Curriculum and Instruction News

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.

Theresa Lynn, B.S. '09, Named Postma Elementary Teacher of the Year
Jul. 10, 2019
Theresa (Teri) Lynn was chosen as the Postma Elementary Teacher of the Year in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. She graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s in Applied Learning and Development. This is Lynn’s 10th year teaching in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD.

Summer Reading and Listening List 2019
Jun. 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
Jun. 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
Jun. 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
Jun. 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
Jun. 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: Mario Reyes
May. 23, 2019
After graduation, Mario Reyes will teach 7th grade English Language Arts at Wayside Charter School. He is graduating with a degree in Youth and Community Studies and teacher certification from UT Urban Teachers.

Class of 2019: Bailey Glenn
May. 23, 2019
Bailey Glenn will return to Galveston to teach at a local elementary school. She was a member of the inaugural cohort of Charles Butt Scholars.

Class of 2019
May. 23, 2019
Learn how four graduates will continue to improve education and health across Texas even after they leave the Forty Acres.