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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.

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For the 2020-2021 school year, the Texas Education Agency reported there were nearly 10,000 Aggies working in Texas schools across 668 districts and 184 counties. Thanks to our excellence in teacher preparation, these Aggies will stay in the classrooms long after their peers.

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EAHR develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service.

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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.

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Remembering Dr. Jon Denton

Remembering Dr. Jon Denton
February 26, 2021 Ashley Green

Remembering Dr. Jon Denton

Dr. Jon James Denton, professor emeritus, passed away February 19, 2021.

Denton retired in 2007 after spending 35 years with Texas A&M. He had a passion for integrating technology into classroom instruction and teacher preparation programs and loved education.

dr. jon denton photoDenton spent his early career teaching high school science courses in Missouri. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1972 and joined the faculty in educational curriculum and instruction. 

During his time at Texas A&M, Denton served in various leadership roles including Associate Dean for Research and Executive Associate Dean. He also served as professor and Executive Director of eEducation in TLAC and received national recognition for a number of collaborative science and technology outreach programs.

After retiring in 2007, Denton was still committed to the college, serving on the Dean’s Development Council.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to the Texas A&M Foundation by visiting and click on the “Give Now” button. Please select “The General Memorial” for the appropriate account and indicate the gift is in memory of Jon Denton. Gifts will be used to support undergraduate scholarships in CEHD.

Services will be held March 5 at 10:30am at A&M United Methodist Church. The service will also be live streamed You can find additional details:

About the Writer

Ashley is the Media Relations Coordinator and responsible for news coverage in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture as well as the Department of Educational Psychology.

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For media inquiries, contact Ashley Green.


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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