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The David C. Anchin Center supports the development, implementation, resourcing, and researching innovative, clinically-rich, partnership based preservice teacher preparation. These USF innovations have been recognized for their innovation by multiple national organizations and federal government funding.
Programs and Initiatives for Future Educators
The Helios STEM Middle School Residency Program is part of the STEM Education Initiative at USF that serves as an umbrella for new teacher education programs for middle school STEM teachers. Pre-service teachers in this program earn certification to teach middle school STEM courses.
The SunCoast Area Teacher Training and Education Research (SCATTER) is the USF College of Education's Honors Program. Devoted to the professional development of its members through activities and opportunities provided by experts in the field of education, the SCATTER Honors Program is designed for students willing to go the extra mile and to do whatever it takes to overcome challenges they may face in the teaching field.
The summer institute program provides special education student teachers with the unique opportunity to develop and implement, with the guidance of their professors, an academic summer school curriculum for students at Pepin Academies, a tuition-free public charter school serving elementary to 12th graders who have a range of special needs from attention deficit disorder to autism to chronic health disorders.
The USF Robert Noyce Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholars was created to respond to the critical need for K-12 teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by encouraging talented students and professionals to pursue teaching careers in elementary and secondary schools. Participating students earn their teaching credentials in mathematics or science by enrolling in a one-year accelerated Masters of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program and later serve in a high-needs school.
The Tutor-a-Bull program strives to increase motivation for learning by providing academic support to struggling middle and high school students in Hillsborough County. Through the program, USF education students serve as Tutor-A-Bull Tutors who regular work with middle school students across Hillsborough County Public Schools to provide a more individualized learning experience for both the middle school students and USF tutors.