Curriculum and Instruction

Meet Our Chair

Dr. Vera Lang Brown

Dr. Lang Brown’s expertise in the state and national standards and her knowledge of teacher education is known statewide. She has served on the Arkansas Middle School Standard Focus Committee and hosted events such as the Literacy Symposium, Roar for Reading Summit, Bridging the Academic Achievement Gap Symposium and Bullying Symposium.

Dr. Lang Brown graduated from UAPB in 1979 with a dual major in Elementary Education and K-12 Special Education. She received a Master’s in Education from the University of Arkansas in 1986 and a Ph.D. in Education Administration in 1995 from Iowa State University. She is married to Spencer Brown and has two daughters: Rosalind Overall – a former classroom teacher who currently serves as Director of the Math Education Lab at Brookhaven Community College in Brookhaven, Texas; and Sherry Lang, an assistant Principal in the Dallas Independent school District who is presently working on her Ph.D. in reading at Texas Women University in Denton, Texas.


Teacher Preparation

Our department is renowned for developing world-class education professionals.

Our Approach

Our new direction Teach P.R.I.D.E., is an innovative approach that produces game-changing educators.

Our Success

The School Education has the highest graduation rate of any school on our campus.

University of Arkansas Pine Bluff