The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is to advance knowledge and the practice of teaching and learning. We address the educational needs of a rapidly changing global society in democratic and socially just ways. Our teaching and research are rooted in a variety of academic disciplines. We value innovation and build upon the strengths of cultural and linguistic diversity.

Meet our Faculty

Deborah  Little

Deborah Little

Early Childhood Education

Deborah Little is a native Texan who has worked in the education field most of her life. Deborah... more

Meet our Alumni

Justin Olmanson

Justin Olmanson
Assistant Professor of Learning, Teaching, and Teacher Education in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska

As a bilingual elementary school teacher in Houston ISD I had lots of ideas for learning technologies but no real sense of how to design, develop, and implement them. more