Alecia Adams

Administrative Coordinator II, Department of Educational Psychology
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Alecia is the Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Educational Psychology, assistant to the Chair, handles payroll, budgets and provides support to faculty and students. She has worked at the university since 2003 and enjoys interacting with students, faculty and staff. In her free time, Alecia loves to travel.

Congratulations Yulia Pronchenko and Dr. Sue Bratton!

Yulia Pronchenko

Counseling doctoral student Yulia Pronchenko, and Dr. Sue Bratton received the 2011 Dan E. Homeyer Research Grant Award from the Texas Association for Play Therapy (TAPT). These funds will help support Yulia’s dissertation project, an experimental design: Child Teacher Relationship Training: Effects on Teacher Stress and Teacher’s Ability to Provide Emotional Support for At-risk Preschoolers Exhibiting Disruptive Behavior Problems.

The award provides funds to support research, the opportunity to present completed research at the next TAPT conference and publish results in the TAPT newsletter, free conference registration and two nights at the conference hotel.




Left: Yulia Pronchenko

National award given to educational administration students

Robert BosticLisa YoungSouthwest Securities/UNT Superintendent Certification Program students Robert Bostic and Lisa Young have been named recipients of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) Educational Administration Scholarship. They were two of only seven awardees nationally, each receiving $2,500, and will be presented with an award and their scholarship at the 2012 National Conference on Education (NCE) in Houston, TX in February, 2012.  

Bostic, current director of technology for the Denton ISD, states that he is "humbled by this award." Young, coordinator for 21st century learning and professional development for Southlake Carroll ISD, thanks the AASA for "offering this generous award and to my UNT professors for nominating me." Young believes that being part of the UNT superintendent cohort has provided her a support for all of her educational and career endeavors. She stated, "I ask the cohort's opinions, share my concerns and hear about their experiences. This program has provided me with friends who are genuine, intelligent and helpful."

Congratulations to these outstanding individuals.

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Special Education students present at conference

Lyndall Bullock's studentsThe Teacher Education Division for the Council for Exceptional Children hosted its annual conference in Austin, TX, November 8 - 12, 2011.

Students of Dr. Lyndal Bullock in Special Education presented their research and attended meetings.









Pictured at left: Calli Lewis, Mandy Lusk, Staci Zolkoski and Kelly Carrero

Alpha Iota Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi receives award

Ron WilhelmCongratulations to the members of the Alpha Iota Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education. The chapter received the Achievement in Chapter Excellence Award at the society’s biennial convocation this past week. This is the fourth ACE award for Alpha Iota Chapter and represents members’ hard work over a two-year period to nurture scholarship and honor excellence in education. Congratulations are also in order for Dr. Ron Wilhelm, who was awarded the O.L. Davis, Jr. Counselor of Distinction Award at the 2011 Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education Convocation.

At left: Dr. Ron Wilhelm

Future Bilingual Teachers Academy featured in NTDaily story

Dr. Rossana Boyd of the Teacher Education & Adminstration Department was featured in a NT Daily story concerning the Future Bilingual Teachers Academy.

The Future Bilingual Teachers Academy reaches out to Hispanic high-school students from Fort Worth school districts and encourages them to consider bilingual education as a career.

Students in the academy spend a night at UNT and attend classes and other UNT events to help them get a feel of what university life is like.

For the complete NTDaily story:

William Randolph Hearst Endowment for the Center for Play Therapy

Purpose: A fund to provide scholarships for graduate students in the College of Education, Department of Counseling and Higher Education (CHE) Counselor Education Program specializing in Play Therapy at the University.


  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the CHE Department in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program;
  3. Enroll as a full-time graduate student in the Department with a specialization in Play Therapy; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then graduate students enrolling full-time in the CHE department at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Richard and Joneel Harris Scholarship in Higher Education

Purpose: A fund in honor of Richard and Joneel Harris and to provide scholarships for graduate student majoring in higher education with a minor in research or technology in the College of Education at the University.


  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Enroll as a graduate student in higher education with at least 6 semester hours;
  3. Emphasis will be given to students with a minor in technology or research; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education Program at the University will be eligible for consideration.
  4. If funds permit, any graduate student who is awarded the scholarship shall be eligible to continue to receive the scholarship.  Students must continue to meet all eligibility requirements set forth in this agreement during that period of time.