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College of Education

” We at the College of Education believe that inspired teaching, innovative research and community engagement can fuel positive change for children and families in the most need. Our goal is to elevate our efforts to meet the educational and health demands of the 21 st century. “

Dean Robert H. McPherson

College of Education
University of Houston
Stephen Power Farish Hall
3657 Cullen Blvd. Room 214
Houston, TX 77204-5023

Top News Events

UH Alumni Earn Top Teacher Awards Amid Support from Coogs

  • New UH STEM Camp Inspires Future Engineers

  • Health professors team with community clinic to help smokers quit

  • College of Education partners with Bush Literacy Foundation to distribute 3,150 books in Third Ward

  • College of Education Honors Star Faculty, Alumni, Students and Friends

  • College Mission to Improve Community Health Gets $2 Million Boost

  • College of Education Supports Students with Faculty, Peer Mentors

  • State Approves New High-Profile Research Center at the College of Education

  • Recent graduate: “All the professors were amazing and just ignited a confidence in me.”

  • Online Graduate Program Ranked as One of Best in Nation By U.S. News World Report


    The College of Education merges research and real-world experience to train teachers, principals, counselors, psychologists, health educators and other academic leaders. Our programs have drawn national recognition, and our research activities have more than doubled in the last five years. The college is committed to helping eradicate inequities in education and health in order to transform communities globally, starting with Houston, one of the nation’s largest and most diverse cities. Join us.

    Literacy Support

    Faculty and staff from the College of Education volunteered weekly as tutors for first-graders at Crockett Elementary, contributing to tremendous growth in the students reading skills.

    Teaching Scholarship

    A new grant from Raise Your Hand Texas and H-E-B chairman and CEO Charles Butt will provide increased scholarships and mentoring for select teaching majors at the College of Education.


    Health Education Professor Norma Olvera has joined a select group of science fellows chosen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She plans to use the experience to fuel her work preventing childhood obesity.

    Teacher Education

    Leaders of education colleges around the country came together at the University of Houston to discuss how they are transforming teacher preparation as part of the national reform network US PREP.

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