for her scholarship and leadership in the profession. Dr. Alfred will be one of 13 leaders from around the world inducted at the ceremony on Tuesday, November 15 in Orlando.
Dr. Nafukho Awarded Fellowship For Carnegie Program-
EAHR Professor and Department Head Dr. Fred Nafukho was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program. In Fall 2017, Dr. Nafukho will work at Kenya’s Kenyatta University in the newly established Innovation, Research, and Outreach Unit.
ALI 2016 Wraps Up-
The annual Administrative Leadership Institute (ALI) concluded Thursday at the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM ‘56 Equine Complex. Dozens of educators from regions across Texas gathered to exchange ideas, strategies, and effective methods aimed at improving student success within their districts.
Scholars With Ties To CEHD Land $10M In Grants-
The U.S. Department of Education, Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), recently awarded four grants totaling more than $10,000,000 to seven affiliates from the Texas A&M University Bilingual Education Programs and the Center for Research and Development in Dual Language and Literacy Acquisition (CRDLLA.)
Dr. Christine Mark Achieves CEHD Exemplary Distance Educator-
Clinical Assistant Professor Dr. Christine Mark has achieved the CEHD Exemplary Distance Educator title after meeting the highest standards required by Quality Matters. Under the Quality Matters guidelines, Dr. Mark can now design additional online courses that will create an online driven learning experience for online students.
$5.5M In Grants Focused On Improving Education For English Language Learners-
The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded faculty from the Bilingual Program in the Department of Educational Psychology and the Educational Administration Program in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development two five-year grants totaling $5.5 million. The grants will fund teacher professional development for educators working with English language learners (ELLs) and to research its effects.
Dr. Irby Inducted As ISDDE Fellow-
Dr. Beverly Irby was inducted as a fellow into the International Society for Design and Development in Education (ISDDE) Monday at the organization’s annual meeting in Utrecht, Amsterdam. The organization is a select group of scholars from across the world dedicated to raising the quality in design of educational processes and materials.
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Continuing A Legacy: EAHR’s Bell Ringing Tradition-
For many doctoral candidates, preparing for and defending a dissertation is one of the most stressful times of their lives. The same was true for Catherine Cole, but thanks to support from her family – including a former associate dean in the College of Education and Human Development – her story is extra special.
Dr. Christine Stanley’s Passion For Diversity And Inclusion-
For Dr. Christine Stanley, a passion for diversity and inclusion stems not just from her upbringing in the Caribbean but also from many other spheres of influence, including her parents, grandparents and the surrounding community. That passion is what fueled her commitment to effecting change over the course of her career.
Research Focuses On Corruption And The Impact Of Women In Government-
After spending 20 years working with nonprofit organizations both domestically and internationally, Catherine Cole wanted to study corruption as part of her doctoral dissertation. She spent three years researching corruption and its associated variables, specifically the impact women in government had on corruption.
School Enhancement Project Focuses On Improving Houston-Area Schools-
More than 1,500 school campuses in Texas are deemed low performers according to this year’s Public Education Grant from the Texas Education Agency. Eight of those schools are the focus of a research project by two professors in the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) and Dr. Joyce Alexander, dean of the College of Education and Human Development.
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Summit For Meaningful Impact Of Learning And Education-
The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University is working to build strong partnerships with school districts across the state. That goal is what prompted the Summit for Meaningful Impact of Learning and Education: A Texas Schools Summit in The Woodlands earlier this month.
Former CEHD Dean Named Interim Head Of Galveston Campus-
Douglas J. Palmer, formerly dean of the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University, has been named interim vice president of Texas A&M University and COO of Texas A&M University at Galveston, effective June 1.
Dr. Peck Parrott Farewell Reception-
A farewell reception for Dr. Kelli Peck Parrott will be held Wednesday, May 4th at the Stark Gallery in the MSC. The College of Education and Human Development will commemorate her 15 years of service at Texas A&M.
Professor To Collect Data On Military-Connected Children-
Despite the fact that there are more than two million military-connected students in American schools, there is no reliable data on the academic health or educational outcomes of those students. Dr. Robert Muller, clinical associate professor of educational leadership, is working to change that.
Dr. Irby Leads Discussion On Research In Learning And Teaching-
The rules of educational policy directly effect teachers and students nationwide. Dr. Beverly Irby discussed how policy development is put into practice through her research, entitled “Learning and Teaching in Educational Leadership SIG Business Meeting” in April at the American Educational Research Association in Washington D.C.
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Improving Academic Language For Third Grade English Language Learners-
A group of professors in the College of Education and Human Development developed a way to improve the success of young students in the classroom.
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Faculty Testing Intervention To Break Down Barriers In Science Education-
Hoping to break down barriers for English language learners and low socio-economic status students, professors in the Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University developed a literacy-integrated science intervention, funded by the National Science Foundation.
HRD Student Elected New Student Body President-
Even weeks after her election victory, the outspoken junior and Human Resource Development major, is in disbelief and full of excitement to represent her fellow classmates.
New Minor Prepares Students To Defend Against Cybersecurity Threats-
The minor, offered beginning in the 2016-17 academic year, will give students a wide range of class options from programming to forensic investigative sciences.
Professor Highlights Concern About The Success Of Latino Males In Higher Education-
Many minority students are first-generation college students and do not have the guidance from parents about the college experience. In 2014, 75 percent of Hispanics graduated high school but just 15 percent graduated college with a Bachelor’s degree or higher.