Dr. Tyrone C. Howard

Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

Dr. Tyrone C. Howard is a professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also serves as Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. His research examines culture, race, teaching, and learning, and he has published several best-selling books exploring these topics, including Expanding College Access for Urban Youth.

As the director and founder of the Black Male Institute at UCLA, Tyrone leads an interdisciplinary group of scholars, practitioners, community members, and policymakers dedicated to improving the educational experiences and life chances of males of color. He was the recipient of the 2015 UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, and in 2016 and 2017, Dr. Howard was listed by Education Week as one of the 60 most influential scholars in the nation informing educational policy, practice, and reform.

Connect with Tyrone on Twitter @TyroneCHoward and on LinkedIn.

Dr. Tyrone C. Howard is a professor in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he also serves as Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. His research examines culture, race, teaching, and learning, and he has published several best-selling books exploring these topics, including Expanding College Access for Urban Youth.

As the director and founder of the Black Male Institute at UCLA, Tyrone leads an interdisciplinary group of scholars, practitioners, community members, and policymakers dedicated to improving the educational experiences and life chances of males of color. He was the recipient of the 2015 UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, and in 2016 and 2017, Dr. Howard was listed by Education Week as one of the 60 most influential scholars in the nation informing educational policy, practice, and reform.

Connect with Tyrone on Twitter @TyroneCHoward and on LinkedIn.

  • Five Tips for New Teachers in Their First Year

    Five Tips for New Teachers in Their First Year

    Are you a new teacher looking for advice for your first year? Check out these five tips for new teachers.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

  • 7 Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies and Instructional Practices

    7 Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies and Instructional Practices

    Implement these culturally responsive teaching strategies and instruction practices in the classroom to help students feel included, validated, valued, and safe.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

  • Racial Literacy: A Call to Action for Teachers

    Racial Literacy: A Call to Action for Teachers

    What is racial literacy? Dr. Tyrone Howard, ICLE senior fellow and professor of education at UCLA, calls on teachers to develop the racial literacy needed to talk about race in their classrooms.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

  • 4 Ways Educators Can Address Race with Students

    4 Ways Educators Can Address Race with Students

    Dr. Tyrone Howard shares insights for educators on leading difficult race-related discussions in the classroom.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

  • Educational Equity in the Time of COVID-19

    Educational Equity in the Time of COVID-19

    The switch to remote learning for K-12 schools due to the coronavirus outbreak sheds light on equity and access issues for certain students.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

  • Why Are Teachers Striking? It's Time to Listen to Their Greatest Concerns

    Why Are Teachers Striking? It's Time to Listen to Their Greatest Concerns

    Why are teachers going on strike in cities across the U.S.? ICLE Senior Fellow Tyrone Howard assesses recent teacher strikes and the primary challenges educators face in the classroom.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board

  • 5 Predictions for K-12 Education in 2019

    5 Predictions for K-12 Education in 2019

    A thought leader predicts that school safety will remain a top priority and teaching civic debate will become even more important.

    Dr. Tyrone C. Howard
    Professor, UCLA; Senior Fellow, ICLE; HMH Learning Sciences & Research Advisory Board