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Jesus Abrego, Ed.D.

Jesus "Chuey" Abrego. Ed. D. 

Jesus “Chuey” Abrego, Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Educational
Psychology & Leadership

Dr. Chuey Abrego is an Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Texas at Brownsville.  Prior to his work in higher education he served as a science teacher, administrator for the Texas Education Agency in the departments of Statewide Staff Development Program with the Office of Curriculum, Assessment, and Professional Development; Middle School Education and Migrant Education.  In addition, he served as an assistant principal at an inner-city urban high school, and middle school principal in Texas.  He presents regularly at national and state conferences – including AERA (American Educational Research Association) and SERA (Southwest Educational Research Association).

Teaching Interest:

Administration of Pupil Personnel Service
The Principalship​
Curriculum Leadership and School Improvement
Implementation and Sustainability of Professional Learning Communities
Introduction to Educational Leadership
Education, Social, Political Problems and the Superintendent


EDLR 6338 The Principalship
EDLR 6389 Administration of School Business Services 
EDLR 6394​ Curriculum Leadership for School Improvement
EDLR 6397 Analysis of Teaching Behavior
EDLR 8326 Teacher Leadership
EDLR 6398 Internship for Principals I
EDLR 8360 Leadership Theory and Practice


Organizational change and trust, professional development, and professional learning communities are his research interests.

Office Hours
Spring 2015

Tuesday: 1:30pm-3:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am-12:00pm 
Thursday:By Appointment​
Friday:By Appointment

Office:Main 2.224
Voice: (956)882-7655
Fax: (956)882-7593

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