2020 News


December

Faculty Member Joins the Development Committee at Special Olympics Texas

12/16/2020

Stephanie Grote-Garcia, Ph.D., professor of Teacher Education at the UIW Dreeben School of Education, has been invited to serve on the Development Committee of the Special Olympics Texas — an organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities that offers sports training, athletic competitions and inclusive programs.

Faculty Member Presents at Literacy Research Association Conference

12/09/2020

Mariannella Nuñez, Ph.D., visiting assistant professor of Teacher Education at the Dreeben School of Education, presented “Applying a transcaring literacy framework: A case study of a Guatemalan indigenous youth’s translingual practices,” held on Dec. 2 at the 70th Literacy Research Association Annual Conference.

Graduate Studies Research Symposium goes online

12/02/2020

On Nov. 17 and 19, more than 130 graduate students, professors and community members attended the Graduate Studies Research Symposium, a two-day event that serves as a platform for graduate students in the Dreeben School of Education to showcase and share scholarly research and activities.


November

Faculty member presents at National Council of Teachers of English

11/19/2020

Ann D. David, Ph.D., associate professor of Teacher Education in the Dreeben School of Education, co-presented “Changing Instruction, Changing Culture: One District’s Emerging Model for Moving to Student-Centered Writing Instruction” at the virtual 2020 National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention.

Faculty presents at the American Evaluation Association

11/04/2020

Arthur E. Hernández, Ph.D., professor of Education at the Dreeben School of Education, presented “A Discussion of the Meaning of and Differences Between Trait, State and Emergent Diversity: Implications for Practice” held on Oct. 27 at Eval20 Reimagined: A Virtual Experience, an annual conference of the American Evaluation Association.

Faculty Presents at Early Childhood Education Conference

11/04/2020

Deepti Kharod, Ph.D., assistant professor of Teacher Education at the Dreeben School of Education, presented “Play and Nature in Times of Stress” at the 2020 Texas Association for the Education of Young Children (TXAEYC) 56th Annual Conference on Oct. 13 with co-presenters John A. Sutterby, Ph.D., associate professor at UTSA and Linda Charlton, M.Ed., nature school lead educator of Cibolo Nature School.


October

June

Professor Herbers Retirement

06/23/2020

The Dreeben School of Education congratulates Sharon Herbers, Ed.D., on her retirement this year after more than 15 years at the University of the Incarnate Word.


April