Education

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 »

Education professor selected as a “professor who inspires”

Michael Faggella-Luby, associate professor of special education in the TCU College of Education, was selected in NerdScholar’s second annual list of “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire.” Faggella-Luby and his fellow honorees were chosen for their ability to captivate and engage students in their classroom, their involvement on campus and in the community, and their… Read more »

March 25 lecture to examine relationship between technology and literacy

On March 25, Twyla Lofin will present “iTech, iTeach Struggling Readers,” a lecture examining technology integration in the classroom. Co-presented by the ANSERS Institute and the Harris College Davies School of Communication Sciences and Disorders (COSD), the program is designed for those studying or teaching COSD, special education or general education. The lecture will take place from 4-7 p.m…. Read more »

Star-Telegram features COE Principal Prep program

There are currently 10 educators enrolled in the College of Education’s unique program to offer “boots on the ground” training to aspiring school principals. Read more at http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article15529673.html