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Office of Teacher Education and Clinical Practice

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Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research

Award-winning grad programs in educational research and licenses in counseling and counseling psychology

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Grad and undergrad programs prepare innovative, equity- minded teachers and educational leaders.

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COE News

- February 23, 2024 -

UofM Research Celebration

Research Excellence: UofM Spotlights COE Faculty and Staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Thirty faculty and staff members from the College of Education (COE) were recognized in this year’s Research Celebration.

Read more about who from COE was recognized >

- February 23, 2024 -

UMID Transition Fair

UofM Job Fair Hosts Hundreds of Mid-South High Schoolers with Disabilities

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis Institute on Disability (UMID) hosted nearly four-hundred Mid-South High Schoolers for a job fair on Thursday. These students all have intellectual and/or physical disabilities, and the hope from the fair was to highlight the opportunities that could be waiting for them after graduation.

Read more about the transition fair >

- February 22, 2024 -

Tennessee State Board of Education

COE Teacher Prep Ranks High in Latest State Report Card

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The 2023 Tennessee Educator Preparation Report Card is out, and the University of Memphis College of Education (COE) produced a score that “exceeded expectations."

Read more about where UofM ranked >

- February 21, 2024 -

Karla Lewis

CEPR Graduate Graces the Cover of Bluff City Magazine

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The latest cover of Bluff City Magazine features the face of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Research (CEPR) graduate Karla Lewis. Lewis, known to many as “Coach Karla,” is a professional counselor in Memphis, who started her own private practice during the outset of the pandemic.

Read more about the highlight on Lewis >

- February 13, 2024 -

Dr. Eraina Schauss

Schauss Receives Assisi Foundation Distinguished Professorship

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Dr. Eraina Schauss was recently honored by the Assisi Foundation of Memphis with a Distinguished Professorship.

Read more about Dr. Schauss's recognition >

- January 29, 2024 -

Dr. Wendy Griswold

COE's Griswold Awarded by UofM President

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Dr. Wendy Griswold from the College of Education’s Department of Leadership was recognized by UofM President Dr. Bill Hardgrave with the Tigers Ascending to Excellence Award. 

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