March 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams
The Texas Early Learning Council named University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education Rebecca Huss-Keeler to be a council representative for the early childhood educators of Texas.
February 25, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Four College of Education professors at University of Houston-Clear Lake have collaboratively published a book intended to resonate with educators or others involved in teacher preparation programs. The book, entitled “Facing Challenges and Complexities in Retention of Novice Teachers,” by Professors Denise McDonald, Michele Kahn, Leslie Gauna and Kent Divoll, is a research book investigating new teachers’ challenges and concerns in the Houston area, and illustrating the main factors that impact their decisions to remain in the teaching profession or leave.
February 20, 2019 | Katherine Adams
With both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Houston-Clear Lake, Denise Navarro, founder and CEO of NASA contractor Logical Innovations Inc., knows the power of a great education and understands that without support, many students can’t achieve their full potential.
January 29, 2019 | Katherine Adams
When Jessica Padilla took a museum studies course last summer at University of Houston-Clear Lake, she didn’t think that a class field trip to the Houston Maritime Museum would end with an opportunity for her to leave a permanent mark – or, mural – on the museum’s wall.
January 21, 2019 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake and University of Texas Medical Branch will co-host the annual Greater Houston Area STEM Conference to be held March 2, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.
January 17, 2019 | Katherine Adams
In order to better address the evolving needs of Texas’ schools and communities, the State Board for Educator Certification adopted new standards in 2016 for rising principals wishing to become certified. In November 2018, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education’s Principal as Instructional Leader certification was approved by the Texas Education Agency, and now, says Associate Professor of Educational Leadership John Decman, students leave the university with Advancing Educational Leadership certificate and the Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System certification and are ready to perform on Day One.
January 08, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Educators are always looking for new, creative ways to help small children become comfortable with reading and writing. For Elaine Hendrix, Heather Pule and Roberta Raymond, all professors in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education, facilitating a partnership with Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library so that future educators can help parents of small children fall in love with books is a step toward making that happen.
December 13, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Sarah Robicheaux has known her professional calling for most of her life. As the older sister of a sibling with Down’s Syndrome, the University of Houston-Clear Lake senior knows that teaching children with special needs is where she’s meant to be.
December 07, 2018 | George Mattingly II
As part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Success Through Education Programs (STEP), Nancy Vega returned to her childhood school district, where she is supporting young students as a teacher and a homegrown role model.
October 19, 2018 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Education sponsored the first Clear Creek Independent School District Teacher Symposium for high school juniors and seniors interested in becoming Texas public school educators. The event, held Oct. 17 at UH-Clear Lake, was attended by approximately 150 students participating in Teacher Education Training in their respective high schools.
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 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.”