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A&DD Students’ Performance on BACB Exam Exceeds National Average
Apr. 24, 2016
The Behavior Analyst Certification Board recently published pass-rate data for approved course sequences for the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification exam. 76% of first-time test takers who qualified for the exam by completing the Department of Special Education Autism and Developmental Disabilities BCBA course sequence passed the BCBA exam.

Powell Receives Award for Best Practice Article
Mar. 24, 2016
Dr. Sarah Powell, Assistant Professor in the Department of Special Education, has been selected to receive the Samuel A. Kirk award for Learning Disabilities Research & Practice during 2015. In the article, Powell and her co-author (Dr. Lynn Fuchs from Vanderbilt University) provide educators with essential elements of mathematics instruction…

Looking to Engage Diverse Students in Tech?
Mar. 02, 2016
Two UT College of Education professors offer research-based tips.

UT College of Education Graduate Students Awarded Research Grants
Feb. 29, 2016
  Brenda RubioEducational Policy & Planning, Educational Administration  Proposal Title: Academia Cuauhtli: A Study of Bilingual Teacher Identity Development in a Culturally Relevant Schooling Space  Faculty Advisor: Angela Valenzuela, Ph.D. Having served as a research assistant and program coordinator for local grassroots organization Academia Cuauhtli Saturday Academy,…

Ensuring Latino Males’ Success in Higher Education: New book explores what inhibits and promotes Latino male college success
Feb. 22, 2016
AUSTIN, TX: UT Ensuring the Success of Latino Males in Higher Education: A National Imperative, a new book co-edited by Associate Professor and Executive Director of Project MALES Dr. Victor Saenz, shares new research from emerging scholars and seasoned practitioners that shines a light on factors that inhibit or…

Special Education Graduate Receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists
Feb. 19, 2016
President Obama has named Department of Special Education graduate Chris Lemons as a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. This is “the highest honor given by the U.S. Government to science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.”…

UT College of Education Professors’ New Book Highlights Early 20th-Century African American Education Intellectuals
Feb. 03, 2016
Black Intellectual Thought in Education: The Missing Traditions of Anna Julia Cooper, Carter G. Woodson, and Alain LeRoy Locke was recently published by associate professors Keffrelyn Brown and Anthony Brown

UT College of Education Alumnus Ryan Miller, Ph.D., receives National Award from NASPA
Jan. 22, 2016
Ryan A. Miller, director for inclusion and equity at The University of Texas at Austin and a graduate of the College of Education, is the winner of the 2016 Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation of the Year Award.