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Three WLP award recipients

From left to right (Dr. Lindsay Persohn, Dr. Heather Agazzi and Dr. Helene Robinson)

USF College of Education celebrates faculty and alumna WLP award recipients

University of South Florida professors Lindsay Persohn, Helene Robinson and Heather Agazzi were recognized at the Women in Leadership and Philanthropy (WLP) awards dinner for their research and impact on women in local, national and international communities.  

The USF College of Education would like to congratulate the faculty awardees Persohn and Robinson from the Sarasota-Manatee campus and Agazzi, who is a graduate of the School Psychology doctoral program and now a faculty member at the College of Medicine. These three accomplished women were honored with the WLP Dr. Kathleen Moore Faculty Excellence Award.

Persohn is an assistant professor in the Literacy Studies Program in the Department of Language, Literacy, Ed.D., Exceptional Education and Physical Education. She is the host and executive producer of the Classroom Caffeine podcast, that serves to connect education researchers and practicing teachers.

Robinson is an associate professor of instruction in Elementary Education in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Learning. She has published and presented nationally and internationally on arts integration methods to promote inclusive student learning environments.

Agazzi is a professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the section chief of the Division of Child Development at the USF College of Medicine. Her specializations include behavioral parent training programs for children with developmental disabilities and disruptive behavior disorders.

The College of Education celebrates the outstanding achievements of these three USF professors and their recognition by the Women in Leadership and Philanthropy.

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About the USF College of Education:

As the home for more than 2,200 students and 130 faculty members across three campuses, the University of South Florida College of Education offers state-of-the-art teacher training and collegial graduate studies designed to empower educational leaders. Our college is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and our educator preparation programs are fully approved by the Florida Department of Education.