Educational Leadership & Policy News

Richard Reddick: Higher Education is Growing Burden for American Families

Nov. 23, 2019

"We should not get comfortable with a normal that has students wishing and hoping for chance encounters with the wealthy so their college dreams can become reality — for all of our benefit," says Reddick.

Two ELP Professors Appointed Associate Editors of AERJ

Oct. 22, 2019

University of Texas at Austin Associate Professor Rebecca Callahan and Assistant Professor Huriya Jabbar have been appointed as associate editors of the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ).

David DeMatthews and Joshua Childs: What the Next Education Secretary Must Do

Oct. 16, 2019

Educational Leadership and Policy faculty David DeMatthews and Joshua Childs outline what the next Education Secretary must do.

Learn about Educational Leadership and Policy’s Graduate-Student-Run Peer-Reviewed Journal, Texas Education Review

Oct. 11, 2019

TxEd is a web-based, open access peer-reviewed academic journal that does not require fees for authors to publish their work.

ELP Doctoral Candidate Honored with Harrington Dissertation Fellowship; Five Current Students Harrington Fellows

Oct. 11, 2019

Dwuana A. R. Bradley has received the highest graduate fellowship award given by The University of Texas at Austin.

Terrance Green: The School Closure

Oct. 7, 2019

Is closing schools what’s best for children? Associate Professor Terrance Green explains four things every person needs to know about school closures in an op-ed for Psychology Today.

Educational Leadership and Policy New Faculty 2019

Sept. 4, 2019

This year, the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy is joined by Ericka Roland

Lauren Schudde on New Law Affecting Transfer Students

Aug. 26, 2019

In a look into Senate Bill 25, Assistant Professor Lauren Schudde explains how non-transferable credits are making it harder for community college students transferring to four-year institutions.

Two PHEL Doctoral Students Selected as 2019-21 UCEA Jackson Scholars

Aug. 13, 2019

Congratulations to Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. students Rachel Boggs and M. Yvonne Taylor on being selected as 2019-21 Barbara L. Jackson Scholars by the University Council for Educational Administration.

Victor Saenz Selected as Inaugural Presidential Leadership Academy Fellow

Aug. 2, 2019

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities selected Saenz as one of 24 fellows for their Inaugural Presidential Leadership Academy.

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.

David DeMatthews: School Finance Reform Law Marks the Starting Point, Not the Finish Line

June 17, 2019

Associate Professor David DeMatthews explains that House Bill 3 is a starting point for funding education in Texas and discusses other changes that now must follow in an op-ed for the Austin-American Statesman.

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.

Gigi Do, Ph.D. '16, Selected Assistant VP for Global Learning and Strategy and Senior International Officer for UH–Clear Lake

May 23, 2019

One of Do's goals in this position is to continue finding ways to ensure international students feel they’re part of the institution.

College of Education Jeopardy Champion for $500, Alex

May 23, 2019

Although he doesn't claim to be a "trivia guy," Associate Dean for Equity, Community Engagement, and Outreach Richard Reddick has appeared on and won several popular game shows.