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

Andrews Institute receives grant to continue outreach to local teachers

The TCU Andrews Institute of Mathematics and Science Education has received a $257,437 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to continue a professional development program for 32 middle and high school biology teachers. Molly Weinburgh, professor and director of the Andrews Institute, and Cecilia Silva, professor of education, will lead the program. Throughout… Read more »

College of Education wins prestigious national award

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected TCU College of Education to receive the 2015 Best Practice Award in Support of Multicultural Education and Diversity. The award recognizes TCU’s Early Childhood Education through Grade 6 (EC-6) program and its infusion of diversity and culturally responsive pedagogy throughout all components of the… Read more »