Texas Tech University

About the College of Education

On the Leading Edge

Points of Pride about the College of Education

Some of our college's distinctions include:

  • Home of two of the University's highest award holders: Horn Professorships
  • Home of the Helen Devitt Jones Chair in Education
  • Home of the Helen Devitt Jones Professorship in Professional Education
  • Home of the Jere Lynn Burkhart Chair in Autism
  • One of 16 universities in the country to have an Orientation and Mobility Program
  • Home of the largest children's literature collection in the Southwest, 6000 volumes, including a complete Caldecott collection
  • 2009 certification pass rate was 97.5%
  • Accredited by 9 accrediting agencies:
    • Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals
    • Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired
    • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
    • Council for Exceptional Children
    • National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (One of 11 Colleges of Education in Texas)
    • National Association for the Education of Young Children
    • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
    • National Science Teachers Association
    • Texas Education Agency

Student Life

Check out our Student Life section for details on all our graduate and undergraduate student organizations!

Self-Assessment

Our goal is to produce the measurably best educators in the country. See how we're doing with our self-assessments, accreditations, and strategic plans.