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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.

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.

Another TWU Holmes Scholar gains national recognition

The Texas Woman’s University Holmes Scholars in the College of Professional Education continue to represent the university well at the national level. After Phyliciá Anderson was named a Holmes Scholar of the Month in October, Blanca Jurado received the honor for May from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE).

Faculty, students head to AERA 2023

Faculty and students from Literacy and Learning in the College of Professional Education (COPE) head to Chicago for the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) April 13-16. 

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