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Community Partners

 

Name of Partner Description of Partnership Type of Partnership COEHD Affiliation
San Antonio Behavior Analysis 1. Provide evidence-based comprehensive services to individuals with disabilities
2. Train UTSA graduate students as Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA®)
3. Train parents of children with autism and other disabilities
4. Conduct meaningful and impactful research
Community

Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Leslie Neely
Leslie.Neely@utsa.edu

Empower Behavioral Health Empower Behavioral Health (EBH) provides Applied Behavior Analytic services to children with autism and other developmental disabilities.  The partnership between EBH and UTSA has established a paid internship for students pursuing Board Certification in Behavior Analysis (BCBA) through UTSA’s approved course sequence. Graduate student interns receive a bi-weekly salary and tuition reimbursement while accruing fieldwork hours supervised by BCBAs employed by EBH, with additional quarterly feedback provided by university faculty, and have an opportunity to participate in applied research.
Community
Educational

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching;

Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Candace Gann
candace.gann@utsa.edu

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center Longitudinal ethnographic study of children's language use, ideologies, and identities and how they affect their educational outcomes including language learning/maintenance Research

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Dr. Sidury Christiansen
marthasidury.christiansen@utsa.edu

Family Endeavors Community

Center for Military Familes

Dr. Carmen Fies
carmen.fies@utsa.edu

KLRN Community

Center for Military Familes

Dr. Carmen Fies
carmen.fies@utsa.edu

Military and Family Services Flight Community

Center for Military Familes

Dr. Carmen Fies
carmen.fies@utsa.edu

Military Child Education Coalition Community

Center for Military Familes

Dr. Carmen Fies
carmen.fies@utsa.edu

USO Community

Center for Military Familes

Dr. Carmen Fies
carmen.fies@utsa.edu

V.A. Hospital Community

Center for Military Familes

Dr. Carmen Fies
carmen.fies@utsa.edu

Communities in Schools of San Antonio Preservice educators provide content-area instruction to K-12 English learners during 10-hour field experiences  (ESL 3023, 3063)
Community
Educational

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies;

Office of Teacher Education Services (Field Placements)

Dr. Kristen Lindahl
kristen.lindahl@utsa.edu

 

UTeachSA 1. Partnership between UTSA and the UTeach Institute in Austin - national network
2. Collaboration at UTSA between COS & COEHD
3. Designed to train highly qualified STEM teachers in inquiry- and project-based instructional approaches
4. Student earn a math or science degree AND secondary teacher certification in as little as four years
Educational

Office of Teacher Education Services (Teacher Certification);

College of Sciences

Carey Walls
carey.walls@utsa.edu

Educational Testing Service (ETS) Examine the validity of the new English language proficiency test, the TOEFL Junior test (for students ages 11+) Research

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Dr. Becky Huang
becky.huang@utsa.edu

San Antonio ISD 1. Department works with districts to identify and recruit program participants (principal and alumni nominations)
2. Courses taught 60% UTSA TT Faculty and 40% District Executives
4. On site delivery within district
5. District supported projects (Equity Audits, School Improvement Project)
6. Extended Internship (at least 2 semesters)
Educational

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Dr. Curtis Brewer
Barnettcurtis.brewer@utsa.edu

Dr. Bruce Barnett
bruce.barnett@utsa.edu

Northside ISD 1. Department works with districts to identify and recruit program participants (principal and alumni nominations)
2. Courses taught 60% UTSA TT Faculty and 40% District Executives
4. On site delivery within district
5. District supported projects (Equity Audits, School Improvement Project)
6. Extended Internship (at least 2 semesters)
Educational

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Dr. Curtis Brewer
Barnettcurtis.brewer@utsa.edu

Dr. Bruce Barnett
bruce.barnett@utsa.edu

North East ISD 1. Department works with districts to identify and recruit program participants (principal and alumni nominations)
2. Courses taught 60% UTSA TT Faculty and 40% District Executives
4. On site delivery within district
5. District supported projects (Equity Audits, School Improvement Project)
6. Extended Internship (at least 2 semesters)
Educational

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Dr. Curtis Brewer
Barnettcurtis.brewer@utsa.edu

Dr. Bruce Barnett
bruce.barnett@utsa.edu

Somos MAS Somos MAS (Mexican American Studies) is made up of community members in San Antonio with Mexican American Studies faculty at Palo Alto Community College, Northwest Vista Community College, Saint Phillips Community College, San Antonio Community College, Our Lady of the Lake University, and Trinity University. Its mission is greater visibility of programs; development of programs to departments, encouraging higher education Community
Educational

Mexican American Studies;

Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies

Dr. Marie Miranda
marie.miranda@utsa.edu

San Antonio Municipal Court  Sarabia Family Counseling Center (SFCC) provides individual, couples, and family counseling to adjudicated youth and their families who are referred by the judge and caseworkers.  SFCC also provides psychoeducational groups to teens and their parents when referred by the judge.   Community

Sarabia Family Counseling Center

Dr. Catherine Somody
catherine.somody@utsa.edu

AVANCE - Early Head Start Program Sarabia Family Counseling Center students and staff provide educational outreach programs on parenting and mental health/wellness in addition to providing counseling services to referred families
Community

Sarabia Family Counseling Center

Dr. Catherine Somody
catherine.somody@utsa.edu

Judson ISD – Sarabia Family Counseling Center Satellite  The purpose of the UTSA/JISD Counseling Center is to provide prevention and intervention counseling and human development services to JISD’s military-connected students, their families, and their peers. Student interns are placed at identified schools to provide clinical mental health counseling services under the supervision of the director of guidance and campus counselors. Community

Sarabia Family Counseling Center

Dr. Catherine Somody
catherine.somody@utsa.edu

Bexar County District Attorney’s Office The Sarabia Family Counseling Center provides counseling services to jury members.  The judges and staff of the district court distribute our flyers and encourage jurors to seek our counseling services if needed. The district attorney’s office shares our flyer with all jurors by e-mail.   
Community

Sarabia Family Counseling Center

Dr. Catherine Somody
catherine.somody@utsa.edu

Northside ISD The M.Ed. School Counseling Cohort Program is offered to eligible Northside ISD (NISD) personnel to enable greater ease in completing requisite course work, including field placement requirements. Through UTSA’s school counseling cohort program, future NISD school counselors are knowledgeable and capable of delivering State required school counseling program content to the Northside community.  The course of study is the identical CACREP accredited 48-hour program offered to students in the on-campus program.   Educational

Department of Counseling

Dr. Eli Zambrano
eli.zambrano@utsa.edu

Center for Health Care Services Dr. Lloyd-Hazlett established a service-learning partnership with the CHCS as part of the Consultation and Program Evaluation course. To date, more than 70 students have participated on empirically-driven service-learning teams. Student consulting projects emphasize practical strategies to increase health literacy for Hispanic clients being treated in integrated health care settings. The results of these projects were presented at the 2016 and 2017 UTSA Civic Engagement Summits.  Community
Educational

Department of Counseling

Dr. Jessica Lloyd-Hazlett
jessica.lloydhazlett@utsa.edu

Carver Cultural Center Internship in African American Studies: supervised experience relevant to African American studies within selected community organizations Educational

African American Studies 

Karla Broadus
karla.broadus@utsa.edu

Bexar County Internship in African American Studies: supervised experience relevant to African American studies within selected community organizations Educational

African American Studies 

Karla Broadus
karla.broadus@utsa.edu

The South Texas Consortium for HIV & STI Research 1. CBPR Project: Coalition of AIDS Service Organizations, Community Clinics and San Antonio Metropolitan Health District.
2. The goals are to: facilitate community collaborations with university partners; Increase the speed of dissemination and implementation of findings; Collaboratively apply for large grants
Research

Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition

Dr. Phillip Schnarrs
phillip.schnarrs@utsa.edu

The PRIDE Center San Antonio, Equality Texas & Trinity University
Project to address individual and community resilience, specifically among gender and racial minority LGBTQ+ people Research

Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition

Dr. Phillip Schnarrs
phillip.schnarrs@utsa.edu

Perry Street Software, Inc. & Hunter University Launching (3/31)a nationwide assessment related to PrEP-uptake. Helped PSS develop in-app survey capabilities.  Research

Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition

Dr. Phillip Schnarrs
phillip.schnarrs@utsa.edu

San Antonio Mathematics Collaborative A collaboration between SAISD, COEHD (Emily Bonner), COS (Betty Travis), and ATE (Effie Mata). Collaboration provides ongoing professional development and classroom support to secondary mathematics teachers over a 2-3 year cycle Community

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

Dr. Emily Bonner
emily.bonner@utsa.edu

H-E-B Read 3 Community

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies

Dr. Misty Sailors
misty.sailors@utsa.edu

Mission Branch Library (San Antonio Public Library) Community

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies

Dr. Misty Sailors
misty.sailors@utsa.edu

National Writing Project San Antonio Writing Project (local site affiliate) Community
Educational

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies

Dr. Misty Sailors
misty.sailors@utsa.edu

Good Samaritan Community Services Historical Fiction Writer's Camp Community

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies

Dr. Misty Sailors
misty.sailors@utsa.edu

The Meadows Foundation Community

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies

Dr. Misty Sailors
misty.sailors@utsa.edu

Catholic Charities (Archdiocese of San Antonio, Inc.) Community

Center for the Inquiry of Transformative Literacies

Dr. Misty Sailors
misty.sailors@utsa.edu

Afikim Educational enrichment center in Jerusalem; Dr. Horowit provides literacy support to the students at the center, many of which suffer from war, poverty, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Community
Educational
Research

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

Dr. Rosalind Horowitz
rosalind.horowitz@utsa.edu

Kaye Academic College Kaye Academic College is a teacher traning college with links to Ben Guiron University. It is one of the largest and most research-oriented schools in Israel. These schools serve the Bedouin populations who live in or around Beersheba. Female students are pursing teaching and expanding and reforming their identities with the goal of serving multicultural and bicultural populations. Community
Educational
Research

Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching

Dr. Rosalind Horowitz
rosalind.horowitz@utsa.edu

 

ATE Higher Education Partners Alamo Colleges; UTHSCSA; UT Austin; UTSA Collaborative Research; UTSA-COE-Mechanical Engineering Service Learning (Robotics); UTSA-Institute for P-20 Initiatives-Annual Region 20 Parent Summit; UTSA-COS-NSF Noyce Project Community
Educational

Academy for Teacher Excellence

Dr. Lorena Claeys
lorena.claeys@utsa.edu

ATE ISD Projects San Antonio ISD: Community Lab Schools, 21st Century Learning, Title V i3 and Title V S5; Southside ISD: Title V i3 and Title V S5 Community
Educational
Research

Academy for Teacher Excellence

Dr. Lorena Claeys
lorena.claeys@utsa.edu

Informal Learning Clubs 30 clubs total in Edgewood ISD, San Antonio ISD, North East ISD, Somerset ISD, Southwest ISD, and Southside ISD Community
Educational

Academy for Teacher Excellence

Dr. Lorena Claeys
lorena.claeys@utsa.edu

ATE Community Organizations National Council of La Raza - Líderes Avanzando; Univ. of Oregon-Strategies for Online Academic Research (SOAR); Berkeley-UC Links: Community After-School Partnerships; Alamo STEM Workforce Coalition; Bat Conservation International; Bibliotech; Hispanic Women's Network of Texas-Latinas in Progress Program; Martinez Street Women's Center; My Brother's Keeper; San Antonio College Access Network; San Antonio College Fair; SASTEMIC Community
Educational

Academy for Teacher Excellence

Dr. Lorena Claeys
lorena.claeys@utsa.edu