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Huffman named Dr. Mike Moses Endowed Chair in Educational Administration

UNT President Neal Smatresk, Jane Huffman and College of Education Dean Jerry Thomas at the College of Education 2014 Salute in September.

KERA News: UNT Students Show Denton High Schoolers How To Get To College

"Elia Alducin-Garcia, UNT master's student, mentored students at Guyer High School on how they can prepare for college"

Ezzani's online course design now used as national benchmark for quality

ezzaniSenior Lecturer in the department of Teacher Education and Administration Miriam Ezzani constructed the first online course at UNT to be certified by Quality Matters (QM), a national benchmark for online course design.

Huffman receives research excellence award from UNT

HuffmanJane Bumpers Huffman, a professor of educational leadership at the University of North Texas College of Education, received the Research Leadership Award from UNT this year.

Bilingual/ESL Student Organization hosts panel discussion for future educators

BESOWithin the next five years, it is expected that Texas will need 11,000 new bilingual/ESL teachers. Bilingual/ESL Student Organization (BESO) hosted its annual discussion for current and future bilingual/ESL education students who will help meet that need.

College joins national consortium to improve EdD programs

Sayler Chen

COE faculty receive mentoring grants from university

Four College of Education faculty received mentor grants from UNT's Office of the Provost for the 2014-2015 academic year. The goal of the mentoring initiative, modeled after the successful work of Mary Deane Sorcinelli at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Mellon Foundation, is to help faculty in four critical areas: gaining institutional knowledge, supporting teaching and research efforts, developing professional networks and promoting diversity.

College hosts career advancement workshop for aspiring educators

Over the summer, the college's Educational Administration program hosted a workshop for UNT students and alumni aspiring to be principals and superintendents. John Brooks, principal lecturer in the department of Teacher Education and Administration, spearheaded the workshop. Topics and speakers included:

"The Superintendency in Texas"
David Thompson,
educational law attorney, Thompson & Horton, LLP

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