COE News

- April 17, 2024 -

March winners for the TEP Student/Mentor Teachers of the month

Student / Mentor Teachers of the Month: March 2024

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The College of Education (COE) Office of Teacher Education and Clinical Practice (TEP) is proud to announce the recipients of Student Teachers of the Month and Mentor Teachers of the Month for March 2024: teachers Khaelah Bass and Alyssa Kiser and mentor teachers Atongela Boga and Davine Hobbs.

Read more about our March winners >

- April 10, 2024 -

PM Ready child coloring

Five-Year $2.5 Million Grant Awarded to COE Early Intervention Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Project Memphis Ready, or PM Ready, COE's early intervention resource agency for young children with developmental delays and disabilities that focuses on pre-school readiness skills, has been awarded a five-year contract by the State of Tennessee.

Read more about the new contract >

- April 4, 2024 -

February 2024 winners

Student / Mentor Teachers of the Month: February 2024

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The College of Education (COE) Office of Teacher Education and Clinical Practice (TEP) is proud to announce the recipients of Student Teachers of the Month and Mentor Teachers of the Month for Feburary 2024: teachers Brittney Salmon and Karoline Larsen and mentor teachers Caroline Beard and Carol Stafford.

Read more about our February winners >

- March 29, 2024 -

Table display for vendor at CEPR Internship Fair

Community Partners Recruit from CEPR at Annual Internship Fair

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The need for mental health specialists in the Mid-South is growing, and 19 local organizations hoped to address that need by recruiting potential interns from UofM’s Department of Counseling Educational Psychology & Research (CEPR) at the department’s annual internship fair.

Read more about the internship fair >

- March 15, 2024 -

Jessica Minton

CEPR Doctoral Student Adds to Long List of Awards

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Jessica Minton has been working toward her doctorate degree within the College of Education’s Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Research (CEPR). Throughout the years, she’s received noticeable recognition for her work as an educator. Minton tells us her passion for learning started at a young age.

Read more about Minton's journey in Memphis >

- March 13, 2024 -

Tennessee Department of Education

Redesigned ICL Programs Receive TDOE Approval

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – A nearly 18-month course redesign within the College of Education (COE) has ended with the best news possible, approval from the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE).

Read more about the newly approved ICL programs >

- March 11, 2024 -

TEIS Assistant Commissioner Visits PM Ready

State Leaders Pay First-Time Visit to COE Early Childhood Pre-school Readiness Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Recently, state leaders with the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) paid a first-time visit to PM-Ready, The College of Education’s early intervention resource agency for young children with developmental delays and disabilities.

Read more about the visit from TEIS >

- March 7, 2024 -

COE Rumble Award Winners

COE Rumble Award Winners Announced

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – This year’s winners of the College of Education (COE) Hubert E. Rumble Outstanding Student Teacher Award are Seniors LaNerra Gray and Mekyland Williams, recognizing both as the most outstanding of UofM’s student teachers for the 2023-24 school year.

Read more about this year's Rumble Award winners >

- March 1, 2024 -

Jennifer Renick Headshot

COE’s Renick Makes Headlines for Research on Expanding University Reward System

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - College of Education (COE) Assistant Professor Jennifer Renick has recently been featured in several scholarly articles for her research on a proposed restructuring and/or broadening of faculty incentives and rewards.

Read more about Renick's research >

- 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. 

Read more about Dr. Wendy Griswold's award