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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 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.
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.
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.
When she was 9-years-old, Maude Graham dreamed of replacing the lined-up teddy bears in her bedroom with her own classroom of students. Today, she’s an experienced third-grade reading teacher at Rosabelle W. Blake Academy and was honored as the 2021 Polk County Teacher of the Year—a recognition that’s reserved for only one out of 6,800 educators in the county’s school district.
April 14, 2021Student Life
College of Education partners with Kathleen High School in ‘Schools of Hope’ Whole School Transformation program
The University of South Florida College of Education has partnered with a Polk County high school to provide support to teachers and administrators in their work towards transforming the school.