Anchin Team

Anchin Personnel


portrait - Dr. David Allsopp

Dr. David Allsopp is Assistant Dean for Education and Partnerships in addition to the David C. Anchin Center Endowed Chair and Director of the David C. Anchin Center. He is also Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning – Special Education Programs. David teaches at both the undergraduate and doctoral levels and his scholarship revolves around effective instructional practices, with an emphasis on mathematics, for students with high incidence disabilities (e.g., Specific Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Social-emotional/Behavior Disorders) and other struggling learners who have not been identified with disabilities. David also engages in Teacher Education research related to how teacher educators can most effectively prepare teachers to address the needs of students with disabilities and other struggling learners. David began his career in education as a middle school teacher for students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral difficulties in Ocala, FL. After completing his doctoral studies at the University of Florida, David served on the faculty at James Madison University for six years. He has been a member of the faculty at USF since 2001

Office Personnel

Dr. Kathryn Boney

Dr. Kate Boney is the Clinical Education Coordinator for the College of Education. In her role, Dr. Boney provides leadership and coordination to all teacher certification programs in order to collaboratively build and sustain quality clinical experiences as well as assure that all completers demonstrate professional standards within the clinical experience. Dr. Boney works closely with program coordinators, program faculty, school and district partners, the Office of Continuous Improvement Support, Student Academic Services, the Assistant Dean of Educator Preparation and Partnerships, and department chairs. Dr. Boney earned her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida. Her professional experiences as a public school teacher, school-university partnership liaison, grant manager, university instructor, clinical educator, field experiences coordinator, and teacher education researcher represent a commitment to quality teacher preparation and reflect her passion for developing meaningful professional learning opportunities through clinical education partnerships.

portrait - Alyssa Chase

Alyssa Chase is an Administrative Specialist for the David C. Anchin Center. She has been working in the College of Education since September 2013 and joined the Anchin Staff in June 2015 as a student assistant. She received her B.A. in Communication and a minor in American Sign Language in 2017.



Stacy Hahn

Dr. Stacy Hahn is the Director of Professional Development Pathway Initiatives and Partnerships for the College of Education Anchin Center and the Assistant Director of the David C. Anchin Center. Her work revolves around creating strategic partnerships focused on the development of quality and relevant teacher preparation and support programs. In this role, Dr. Hahn works with USF faculty, multiple school districts, community leaders, and other education related agencies to create teacher education pathways and continuing education courses that will increase the responsiveness to the needs of school districts and the University of South Florida. Dr. Hahn earned her PhD in Special Education from the University of Florida. Her career is comprised of a spectrum of roles such as a public school teacher, student advocate, grant facilitator, program coordinator, educational researcher and university professor. She understands the effect quality schools has on our community and she continues to follow a path, which she hopes will have a positive impact on the education system.

portrait - Steven Jacques

Steven Jacques is originally from Hollywood, FL. He is currently the fiscal/business Analyst for the David C. Anchin Center. He received his B.A. in Organizational Communication with a concentration in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technology from USF. He worked as fiscal/budget assistant for the USF Computer Store, and then moved to the USF Housing department in 2014 as a fiscal/business specialist.

portrait - Dianne Wood

Dianne Wood is a native of the Tampa Bay area and has been with the College of Education since January 1993. She is the Administrative Specialist for the David C. Anchin Center and provides administrative support to the Assistant Dean of Educator Preparation and Partnerships/Director of the David C. Anchin Center and Clinical Education Placement Coordinator. She also provides assistance with internships and fingerprinting to the College of Education students, advisors and faculty.