COMMITTED TO THE COMMUNITY
At the University of Houston College of Education, we’re working to improve educational and health outcomes for all children and families through effective teaching, innovative research and strong partnerships. Students learn in the context of a multicultural city from distinguished professors who merge research with real-world lessons. We’re preparing future teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, health specialists, researchers and other leaders to transform lives in Houston and beyond.
NEWS & FEATURES
Alum Named President of Tarrant County College Northeast
Doctoral Graduate Wins HISD and College of Education Awards
Professor and Alum Selected for National Leadership Program
Research Shows Importance of Walkable Neighborhoods
Three Professors Win Education Research Awards
Ed.D. for Math Educators Now in Sugar Land
Hard Work Pays Off for 4.0 Teaching Graduate
Research Debriefed: An Article on Writing Quality
Alum Supports Diversity at Juilliard in New York
Professor Researches Autism ‘To Make Big-Level Changes’
Retired Educator Continues to Serve the City
Apr 24 6:00 pm
2019 Star Awards
The College of Education will honor our student scholarship recipients, generous donors, distinguished alumni and supportive friends at our annual Star Awards dinner.
Apr 26 10:00 am
Our Department of Psychological, Health & Learning Sciences is holding a research symposium on Friday, April 26 for students to share their work and practice their presentation skills. Students should submit abstracts by March 1. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.
May 09 6:00 pm
Save the Date: Spring 2019 UHCOE Graduation
Students: We look forward to celebrating your graduation milestone at the upcoming College of Education commencement ceremony at the Fertitta Center on campus. Find details on our graduation page.
Jun 11 8:00 am
AP Summer Institute
Teachers: Join us for three weeklong workshops led by College Board-endorsed consultants. The training will provide resources and strategies to help strengthen Advanced Placement courses and prepare students for AP exams.
At a Glance
- 1stto meet tougher education accreditation standards (CAEP)
- Top 1%Undergrad elementary teacher-prep program (NCTQ)
- Top 3%Graduate teacher-prep program (NCTQ)
- Top 20Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
- 48%Increase in research expenditures (2013-17)
- 31 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program
A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Three College of Education alumni and one current Ed.D. student won leadership awards from HISD this year: Khalilah Campbell-Rhone (Ed.D. ’14), secondary principal of the year; Thomas James Cotter, secondary assistant principal of the year; Sean Negron (M.Ed. ’17), elementary assistant principal of the year; and Amy Poerschke (Ed.D. ’17), elementary principal of the year. Campbell-Rhone and Poerschke also serve as adjunct professors in the College’s school leadership program.
Kayce Solari Williams, clinical assistant professor and health program director, won the UH Center for Fraternity & Sorority Life Faculty Advisor of the Year Award. As part of Women’s History Month, she also was honored by Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston and KMAZ 102.5 FM with a certificate of excellence for her valued contributions to the Houston community.
Sahar Eshtehardi, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, was selected to serve as student ambassador for the American Psychological Association’s Society of Pediatric Psychology. She also was selected for a summer internship focused on cancer prevention and research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.