Overview

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About the College
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Charles Martinez, Dean of the College of Education

Welcome


Under the leadership of Dean Charles R. Martinez, Jr., the College of Education is committed to preparing educators, researchers, and leaders to join us in responding to pressing challenges in education and health. We do this within three strategic impact areas: Advancing equity and eliminating disparities in education and health, attending to place and context, and thriving through transitions.

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Our Culture


Our shared values of equity, excellence, innovation, and empowerment are central to the work we do.

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Initiatives


Community and collaboration are vital to the learning experience, so the college has embarked on an innovative plan to hire faculty members whose experience will enable the college to take bold steps in scholarship. Dean Martinez also is inviting notable speakers from across the U.S. to present their interdisciplinary research related to education, teaching, leadership, and health to inspire our faculty and students as we work to Reimagine Education.

 

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Who We Are


The college is home to five academic departments, 11 research centers that study a wide range of subjects encompassing health education and sport, and 14 offices that support faculty, staff, and student endeavors.

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Visiting


Visit us so we can meet you in person and discuss collaborating with you on your education goals. Currently, our facilities are closed due to coronavirus precautions. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Our History


Consistently ranked among the best public schools of education in the country, the college was established in 1891 as the School of Pedagogy. Learn more about our history and impact on education locally, across Texas, and nationally.

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