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Alumna Teaching Teachers in New Role

By the third grade, Jennifer Terry knew she wanted to be a teacher. She had early experiences with the profession from her mother and grandmother, who are retired educators, along with her first-grade teacher. They all ignited her passion for learning. Her interest in teaching and learning led her to TCU, where she received a […]

At 30, Fellowship Still Making Impact

Ask a student like Ronald Ivy to put a value on the importance of the Juanita Cash Fellowship for Graduate Education in his life, and you’ll receive an answer that amounts to “priceless.” The science education doctoral student is one of many who have benefited from the award for minority students seeking advanced education degrees. […]

Enugu Selected as NARST Scholar

The National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) recognized alumna Ramya Enugu as a 2017 NARST Classroom Teachers and Informal Science Educators Scholar. NARST awarded the scholarship to nine currently practicing teachers/educators. Assistant professor Hayat Hokayem mentored Enugu and nominated her for the award. “I cannot thank Dr. Hokayem enough for helping me develop […]

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 […]

Starpoint at 50

A big, open room in the center of Starpoint School vibrated with excited voices. Using every available chair and space on the floor in the brick building on Stadium Drive, elementary school students worked with TCU education majors during tutoring sessions. Galen Storey, a then-junior education major in her second semester at the on-campus lab school, […]

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. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from TCU in 1991 and planned to go to law school, but he started on a new path after taking an education class. The Value of TCU […]

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Starpoint Celebrates 50 Years

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Silva Named a Piper Professor

Silva Named a Piper Professor

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