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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.
Two graduates of the USF College of Education were recently named teacher of the year in the university’s partner school districts, and several others were nominated for the district-wide awards program.
February 21, 2022Alumni and Friends
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.
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.
What are the benefits to becoming a student tutor while studying education at USF? Learn more from the Tutor-a-Bull Program Coordinator and a tutor working in the program.
Elementary Education majors prepare for the new school year through participating in classroom pre-planning
Cutting summer break short to get an early start on an internship isn’t something that’s typical for college students. But for several Elementary Education majors at the University of South Florida, joining teachers in the university’s partner school districts to help with pre-planning activities felt like something they needed to do.
August 13, 2021Academics
To show our appreciation for the difference you make in the lives of many, we're offering all educators discounted USF Football tickets and an invite to a pre-game tailgate to celebrate Extra Yard for Teachers Week, an annual salute to teachers supported by the College Football Playoff Foundation and its partners.
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.
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
Since graduating, USF alumna Mellissa Alonso-Teston began teaching and advanced into a district position in 1996 that enabled her to author and lead Hillsborough County Public Schools' Reading Coach Project. In 2017, Alonso-Teston’s desire to become an education researcher motivated her to pursue a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Literacy Studies at USF.
Laura Meehan knew her passion for music and students with disabilities would guide her to make a meaningful difference. Driven to learn more about policy, Meehan took on leadership roles within her school and began working toward a PhD in Educational Leadership in USF's College of Education.
March 3, 2021Student Life