The TCU Center for Public Education hosts events, workshops and implements approved proposals throughout the year, in order to provide learning experiences for children and professional development opportunities for educators throughout the community.

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COE Reads : Book Club

CPE provided 25 copies of “Whistling Vivaldi” by Claude M. Steele, for the participants of the College of Education book club, and provided snacks for each discussion meeting.

2019 Scripps Regional Spelling Bee

CPE helped to sponsor the Scripps Regional Spelling Bee where North Texas students competed to represent our region in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.  This year, 8th grader Maitri Kovuru of McLean Middle School won the regional contest. Fort Worth Star-Telegram co-sponsored this event.







Public School Advocacy

CPE purchased and delivered 2000 yard signs “Public School Proud” to the following School Districts:

  • Crowley ISD.
  • Aledo ISD.
  • Weatherford ISD.
  • Joshua ISD.
  • Stephenville ISD.
  • Hamilton ISD.
  • Travis County.
  • Kerr County.
  • Fort Worth ISD.
  • Everman ISD.
  • Mansfield ISD.
  • Kennedale ISD.
  • Glenn Rose ISD.
  • Eagle Mountain – Saginaw ISD.

Dr. Marla McGhee, Director of the Center for Public Education, also encouraged the College of Education faculty, to write to the Senate Education Committee, supporting Public Schools in the 86th legislative session in Austin, TX.

RHOER Club : TCU Visit

This is an annual event CPE supports, in collaboration with Dr. Endia Lindo, to bring young women of color into the TCU campus.  On April 6, 2019, CPE provided lunch for 45 attendees, t-shirts and TCU theme items.

How to Adult Conference

On April 18, 2019, CPE provided lunch at the BLUU for 72 high school students/teachers from Crowley ISD, in collaboration with Dr. Anthony Johnson.








Bilingual Special Education

CPE provided $1,200 to assist in the travel expenses for guest speaker Dr. María Franquiz who participated in the third annual bilingual round table. This year’s theme was “Bilingual Special Education, Instruction and Advocacy”.

COE Reads : Final Meeting

CPE provided lunch boxes to the attendees of the 3rd and final meeting on May 2, 2019.

FWISD Battle of the Books

CPE donated 8 signs printed for the College of Education sponsored event with FWISD Battle of the books. 66 elementary schools participated on May 22, and 24 middle and high schools participated on May 23.

2019 Cultural Studies Association Conference

CPE provided $1,450 to Dr. Gabriel Huddleston to attend the 2019 Cultural Studies Association Conference (CSA) from May 30 – June 1, 2019 in New Orleans.

State Convention of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International

CPE donated 1,100 notebooks to the State Convention where more than 1,000 women educators (retired and current) were expected to attend.  This event took place in Arlington, TX from June 16 – 22, 2019.