The College of Education has numerous student organizations available to students who have interests in education, exercise science, leadership and more.
Alliance of Health and Fitness Professionals
The Exercise Science Alliance of Health and Fitness Professionals (AHFP) is an official USF student organization designed to provide exercise science majors with a variety of professional development and leadership experiences. Activities include preparing for certifications in the field, attending professional conferences, participating in volunteer community projects and programs, and coordinating many local educational and social events.
Bulls for Science Education
The aim of this organization is to get elementary and middle school students excited in science. The club has events where members get to visit classrooms and do hands-on experiments directly with students. This club is open to anyone who is passionate about science or education.
College of Education Graduate Student Council
USF’s College of Education Graduate Student Council (GSC) is an interdepartmental and interdisciplinary group of graduate students whose mission is to enrich the graduate student experience through fostering college-wide collaboration, promoting excellence in educational research, and advocacy. We represent the interests of all graduate students in the College of Education, assist in addressing student concerns, and disseminate information pertin
Council of Student Teachers of Mathematics
The Council of Student Teachers of Mathematics at USF works to rejuvenate math by finding ways to make it more entertaining while advocating for equal and equitable education.
Education Living Learning Community
The Education Living Learning Community (LLC) is an exclusive opportunity for 30 first-year students who plan to major in education. Students in the LLC explore a broad range of careers open to education majors, get to know the faculty of the College of Education, and meet guest speakers & local educators who are leaders in their respective fields.
Join an Honor Society. Pi Lambda Theta (PLT) is one of the most prestigious education honor societies. PLT is part of the Phi Delta Kappa International family of education associations. Kappa Delta Pi is an international honor society in Education, and the Lambda Tau chapter has been on the USF campus for over 44 years. Omicron Tau Theta is an honorary professional graduate society in career and technical education.
National Science Teachers Association at USF
National Science Teachers Association(NSTA) is a USF organization for all education and science majors. Our goal is to promote science learning. NSTA will provide its members with professional development, events, and leadership opportunities. We hope to create an interesting future for our students, starting by collaborating among multiple disciplines to help succeed in reaching our goal of a brighter future for our classrooms to come.
SCATTER Honors Program
The SunCoast Area Teacher Training & Education Research (SCATTER) Honors Program is an award-winning teacher training program designed to enhance the outstanding teacher preparation programs in the USF College of Education. Its mission is to enhance the teaching profession by establishing high-performance expectations for all members and offering research-based learning experiences that support exceptional instruction.
Student Council for Exceptional Children
The Student Council for Exceptional Children is an organization open to students from across the university who appreciate the diversity present in our schools and society and are interested in the education of children and young adults with exceptionalities. Activities of the USF Chapter include a variety of service projects, as well as support of the College of Education Children's Festival, Special Olympics, and field trips.
USF Transfer Student Organization
We intend to help guide transfer students in any area that deals with their transfer stage and continue to be a resource throughout their time at the University of South Florida. We will focus on professional, social, and community service aspects and act as a gateway for transfer students to get involved around campus, and become more active in the community.