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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.
Learn about the accomplishments and achievements of the College of Education's faculty and staff during the Fall 2020 semester.
December 16, 2020Faculty and Staff
To educate the USF community on issues relating to racism and equity, a team led by College of Education Associate Professor Ruthmae Sears, PhD, launched an online series focused on promoting inclusive excellence.
December 9, 2020Faculty and Staff
Hosted virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Education in Action event centered on the theme “Building Digital Equity in Today’s Schools,” and featured keynote speaker Kenneth Shelton, an education technology expert who has advocated for digital access initiatives in various State Departments of Education, Ministries of Education and nonprofit organizations.
The Pecha Kucha Research Event featured the work of eight College of Education faculty and student researchers who were challenged to demonstrate the most captivating elements of their research in 6 minutes and 40 seconds.
December 2, 2020Research
Literacy Studies faculty and students to present research, receive awards at Literacy Research Association Annual Conference
Students, faculty members and alumni from USF’s Literacy Studies Program present their research at the Literacy Research Association’s 70th Annual Conference.
Becoming a school counselor wasn’t something Wilfredo Pena originally set out to do. After earning his bachelor’s degree in special education from St. Petersburg College, Pena’s plan to continue his studies and work as a school administrator shifted when one of his mentors encouraged him to consider a career in counselor education.
The USF Preschool for Creative Learning received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide financial assistance and other resources to USF students who are parents of preschool-aged children.
A new research-based app developed by College of Education Assistant Professor Sara Smith will soon be accessible to K-12 students and teachers in an effort to bolster a more multilingual society.
November 9, 2020Research
During her master's program at USF, Hillary Van Dyke's fascination with studying equity in schools grew and inspired her to pursue an unanticipated career direction—academic research and the creation of a not-for-profit organization that supports Black-owned businesses in the Tampa Bay community.
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