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  • Dean of the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin since January 1, 1990. r. Justiz was appointed by President Reagan and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in 1982 as Director of the National Institute of Education in Washington, D.C., where he served from 1983 to 1985.1985 to 1989, Dr. Justiz was a Chaired Professor of Educational Leadership and Policies at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, and in 1988-1989 he served as the Martin Luther King-Rosa Parks Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Collaboration, interdisciplinary, diverse voices
  • Let us not forget that UT-Austin is a Research 1 institution and our faculty are not only outstanding teachers but also extraordinary researchers investigating some of the most important issues with regards to education and both physical and mental health. In fact… (next slide)
  • Our faculty lead all colleges of education nationally, both public and private, in research expenditures. This is not the amount of money our faculty garner in federally and state funded research grants but the amount we expend from those grants annually in conducting research impacting the way we educate our children and heal minds and bodies.
  • The University of Texas Development Board established the Endowed Presidential Scholarship program in 1973 to provide merit-based scholarship support to outstanding UT Austin students. Endowed Presidential Fellowships were added to the program in 1997 to recognize and support exceptional graduate students. In all, more than 1,400 students receive Endowed Presidential Scholarships and Fellowships each year.EPS minimum award is $2500, 3.25 minimum GPA, and leadership roles and financial need should be a consideration. These students are the best of the best.
  • UT Austin College of Education

    1. 1. College of Education National Rankings National Rankings By Year 0 1 1 3 5 Public 3 4 2 5 6 6 7 7 7 7 710 8 8 8 8 9 10 10 11 1215 13 13 13 13 13 14 14 14 15 1520 18 Overall 2125 2730 US News and World Report Rankings of Graduate Schools of Education Released April 2012
    2. 2. 1. University of Texas – Austin 2. University of California - Los Angeles 3. University of Oregon 4. University of Wisconsin – Madison 5. University of Michigan – Ann Arbor 6. University of California – Berkeley University of Washington Top Public Schools of EducationUS News and World ReportRankings of Graduate Schools of EducationApril 2012
    3. 3. 1. Vanderbilt University 2. Harvard University 3. University of Texas – Austin 4. Stanford University 5. Teacher’s College – Columbia University 6. Johns Hopkins University University of California – Los Angeles Top Public & Private Schools of EducationUS News and World ReportRankings of Graduate Schools of EducationApril 2012
    4. 4. 1. University of Texas – Austin 2. University of Oregon 3. University of Wisconsin – Madison 4. University of Michigan – Ann Arbor Top Public 5. University of Washington Schools of Education, Undergraduate AND GraduateUS News and World ReportRankings of Graduate Schools of EducationApril 2012
    5. 5. Dean Manuel J. Justiz
    6. 6. COE Departments• The Department of Curriculum and Instruction, chaired by Dr. Randy Bomer, provides professional instruction for prospective and practicing teachers, curriculum developers, researchers, and other education specialists.• The Department of Educational Administration, chaired by Dr. Norma Cantu, prepares students at the graduate level to assume leadership positions as principals and superintendents for schools, deans and presidents for junior and community colleges, administrators for higher education, and professional educators for roles in business and government.• The Department of Educational Psychology, chaired by Dr. Cindy Carlson, is dedicated to the study of human behavior, especially as it relates to education.• The Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, chaired by Dr. John Bartholomew, includes the physiological, psychological, and historical aspects of sport and exercise, health education, sport management and physical education teacher preparation.• The Department of Special Education, chaired by Dr. Mark O’Reilly, strives to advance knowledge about disabilities and to enhance societys capacity to accommodate individuals with disabilities.
    7. 7. Faculty• 135 full-time tenured/tenure track faculty• 75 non-tenure track faculty• http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/n ews/
    8. 8. Top Public Schools of Education 2012 Funded Research Expenditures 63.5 70 60 50 33.6 35.1 $ (Millions) 40 28.5 30 16.8 15.8 20 10 0 UT Austin UCLA Oregon Wisconsin Michigan UC - BerkeleyUS News and World ReportRankings of Graduate Schools of EducationApril 2012
    9. 9. Student Body• 2,188 undergraduate B.S. degree majors in the College• 1,027 elementary education majors (Applied Learning and Development)• 1,161 majors in Kinesiology and Health Education.• Approximately 1,000 future secondary teachers who major in other colleges but pursue teacher certification coursework through the College of Education.• 1,276 graduate students enrolled in M.A., M. Ed., Ph.D., and Ed.D. programs in Fall 2011.
    10. 10. Degrees Granted• Between 800 and 850 degrees each academic year; over 50% of these degrees are the B.S. in ALD and the B.S. in Kinesiology.• Approximately 370 masters and doctoral degrees are awarded annually from the College of Education. Between 40% and 50% of all the doctoral degrees awarded annually by UT Austin to African American and Hispanic students are produced by the College of Education.• About 500 individuals per year are recommended for Texas education certification through the State Board for Educator Certification.
    11. 11. College of Education Endowments Type Number Market Value Chairs (min $1,000,000) 8 $ 14,323,216 Professorships (min $300,000) 16 $ 6,163,854 Faculty Fellowships (min $100,000) 8 $ 2,156,226 Scholarships (min $25-50,000) 44 $ 7,432,209 Program/Support (min $20-50,000) 33 $ 9,566,302 Graduate Fellowships (min $50,000) 22 $ 6,533,044 Lectureships 3 $ 204,825 EPS/EPF 37 $ 3,634,333 Total 171 $ 50,014,009 College of Education, September 7, 2012
    12. 12. Endowments at the Top Three RankedGraduate Schools of Education Nationally Endowment Graduate Market Value* Enrollment #1 Vanderbilt $150 million 855 #2 Harvard $470 million 936 #3 UT-Austin $50.5 million 1236*Education Advancement Network Survey DataGraduate enrollment data from 2013 USNWR Rankings
    13. 13. UT LAMP Cecil and Margie Hale EPS• Top 5 largest EPF/S endowments (37)• 13th largest of all COE scholarships (81)• Supports 4 students annually
    14. 14. College of Education• http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/• 512-471-7255• Sanchez Building Room 210• Facebook: The College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin• Twitter: @ut_coe