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Faculty Awards and Publications

Congratulations to Gabriel Huddleston, inducted as a member of the national honor society Professors of Curriculum. This professional organization, limited to 100 active members, promotes scholarship and service in the field of curriculum studies. Nominees for membership are invited and approved based on their current and potential for scholarship and service and must have at […]

A Connected College

Preparing educators, counselors and leaders isn’t easy during a global pandemic that requires social distancing and masks. As part of TCU’s Connected Campus Plan, College of Education faculty and staff have been training and planning for high-quality online and blended instruction for the fall semester. College faculty and e-trainers Curby Alexander and Jennifer Smith have helped […]

Flipping the Script for Special Educators

Preparing educators, counselors and leaders isn’t easy during a global pandemic that requires social distancing and masks. As part of TCU’s Connected Campus Plan, College of Education faculty and staff have been training and planning for high-quality online and blended instruction for the fall semester. Professor Michael Faggella-Luby will use a flipped classroom approach for […]

Culturally Responsive Learning and Teaching

Preparing educators, counselors and leaders isn’t easy during a global pandemic that requires social distancing and masks. As part of TCU’s Connected Campus Plan, College of Education faculty and staff have been training and planning for high-quality online and blended instruction for the fall semester. Assistant Professor Steve Przymus designed his Teaching English to Speakers of Other […]

GRE Optional for TCU College of Education 2020-2021 Graduate Programs

TCU’s College of Education will suspend mandatory GRE requirements for graduate programs for 2020-2021, hoping to help ease challenges brought on by the global health pandemic and resulting economic impact. The GRE will be optional for all master’s and doctoral program applicants for the academic year. “We want to alleviate an additional stressor and point […]

Ekpe Writes About Power of Educators for Social Justice

As a former K-12 educator and current Higher Educational Leadership Doctoral student, Leslie Ekpe has seen firsthand the power educators possess to make progress towards social justice. She wrote two articles this summer about what it means to be a social justice educator and the responsibilities of postsecondary institutions while Black people face ongoing racial […]

Alumna Q&A: Ummuhan Geyik

Ummuhan Geyik earned her Doctorate in Science Education in 2017 and teaches AP Chemistry at Frontier STEM High School in Kansas City, Missouri, where she was named campus teacher of the year for 2019-20. Her principal Serkan Kilic said Geyik “has done extraordinary work by constantly thinking of ways to get students engaged in learning. […]

Building Geospatial Skills for the Greater Good

Curby Alexander and Molly Weinburgh received a National Science Foundation grant to build high school students’ geospatial skills and prepare them for STEM careers. They are part of a team of researchers from three universities awarded the $2.8 million grant, with TCU receiving more than $500,000 for their portion of the four-year project. Alexander, who […]

Dr. Quinn Leading Summer Meditation Sessions

Associate Professor Brandy Quinn will lead virtual meditation sessions each Wednesday throughout the summer, part of the TCU College of Education’s initiative to help students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members connected and focused on well-being. During the live Zoom meditation sessions, Quinn will help you find a seated posture in which you can work […]

Ezzani’s Research Shows Power of Leadership for Social Justice

As the nation navigates COVID-19 precautions and a growing movement for social justice, assistant professor Miriam Ezzani’s research may help leaders, specifically school administrators, to practice what she calls renegade leadership – fighting for anti-oppressive systems despite reluctance. While many studies show how educational leaders perpetuate institutional racism in their schools and districts, Ezzani studied […]