Education

TCU Teach, new master’s and certification program, launched

TCU’s College of Education has launched an innovative program for new college graduates and working professionals looking to transition to a career in education. The TCU Teach Master’s Program offers individuals the opportunity to earn a master’s degree and teaching certificate for grades 6 through 12 in less than one year. “The TCU Teach program… Read more »

A message from the Chancellor

It is official; Caylin Moore is a 2017 Rhodes Scholar. He joins an elite group of TCU students with this recognition and a current class of 32 men and women across the United States who exemplify similar intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service. As a Rhodes Scholar, Caylin will have the opportunity to study… Read more »

America’s school system topic of 2015 Fogelson Honors Forum

“Successful nations with top-performing school systems have a handful of things in common. They do not have charter schools or offer vouchers. Schools are funded equitably. Teachers are treated with respect. Districts recruit motivated people and see teachers as career professionals. And they ensure kids are healthy and ready to learn.” So summarizes a speech… Read more »

KinderFrogs School graduates largest class in school history

Graduation may be over for TCU’s class of 2015, but some of TCU’s littlest Horned Frogs are just getting ready to walk across the graduation stage. On June 19, KinderFrogs School at TCU graduated thirteen students, its largest class since the school opened in 2000. KinderFrogs School is Tarrant County’s only early intervention educational program for children… Read more »

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian to speak about “Colonial transformations”

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Alan Taylor will present “Colonial Transformations” on Monday, June 15, at 6 p.m. in the Dee J. Kelly Alumni Center. The event is free and open to the public, and parking will be available at the Visitors Center. Presented by The Center for Texas Studies at TCU and Humanities Texas, “Colonial Transformations” will… Read more »

Dr. Molly Weinburgh named a 2015 Piper Professor

Dr. Molly Hand Weinburgh, professor of science education in the TCU College of Education, has been selected as a Piper Professor for 2015. The honor was announced today by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation of San Antonio which, each year since 1958, honors 10 Texas professors for their superior teaching. She joined the TCU faculty… Read more »

Honors & awards for Higher Education Leadership students

Students place 2nd at National Student Affairs Case Competition The TCU Team of Whitnee Boyd, Christi Grudier and Gary Stout had just 48 hours to prepare and present their findings in front of a panel of judges during the Case Study Competition at the 2015 National Association of Student Affairs Professionals (NASPA) Annual Conference in… Read more »

College of Education to attend American Educational Research Association April 16-20

Faculty and graduate students from TCU’s College of Education will travel to Chicago for the 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting. Researchers from across the globe will attend the April 16-20 event to present, share and discuss research from numerous educational disciplines. The 2015 Annual Meeting theme is “Toward Justice: Culture, Language, and… Read more »

April focus on prevention of child abuse

The month of April has been designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month and TCU’s College of Education and Dept. of Social Work have teamed with Alliance for Children to help raise awareness of the importance of preventing child abuse. April 14: Stewards of Children Training Stewards of Children is a training program that educates… Read more »

COE professors selected co-editors of literacy journal

TCU’s College of Education faculty members have been selected to serve as the editorial team for The Reading Teacher, the International Literacy Association’s leading peer-reviewed journal for education of literacy learners up to age 12. Jan Lacina and Robin Griffith will serve as co-editors of the journal for the next six years. Their appointment begins… Read more »