Faculty Profiles

Dr. Randi Latzke

Associate Professor of Instruction, elementary education

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Email: rlatzke@usf.edu
Office: USF Tampa campus, EDU 202

Randi Latzke is a faculty member in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Learning at the University of South Florida. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of Florida in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Curriculum, Teaching, and Teacher Education.

Dr. Latzke's work centers on helping pre-service teachers to make strong connections between their coursework and their field experiences. Her research interests focus on pre-service teachers’ enactment of culturally-responsive classroom practices, equity-based processes for supporting underrepresented student groups in undergraduate elementary education programs, and utilizing school district and university partnerships to strengthen the ability of first-year teachers to successfully create and manage equitable classroom environments for vulnerable students.