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USF student working with an elementary school student at Potter Elementary

Student-led service project strives to improve parent involvement at local elementary school

A part of the course “Context and Foundations of Exceptional Student Education," USF students completed a service learning project at local school Potter Elementary.

December 7, 2018Academics, Community Engagement

USF student and faculty member Rob Knoeppel pose for a picture at the USF Campus Recreation Center

Exercise Science students gain experience as personal trainers through USF FIT Program

Created in 2005, the FIT Program pairs seniors in USF’s Exercise Science program with faculty and staff members of the university as a part of the program’s course, “Individualized Fitness and Wellness Program.” Through the FIT Program, the students help their clients complete fitness evaluations, develop individualized training plans, and oversee a post-assessment to measure the results of their client’s efforts.

December 6, 2018Academics

USF faculty member presents at Inclusive Education Conference

USF research conference explores challenges and opportunities for inclusive education

To explore innovative solutions and research taking place on inclusive education, the University of South Florida hosted a conference that brought together researchers from both USF and the University of Exeter.

December 5, 2018College of Education News, Research

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College of Education welcomes interim director to David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching

The University of South Florida’s College of Education is pleased to welcome Constance Hines as the interim director of the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

December 4, 2018Centers and Institutes, College of Education News

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Student Spotlight: Ryan Blew

Ryan Blew has known what he wanted to be when he grew up since the third grade. The USF junior says the feeling has stuck with him into the present day. He was inspired by his third-grade teacher, silver-medalist Olympic swimmer Kristy Kowal, but she didn’t inspire him to become an Olympian.

December 4, 2018Student Life

Students at Learning Gate Community School giving a class presentation

Alumna inspires students to become budding entrepreneurs through Sumerian ‘Shark Tank’ activity

The hallways at Learning Gate Community School buzzed with excitement as students in Kara Windish’s 6th grade class rehearsed their business pitches and adjusted their homemade inventions.

November 16, 2018Alumni and Friends, Centers and Institutes

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College of Education to host 16th Annual Education in Action Luncheon

The USF College of Education and the Florida State Fairgrounds are proud to host the 16th Annual Education in Action Luncheon on Wednesday, November 14 at the Florida State Fairgrounds Florida Center.

October 30, 2018College of Education News

USF professor Steve Permuth with graduate students

Creating a Lifelong Impact through Teaching

In thanks for his lasting impact as an educator, College of Education Professor Steve Permuth was honored through a sizable endowed scholarship established in his name by a former student.

October 30, 2018Faculty and Staff

Preschoolers with teacher gardening at USF preschool

USF Preschool for Creative Learning builds gardens, sustainability projects during Green Apple Day of Service

The USF Preschool for Creative Learning explored what it takes to create and maintain sustainable food resources through a national initiative to celebrate the central role that schools play in preparing the next generation of global leaders in sustainability.

October 29, 2018Centers and Institutes

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Mort Teacher Leader Academy awarded 2018 Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award

The USF College of Education and Hillsborough County Public Schools were selected to receive the 2018 Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Award by the Council of the Great City Colleges of Education.

October 26, 2018College of Education News, Community Engagement

Student showing a USF staff member materials they found from their research on the Holocaust

‘Teaching the Holocaust’ course helps graduate students uncover forgotten events in history

To explore what the general public knew about the Holocaust through news reports and stories of the time, students in the graduate course, "Teaching the Holocaust," shared their research on archived Floridian newspaper articles covering overlooked events of the time.

October 25, 2018Academics

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Professor to receive Distinguished Career Award from National Council for the Social Studies

To celebrate his extensive contributions to the field of social science education, Professor Stephen Thornton received the National Council for the Social Studies’ 2018 Jean Dresden Grambs Distinguished Career Research in Social Studies Award.

October 5, 2018Faculty and Staff

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.