Empowering students and teachers in Sri Lanka

A love of math and need for a creative outlet led Chrishnika Galbadage to major in Early Childhood Education at TCU. Now, she serves as a supervisor for 20 teachers and nearly 200 students at an international school in Sri Lanka. “I started school as an engineering major but needed a more creative outlet,” explained… Read more »

New! Double major with Educational Studies

The TCU College of Education now offers a double major in Educational Studies. The 40-43 hour program offers students the opportunity to major in Educational Studies as part of a double major with one of the following academic areas: Mathematics, History, French, German, Spanish, Communication, Business Administration, Journalism, Dance or Computer Science. With a double… Read more »

Study abroad this summer with the College of Education

The TCU College of Education recognizes the importance of international experiences and the value of learning about education systems outside of the United States. This summer, the College of Education is offering study abroad courses that will explore higher education and counseling in Great Britain or international education in various countries in Europe. Please read… Read more »

Starpoint School reaping benefits of music program

By Samantha Calimbahin TCU 360 Wednesday and Friday afternoons at Starpoint School can be quite loud. When Starpoint students jump and clap to the rhythm of Katy Perry’s “Firework,” they aren’t having a dance party—they’re having music class. But the focus isn’t solely on the music. The STREAMliners program, run by an organization called The… Read more »

Reading between the lines

By Caroline Collier The TCU Magazine Jan Lacina’s grandfather, who grew up speaking French Creole and Spanish, inspired her love of language. Wanting to help multicultural children acquire reading skills, she spent six years as an ESL teacher prior to becoming a literacy and technology education specialist in higher education. For five years, Lacina, now… Read more »

COE hosts expert on parenting, resilience and risk Sept. 30

Dr. Michael Ungar, a family therapist and Killam Professor of Social Work at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, will speak on “Too Safe for Their Own Good: How to Make Our Kids More Resilient by Not Overprotecting Them” on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. in Amon G. Carter Lecture Hall, Palko 130. The event… Read more »

COE launches new master’s program in Curriculum and Instruction

Beginning in January 2015, teachers and other education professionals will have the opportunity to improve their instructional, leadership, and research skills with the new master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction through the TCU College of Education. This program allows students to tailor their degree path by choosing a content specialization as well an emphasis in… Read more »

COE professor receives Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award

Sarah Quebec Fuentes, assistant professor of mathematics education in the College of Education, has received the Outstanding Early Career Scholar Award from the School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA). The award is granted to a researcher or teacher, within five years of receiving their doctoral degree, who has made significant and productive contributions to the… Read more »