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Extra Yard for Teachers Flyer

EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS CELEBRATION: SEPT. 10, 2022

Extra Yard for Teachers will take place on September 10, 2022.

August 31, 2022Community Engagement

Associate Professor Ruthmae Sears poses with her colleagues at the PACE Programme in The Bahamas

USF associate professor marks symbolic milestone in her efforts to help teen mothers in The Bahamas

Equity is at the heart of Ruthmae Sears’s research and passion for continuing education. Her desire to help young women succeed brings a new level of pride to the USF associate professor of mathematics education and associate director of the USF Coalition for Science Literacy. She just returned from The Bahamas, where she grew up, to celebrate a significant milestone for a program she’s been supporting for 16 years.

May 10, 2022Community Engagement, Faculty and Staff

UMatter group photo at USF's St. Peterburg campus.

Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter Program awarded USF Student Success Innovation Award

The College of Education's Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter Program was selected to receive the USF Student Success Innovation Award for the 2021-22 academic year.

April 11, 2022Community Engagement

USF STEM Teacher Preparation Initiative press conference with U.S. Rep Kathy Castor

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

USF Professor David Rosengrant teaching during the Math Teacher Leader Institute hosted on USF’s St. Petersburg campus in 2018.

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

Police mentors delivering books to a child

Research shows importance of providing multicultural books that reflect children’s identity during the pandemic

When the pandemic began and schools moved to remote learning, many parents and caregivers were afraid their children would fall behind academically and socially. Responding to those concerns led College of Education professors AnnMarie Gunn and Susan Bennett to team up with the Police Athletic League (PAL) of St. Petersburg, which seeks to inspire hope and transform the lives of at-risk youth.

January 27, 2022Community Engagement, Research

Building Bridges and Supporting Racial Equity logo

City of St. Petersburg approves USF and community researchers’ recommendations on how to address systemic racism

St. Petersburg City Council members are moving forward with a plan created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers coordinated by the University of South Florida on how to identify and address structural racism in the community.

December 10, 2021Community Engagement, Research

Extra Yard for Teachers Week | September 10-18, 2021

USF, College Football Playoff Foundation give $6,700 to support teacher-led projects in Tampa Bay school districts

The USF College of Education, USF Athletics and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation teamed up to gift more than $6,700 to help teachers across the Tampa Bay region fund special projects and activities in their classrooms.

September 17, 2021College of Education News, Community Engagement

USF student tutors students in reading

Why student tutoring is a great opportunity for education majors

What are the benefits to becoming a student tutor while studying education at USF? Learn more from the Tutor-a-Bull Program Coordinator and a tutor working in the program.

September 16, 2021Community Engagement, Student Life

Children using a laptop to access the KidCitizen website.

USF research team awarded Library of Congress grant to promote visual literacy and historical inquiry with young children

A USF research team received a Library of Congress grant for a project that will strengthen the skills of early childhood teachers in supporting preschoolers’ exploratory learning and play-based inquiry using community-based historical photographs.

September 10, 2021Community Engagement, Research

Extra Yard for Teachers with USF Football

Join us for USF's Extra Yard for Teachers Celebration on Sept. 18

To show our appreciation for the difference you make in the lives of many, we're offering all educators discounted USF Football tickets and an invite to a pre-game tailgate to celebrate Extra Yard for Teachers Week, an annual salute to teachers supported by the College Football Playoff Foundation and its partners.

August 9, 2021Alumni and Friends, College of Education News, Community Engagement

Screenshot of USF CyberCamp participants on MS Teams

High schoolers gain cybersecurity skills in virtual USF CyberCamp

Welcoming more than 50 participants this year, the University of South Florida (USF) CyberCamp enables high schoolers to learn about cybersecurity principles and take on cyber challenges while engaging with industry leaders in the Tampa Bay community.

August 5, 2021Community Engagement

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.