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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.

In the News: Aimée Myers

Aimée Myers, PhD, participated in a national podcast reThinkELA episode about ChatGPT and its future use cases in English classes.

TWU alum focusing on speech pathology needs for Zambia

When you become the first woman in Zambia to earn a PhD as a speech therapist and establish the country’s first rehabilitation center in speech pathology, what do you do for an encore?

If you’re Muchinka Peele, who graduated last fall from Texas Woman’s with a PhD in special education with an emphasis in communication sciences, you start Zambia’s first bachelor’s program in speech and language pathology.

Special ed grad opened speech clinic in native Zambia

Muchinka Peele earned a PhD in Special Education with an emphasis in communication sciences.

Dream to become educator took decades, perseverance

Rita Greeley is a first-generation student who started at TWU in 1986 and returned in 2019 to pursue her dream of becoming a teacher. 

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