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Preschool student uses tablet in classroom to play educational games

USF to launch new graduate certificate in ‘Game Design for Learning’ this fall

Starting this fall, the USF College of Education will offer a new graduate certificate in game design for learning. The graduate certificate will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate educational games and integrate them into curricula.

June 2, 2022Academics, College of Education News

College of Education Graduation with Distinction Recipients - Spring 2022

Two students receive College of Education Graduation with Distinction Award

Two undergraduate students were selected to receive the College of Education's Spring 2022 Graduation with Distinction Award. The Graduation with Distinction Award is presented to select undergraduate students in the College of Education who stand apart from their peers based on their academic excellence, professional development, community service, research and scholarship while a student at USF.

May 5, 2022Academics, College of Education News

USF graduate student Mohammed Alqahtani with major professor Ann Cranston-Gingras

Doctoral student receives ‘People’s Choice’ award at USF Graduate Research Symposium

Mohammed Alqahtani, a graduate student in the USF College of Education, received a People’s Choice Award for his research project presented at the university’s Graduate Student Research Symposium.

April 7, 2022Academics, Student Life

USF students sign pre-contract binders at a signing day event

Helios Residency students receive guaranteed teaching positions with Hillsborough County Public Schools

A partnership between the USF College of Education and Hillsborough County Public Schools has created guaranteed job offers for program graduates to serve as middle school teachers in the school district.

December 2, 2021Academics, College of Education News

Anjum Shah

Alumni Spotlight: Anjum Shah, EdD

From the start of her journey in USF's EdD in Educational Program Development, Anjum Shah made it her goal to create an ethics curriculum for dental hygiene programs, to help others prepare for handling sensitive issues within the profession.

November 2, 2021Academics, Alumni and Friends

Group photo of USF Polk Reading Academy

USF Polk Reading Academy celebrates first cohort of graduates from school-university partnership program

A partnership between the University of South Florida (USF) College of Education and Polk County Public Schools reached a new milestone as the district celebrated its first cohort of teachers who have earned a master’s degree in reading education from USF.

November 1, 2021Academics, College of Education News

Jennifer Rinck presenting during a teacher leadership class session.

What does it mean to be a teacher leader?

We sat down with USF faculty member Jennifer Jacobs to learn more about what it means to be a teacher leader and the difference these leaders can make in today’s schools.

October 26, 2021Academics, Resources for Educators

Susan Ariew headshot

Meet Your Librarian: Susan Ariew

We interviewed USF Librarian Susan Ariew to learn more about her role at the university and the resources and support she provides to the College of Education’s students.

September 7, 2021Academics

Literacy Studies graduate certificates

College of Education launches two new online graduate certificates in global, digital literacies

Starting this spring, the USF College of Education will offer two new online graduate certificate programs in global and digital literacies.

September 3, 2021Academics, College of Education News

USF student and collaborating teacher setting up a classroom together

Elementary Education majors prepare for the new school year through participating in classroom pre-planning

Cutting summer break short to get an early start on an internship isn’t something that’s typical for college students. But for several Elementary Education majors at the University of South Florida, joining teachers in the university’s partner school districts to help with pre-planning activities felt like something they needed to do.

August 13, 2021Academics

A group photo of USF students at Pepin Academies

Exceptional Student Education majors gain hands-on teaching experience at USF Pepin Summer Institute

The Pepin Summer Institute is an annual summer program that provides exceptional student education majors at USF with four weeks of practical teaching experience. For students at Pepin, the program is an opportunity to learn in a way that’s exciting and tailored to their needs.

July 30, 2021Academics, College of Education News

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Doctoral student selected as Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow

USF doctoral student Selene Willis was selected as a 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, a competitive fellowship awarded to a select number of K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers across the country.

June 15, 2021Academics

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.