October 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Jordan Barber graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake in December 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in education. Now in her fourth year as a second grade teacher at Bay Elementary in Clear Creek I.S.D., Barber has piloted a school-wide program designed to encourage students to take leadership roles in their classroom and in their school.
October 02, 2018 | Katherine Adams
During the day, Kai Bouchard is principal of Robert Turner College and Career High School in Pearland Independent School District. In the evenings, he is often at University of Houston-Clear Lake, working toward his doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis. And sometimes in between, he is in the Texas State Capitol giving expert testimony about the merits of the dual-credit program in his school.
September 24, 2018 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake recognized 2018 Dr. Patricia Potter Wilson College of Education Outstanding Student Scholarship recipients with plaques.
September 14, 2018 | Jim Townsend
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading program celebrates its third anniversary this fall, continuing to provide personalized, age-appropriate mini-libraries to children in Habitat for Humanity homes. The program’s purpose is to help develop and nurture a habit and love of reading, and build the literacy skills necessary for personal, academic, and lifelong success.
September 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams
In their first event partnering together, University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education’s Center for Educational Programs Director, Tonya Jeffery and Antonio Corrales, educational leadership doctoral program coordinator are presenting a professional development event titled, “Educational Leadership Institute for School Administrators and Aspiring Leaders.”
August 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Kellie Simon felt that after eight years of teaching fifth grade science, she was ready for a change. As part of the requirements for her master of science in instructional design and technology degree program at University of Houston-Clear Lake, she completed a two-month internship at DRDA, a Clear Lake accounting and business-consulting firm – and was immediately hired as a consultant, after graduating in August.
July 20, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Jana Willis, professor of instructional design and technology at University of Houston-Clear Lake, applied for a Workforce grant from the Texas Workforce Commission to create summer camps in science, technology, engineering and mathematics called Explore STEM, aimed at developmentally disabled students aged 14-22.
July 11, 2018 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Early Childhood Education Master of Science has been available to educational professionals for years, but starting fall 2018, the degree will become available fully online, to help busy education professionals maintain their employment while advancing their career.
July 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Interested in a career promoting mental health and social justice? University of Houston-Clear Lake has a new degree plan specifically aimed at graduate students who would like to become Licensed Professional Counselors: the Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, accepting enrollment in fall 2018.
June 27, 2018 | Katherine Adams
For the second consecutive year, University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Healthy Beginnings Early Childhood Summer Conference on July 7 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Organized by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children, the event is aimed at early childhood educators, Head Start, and other early care and education programs, as well as interested members of the community.
June 16, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Samantha Ruelas was one of over 80 University of Houston-Clear Lake teacher certification candidates who received her diploma on May 20 and participated in UH-Clear Lake’s first Teacher Induction Ceremony, held on May 16.
June 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams
In a new summer science program geared toward middle school students, the Center for Educational Programs at University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting two week-long Hawk STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, math) Academy camps in which campers will work in research and development teams as they explore Newton’s laws of motion. Roger Rovekamp, a robotics engineer at Dexterous Robotics Laboratory at NASA Johnson Space Center, discussed the importance and various applications of robotics technology with nine student engineers at a lunch presentation on June 5.