Educational Leadership & Policy News

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.

ELP Alumna Named Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students for Union College

April 9, 2019

Fran'Cee Brown-McClure, Ph.D '15, has been named vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students for union College in New York.

ELP Alumnus Dorado Kinney, Ed.D. '17, Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

May 6, 2019

Kinney will join a cohort of 40 leaders who will take part in a 10-month leadership program.

Educational Leadership and Policy Ph.D. Student Awarded Dissertation Grant

May 7, 2019

Dissertation title: “Stakeholder Influence on MBA Curricular Design”

M. Yvonne Taylor: Enough with that parent dress code

April 26, 2019

Educational Leadership and Policy doctoral student M. Yvonne Taylor explains that how parents show up is far less important than that they show up in a recent op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.

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.

PHEL Alumna Wins American Association of Blacks in Higher Education Dissertation of the Year

April 8, 2019

Tracie Lowe, Ph.D. ’18, alumna from the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy’s Higher Education Leadership program, is the AAABHE 2019 Dissertation of the Year winner.

ELP Alumnus Makes Forbes 30 Under 30 List in Education

April 8, 2019

As the assistant superintendent for the Office of Strategy and Innovation in HISD, Jharrett Bryantt leads a number of high-priority initiatives for the district.

Richard Reddick: The 'opportunity hoarding' behind the college admissions scandal

March 18, 2019

Associate Professor Rich Reddick explains that, "this kind of behavior exacerbates inequality by denying opportunities for low-income students to access these networks" in an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.

David DeMatthews: More school days? Not unless we address these areas first

Feb. 26, 2019

In a recent op-ed, David DeMatthews explains that although extending the school year may provide a degree of benefits, it means the state will have fewer resources to address other long-standing school finance issues.