Center News

August 6, 2019- A Recap of the Education Leadership Research Center's Summer Leadership Institutes

Dr. Beverly J. Irby, Director of ELRC, pictured with school leaders from across Texas at the Hilton Conference Center.

June 24, 2019- Texas A&M Program Gives Teachers Hands-on Experience to Become School Principals

January 24, 2019- CRDLLA and ELRC Sign Memornadum of Understanding with China Primary School

March 27, 2019- Women's Research On Women Symposium Highlighted Visionary Women 

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March 21, 2019- Texas A&M University Partners with Aldine ISD to help school ‘meet standards’ in one year

Feburary 20, 2019- Technology's Impact on Learning a Foreign Language

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August 21, 2018- Centers Host Summer Dual Language & Literacy Institute

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January 23, 2018- Center Researchers Publish in Top Chinese Education Journal

January 12, 2018- Journal Accepting Submissions for New Volume

November 20, 2017- New Project to Prepare Teacher-Leaders for Texas Schools With English Learners

November 20, 2017-Thoughts on Grant Work: An Interview With Dr. Lara-Alecio










November 17, 2017- Faculty Travel to Washington, D.C. for Project Directors Meeting









November 17, 2017- Graduate Student Researchers Reflect on Project Experiences











November 16, 2017- Tamara Lopez: Money Matters

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November 16, 2017- Mayra Vargas: Coming Full Circle

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November 16, 2017- Project Launches School Implementation with Trip with South Texas Schools

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November 16, 2017- New Project to Build Texas Teacher, School Capacity to Work with English Learner Students

November 9, 2017- New Research Grant Awarded to Texas A&M Faculty to Investigate Effective School Leader Preparation

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November 9, 2017- New Volume of Dual Language Journal Planned for December

October 27, 2017- Project Prepares In-service Teachers for Certification Exams, Bilingual Classrooms











October 13, 2017- Centers to Host Graduate Student Research Panel

October 21, 2016- CRDLLA Faculty and Former Students Awarded OELA Grants

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October 3, 2016- $5.5 Million in Grants Focused on Improving Education for English Language Learners







September 19, 2016- Dr. Beverly Irby Inducted as ISDDE Fellow








April 21, 2016- Bilingual Education Named a Bright Spot in Hispanic Education Fulfilling America's Future

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April 14, 2016- ELLA-V Researchers Share Findings

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April 6, 2016- SEC Names Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio a Faculty Achievement Award Winner










April 6, 2016- Upcoming ELLA-V Presentation

October 15, 2015- Bilingual Education Undergraduate Students Participate in Research






May 14, 2015- Doctoral Student Studies Abroad, Hopes to Create a 'Global Classroom'









February 9, 2015- Dr. Fuhui Tong to Receive Early Career Award






October 20, 2014- New Journal on Dual Language Research and Practice Created

June 4, 2014- Dr. Lara-Alecio Honored with Distinguished Achievement Award for Research






October 14, 2013- Closing the Gap for English Language Learners

November 14, 2013- Dr. Beverly Irby Honored at 2013 TABE Award Recipient









April 9, 2013- Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio Wins Outstanding Research Award











January 4, 2013- Bilingual Education Awarded $16.3 Investing in Innovation Fund Grant








 August 13, 2012- Student Susana Franco-Fuenmayor Awarded Fellowship






August 9, 2012- Doctoral Student Tiberio Garza Wins Strategic Fellowship






June 18, 2012- Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio Presents on Project MSSELL in Washington

May 31, 2012- Bilingual Education Students Travel to Brazil to Share English Language Teaching Strategies








April 30, 2012- Dr. Tracy Spies Hired at University of Nevada, Las Vegas









Feburary 22, 2012- Graduate Courses to be Offered This Summer

Feburary 6, 2012- Bilingual Education Doctoral Student to Visit Singapore











Feburary 1, 2012- Bilingual Education Attends TASA 2012








January 24, 2012- BTLPT Prep Course Enrolls Record Number of Students

October 4, 2011- Dr. Tracy Spies: A Passion for Success

August 26, 2011- Bilingual Faculty, Staff Explore Partnership with Brazilian State

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The Language of Science

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August 25, 2011- Dr. Sandra Acosta's Dissertation Earns Honors at NABE 2011

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December 17, 2010- Faculty, Students Examine English Language Learning Through Technology

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December 21, 2010- Dr. Rafael Lara-Alecio Recognized as Higher Education Honoree