2016 News

USF College of Education Announces New Associate Deans, Director of Anchin Center

(Tampa, Fla. June 17, 2016) — The University of South Florida (USF) College of Education is proud to announce three individuals have joined the college's leadership team. These individuals work to ensure the effectiveness of the College of Education's various programs and initiatives, and bring with them multiple years of experience serving in the education field.

Headshot for Kathy Bradley-Klug PhD

Kathy Bradley-Klug, PhD, is the new Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research. Dr. Bradley-Klug is a Professor of Graduate Programs in School Psychology, and prior to her new role, served as Chair of the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies at USF. Dr. Bradley-Klug received her PhD from Lehigh University, and has worked previously as a school psychologist in Pennsylvania, and completed a clinical internship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Division of Child Development and Rehabilitation Medicine. As the Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Research, Dr. Bradley-Klug will serve as the designee on all matters related to research and faculty affairs in the College of Education.

Headshot for Ann Cranston-Gingras, PhD

Ann Cranston-Gingras, PhD, is the new Associate Dean for Graduate Education. Dr. Cranston-Gingras is a Professor of Special Education and the Director of the Center for Migrant Education. She holds a Doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education from USF, a Master's degree in Special Education from the State University of New York at Albany and a Bachelor's degree in English Education from St. John's University. Dr. Cranston-Gingras is a past president of the National Migrant HEP/CAMP Association and is active on several local, state and national committees. She has also served the College of Education and the University in numerous leadership positions including Chair of the Faculty Council, the Department of Teaching and Learning (2014-16), Interim Chair of the Department of Adult, Career and Higher Education (2009-2012) and as Chair of the Department of Special Education. As Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Dr. Cranston-Gingras will serve as the college's designee for all matters related to doctoral and graduate education.

Headshot for David Allsopp, PhD

David Allsopp, PhD, is the new Assistant Dean for Education and Partnerships in addition to the David C. Anchin Center Endowed Chair and Director of the David C. Anchin Center. Dr. Allsopp is a Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning – Special Education Programs, teaching at both the undergraduate and doctoral levels. He began his career in education as a middle school teacher for students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral difficulties in Ocala, Fla. After completing his doctoral studies at the University of Florida, Dr. Allsopp served as a faculty member at James Madison University for six years, and has been a member of the faculty at USF since 2001.

The College of Education welcomes these individuals into their new roles, and looks forward to all of the great work they will bring to the college!

About the USF College of Education:

The University of South Florida College of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE), and is fully approved by the Florida Department of Education. The USF College of Education is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 100 programs in the nation, as well as in the top 20 for online graduate programs. The USF College of Education has over 51,000 alumni who are making a difference in the lives of children each day.