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Trae Stewart, Ph.D.

Trae Stewart
Program Director, Educational Leadership
Area of Focus/Research
Service-learning, Community Engagement, International Educational
(512) 245-3107
(512) 245-8872
601 University Drive
Academic Services Building South (ASBS) 316
San Marcos, TX 78666


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Trae Stewart is Associate Professor in Education and Community Leadership and Co-Director of the International Center for Educational Leadership and Social Change in the College of Education at Texas State University. Until 2011, he was Associate Professor in the School of Teaching, Learning & Leadership at the University of Central Florida where he co-founded "Teachers in Action", a service-learning program that engages pre-service teachers with persons with disabilities through high-tech, high-touch service-learning. From 2008-2011, Dr. Stewart was a board member of the International Association of Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE), serving as Chair of the Board in 2010-2011. Dr. Stewart holds a Ph.D. in International & Intercultural Education (Educational Policy, Planning, & Administration) from the University of Southern California. He specializes in service-learning and community engagement, international education, teacher education, instructional and civic leadership, and youth psychosocial development. He has consulted internationally on these topics, including New Zealand, Afghanistan, Palestine, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, and Ireland.

For more information about Dr. Stewart, visit his personal website.



Ph.D. (2003) - University of Southern California - International & Intercultural Education
M.Ed. (2001) - University of Southern California - Educational Policy, Planning & Administration
M.S. (2001) - University of Southern California - Teaching English as a Second Language
B.A. (1995) - University of Mary Washington - French Language & Spanish Literature

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses

  • Analysis and Application of Ethical, Legal, and Safety Issues in Schools (EDF 4603)
  • Perspectives in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies (EDF/POT 3930H - SL)
  • Learning Theory and Assessment (EDF 4467 – SL)
  • Teaching Strategies and Classroom Management (EDG 4410 – SL)
  • Analysis of Critical Issues in Education (EDF 4603 – SL)
  • Professional Teaching Practices (EDG 4323 – SL)
  • Classroom Learning Principles (EDF 4214 – SL)
  • Teaching Diverse Populations (EDG 2701 – SL)
  • Introduction to Education (EDF 2005 – SL)
  • Teaching Students with Limited English Proficiency – K-12 (FLE 4315)
  • Teaching Content Area Courses to LEP Students (EDSC 440c)
  • Student Development/Orientation (STD 100)
Graduate Courses
  • ST/Seminar:  Service-Learning Research (EDG 7939)
  • Dissertation (EDA 7919)
  • Gender and Education:  Cross-Cultural Perspectives (EDF 6707)
  • Independent Study (EDF 6908)
  • Education as a Cultural Process (EDF 6884)
  • Introduction to Comparative and International Education (EDF 6809)
  • Human Lifespan Development & Learning (EDF 6155)
  • Seminar in Second Language Literacy (EDUC 651)
  • Methodology in English Language Development & SDAIE (EDUC 604)
  • Education and the Bilingual Child (EDU 611)
  • Theories of Second Language Acquisition (EDUC 603)