Skip Navigation

Fall 2021

Dean's Welcome

Learn more about the work of our faculty, students, staff and alumni during the fall 2021 semester.

Students using paper pieces for mathematics teaching

Transformative Tutoring Initiative

JRCoE has partnered with two local schools for a mathematics tutoring program.

Full Article

spider web with words of grant title spoking out.

Hott Part of $3M Project SPIDERS Grant

Associate Professor Brittany Hott will help lead a grant to fund special education graduate students.


a book shelf with a bunch of books

JRCoE Faculty Publish Books in Fall 2021

Topics covered in faculty books range from social studies to special education, to intercollegiate athletics.

Full Article

stacked boxes of photos of Happy Teacher Project researchers

Researchers Look at Teacher Well Being

The Happy Teacher Project is funded by a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Full Article


white dollar sign in a circle

Zarrow Center Receives $2 Million Grant

The goal of this project is to develop a web-based transition assessment for middle school students.

Full Article

TEACH to Transform words as a logo


TEACH to Transform

The program will focus on recruiting the next generation of Oklahoma educators.

Full Article

picture of OACTE attendees in a classroom looking at a screen

Haslerig Named Associate Dean

Siduri Haslerig named associate dean for for research and graduate studies

Full Article

Picture of the JRCoE cart driving down the street in the parade

Homecoming Parade Returns in 2021

The parade was back, and so were the JRCoE students with hundreds of books for the kids.

Full Article

two caricatures shaking hands

Meet the New JRCoE Faculty

All departments welcomed several new faculty for fall 2021. Get to know a little more about them.

Full Article

Headshots of Heather Shotton and Natalie Youngbull

JRCoE Faculty Part of NSF Grant

The interdisciplinary research team will support Indigenous students in STEM at OU.

Full Article

photo of Keith Ballard smiling in a brown chair


JRCoE Remembers the Life of Keith Ballard

Ballard made a lasting impact on education in the state of Oklahoma.

Full Article

images of keyboard, computer and iPad

Ed Tech Integration Corner with Jennifer Williams

Exhausted from this semester? Instructor Jennifer Williams understands.

Full Article

pictures of Juan Renteria and Kortni Torralba

OK Teacher of the Year Finalists

Two JRCoE grads are among the 12 finalists for the state teacher of the year award.

Full Article

fat lettering of the words Around the College

Seen and Heard around Collings Hall

Take a look at what has been happening in and around the college.

Full Article

students standing at tables in front of collings hall working on painting pieces

Student Groups Energize Collings Hall

Students groups have been active this semester with events around the college.

Full Article

Faculty, Staff, Student & Alumni Updates

News and Notes
Fall 2021

Full Article

Become a Monthly Supporter

By becoming a monthly supporter of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, you will provide year-round opportunities for students and faculty who are working to improve education in Oklahoma and beyond. Funds donated will be directed to the college’s general fund, which supports student scholarships, emergency student needs and multiple student organizations, among other initiatives.

Donating is easy.

By having a small amount charged to your credit card each month, you can make a BIG impact without writing a huge check. You can cancel or change the amount of your monthly gift at any time.

Examples of how your monthly gift can make an impact:

  • $6 a month can provide refreshments for the college’s weekly Tuesday Tea event for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • $12 a month can support a book club for JRCoE students for an entire semester.
  • $22 a month can provide annual dues to national student organizations for outstanding students.

You can set up your monthly contribution at the link below by selecting “Make my gift ongoing” under Payment Options.

You also can contact Executive Director of Development Emily Reed at (405) 325-1976, or to set up your giving options.

Start Donating

University of Oklahoma
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
820 Van Vleet Oval, Room 138 Norman, OK 73019-2041
(405) 325-4844



College of Education Home

Stacy Reeder

Aiyana Henry
Vickie Lake

Sherry Cox



Melanie Schneider

Melanie Schneider

Travis Caperton
Melanie Schneider