I would like to welcome you to the College of Education at the University of Texas at El Paso, where we are dedicated to preparing educators, counselors, administrators, researchers and leaders who will address the needs of communities (local, regional, national, transnational). Building on the multicultural and multilingual richness of the Paso del Norte border region, the College of Education strives to model transformative, boundary-crossing education to develop innovative, engaged, and contributing members of a global society.
The College of Education is focused on our core functions, which include teacher education and bilingual education, as well as the areas of leadership, early childhood, STEM education, counseling, literacy, social/cultural foundations, special education, mental health services and educational scholarship. Additionally, we are engaged in strong connections into the local El Paso community, where we have built and continue to expand on our existing partnerships with local schools and school districts, as well as community agencies.
We are dedicated to preparing innovative educators who will address the needs of their communities. In partnership with local school districts and the surrounding El Paso community, the College of Education faculty has created exceptional educational experiences and has developed unique curricula for our state-approved educator programs. We offer baccalaureate,
The faculty and staff in UTEP’s College of Education are dedicated to serving all students across the College, UTEP and throughout the El Paso community. In order to show the impacts and commitment we have as educators, scholars and public servants, we are committed to bringing our efforts from the classroom into the community through the promotion of proven and promising practices in teaching, learning and leading.
As we celebrate our 50th Anniversary here at UTEP, we invite all our alumni to join our students, staff, and faculty in many events that will come throughout the coming academic year. We believe that more education equals more opportunities and extend an invitation to you to explore our programs and discover how we can assist you in advancing your professional goals.
Clifton Tanabe, Ph.D., J.D.