Curriculum & Instruction News

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!

Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Student Creates Online Community for Black Female Writers

Nov. 12, 2018

Fourth-year doctoral student Tiye Naeemah Court has created Feminessay, an online community where black women around the world can share their own stories and narratives.

UTeach Institute Receives $1 Million NSF Grant to Expand and Improve CS Education for Underrepresented Urban Youth

Oct. 2, 2018

The UTeach Institute has received a $1 million National Science Foundation grant to improve underrepresented urban students' engagement in computer science through implementation of the UTeach CS Principles course.

Skerrett Interviewed About Scotland’s Elimination of Early Grade Standardized Testing

Sept. 27, 2018

Associate Professor Allison Skerrett was recently interviewed about the Deputy and First Minister of Education's decision to end early grade standardized testing in Scotland.

2018 Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award

Sept. 14, 2018

Associate Professor of Language and Literacy Allison Skerrett has received the 2018 Dean's Distinguished Teaching Award.

Curriculum and Instruction New Faculty 2018

Sept. 12, 2018

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