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Apply to be a student ambassador for the College of Education

Download FlyerThe purpose of the College of Education (COE) Ambassador Program is to promote and represent the College of Education and the University by assisting the COE Recruiter with outreach, working with the COE development office, and providing leadership and support for all education majors.

Recent COE doctoral grad earns scholar award from international organization

Sumreen Asim
Sumreen Asim, C&I doctoral grad

Sumreen Asim, a 2015 graduate of the College of Education's Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program, was recently awarded the 2016 Jhumki Basu Scholar Award by the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST).

COE faculty partner with U.S., Thai universities to assess math teaching methods

By Mary Murphy

The University of North Texas has partnered with several universities across the U.S. and in Thailand to conduct a long-term collaborative research project about the effectiveness of teaching mathematics in middle grades.

Teacher exchange: UNT program helps educators learn about methods, culture across borders


Teachers in the exchange program participate in a workshop together.

By Mary Murphy

Annual conference focuses on more effective teaching methods

North Texas principals, teachers, superintendents and school board members gathered at UNT Nov. 11 for the annual Education Leadership Conference hosted by the College of Education.

At this year's conference, educators learned how they can adjust their teaching methods to better benefit students. The conference featured speakers, research presentations, breakout groups and keynote speaker Yong Zhao, presidential chair and director of the Institute for Global and Online Education at the University of Oregon.

Delegation from Mexico to discuss cross-border differences in teacher education

Visiting faculty and students from Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas in Jalisco, Mexico, will discuss contrasting approaches to educating teachers in Mexico and the United States during the Meadows Chair for Excellence in Education lecture at 11 a.m. Thursday, October 8, in UNT's Matthews Hall.

Meadows Chair Lecture - Teacher Education in Mexico: Contrasting Approaches

October 8, 2015 - 11:00am
Matthews Hall 209


FlyerProf. José Luis Arce Lepe and Prof. Julio Edgardo Arellano Velázquez
Escuela Normal para Educadoras de Arandas, Jalisco, México

COE alumna accepts director position with TEA

SpradyleyUNT College of Education alumna Mackie V. Spradley recently accepted the position of director of Enrichment Education and Programs with the Texas Education Agency. In her new role, she will provide leadership and guidance for the areas of enrichment curriculum and related statewide programs.

Royce George receives the OCA Award

Royce George, UNT Senior Lecturer in Educational Leadership, was selected for the 2015 Exemplary Online Teacher & Course Award for his class on theories of organizational development and reform.

The award is given every year by the Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign (CLEAR) to acknowledge UNT faculty that design and teach outstanding online courses.

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