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Behavior analysis lab studies inclusion, equity to better serve diverse populations

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Behavior analysis lab studies inclusion, equity to better serve diverse populations

With the population of the United States becoming more diverse, the demand has increased for behavior analysts with the skills to serve clients from many cultural backgrounds. At University of Houston-Clear Lake, a lab called Behavior Analysts for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity (BADIE) aims to do exactly that.

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

January 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

School districts around Texas have reported the number of failing students has risen exponentially. The increase appears to be a dismal reflection of the struggle students are facing with online learning platforms. A University of Houston-Clear Lake expert says numerous interrelated variables are impacting both teaching and learning.

Early Childhood Education program earns spot on national ranking

December 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Early Childhood Education program earns spot on national ranking

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Early Childhood Education program is ranked among Discover Early Childhood EDU’s Top 85 Most Affordable Early Childhood Education programs. Discover Early Childhood EDU is an online resource that helps future teachers plan and create their teaching career path.

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

November 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

Jennifer Lehnert's experience in education inspired her Master of Arts in Humanities with Studio Arts Concentration capstone exhibition entitled, “Education: Idealized, Never Realized,” available virtually for free through Dec. 11.

Veteran overcomes personal challenges to graduate, credits supportive profs

November 20, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Veteran overcomes personal challenges to graduate, credits supportive profs

Trinity Danielson had just transferred to University of Houston-Clear Lake to complete his bachelor’s degree and had registered for a heavy load of coursework when his wife had their second child. Within a week, his son was critically ill and hospitalized and Danielson said he reached out to his professors for support.

Future teachers receive scholarship funds while completing training

October 30, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Future teachers receive scholarship funds while completing training

Ten University of Houston-Clear Lake teaching interns received scholarship funds from Success Through Education Programs (STEP), a collaborative partnership between UH-Clear Lake, four area school districts and four community colleges to create opportunities for students as they explore teaching as a profession.

UHCL will help train 'homegrown' school principals with state grant

September 29, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL will help train 'homegrown' school principals with state grant

Principals play crucial roles in creating effective schools in general, and supporting struggling schools in particular. Now, through a grant program awarded by the Texas Education Agency, local school districts will be able to cultivate the principals their schools need by partnering with University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education.

UHCL's Telehealth ABA World Project goes beyond autism support

September 18, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL's Telehealth ABA World Project goes beyond autism support

The wide range of symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder are complex enough to deal with, but when an array of other problems are also present in a child with autism, it can become overwhelming to navigate.

Difficult diagnoses, times two: Mom of twins with autism shares experiences

September 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Difficult diagnoses, times two: Mom of twins with autism shares experiences

When her twin sons were about a year old, Lydia Rios knew something did not seem right. They had been reaching their developmental milestones, but they stopped reacting, making eye contact and interacting with her as they had before. At about three years old, her twins were diagnosed with autism.

Helping kids with back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

August 21, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Helping kids with back-to-school anxiety during COVID-19

Back-to-school season is upon us, and this year’s first-day jitters are combined with anxieties about a pandemic and the many changes it’s caused. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling R.J. Davis offers parents guidance on how to manage their own anxieties to help their children cope.

EXCITE grant supports Hispanic, low-income teachers continuing education

August 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

EXCITE grant supports Hispanic, low-income teachers continuing education

The College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake has received a $2.5 million grant to help address the shortage of teachers in Houston. The Exploring Careers in Teaching grant, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Promoting Postbaccalaureate Opportunities for Hispanic Americans division, is specifically aimed at supporting Hispanic or low-income students.

Special education prof offers guidance to parents concerned kids are regressing

July 03, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Special education prof offers guidance to parents concerned kids are regressing

Almost all parents of school-aged children have felt the stress of having to homeschool during the lockdown necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. But parents of children with special needs have been carrying a heavy load. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Special Education Randy Seevers shares some helpful insights.