Charday Foster: Graduate College of Social Work - University of Houston
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Charday Foster


Clinical Assistant Professor | Practicum Education

Phone: 713-743-7628


Charday is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area (CA) with family roots grounded in the Trinity Gardens and Fifth Ward areas of Houston. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Riverside in Psychology, and earned her MSW degree from the University of Southern California. Charday’s professional background has been shaped by positions held in both California and Texas, and include roles in child welfare, medical and educational settings. Most recently, Charday served in a macro-level position with a large, Texas-based charter school system. As a member of the GCSW Practicum Education team, she will primarily serve as a Practicum Faculty Liaison for macro agency settings and instruct macro-focused courses. Charday is enthusiastic about helping our students navigate their practicum education experiences and delivering effective classroom instruction that will positively contribute to the development of our future social work leaders. Charday is passionate about finding working solutions aimed to dismantle oppressive systems that have historically prevented equitable access to resources and opportunities.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology - University of California, Riverside (UCR), 2011
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) - University of Southern California (USC), 2013


  • SOCW7310 Program Planning and Evaluation
  • SOCW7319 Advanced SW Practice in Organizations

Licenses & Certification

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) - Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council