Starpoint Celebrates 50 Years

A celebration and open house in March commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Starpoint school. Students, parents, faculty, alumni and friends of the school celebrated by sharing photos, memories and cake. Starpoint is one of two special education schools on campus and serves children with learning differences. The curriculum incorporates traditional academic subjects with art, music […]

Lourcey Wins Regional Spelling Bee

Eighth grader Will Lourcey won the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee with a word many adults may not know how to say, let alone spell – macchiato. The 14-year-old Trinity Valley School student correctly spelled the word (defined as espresso coffee served with a dash of hot or cold milk) to earn a $200 check, a […]

Knudsen Named Assistant Head of Middle School at Trinity Valley School

Congratulations to College of Education alumna and Board of Visitors member Julie Knudsen ’04 ’07, named Assistant Head of Middle School at Trinity Valley School in Fort Worth. Knudsen came to TVS as a middle school math teacher and coordinator after teaching math at Tanglewood Elementary. At Tanglewood she served on the administrative team and […]

Dr. Przymus Presents Bilingual Research Internationally

Dr. Steve Przymus has already traveled the world since coming to TCU this fall. The bilingual education professor made the keynote speech at the International Symposium on Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies in Bogota, Colombia. He presented on linguistic landscapes, or hidden messages in societies that influence ideologies regarding race, language and status. These messages […]

Alumna Named Top Dallas Elementary Teacher

Congratulations to Briana Broussard, a TCU College of Education alumna who was named one of the top four elementary educators in the Dallas Independent School District. She was named a Teacher of the Year finalist for the district and Campus Teacher of the Year for Dallas ISD’s William Brown Miller Elementary School, where she teaches […]

Superintendent Reflects on Value of TCU

Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD Superintendent Jim Chadwell never planned on a career in education when he started classes at TCU the first of three times. He planned to go to law school and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1991, but after taking an education class he started on a new path. […]

Thomas Wins Counseling Award

Congratulations to Dr. Frank Thomas, who received the Steve de Shazer Memorial Award at the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Association (SFBTA) conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The association was founded in 2002 by de Shazer and 27 colleagues from North America, including Dr. Thomas. The award recognizes an individual who makes significant contributions to the field […]

College of Education Launches TCU Teach Master’s Program

TCU’s College of Education has launched an innovative new program for new college graduates and working professionals looking to transition to a challenging and rewarding 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. […]

Education, Art Students Collaborate with International Newcomer Academy

Students from the College of Education and the School of Art planned an art and language unit for students enrolled in Kelly LaFarge’s upper high school classes at the International Newcomer Academy (INA) in Fort Worth ISD. Lessons were taught for two weeks in October and their art projects were placed on display during International […]

It’s official: Caylin Moore is a Rhodes Scholar

Caylin Moore is one of 32 recipients across the United States to receive the opportunity to study next fall at Oxford University, where he will complete his graduate studies in public policy and business administration. Moore joins an elite group of TCU students, including Josh Simpson ’14 and Matthew Freedman ’06, recent Rhodes Scholar finalists, […]


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