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USF joins as partner institution in Hillsborough County Public Schools’ Transformation Fellowship Program

The USF College of Education has joined a new initiative launched by Hillsborough County Public Schools to place college students and recent graduates as academic interventionalists and tutors in schools across the district’s Transformation Network.

December 15, 2021College of Education News

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Helios Residency students receive guaranteed teaching positions with Hillsborough County Public Schools

A partnership between the USF College of Education and Hillsborough County Public Schools has created guaranteed job offers for program graduates to serve as middle school teachers in the school district.

December 2, 2021Academics, College of Education News

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USF Polk Reading Academy celebrates first cohort of graduates from school-university partnership program

A partnership between the University of South Florida (USF) College of Education and Polk County Public Schools reached a new milestone as the district celebrated its first cohort of teachers who have earned a master’s degree in reading education from USF.

November 1, 2021Academics, College of Education News

Education in Action Event | November 17, 2021

USF College of Education to explore ‘Money, Politics and the Future of Public Education’ at Education in Action event

The USF College of Education will explore how money, politics and power impact public education during the 19th annual Education in Action event on Wednesday, Nov. 17.

October 21, 2021College of Education News

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USF’s Continued Efforts to Revitalize its Commitment to the Education Profession

Dean R. Anthony Rolle shares some of the initiatives currently in discussion to attract accomplished, articulate, and passionate individuals to the education profession and to USF’s College of Education.

October 18, 2021College of Education News

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

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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

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USF team creates online talk show to educate Hispanic community about autism spectrum disorders

After meeting at a USF Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD) conference last year, two College of Education graduates and an employee in USF’s Department of Child and Family Studies emerged with an idea to educate the Hispanic community on autism-related issues.

August 2, 2021Community Engagement

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Exceptional Student Education majors gain hands-on teaching experience at USF Pepin Summer Institute

The Pepin Summer Institute is an annual summer program that provides exceptional student education majors at USF with four weeks of practical teaching experience. For students at Pepin, the program is an opportunity to learn in a way that’s exciting and tailored to their needs.

July 30, 2021Academics, College of Education News

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Six community educators, partners recognized for contributions to undergraduate education at USF

Six educators and community partners from throughout the Tampa Bay region were selected for a new award presented by the University of South Florida (USF) College of Education’s Undergraduate Program Committee (UPC) in celebration of their contributions to undergraduate education at USF.

June 24, 2021Community Engagement

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Alumni Spotlight: Sara-Kay Bonti

After spending more than two decades serving in the classroom as an English teacher, USF alumna Sara-Kay Bonti moved into a school leadership role to help support other educators in the field.

May 5, 2020Alumni and Friends

USF faculty member at Passport to Literacy event

Literacy Studies Program collaborates with Caribbean Community Association in 'Passport 2 Literacy' Event

Hosted by the Caribbean Community Association, the 'Passport 2 Literacy' MLK event was presented with the goal of joining children and families together in order to develop and motivate young readers. To help make the event a success, representatives from the College of Education’s Literacy Studies program volunteered.

January 27, 2020Community Engagement, Faculty 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.