College of Education

Administrative Officers

Title/Department Officer
DeanStacey Edmonson, Ed.D.; (936) 294-1101
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate StudiesDebbie Price, Ph.D.; (936) 294-1125
Associate Dean of Teacher EducationSandra Stewart, Ed.D.; (936) 294-1103
Associate Dean of Planning and AssessmentJannah Nerren, Ph.D., phone needed
Department of Curriculum and InstructionBill Edgington, Ed.D., Chair; (936) 294-1213
Department of Educational LeadershipAnthony Harris, Ed.D., Chair; (936) 294-4659
Department of Counselor EducationMary Nichter, Ph.D., Chair; (936) 294-3858
Department of Language, Literacy and Special PopulationsAbdelilah Salim Sehlaoui, Ed.D., Chair; (936) 294-3969
Department of Library ScienceHolly Weimar, Ed.D., Chair; (936) 294-1150

About the College

The College of Education is comprised of five academic units:

  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership
  • Language, Literacy and Special Populations
  • Library Science

Teacher Certification is also under the administrative purview of the College of Education


Through excellent instruction, research, and public service, the College of Education provides students with opportunities to develop knowledge, skills, strategies, and experiences which allow them to serve in diverse roles and function productively in society.

Contact Information
(936) 294-1101
Teacher Education Center 213

College of Education

Master's Degrees

Departments Programs
Major, DegreeDepartment
Administration, MEDEducational Leadership
Comparative and Global Education, MEDCurriculum and Instruction
Counseling, MACounselor Education
Curriculum and Instruction, MACurriculum and Instruction
Higher Education Administration, MAEducational Leadership
Instructional Leadership, MAEducational Leadership
Instructional Leadership, MEDEducational Leadership
Instructional Systems Design and Technology, MEDCurriculum and Instruction
Library Science, MLSLibrary Science
Reading/Language Arts, MEDLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
School Counseling, MEDCounselor Education
Special Education, MALanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
Special Education, MEDLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
Teaching, MACurriculum and Instruction
TESOL, MEDLanguage, Literacy, and Special Populations

Doctoral Degrees

Departments Programs
Major, DegreeDepartment
Counselor Education, PhDCounselor Education
Developmental Education Administration, EdDEducational Leadership
Educational Leadership, EdDEducational Leadership
Instructional Technology, EdDCurriculum and Instruction
Literacy, EdDLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations


Departments Programs
Graduate CertificateDepartment
Academic AdvisingEducational Leadership
Adult EducationCurriculum and Instruction
Comparative and International EducationCurriculum and Instruction
Developmental ReadingLanguage, Literacy, & Special Populations
Digital Literacies Language, Literacy, & Special Populations
DyslexiaLanguage, Literacy, & Special Populations
Early Childhood EducationLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
Early Childhood Special EducationLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
Effective Online InstructionCurriculum and Instruction
Higher Education Assessment and Institutional ResearchEducational Leadership
Play TherapyCounselor Education
Second Language InstructionLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
Youth Services LibrariesLibrary Science
Professional CertificationDepartment
Board Certified Behavior AnalystLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
Educational DiagnosticianLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
PrincipalEducational Leadership
Reading SpecialistLanguage, Literacy and Special Populations
School LibrarianLibrary Science
SuperintendentEducational Leadership
TeacherCurriculum and Instruction