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Terry Chvala

Terry Chvala, M.A.T.

Senior Lecturer of Early Childhood Education,
College of Education

Contact number: 281-283-3641
Email: Chvala@UHCL.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1125

Areas of Expertise

  • Elementary and Early Childhood Education, ages 3-8
  • Pre-Service Internship Supervision
  • Teacher Education Advisory Committee


Publications

  • Shulsky, D., Baker S., Chvala, T. & Willis J. (2017, June) International Journal of Development Education and Global Learning Volume 9, Number 1, June 2017, pp. 49-63(15) Cultivating Layered Literacies: Developing the Global Child to Become Tomorrow’s Global Citizen.
  • Graves, S. L., Chvala, T. A., Brown, A.L., Huss-Keeler, R., Jain, P. (equally credited authors). (2019). UHCL Program Review-Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Interdisciplinary Studies – Educator of Young Children. Submitted to the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost.
  • Brown, A. L., Chvala, T., Graves, S., Huss-Keeler, R., Jain, P. (equally credited authors). (2018). Early Childhood Leadership Initiative Addendum. Proposal presented to Samuel’s Foundation by the Early Childhood Faculty.
  • Brown, A. L., Chvala, T., Graves, S., Huss-Keeler, R., Jain, P. (equally credited authors). (2018). Proposal for the Hawk Early Learning Center at the University of Houston - Clear Lake. Proposal presented to President’s office by the Early Childhood Faculty.


Courses (Current Academic Year)

Graduate

  • TCED 5032 National Board Preparation for K-12 Educators I
  • TCED 5033 National Board Preparation for K-12 Educators II

 Under Graduate

  • TCED 4378 Traditional Internship I
  • TCED 4736 IMAX Internship I
  • TCED 4737 THECB Aide Project (Internship)
  • ECED 4302 Integrated Curriculum for Young Children
  • ECED 4311 Reading Development in Young Children
  • ECED 4314 Observational and Developmental Assessment of Young Children
  • ECED 1311 Historical and Recent Trends – Early Childhood (Hybrid and 100% Fully Online)
  • ECED 1318 Nutrition, Health & Safety (Hybrid and 100% Fully Online)
  • ECED 1354 Developmental Theories in Young Children – (Hybrid and 100% Fully Online)


Research Projects

  • Recruiting and Retaining Quality Teachers
  • Elevating the Teaching Profession
  • Pre-service Teacher Education Internship Program
  • Developing the Global Child through Layered Literacies


Awards and Accomplishments

  • UHCL President's Outstanding Lecturer Award 2018
  • National Board Certified Teacher