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Student Spotlight: Nancy Carr

Nancy Carr is a doctoral candidate in USF’s PhD in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Adult Education. Her dissertation research focuses on exploring the challenges faced by like-minded peers—first-generation, female doctoral students who are navigating the complex world of academia.

November 12, 2021Student Life

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Student Spotlight: De’Vohn Roman

Shortly after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Florida, De’Vohn Roman began an internship experience that shifted his career goals. His motivation to work with children in a school setting led him to apply to USF’s School Psychology Program, and his studies at the university have enabled him to take on meaningful opportunities within the profession.

November 9, 2021Student Life

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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

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What does it mean to be a teacher leader?

We sat down with USF faculty member Jennifer Jacobs to learn more about what it means to be a teacher leader and the difference these leaders can make in today’s schools.

October 26, 2021Academics, Resources for Educators

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Research team awarded $1.9 million grant to prepare next generation of school psychology scholars

A USF research team was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a multi-year project that will prepare the next generation of educators and scholars within the school psychology profession.

September 29, 2021Research

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Meet Your Librarian: Susan Ariew

We interviewed USF Librarian Susan Ariew to learn more about her role at the university and the resources and support she provides to the College of Education’s students.

September 7, 2021Academics

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College of Education launches two new online graduate certificates in global, digital literacies

Starting this spring, the USF College of Education will offer two new online graduate certificate programs in global and digital literacies.

September 3, 2021Academics, College of Education News

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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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Doctoral student selected as Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow

USF doctoral student Selene Willis was selected as a 2021-2022 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow, a competitive fellowship awarded to a select number of K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers across the country.

June 15, 2021Academics

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College of Education alumnus earns Cox Education Hero Award

College of Education alumnus and former USF Noyce Scholar Christopher Brunelle received the Cox Educator Hero Award, an award presented to teachers who demonstrate dedication to the teaching profession and go above and beyond for their students.

June 1, 2021Alumni and Friends

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Alumni Spotlight: Suzette Kelly

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.

May 12, 2021Alumni and Friends, Student Life

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Alumni Spotlight: Edna Jones Miller

A three-time graduate of USF, Edna Jones Miller was motivated to pursue a career in higher education thanks to her student involvement activities on campus.

May 5, 2021Alumni and Friends

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.