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Gift from Coca-Cola Beverages Florida supports USF Stavros Center’s ‘Sustainability Superheroes’ initiative
The Gus A. Stavros Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education received a $40,000 gift from Coca-Cola Beverages Florida to support Sustainability Superheroes, a professional development program that provides Florida teachers with sustainability training, mentorship and resources.
May 19, 2022Centers and Institutes
State Farm renews $20,000 gift to USF Stavros Center to fund economics education workshops for K-12 teachers
The Gus A. Stavros Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education received a $20,000 gift from State Farm in support of the Center’s ongoing programming for K-12 teachers to help educate students in economics and financial literacy.
January 31, 2022Centers and Institutes
As the world’s largest host site of the AP Summer Institute, USF’s AP Summer Institute, hosted by the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching, offers more than 30 different course subject areas and welcomes over 1,000 attendees each year to USF’s Tampa campus.
The David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching will host its inaugural marathon, the 5K for K-12, on Saturday, March 26, 2022. The event will serve as a fundraising opportunity to support the Anchin Center’s professional development activities.
The Journal of Practitioner Research, an open-access journal housed in the USF College of Education, published a special issue about the challenges and opportunities teachers are facing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
USF College of Education assistant professor to establish Caribbean educational research center through $3.6 million grant
Patriann Smith, assistant professor of literacy studies in the USF College of Education, has been awarded a three-year, $3.6 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Stavros Center receives $20,000 grant from State Farm to continue support of economics education workshops for K-12 teachers
To date, State Farm has provided more than $200,000 in financial support to the Stavros Center.
February 24, 2021Centers and Institutes
USF College of Education welcomes Dana Thompson Dorsey as new endowed chair and director of David C. Anchin Center
In this role, Dr. Thompson Dorsey will advance the Anchin Center’s mission of collaborating with teachers, school leaders, districts and other educators to improve the quality of education for students and transforming the teaching profession to attract, retain and develop quality, culturally responsive educators.
Created in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the conference will discuss the urgency the education sector faces in developing enduring, transformative changes for how education is provided to diverse populations in Florida schools. The online conference will take place on Dec. 3-5, 2020.
October 29, 2020Centers and Institutes
USF Instructor James Hatten and the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching launched a free, online professional development series titled, “Effective Online Teaching.”
The David C. Anchin Center welcomes USF faculty members each year to participate in the Scholar-in-Residence Program. New this year, the Anchin Center’s STEM Fellows Program welcomes faculty to explore research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Tampa Bay Area Writing Project launches ‘Dear Writer’ Summer Program to help students explore creative writing from home
The Tampa Bay Area Writing Project is launching a new online summer program for students who want to explore their creative writing skills while social distancing at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.