Welcome

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

Diana Pulido

Diana Pulido
Assistant Professor

Foreign Language Education

Dr. Pulido has a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is faculty in... more

Meet our Alumni

Monica Tellez de Arste

Monica Tellez de Arste
PreKindergarten teacher at Ridgetop Elementary, Austin ISD

I grew up in the border town of Laredo, Texas where being bilingual didn’t seem like anything special. However, after studying under the direction of Dr. George Blanco and Dr. Haydeé Rodríguez in UT Austin’s bilingual cohort, I now understand how special being bilingual truly is. more