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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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