David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching | College of Education | USF

Building the Schools of Tomorrow

The mission of the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching is to work with K-12 teachers toward restructuring schools in ways that improve the quality of education, and to restructure the teaching profession in ways that enhance our ability to attract and retain able teachers.

Who We Are 

5k for K-12

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Join us for the inaugural 5k for K-12 on March 22, 2022! The event is expected to draw more than 2,000 attendees in support of K-12 education.

Annual Conference

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Our annual conference brings together teachers, administrators, and higher education faculty around issues of educational equity, pedagogy and policy.

Policy Initiatives

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We provide research findings and expertise at the local, state and national levels to inform decision-making on education policy issues.

Professional Development

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We offer multiple events throughout the year that contribute to the professional development and advancement of educators and school district leaders.

Our Partnerships

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We work with companies, school districts, nonprofits and other organizations to support innovation and the advancement of teaching and leadership.

Support Our Work

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With your support, we can continue empowering the educators of today to build the schools of tomorrow.