Partnering for the future.

The College of Education and Human Development is a recognized leader in guiding, shaping, and mentoring high-performing education professionals who will go forth with a lifelong love of learning. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive learning community that works to promote education across disciplines for everyone, locally, nationally and around the globe.

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Alumni highlights

Ashley Kate Nazaire in graduation attire.

Grads of the Pack: Ashley Kate Nazaire

'I had a calling to work with children and families, and I knew HDFS was for me'

Lissette Hernández headshot.

Grads of the Pack: Lissette Hernández

A first-gen student working to make her dreams of making an impact in the community a reality. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance” – Oscar Wilde

Trinity Alverez headshot.

Grads of the Pack: Trinity Alvarez

"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" Eleanor Roosevelt

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year: George Hardaway ’71

Building a Better Nevada Through Education

New Generation of STEM Teachers University program addresses qualified math, science teacher shortage and continues to expand as students develop a love for teaching.
NevadaTeach student smiling while showing high school students how to perform science task
A Path to Independence How a popcorn business changed the life of one student and his family.
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Boosting the Liberal Art Teachers The College of Education and Human Development and Liberal Arts offer students choices after graduation with PackTeach.
Teacher smiling in classroom
Supporting Nevada's Rural School Districts The College of Education and Human Development created the state’s first Nevada Rural Education Summit.
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Student Scholarships

In 2022-2023, the College of Education and Human Development awarded $408,920 in scholarships thanks to our generous donors. 

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