March 05, 2018 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus is offering information sessions for those interested in advancing their career by obtaining a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Sessions will be held on March 8 and April 5 in room 111 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
February 21, 2018 | George Mattingly II
Elementary students from three local districts enjoyed carnival games, performances and more as part of the annual Buddy Fair, hosted by the University of Houston-Clear Lake Student Council for Exceptional Children.
February 21, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
The University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education celebrated the kickoff of its Success Through Education Programs’ spring semester with a luncheon recognizing its scholarship recipients. STEP is a collaborative effort between UH-Clear Lake, five area school districts, and five community colleges designed to create opportunities for students to explore teaching as a profession and to prepare them to become certified teachers.
February 18, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
Registration is underway for educators from across the Houston-Galveston and surrounding areas to attend the 2018 Greater Houston Area STEM Conference on Saturday, March 3, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. The event is being co-sponsored by UH-Clear Lake and University of Texas Medical Branch. Titled, “New Horizons and Innovations in STEM,” the conference will feature concurrent presentations, STEM-related exhibitors, door prizes, and tours of current state-of-the-art research facilities. Keynote speaker is Kenn Heydrick, a 35-year educator with a rich STEM background including serving as the Director of Science Curriculum at the Texas Education Agency.
February 16, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
Tucked inside the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Arbor Building is a little known resource just waiting to be discovered. The Center for Educational Programs, housed in UHCL’s College of Education, offers academic and outreach services to students, schools, school districts, and members of the community. The center’s new director, Tonya Jeffery, is on a mission to make certain the word gets out, even as she works to further expand its offerings.
January 19, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
Kevin and Chanya Baker, proud owners of a Pasadena Habitat for Humanity home, along with their five children received a home library filled with age-appropriate books for each of the children provided by the University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading program.
January 18, 2018 | Jim Townsend
The Greater Houston Area STEM Committee is now accepting session proposals for the “New Horizons and Innovations in STEM” conference to be held Saturday, March 3, 2018 at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Proposals must be submitted by Jan. 31.
January 10, 2018 | Jean Rudnicki
Faculty and students of the University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education Counseling Program delivered boxes of donated shoes, coats and books they collected for the young children at Hollibrook Elementary School in the Spring Branch Independent School District. The school’s counselor, Juan Sosa-Tirado, is a 2015 graduate of the UHCL school counselor program.
December 29, 2017 | Karen Barbier
University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake, left, is shown with student dignitaries before the noon commencement ceremony for fall 2017 graduates on Dec. 17 at NRG Arena, Houston.
December 29, 2017 | stringer
University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Instructional Design and Technology Jana Willis, center, delivered the noon commencement address for fall 2017 graduates on Dec. 17 at NRG Arena, Houston.
December 08, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki
Michael Marquez, principal at McWhirter Elementary School in the Clear Creek Independent School District and home to the University of Houston-Clear Lake Professional Development Laboratory School, has many things to be proud of: a family, a successful career in education, a doctoral degree and time served in the U.S. Marine Corp. There is one thing, though, he says makes him most proud: having fulfilled his parents’ American dream, which wasn’t as easy as it might seem.
December 03, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki
The University of Houston-Clear Lakes College of Education celebrated its Success Through Education Programs’ (STEP) fall semester with a luncheon recognizing its scholarship recipients. STEP is a collaborative effort between UH-Clear Lake, five area school districts, and five community colleges designed to create opportunities for students to explore teaching as a profession and to prepare them to become certified teachers