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Anne and Preston Massey Establish Endowment to Support Future Texas Teachers
Jun. 06, 2023
The Massey family is taking action to support aspiring teachers in Texas. With a generous endowment, they will make a difference in the lives of students who are pursuing their teaching certification and preparing to enter the classroom.

Grants, Awards and Achievements: June 2023
Jun. 06, 2023
Curriculum and Instruction Tia Madkins • Assistant ProfessorAllison Skerrett Madkins • Professor, Director of Teacher Education Tia Madkins and Allison Skerrett are the recipients of a Vision Grant from the Spencer Foundation, a $75,000 research planning grant to bring together a team, for 6…

David DeMatthews Pens Op-Ed on the First Anniversary of the Uvalde School Shooting
May. 24, 2023
In his op-ed published in the San Antonio Express-News, associate professor David DeMatthews discusses the need for increased school safety and support for additional resources around mental health. Read more…

Unlocking Reading Success: The Key to Helping Struggling Readers Better Comprehend Content
May. 23, 2023
Special Education Assistant Professor Peng Peng and colleagues conducted a comprehensive analysis to determine the effectiveness of various learning strategies for struggling readers.

A Heart for Those with Learning Disabilities: Q&A with Alumna Sarah G. King, Class of 2023
May. 15, 2023
Sarah Gorsky King, a master’s and doctoral alumna, shares how her own personal experiences lead to her current research and desire to help culturally and linguistically diverse students with learning disabilities.

Meadows Center Researchers Complete Large-Scale Study with More Than 200 Teachers Across Texas
May. 15, 2023
Researchers from The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk studied the effects of a professional development model to help teachers implement reading comprehension and vocabulary practices to fourth graders.

Institute for Public School Initiatives (IPSI) Executive Director Matt Orem Discusses Partnership to Expand Access to Mental Health Care for Texas Youth
May. 11, 2023
More than 11,000 underserved students across six Texas School districts to benefit from access to mental health care.

Coaching in Communities: A Groundbreaking Approach to Equity-Focused Teacher Training
May. 10, 2023
Melissa Wetzel shares her insights on justice-focused coaching and presents a new training model to help transform learning and disrupt systems of oppression.

It’s a “privilege and an honor” to be a first-generation student
May. 09, 2023
Noelia Delgado Rosas and Deniss Moreno, first-generation college students in the College of Education, share their emotional journeys and what it means to graduate from UT Austin.

Ph.D. Alumnus Langston Clark Receives Prestigious Piper Professor Award
May. 04, 2023
Texas Education congratulates alumnus Langston Clark for receiving a 2023 Piper Professor Award for his superior teaching at the college level.