Curriculum & Instruction News

Curriculum and Instruction New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is joined by Paty Abril-Gonzalez and Denise Davila.

Allison Skerrett Wins Massey Award for Excellence as a ‘Teacher of Teachers’

Aug. 20, 2019

Professor Allison Skerrett has earned the Massey Award, recognizing her excellence as a "teacher of teachers," leading the charge towards a more culturally responsive teacher preparation program.

Tracey Flores Earns Promising Researcher Award from NCTE

The National Council of Teachers of English selected Assistant Professor Tracey Flores for the 2019 Promising Researcher Award.

Summer Reading and Listening List 2019

June 27, 2019

Beat the Summer slump with these book, audiobook, and podcast suggestions from faculty and staff within the College of Education.

Professors Brown and Cokley to be Inducted Into Academy of Distinguished Teachers

June 24, 2019

Professors Keffrelyn Brown and Kevin Cokley will be inducted into the UT Academy of Distinguished Teachers this fall. They have both had a profound impact on students here in the College of Education.

Flores Awarded Spencer Grant for Writer’s Workshops in Bilingual Classrooms

June 19, 2019

Tracey Flores, assistant professor of Curriculum and Instruction, has received a three-year, $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation develop and implement a bilingual, elementary writer’s workshop.

ALD and ELP Alumna Named Teacher of the Year for Elgin Elementary School

June 14, 2019

Megan Wehrle, B.S ‘12, M.Ed ‘19, was named Teacher of the Year for Elgin Elementary School in Elgin ISD.

STEM Education Faculty and Graduate Student Interviewed by NPR Marketplace

June 12, 2019

Professor Anthony Petrosino and graduate student Maya Denton discuss their research and how they are getting students engaged in STEM with NPR Marketplace.

Class of 2019: Raya Belton

Mary 23, 2019

Raya Belton is graduating with a degree in Applied Learning and Development with an EC-6 Generalist Certification. After graduation, she will teach kindergarten in San Antonio.

Class of 2019: Mario Reyes

May 23, 2019

After graduation, Mario Reyes will teach 7th grade English Language Arts at Wayside Charter School. He is graduating with a degree in Youth and Community Studies and teacher certification from UT Urban Teachers.

Class of 2019: Bailey Glenn

May 23, 2019

Bailey Glenn will return to Galveston to teach at a local elementary school. She was a member of the inaugural cohort of Charles Butt Scholars.

Class of 2019

May 23, 2019

Learn how four graduates will continue to improve education and health across Texas even after they leave the Forty Acres.

Congratulations to Promoted Faculty within the College of Education

April 29, 2019

Six faculty members across three departments within the College of Education have received promotions effective as of September 1.

Associate Professor Develops Physical Education Teacher Preparation Curriculum in China

April 17, 2019

Xiaofen Keating is expanding the experience and knowledge of College of Education students by giving them a hands-on learning environment that takes them across the globe.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Highlighted as a 2019 Leader to Learn From by Education Week

Feb. 20, 2019

Education Weekly selected Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Angela Ward as a 2019 leader to learn from for her leadership in cultural proficiency in her role as Supervisor of Race and Equity Programs at AISD.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Student Interviewed by KUT

Feb. 13, 2019

In an interview with KUT, Curriculum and Instruction doctoral student Lakeya Omogun discusses the legitimacy of Austin's Liberal label.

Christopher Brown Interviewed by Texas Standard

Jan. 22, 2019

Christopher Brown, professor of Curriculum and Instruction, discusses the need for a holistic approach to accountability for schools when it comes to student success.

Fikile Nxumalo: How climate change education is hurting the environment

Dec. 24, 2018

In an op-ed for The Hill, Fikile Nxumalo explains why its necessary to educate children on climate change by teaching them that they are part of nature.

Doctoral Student Wins Prestigious Award for Digital Literacy Research in Elementary Schools

Dec. 21, 2018

Congratulations to Hsiao-Ping Hsu for receiving two awards from the Association for Educational Communications and Technology!