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The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce is improving the quality of life in Texas and beyond by educating teachers, administrators and human services professionals. Our success stems from a wide variety of degree programs, small class sizes and faculty who take time to develop one-on-one relationships with our students.
Our world-class faculty are conducting innovative, educational research to help you reimagine the practice of teaching. You’ll receive guidance and mentoring to achieve success in the classroom while taking on practical, real-world experiences to build the confidence and skills you’ll need after graduation. With extended locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and our growing online degree program offerings, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your busy life.
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Benefits of a Degree from A&M-Commerce
Continue our legacy of exceptionalism! Our students have a 97% pass rate on initial statewide teacher certification examinations.
Gain real-world, on-the-job educator training through our partnerships with local school districts.
Develop your social work and counseling skills through practicum courses and internships.
Learn from world-class faculty conducting innovative educational research.
Gain hands-on health and human performance knowledge in our Human Performance Lab and other advanced-technology facilities.
We provide you with information, guidance and specialized services toward achieving your academic and career goals.
With modern classrooms and multiple laboratories for research, the Nursing and Health Sciences building houses our nursing, body mechanics, nutrition and wellness, and kinesiology programs, as well as the Biomedical Institute for Regenerative Research.
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College of Education and Human Services :: Featured News
Peter Williams, associate professor of educational leadership at Texas A&M University-Commerce, is co-host of the Doc101 podcast series along with Drs. Linnea Rademaker and Scott Self from the School of Educational Leadership at Abilene Christian University. Geared toward doctoral students, Williams said the series discusses multiple aspects and nuances involved in the often-times surprising doctoral […]
A&M-Commerce and Frisco ISD are partnering to provide more student teaching opportunities for the university’s undergraduate education students. Department of Curriculum and Instruction head Laura Isbell, Ph.D., reports that the university is delighted with the partnership and looks forward to additional educational opportunities with Frisco ISD. Associate professor Kathryn Dixon, Ph.D., is coordinator of the […]
Allen ISD recently named Aimee Cherry as the new principal at Norton Elementary School. Cherry is currently working toward a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership at A&M-Commerce. An Allen ISD alum, Cherry earned her undergraduate degree from Oklahoma Christian University and her master’s degree from Concordia University. Cherry has 14 years of service with […]
The American Kinesiology Association (AKA) recognized recent A&M-Commerce graduates, Belinda Sanchez and Mikaela Green, in the 2021 AKA National Scholar Awards competition. The awards recognize academic excellence, encourage professional competence and promote kinesiology and related fields. Sanchez—who recently graduated with a Master of Science in Health, Kinesiology and Sports Studies with a concentration in exercise […]
The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce recently named Dr. Marcella Smith as interim head of the School of Social Work. Smith joined A&M-Commerce in 2015 and began her tenure track a year later. She served as the Master of Social Work program director from 2019-2021. She is currently working on research to […]
Dean Kimberly McLeod in the College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce, will present an online workshop—Racial Justice and Social Emotional Learning—on June 8 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. The session will provide strategies and changing perspectives for faculty to align campus learning environments with practices and beliefs which enhance and speed up positive academic outcomes […]
Professor Emeritus Lynn Turner holds an important place in Texas A&M University-Commerce history. As one of the original faculty members in the Department of Educational Leadership, his contributions helped build the department into a leading producer of principals and superintendents in the state of Texas. A&M-Commerce honored the professor and his wife, Mrs. Alene Turner, […]
The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce recently named Dr. Dean Culpepper as interim head of the Department of Health and Human Performance. Culpepper has 17 years of higher education experience as a faculty member, including more than three years as chair of the Department of Health and Physical Education at Eastern New […]
The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce recently named Dr. Nate Templeton as interim head of the Department of Educational Leadership. Templeton is an associate professor and director of the Meadows Principal Leadership Institute in the department. Prior to joining the graduate faculty at A&M-Commerce, he served in Texas public schools as a […]
The International Council of Professors of Educational Leadership named Dr. Jericah Jackson, a graduate of A&M-Commerce, winner of the 2021 Edgar L. Morphet Dissertation of the Year Award. The award recognizes scholarship in the dissertation stage of advanced academic work in the field of educational administration. Dr. Julia Ballenger in the Department of Educational Leadership […]