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

Katherine Cennamo

Katherine Cennamo
Professor of Instructional Design and Technology, Virginia Tech

When I enrolled at UT-Austin, I was employed as a media specialist at a small college in Ohio. I began my career as an elementary teacher in Virginia. more