College of Education
- TCU is one of eight universities to receive the Certificate of Distinction, the highest award for teacher preparation in reading by the International Reading Association.
- The Texas Education Agency reaccredited the College of Education with 12 commendations for excellent teacher preparation programs.
- The college’s Center for Urban Education recently received a prestigious award for Exemplary Culturally Responsive Teacher Preparation from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) and the Southern Poverty Law Center.
- TCU is the only university in the nation with two special education laboratory schools – the KinderFrogs School and the Starpoint School.
- The Andrews Institute of Mathematics & Science Education provides workshops and programming for hundreds of K-12 teachers and students in the area and around the state.
- The Center for Urban Education recruits, prepares and supports educators to work in urban schools and to conduct and disseminate research regarding best practices in urban education.
- The Alice Neeley Special Education Research and Service Institute seeks to improve the quality of life and learning for students with disabilities and their families through evidence-based research and practice.
- TCU is one of four Texas partnership institutions in the Advise TX program, which aims to increase the number of low-income, first generation and underrepresented Texas students entering and completing post-secondary education.
- Since joining the European Teacher Education Network, more than 350 College of Education students have participated in the International Student Teaching program.
- TCU’s Educational Leadership program is one of only three in the nation to provide the option to integrate the MBA and the Doctor of Education degree.
- In fall 2012, TCU began offering new doctoral degree options: the Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies: Counseling and Counselor Education and the Doctor of Educational Leadership in Higher Education.
- The TRiO Programs provide outreach opportunities designed to motivate and support eligible students from first generation and less advantaged backgrounds.
Point of pride: TCU education students have a consistent 99 percent pass rate on state certification exams and graduates are in demand as teachers, counselors and principals.
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