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TWU earns prestigious certification for Latino student excellence

Texas Woman’s was one of nine institutions ― and three in Texas ― to earn for the first time Excelencia in Education’s coveted seal.

TWU biliteracy certificate named top five graduate program

Excelencia in Education, an organization focused on advancing Latino student success in higher education, has named TWU’s Certificate of Biliteracy a national top five graduate program advancing Latino student success in higher education.

Houston ISD awards TWU $500K to produce high-needs teachers

Texas has a teacher shortage, and the College of Professional Education (COPE) at Texas Woman’s University is diligently working to address it in innovative, accessible ways. This fall, TWU will team with Houston ISD to guide nearly 100 teaching assistants toward bachelor’s degrees and Texas teaching certificates through $500,000 in grants aimed at producing educators from the district.

Program awards TWU educator $400,000 grant to fight misinformation

What is real? What isn’t? Can I trust this? These are familiar questions we ask ourselves when scrolling through social media or looking for information online. These are also questions that School of Library and Information Studies assistant professor Tara Zimmerman, PhD, plans to help children in kindergarten through fifth grade (K-5) learn how to answer.

Professor supports teachers of Ukrainian refugees

Bombs fell. Tanks rolled. Soldiers marched. The war in Ukraine began in February 2022, scattering refugees across the globe. Nearly 13 million Ukrainian refugees have crossed into neighboring Poland since the war began — mostly women and children. They are children who don’t speak Polish, but mainly Russian and Ukrainian. Children who still need to learn, who need school, who need teachers.