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National Academy of Education Awards Fellowship to Cervantes-Soon
Jun. 16, 2017
Claudia Cervantes-Soon Claudia Cervantes-Soon has been selected as a 2017 National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellow. Cervantes-Soon is an assistant professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin. The fellowship will help support her current research project, Building…

Associate Professor Jennifer Adair and Alumnus Bavu Blakes Featured on Blackademics
Jun. 14, 2017
Bavu Blakes Two members of the College of Education community were featured recently on KLRU’s Blackademics TV.  Alumnus Bavu Blakes, M.Ed. ’17, opened the program with a talk about efforts in Manor Independent School District to address and celebrate the increase in diversity that the district has…

McCarthy and Lambert: How Teachers See Stress
Jun. 07, 2017

Alumnus Honored for Exemplary Teaching
Jun. 06, 2017
John Richard Wright, BS ’08 has been named Physics Teacher of the Year for Central Texas by PhysTEC, the Physics Teacher Education Coalition. The award recognizes Wright as an exemplary teacher in his field. The PhysTEC program demonstrates the value of physics teacher preparation programs at member institutions such as…

Curriculum and Instruction’s De Lissovoy Wins Outstanding Book Award from the Society of Professors of Education
May. 23, 2017
Noah De Lissovoy Noah De Lissovoy, associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin, and co-authors Alexander Means of the University at Buffalo and Kenneth Saltman of the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth have received an outstanding book award from the Society of Professors of Education. The book,…

Maslowsky Chosen as a William T. Grant Foundation Scholar
May. 22, 2017
Maslowsky's project will focus on identifying developmentally and culturally appropriate strategies for reducing unplanned repeat births among Hispanic adolescents.

Chester and Rochlen: A Cutting-Edge Way for LGBTQ to “Come Out”
May. 19, 2017

The Ethnic Studies Agenda in Texas: Implications for Teacher Recruitment and Preparation
May. 12, 2017
Angela Valenzuela is a professor in both the Educational Policy and Planning Program within the Department of Educational Administration at the University of Texas at Austin and holds a courtesy appointment in the Cultural Studies in Education Program within the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. She also serves as the…

Carol Fletcher Discusses How Computer Science Can Positively Impact STEM’s Branding
May. 11, 2017

Sampson Recognized with National Science Teachers Association Fellow Award
May. 10, 2017
Victor Sampson Victor Sampson, associate professor of curriculum and instruction and director of the Center for STEM Education was recently recognized by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)  with an NSTA Fellow Award. The NSTA Fellow Award recognizes his commitment to education and…