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The Library of Congress has awarded USF College of Education professors continuation funding to expand the training and research activities that strengthen the skills of early childhood teachers to support preschoolers’ exploratory learning and play-based inquiry using community-based historical photographs.
Children and parents enjoy a day of Fall festivities at USF’s Preschool for Creative Learning.
November 3, 2022Community Engagement
Two USF professors selected to participate in national initiative with Association of Teacher Educators
USF College of Education professors Ilene R. Berson, PhD, and Michael J. Berson, PhD, were selected to participate in the Association of Teacher Educators inaugural Inquiry Initiative. The initiative is a first-of-its-kind collaborative exploration of teacher education practices and research focused on opportunity gaps in education.
July 14, 2022Faculty and Staff
Two undergraduate students were selected to receive the College of Education's Spring 2022 Graduation with Distinction Award. The Graduation with Distinction Award is presented to select undergraduate students in the College of Education who stand apart from their peers based on their academic excellence, professional development, community service, research and scholarship while a student at USF.
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.
Ever since she began teaching Sunday school students, USF Alumna Suzette Kelly, PhD, knew she would eventually pursue a career in education. While an administrator at a preschool in Jamaica, Dr. Kelly learned about USF’s master’s degree in Early Childhood Education and quickly enrolled.
Two College of Education faculty members were selected to receive the 2020-21 Margaret Burlington Tritle Excellence in Teaching Faculty Award, an annual award presented to College of Education faculty members who demonstrate exemplary teaching.
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.
After earning two degrees and pursuing a career in early childhood education within her home country of India, Deeksha Aradhya wanted to continue her studies to view the field through a research lens.
September 3, 2020Student Life
Activities to keep your preschooler learning from home—tips from the USF Preschool for Creative Learning
Teachers from the USF Preschool for Creative Learning share ideas that offer activities for play with young children while supporting learning connections in a variety of content areas. These experiences allow for children to work together with family members and engage in discussion as they play.
May 6, 2020Resources for Educators
David C. Anchin Center presentation explores strategies for supporting oral language development in pre-K classroom
During a presentation hosted by the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching, College of Education Assistant Professor Elizabeth Hadley presented her research on why supporting oral language development in pre-K classrooms is critical to developing young readers.
Faculty members and students from the College of Education shared their research and innovations at the National Association for Professional Development Schools’ National Conference.