I’m Cherie McCollough

Professor and Chair
Department of Life Sciences
Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi


I am a Professor at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi (TAMUCC), teaching at this institution for 13 years.  I’m a very passionate educator who teaches all TAMUCC future teachers what they need to know about science, about science teaching and how to teach science with passion in a way that addresses the very diverse classrooms in our public school system. I also teach large lecture introductory biology courses.  Science is a subject that is filled with ways to teach creatively and with relevance and engagement. I convey this to my future Early Childhood teachers as well as future elementary and middle school and high school teachers. I also conduct a great deal of professional development in Kindergarten-12th grade schools in and around the Coastal Bend and throughout South Texas. In addition, I teach our College of Science and Engineering faculty how to use student- centered instruction in their classrooms, using the principles of How People Learn and bringing these principles of instruction to each and every lesson. I LOVE to teach and as a result, have received several awards in teaching excellence. Most importantly, I have helped many students find an interest and passion in science, finding the relevance of science so many of their personal lived experiences.

Please contact me if you have any questions – and thank you for visiting my website!!!

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