Message from the Dean
Welcome to the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD). This is an exciting time for all of us, as UTSA continues on the road to achieving its goal of Tier One status. The bar has been set, and the COEHD plans to be a catalyst in achieving that objective by providing rich educational experiences for our students, serving society through our innovative research, and expanding our influence through community engagement and public service.
We Are UTSA! The phrase rings true in all that we do. It’s about the people -- the students, staff, faculty and our drive to achieve an exceptional educational experience. It’s about the research – fostering creativity and innovation to address the educational needs of the future and create new knowledge. It’s about community – engaging the public and making our communities and world a better place. It’s about us, all of us – We Are UTSA!
Whether you are a student, faculty, or staff, or are just interested in the college, we invite you to see what the COEHD has to offer. We provide an infinite number of possibilities – the choice is yours!
Welcome to COEHD. We are the future - Join with us! We Are UTSA.
Dr. Betty Merchant
Dean, College of Education and Human Development
The White House Initiative on Education Excellence for Hispanics will host its monthly webinar on Wednesday, August 20th at 2pm EDT/11am PDT. This month’s subject is Hispanic Teacher Recruitment and will include presenter Dr. Belinda Flores, Chair of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies for The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) College of Education and Human Development (COEHD).
Laura Rendon grew up in the barrios of Laredo, Texas. From there, she began her journey to academia through community colleges and institutions around the United States. Today she remains one of the most respected scholars on educational opportunity in the nation. Dr. Rendon will be our opening keynote at the Retention 2014 Student Success Symposium in San Antonio this September 30, 2014.
If you peek through the classroom window during one of Dennis Davis’ lectures, you just might find him standing on a desktop or frantically moving among his interdisciplinary studies students. It may be slightly unconventional, but it is all part of his efforts to bring his lessons to life.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Main Campus
Building: Main Building, Ground Floor
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Time: 5 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Institute of Texan Cultures
Building: 801 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78205
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Time: All Day
Location: Main Campus and Downtown Campus
Building: All Buildings