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College of Education welcomes Luis R. Visot as new Assistant Dean of Administration and Innovation

The College of Education welcomes Luis R. Visot as the college’s new assistant dean of administration and innovation. In this newly created role, Visot will manage internal administrative activities and external innovation projects on behalf of the Dean. He will also provide leadership, oversight and guidance for new initiatives and projects of high importance and engage faculty and staff in identifying opportunities to implement effective improvements and responses.

July 1, 2022College of Education News, Faculty and Staff

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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

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USF College of Education welcomes Peter Trakas as new director of Gus A. Stavros Center

The USF College of Education welcomes Peter Trakas, EdD, as the new director of the Gus A. Stavros Center for Free Enterprise and Economic Education. In this role, Trakas will lead the Stavros Center in its mission of advancing the effective teaching and integration of economic education, free enterprise and financial literacy into K-20 curricula.

May 27, 2022Centers and Institutes, College of Education News, Faculty and Staff

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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

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College of Education welcomes Jennifer Rinck as new director of community relations, engagement

The USF College of Education welcomes Jennifer Rinck, PhD, as its new director of community relations and engagement.

May 4, 2022College of Education News, Faculty and Staff

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USF College of Education announces recipients of 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards

The USF College of Education is proud to announce the recipients of the College’s 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards.

May 2, 2022Alumni and Friends, College of Education News

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USF faculty, students to present at 2022 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

The research of more than 70 USF researchers and graduate students will be presented to the educational research community at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting from April 21-26 in San Diego, CA.

April 18, 2022College of Education News, Research

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USF STEM Teacher Preparation Initiative awarded $1 million in funding from House Appropriations Committee

A community project proposed by the USF College of Education was awarded $1 million by the House Appropriations Committee to support STEM teacher preparation across the Tampa Bay region.

April 5, 2022College of Education News, Community Engagement

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USF selected to host first Florida chapter of Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Schools Program

USF was selected to host Florida's first chapter of the MESA Schools Program, an academic program that supports underserved students and helps them excel in STEM fields.

April 1, 2022College of Education News, Community Engagement

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USF research team receives $1 million grant to launch oral history project exploring civics education, varying systems of government

The USF College of Education was awarded a $1 million grant by the Florida Department of Education to develop a new series of oral history resources that will be used by educators, school districts and the public as part of Florida’s revised civics education curriculum.

March 22, 2022College of Education News, Research

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PowerSchool gift to provide financial support to USF students completing teacher certification exams

The University of South Florida recently received an $80,000 gift made by education technology company PowerSchool that will support College of Education students with the financial costs associated with state teacher certification exams.

January 20, 2022College of Education News

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Nominations Now Open for College of Education Distinguished Alumni Awards

Nominations are now open for the USF College of Education's 2022 Distinguished Alumni Awards program. Alumni, staff, faculty, students and friends of the university are welcome to nominate College of Education graduates from across all three USF campuses for these prestigious awards.

January 7, 2022Alumni and Friends, College of Education News

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.