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Equity is at the heart of Ruthmae Sears’s research and passion for continuing education. Her desire to help young women succeed brings a new level of pride to the USF associate professor of mathematics education and associate director of the USF Coalition for Science Literacy. She just returned from The Bahamas, where she grew up, to celebrate a significant milestone for a program she’s been supporting for 16 years.
Thinking about teaching abroad? Why serving in the Peace Corps can be a great fit for education majors
If you’re an education major at USF who’s passionate about creating change at a grassroots level, joining the Peace Corps can be a gratifying opportunity to give back and use the talents and skills developed while studying education at USF.
USF associate professor launches interdisciplinary research center in partnership with Caribbean university
In collaboration with the University of West Indies Cave Hill, College of Education associate professor Patriann Smith recently launched an interdisciplinary research center in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Assistant professor receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Kenya to study education leadership practices in diverse communities
University of South Florida Assistant Professor Jenifer Hartman received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Kenya for the 2021-22 school year.
May 26, 2021Faculty and Staff
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.
USF College of Education assistant professor to establish Caribbean educational research center through $3.6 million grant
Patriann Smith, assistant professor of literacy studies in the USF College of Education, has been awarded a three-year, $3.6 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
College of Education Professor Bárbara C. Cruz was selected as a Fulbright Scholar for the Spring 2020 semester and traveled to Alicante, Spain in January to teach and conduct research at the Universidad de Alicante.
College of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Veselina Lambrev was awarded the 2020 Paper Award by the American Educational Research Association’s International Studies Special Interest Group.
January 8, 2020Faculty and Staff
College of Education students develop into culturally responsive teachers in Study Abroad trip to Costa Rica
For two weeks, 11 USF College of Education students became global educators as they stepped into K-12 classrooms in Costa Rica as part of a USF Education Abroad program that focuses on teaching and studying in the country.
Three USF College of Education faculty members traveled to Barranquilla, Colombia this summer to represent the college during the USF World Spanish Language Immersion and Collaboration experience in Barranquilla, Colombia.
To explore innovative solutions and research taking place on inclusive education, the University of South Florida hosted a conference that brought together researchers from both USF and the University of Exeter.
Students gain international teaching experience, perspectives through Cambridge study abroad program
Four weeks may feel like a short period of time, but when it’s spent in the Cambridge Schools Experience study abroad program, USF College of Education students say it’s enough to change their lives.
August 2, 2017Student Life