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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





TexLER accepting proposals for annual conference

The Texas Language Education Research Conference (TexLER) is now accepting proposals for the annual conference on February 19-20, 2016. This is an annual conference that brings together researchers, educators, and students in the fields of foreign language education, TEFL/TESL (Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language), linguistics, and applied linguistics.

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Leadership UTSA 2015-2016 Cohort Announced

Dr. Enrique Alemán, Jr., professor and chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, was selected to participate in the 2015-2016 Leadership UTSA Program (LUTSA). Dr. Donovan Fogt, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition, was selected as part of the LUTSA Leadership Team.

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UTSA researcher studies long-term effectiveness of early English instruction in Taiwan

Conventional wisdom suggests that the earlier a child begins instruction in a foreign language, the more proficient that child will be in the long run. Becky Huang, assistant professor of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies in the College of Education and Human Development at UTSA, recently put that notion to the test in her hometown of Taipei, Taiwan.

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Women’s Studies Reception

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Time: 3 - 5 p.m.

Location: Main Campus

Building: John Peace Library Assembly Room, 4.04.22

Professional Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, October 7

Time: 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Location: Main Campus

Building: University Center, Denman room

The Impact of the 84th Texas Legislative Session on Public Schools

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Downtown Campus

Building: Durango Building, 1.124 (Southwest Room)

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