Lab School Director named to IALS Board of Directors

Dr. Marilyn Tolbert, director of TCU laboratory schools, has been named to the Board of Directors for the International Association of Laboratory Schools (IALS). Tolbert will join the IALS Board of Directors this summer and will serve a three-year term. The IALS Board of Directors consists of 14 education professionals who are involved with Laboratory… Read more »

National Spelling Bee co-champ first aced the TCU event

Ansun Sujoe, 13, of Euless triumphed at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C., last night sharing the championship with another teen from upstate New York. His talent and focus, televised nationally during the event, were center stage locally on March 19 when the youngster was first place winner in the TCU College of… Read more »

Andrews Institute professors featured on education web site, Edutopia

The blog post, “Developing a Mathematics Teacher Knowledge Framework” by Dr. Sarah Quebec Fuentes and Dr. J. Matt Switzer, was published on the national education web site, Edutopia. The article discusses mathematics teacher development and the multi-dimensional nature of teacher knowledge. Dr. Fuentes and Dr. Switzer are assistant professors of mathematics education. To read the… Read more »

2014 hooding ceremony

The College of Education recognized the hard work and dedication of master’s and doctoral students as they received their regalia with pride during the official College of Education hooding ceremony on May 9. Prior to TCU Commencement, the College of Education hosted the academic hooding ceremony in order for graduates to receive their hood in… Read more »

COE students experience international student teaching

Undergraduate students from the TCU College of Education spent four weeks in various European countries this spring as part of the College of Education International Student Teaching program. Twenty-seven education students completed a portion of their student teaching through an exchange program with the European Teacher Education Network (ETEN). Students travelled to Norway, Sweden, the… Read more »

Andrews Institute at NSTA 2014

The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education was featured on NSTA TV during the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Annual Conference on April 3-6, 2014. NSTA TV profiled 14 prominent STEM centers committed to elevating the quality of science education in the United States. Over 12,000 science educators attend the conference every year. To… Read more »

2014 Excellence in Education Awards

The College of Education held its 21st annual Excellence in Education Awards on April 15, 2014 in Betsy and Steve Palko Hall. Students, faculty, and alumni gathered to celebrate 2013-2014 scholarship award recipients, student teachers and supervisors, student leaders, and the recipient of the Excellence in Education Award. Also recognized were school district principals and… Read more »

Pinwheel project casts light on child abuse

By Rick Waters TCU Magazine The blue and silver blades twirled with every breeze, and on this gusty April afternoon, the pinwheels were seemingly in perpetual motion. Each one representing one child abused last year in Tarrant County. Five thousand six hundred and eighty-nine in all. Child deaths, sexual assaults, siblings fighting off abusers to… Read more »