International Community College Conference Will Draw Leaders and Faculty Members from More Than 400 Colleges
EVENT: 34th Annual International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence, hosted by the College of Education’s National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Conference WHEN: May 27-30 WHERE: Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St. BACKGROUND: The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development is the outreach arm of the College of Education’s Community… » Continue Reading
Event: The Sweatt Symposium - “Awareness to Action: The African American Male Experience” When: Wednesday, March 21, 5 p.m. (reception), 6 p.m. (panel discussion) Where: John Hargis Hall, 1823 Red River St. Background: Early in 2010 the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center issued “The Educational Crisis Facing Young Men of Color,” a report connecting… » Continue Reading
Event: “Forging a National Grow-Your-Own Latino/a Teacher Preparation Pipeline: How Strengthening the Teaching Professional Can Improve Student Learning” will be a discussion about building community-based, university-connected teacher education pipelines. When: Tuesday, Oct. 25, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: George I. Sánchez Building, Cissy Parker McDaniel Deans’ Conference Room (SZB 238), The University of Texas at Austin campus. … » Continue Reading
Educators, community members, policymakers, researchers and Latino male students will gather at The University of Texas at Austin on June 24 to discuss the educational crisis facing Latino males.
Empowerment Through Collaboration Is Focus of May 10 Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association Leadership Symposium
The passion that stirs people to become better leaders will be explored during the 2011 Leadership Symposium presented by the Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HF/SA) at The University of Texas at Austin on May 10.
Event: The monthly speaker series of the 25th annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin presents two former university administrators, Drs. George C. Wright and Edwin R. Sharpe, to discuss "How it All Began — The Evolutionary Steps in Establishing the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights." When:… » Continue Reading
Latina/o students' math and reading Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) test scores improve when urban schools increase operating expenditures, decrease student-teacher ratios and increase the number of bilingual certified teachers, says a recent study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.
The 25th anniversary of the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin will be celebrated with a four-part speaker series that includes an evening with the Sweatt family and a special ceremony that honors the first admitted African American students as integration pioneers.
Strengthen Quality of Instruction, Opportunities for “Deep Learning” to Improve Community College Completion Rates, Study Says
Continuing to boost the quality of teaching in community colleges is essential if students' degrees are to have the desired impact on society and the economy, says a new report from The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Community College Student Engagement.
Dr. Walter Bumphus, chair of the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin, has been invited by the White House to participate in the White House Summit on Community Colleges on Tuesday, Oct. 5.