Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and classroom education. TLAC’s mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance and global leadership. Click here to read more about TLAC.

Having two highly-ranked graduate programs within one department serves as an index of the world-class academic programs and faculty who are committed to a culture of excellence in research and discovery, and the scholarship of teaching.

-Dr. Michael de Miranda, Department Head 

in Texas for producing teachers in Math & Science, English/Reading and General Elementary

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction, US News & World Report

Doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction, US News & World Report


“One of the things that set this program apart is that it is located within the Teaching, Learning & Culture Department at Texas A&M. There’s more to teaching than just delivering a curriculum or instructional strategy; we have to consider the influence that culture has one what we do.”

Dr. Byron William

Online Ed.D in Curriculum & Instruction


Former TLAC student teaching middlegrades


TLAC offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Interdisciplinary Studies, with one of three focuses.

Former TLAC student teaching middlegrades

Graduate Programs

The Culture and Curriculum program offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in many areas.

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Providing greater opportunities and flexibility for students, TLAC offers online degree programs, in addition to many individual Web-based classes.

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TLAC offers several types of certificates for students as well as Texas Teacher Certifications

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Faculty Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor Position in Multicultural Education/Teacher Education/Culture and Curriculum

We invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Multicultural Education/Teacher Education/Culture and Curriculum/ at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin in the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Clinical Assistant Professor in Multicultural Education/Teacher Education/Culture and Curriculum

We invite applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Multicultural Education/Teacher Education/Culture and Curriculum.

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Please contact Tammy Reynolds,, for more information.

Part-Time Faculty Positions


Non-tenure accruing position, teaching 1 – 4 courses for one or two semesters in undergraduate-graduate instruction in Curriculum and Instruction or related area/subject. To apply:

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Looking to work at Texas A&M University? Full employment information can be found on the University’s employment page.

Student Workers

Current student employment opportunities are posted on Jobs for Aggies.


MUST be work-study eligible for $2500 in work-study.

Reading and Math Tutors –

  • Must be enrolled at Texas A&M University AND Work Study eligible for $2500.
  • Visit the Reads & Counts website to view qualifications and application instructions.

Graduate Assistantship

Applicants should demonstrate outstanding academic performance, research ability or potential, communication and interpersonal skills, and leadership abilities. Applicants should have a strong background in areas aligned to faculty research expertise and a minimum of two years of K-12 teaching experience. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate and articulate research interest and potential that align with faculty research programs.

Dr. Patrick Slattery for more information.


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