Curriculum & Instruction News

Allison Skerrett Wins Fry Book Award at LRA

Jan. 7, 2020

Professor Allison Skerrett received the Literacy Research Association's 2019 Edward B. Fry Book Award for her book, Teaching Transnational Youth: Literacy and Education for a Changing World.

Beth Maloch Selected for Leadership Women's 2020 Leadership Texas Class

Nov. 19, 2019

Maloch will engage in educational and developmental opportunities with outstanding women from across Texas as part of the 2020 Leadership Texas Class by Leadership Women.

Doctoral Student Wins 3-Minute Thesis Competition

Nov. 4, 2019

Daniel Thomas, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, is the winner of the 2020 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition at UT Austin.

Curriculum and Instruction New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is joined by Maria Fránquiz.

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.