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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, […]

McNair Student a Rhodes Scholar Finalist

His life story reads like the jacket of a book: a young boy who comes from a poverty-stricken and abusive family in a gang-infested neighborhood achieves success both academically and athletically through hard work and perseverance. But, like any good story, that’s just the beginning. Caylin Moore (photo courtesy of TCU Football) Caylin Moore also […]

Bush Institute and TCU Host Principal Preparation Panel

On Thursday, October 20, the George W. Bush Institute and the TCU College of Education co-hosted a panel on principal preparation coinciding with the Bush Institute’s release of two major studies on education leadership: a principal preparation evaluation study and the Principal Talent Management Framework, developed through the Bush Institute’s Alliance to Reform Education Leadership […]

Huckaby Women and Gender Studies Awardee

The TCU Women and Gender Studies Program announced Dr. Fran Huckaby as the Claudia V. Camp Faculty Research and Creative Activity Awardee for 2016-2017. Dr. Huckaby received the award to recognize her excellent scholarly activities related to women and gender. She will be giving a public lecture as part of the award, a multimedia presentation […]

Faggella-Luby’s Research Featured

A research study conducted by Dr. Michael Faggella-Luby’s was featured as a study having positive or potentially positive effects on reading comprehension, vocabulary, or literacy. Dr. Faggella-Luby’s research is included in the What’s Known report released by the Southeast Regional Education Lab and authored by three researchers at the Florida Center for Reading Research at […]

Alumni Named Principals in Weatherford

Two College of Education alumni were named principals in Weatherford Independent School District. Eric Sams was unanimously approved as principal of Tison Middle School. He worked as a teacher and Assistant Principal in Fort Worth ISD before coming to WISD. Sams holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of North Texas and a Master of Education […]

KinderFrogs Fundraiser A Sweet Success

Leap Frog for KinderFrogs, the largest fundraiser at TCU, celebrated its sweet sixteen this year with an event that took the cake. The event raised over $330,000 for school scholarships for programs through ticket sales, sponsorships, donations and the live auction. The sweet celebration took place at Minor House, the new residence for TCU chancellors, […]

Weinburgh Wins Exemplary Faculty Award

Dr. Molly Weinburgh was named a recipient of the Exemplary Faculty Practices Award at the Consortium of State Organizations for Texas Teacher Education (CSOTTE) 2016 Conference in October. Dr. Weinburgh received the award for her work as the Director of the Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education. “We are proud of Molly and her […]

Groves Wins Mars Map

Andrews Institute Teacher Quality Granting Program recipient Angela Groves won a Giant Destination Mars Map™ from Buzz Aldrin’s ShareSpace Foundation. At 25 by 25 feet, the map is too large for Groves’ classroom at Daggett Middle School, but she plans to spread it out in the gym or the cafeteria with the accompanying curriculum next […]

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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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