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

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 and Human Development

Transformational Learning Fellows

PROGRAM OVERVIEW


Our program recognizes students who commit to engaging in high impact, transformative learning experiences. Student Fellows have passed various milestones while enrolled at Texas A&M University.

As a result of participation in the fellows program, students will be able to:

  • Engage in purposeful learning activities to gain skills, knowledge, and competences.
  • Examine and make connections across courses and co-curricular experiences.
  • Exhibit the skills necessary to receive, organize, reorganize, and interpret new knowledge.

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEARNING FELLOWS PROGRAM FAQS


WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

Any CEHD undergraduate student that is in good academic standing.

WHAT ARE THE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS?

Acceptance requirements:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program within the College of Education and Human Development
  • Be in good academic standing in your current program
  • Complete an application form

Ongoing Involvement in the fellows program includes:

  • Participation in academic, professional, and personal milestones throughout your educational experience
  • Submission of completed milestones on a regular basis
  • Completion of required reflection activities

WHEN IS THE APPLICATION DEADLINE?

The fellows program has an open application process for first-year, sophomore, and junior students. This means that you can apply at any time throughout the year.

I AM A SENIOR, CAN I BE A FELLOW?

Yes!

Seniors will need to apply for the fellows program no later than the deadline to apply for your degree. Submit all milestones no later than three weeks before graduation. But, we encourage you to submit milestones as you complete them.

I’VE ALREADY COMPLETED SOME OF THE MILESTONES, BUT I’M NOT YET A FELLOW. WILL THOSE COUNT?

Yes, as long as you follow instructions for verifying the milestones.

WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT?

Time commitment depends on the individual. The program gives students autonomy on how and when they complete milestones. They are part of your experience as an active and engaged student in our college and the university.

WHAT ARE MILESTONES AND HOW DO I KNOW WHAT COUNTS TOWARDS THE FELLOWS PROGRAM?

Milestones are course-based and co-curricular experiences. They provide students with an opportunity to engage in deep and meaningful learning.

Common Milestones

  • Studying abroad
  • Service learning projects
  • Completion of a professional skill-building workshop
  • An internship

Milestones Categories

  • Academic
  • Professional
  • Personal

Each milestone is worth one point value. Find point values below.

Academic

Professional

Personal

HOW DO I SUBMIT MILESTONES AND REFLECTIONS?

Fellows will submit via eCampus.

You will also receive updates on your status at the beginning of the next semester. You will be able to submit milestones on a rolling basis until your senior year.

In the last semester of senior year, you still need to complete milestone requirements. You will earn rewards for completing requirements for each milestone category. Top Fellows receive a medal at graduation and a personal letter from the Dean.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • Engage in deeper and more meaningful experiences within the College and University.
  • Receive a medal recognizing you as a fellow upon graduation.
  • Complete experiences and gain skills that are desirable by employers.
  • Focus on your academic, personal, and professional development. Milestones help you make purposeful decisions as you work towards your own success.

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