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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.
The David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching has launched a new series of online professional development courses to help K-12 teachers learn best practices for effectively teaching online.
The Florida Center for Instructional Technology, in partnership with USF Corporate Training and Professional Education, has launched the first in a series of fully-online professional development courses to help support K-12 teachers in virtual teaching environments.
Gus A. Stavros Center receives gift from State Farm to support financial literacy education programs
The Gus A. Stavros Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education received a $20,000 gift from State Farm to support the Center’s K-12 economics education professional development programs.
March 4, 2020Centers and Institutes
David C. Anchin Center presentation explores strategies for supporting oral language development in pre-K classroom
During a presentation hosted by the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching, College of Education Assistant Professor Elizabeth Hadley presented her research on why supporting oral language development in pre-K classrooms is critical to developing young readers.
As the largest College Board endorsed program in the southeast region, the USF AP Summer Institute offers more than 25 different courses to attendees over the course of two different weeks: July 20-23 and July 27-30.