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Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program Recognized with APA Award

Aug. 9, 2019

The Department of Educational Psychology’s counseling psychology doctoral program has been selected as a winner of the 2019 Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award by the American Psychological Association.

David DeMatthews: Stop Blaming Public Schools for Everything Awful

Aug. 9, 2019

When it comes to society’s problems, politicians always seem to place at least some blame on public schools, scapegoating them for social issues that politicians themselves fail to address.

Richard Reddick: How to Support Students with Trauma as School Starts

Aug. 8, 2019

Educators and those who work with youths have an important responsibility in creating the environment where ideas and opinions can be shared in a productive way.

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.

Five Tips to Stay Safe Around Water this Summer

July 30, 2019

18-24-year-old males are statistically more likely to try drown than their peers. Learn how to stay safe around water this summer with these tips from water safety expert Don Crowley.

School Psychology Doctoral Candidate Receives Moore Fellowship from the Hogg Foundation

July 29, 2019

Abby Bailin, school psychology doctoral candidate, has received the Henry E. And Bernice M. Moore Fellowship from the Hogg Foundation for her dissertation research.

Tracey Flores Earns Promising Researcher Award from NCTE

The National Council of Teachers of English selected Assistant Professor Tracey Flores for the 2019 Promising Researcher Award.

Special Education Faculty Members Receive $1.4 Million Grant from IES

July 8, 2019

Special Education Assistant Professor Jessica Toste and Associate Professor Nathan Clemens have received a $1.4 million grant to develop teacher expertise in data-based decision making to improve student reading success.

Powell Earns Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

July 3, 2019

The Special Education associate professor is one of just 11 recipients from Texas and one of five from The University of Texas at Austin.

Matt Bowers Quoted in Wired Article on Kids Sports

June 28, 2019

Learn how having your child specialize in one sport might hurt their chances of becoming a professional athlete later on.

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.

Professors Brown and Cokley to be Inducted Into Academy of Distinguished Teachers

June 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.

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.

Flores Awarded Spencer Grant for Writer’s Workshops in Bilingual Classrooms

June 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.

Kevin Cokley: Celebrate Our Cultural Bond on Juneteenth

June 18, 2019

Despite their common ancestral bond, Africans and African Americans lack a sense of connection due to what they have been taught about each other and the influence of racist narratives.

STEM Education Faculty and Graduate Student Interviewed by NPR Marketplace

June 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.

A Community Voice for Special Education

June 6, 2019

The Texas Center for Disability Studies is launching a new initiative through its Strategic Health Alliance project to engage community members in providing guidance to the TEA on special education issues,