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A school psychologist speaking with a teenager.

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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Two College of Education faculty members awarded research grants from Institute of Education Sciences

Two faculty members from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Education received funding from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to support multi-year research projects that will explore learning outcomes for Latino dual-language learners and multi-informant assessment solutions that improve mental health outcomes of middle school students.

July 16, 2021Faculty and Staff, Research

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Six school psychology doctoral students selected for nationally-competitive internships through APPIC match program

Six doctoral students from USF’s school psychology program were selected for competitive internships through the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), an organization that helps match distinguished applicants with competitive internship programs available across the nation.

April 20, 2021Academics, College of Education News

USF student working with elementary student on happiness strategies

USF students help local youth practice evidence-based happiness strategies through class project

This spring, about 100 students in the College of Education are providing school-aged youth with evidence-based tools to improve their overall happiness.

February 2, 2021Academics, Community Engagement

ChooSELove To Thrive

USF School Psychology Program joins national initiative to bring free social emotional learning resources to parents, educators

Faculty and graduate students in USF’s School Psychology Program have joined a collaboration of nonprofit organizations to launch the "ChooSELove To Thrive" series, a campaign that provides parents and educators with social emotional learning strategies for supporting students and families through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

April 14, 2020Community Engagement

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How to meet the social, emotional needs of your child during COVID-19

USF School Psychology Instructor Kahlila Lawrence provides some strategies for how parents can best support their children socially and emotionally while the whole family is at home full-time.

April 3, 2020Resources for Educators

Nathaniel von der Embse presenting at a USF Anchin Center event in 2019

David C. Anchin Center hosts presentation on improving teacher well-being

At the Anchin Center's first community event of the year, Associate Professor and David C. Anchin Center Policy Fellow Dr. Nathaniel von der Embse presented about his work in supporting teacher emotional health and well-being.

January 7, 2020Centers and Institutes, Faculty and Staff, Resources for Educators

Heather Agazzi

Alumni Spotlight: Heather Agazzi

After spending time with young children as a childcare provider, Agazzi began to garner an interest in the field of school psychology.

November 12, 2019Alumni and Friends

Joseph Latimer

Student Spotlight: Joseph Latimer

As the son of a teacher and a principal, Joseph Latimer felt confident in his path to becoming an educator. However, after learning about school psychology, Latimer knew he wanted to positively impact students both inside and outside the four walls of the classroom.

November 6, 2019Student Life

Evan Dart and Shannon Suldo at APA Convention

School Psychology Program faculty receive multiple awards at American Psychological Association 2019 Convention

Two faculty members in the College of Education’s School Psychology Program were recognized at the American Psychological Association's 2019 Convention.

August 15, 2019Faculty and Staff

School psychology professor leads workshop in local school

USF Research Team Trains Middle School Educators in Identifying, Improving Student Mental Health Problems

To address the growing mental health needs of middle school students, USF researchers are partnering with Pasco County Schools to train teachers in how to identify and improve student mental health problems.

July 30, 2019Academics, College of Education News, Community Engagement, Research

Panel of experts at College of Education speaker series event

USF researchers host panel discussion to discuss mental health well-being in schools

A panel of researchers from the USF College of Education discussed strategies and recommendations for how educators and families can promote social, emotional, and behavioral well-being in schools.

April 30, 2019Academics, College of Education News, Resources for Educators

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.