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Dept of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education & School Psychology

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Mission Statement

The Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology provides high quality graduate education to promote personal, cultural, social, emotional, educational and economic growth and development. Our faculty and students engage in meaningful teaching, learning, research and service that lead directly to significant transformational changes in schools, organizations, communities, and institutions locally and globally. The department’s scholars and students actively generate relevant and dynamic research that advances the fields of education, mental health, and higher education.  The multidisciplinary and multicultural nature of our department provides opportunities to model collaboration across disciplines, and to learn from one another as we are respectful of and responsive to individuals and groups from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Dr. Clarena Larrotta Builds Community Education Programs with Graduate Students

Dr. Clarena Larrotta, Associate Professor of Adult Education, has been profiled in the University Star for her work building community education programs with graduate students. Having begun her own path in Columbia, Dr. Larrotta draws on her professional expertise and personal experiences to assist adult immigrants and English Language Learners...

5th Annual Texas State Qualitative Research Workshop and Conference – February 3rd and 4th

Research as Performance: An Overview of Ethnotheatre An Evening with Johnny Saldaña Free Registration: 5th Annual Texas State Qualitative Research Conference Date: Saturday, February 4th, 2017 Location: LBJ Student Center Teacher Theater, 9am – 2pm Keynote: Johnny Saldaña, MFA Evelyn Smith Professor,                 ...

Research Enhancement Grants Awarded to CLAS Faculty

Each year, the University’s Research Enhancement Program (REP) awards a limited number of internal grants to tenure line faculty across the university to support research projects. These competitively awards grants provide seed funding advance faculty research lines. This year, 50% of the College of Education’s REP grants were awarded to faculty...

The University Lecturers Series: Dr. Bill Smedick

The University Lecturers Series  in partnership with the College of Education, Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education, & School Psychology, and the Dean of Students Office presents a guest lecture by Dr. Bill Smedick from Johns Hopkins University.  The session is entitled Social Innovation, Experiential Education, and Social J...

CLAS Department Welcomes Our Newest Members of Our Faculty

The Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education & School Psychology is very pleased to welcome the following exceptional new faculty members: Dr. Tracy Calley, Lecturer in Professional Counseling Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Dr. Tracy Calley earned her Ph.D. in Counselor Education at Texas A...