Honors, Math, Science Students Win Research Festival

From translating cells into 3D-printed models, to studying the solar system in a mobile planetarium, TCU College of Education students lead educational experiences and research projects as wide-ranging as our universe. The College’s 2018 Research & Pedagogy Festival showcased more than 30 research projects and experiences presented by undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students on Wednesday, […]

Alumni, Student Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Congratulations to TCU students and alumni on recent awards: Fort Worth ISD Campus Teachers of the Year: Jennifer Dutton BS Radio-TV-Film ‘10 Ridglea Hills Elementary Sequoia Ford M.Ed. in Educational Leadership student, Principal Fellows Program East Handley Elementary Talor Garza BS Education ’12 M.Ed. ‘13 Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center Jose Ramirez BS Kinesiology ‘04 […]

Four Professors Promoted

By Shelley Hulme for TCU This Week During the spring TCU Board of Trustees meeting last week, the group voted on tenure, promotions and granting emeritus status to faculty members. Four faculty in the College of Education were promoted: Dr. Francyne Huckaby, promoted to professor Dr. Hayat Hokayem, promoted to associate professor and awarded tenure […]

Three Generations of Education

Many high school students might feel at home when they visit TCU, but for Wesleigh Whitehead, that feeling is especially strong. The Early Childhood Education junior is the fourth in her family to attend TCU and the third to major in education. Whitehead’s grandmother Linda Cooley Boyd earned a B.S. in Elementary Education in 1966, and her […]

Early Intervention

By Beatriz Terrazas for TCU Endeavors Two education professors are investigating ways to enhance parent-teacher collaboration to support positive behavior in schoolchildren. Kathleen Kyzar and Kathleen Strickland-Cohen have been researching family-professional partnerships within Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support, a proactive system of strategies to reduce discipline problems. Some schools using the system have reduced […]

Davis Wins Honors Competition

Congratulations to Early Childhood Education senior Allison Davis, who won the College of Education Senior Honors Presentations. Davis will move on to the John V. Roach Honors College Boller Competition Finals on Tuesday, Apr. 17. Davis is a member of the College’s D.R.I.V.E. student leadership group, the Dean’s Advisory Cabinet and Kappa Delta Pi Education […]

TCU Ranks in Top Education Graduate Schools

TCU ranks in the nation’s top graduate schools of education, according to the U.S. News & World Report. The College of Education climbed 18 places for the 2019 report, which was ranked by expert opinions and factors like quality of students, faculty and research. Committed to preparing leaders for diverse educational settings, the College’s graduates […]

Colbert Named Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Janekka Colbert, named Teacher of the Year for her campus, Kenneth Davis Elementary in Mansfield ISD. Colbert’s campus named her Teacher of the Week in fall 2017. Janekka teaches fourth grade at Kenneth Davis. She completed the TCU College of Education Accelerated Master’s program, earning a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education […]

Jordan Cole Wins 2017 ELF Award

By Shelly Hulme for TCU This Week Meet Jordan Cole. A member of the John V. Roach Honors College, Cole is an accomplished student writer who is double majoring in education studies and English. She’s also the recipient of the prestigious Sandra Brown Excellence in Literary Fiction Award, which recognizes a TCU student who demonstrates […]

Community Scholar Giving Back with Education

James Sang became a U.S. citizen in December and received his passport less than two weeks before he left for Denmark to teach abroad. This achievement was the latest for the Middle School Mathematics Education senior and TCU Community Scholar. Sang and his family left Yangon, Myanmar as refugees and they lived in Kuala Lumpur, […]


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