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Welcome to the EduGator News Stream–featuring ALL the latest news from ALL across the College, as the news breaks. To view Press Releases and other news categories separately, see menu links in left column.

Wednesday Update for August 26, 2015

August 26th, 2015, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for August 26, 2015 *Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for August 19, 2015

August 19th, 2015, Student Services

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Wednesday Update for August 12, 2015

August 12th, 2015, Student Services

Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update for August 12, 2015 *Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your [&hel ...Read More

UF center partners with states’ school system chiefs to boost teaching of students with disabilities

July 16th, 2015, COE News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Stronger licensure standards for teachers and principals, identification of skills educators need from their first day in the classroom, and more rigorous preparation programs for teachers and school leaders are among the steps state education chiefs can [&hel ...Read More

Paul Sindelar joins select group as UF Distinguished Professor

July 7th, 2015, COE News

Special education Professor Paul Sindelar has been named a University of Florida Distinguished Professor, making him just the third College of Education faculty member to be awarded the coveted title. Sindelar’s new title “acknowledges an exceptional record of achievement in [&hel ...Read More

Laughter, accolades highlight farewell party for Harry Daniels

June 19th, 2015, COE News

More than 70 well-wishers packed the Norman Hall Terrace Room recently to say farewell to Harry Daniels, a popular counselor education professor whose engaging nature is rivaled only by his soft demeanor. After devoting 49 years of his life to [&hel ...Read More

‘Good’ news: UF leader listed among most influential education deans in U.S.

June 16th, 2015, COE News

Four years into his job at the College of Education, Dean Glenn Good has been ranked No. 14 on a list of The 30 Most Influential Deans of Education in the United States by Mometrix Test Preparation, a Texas-based company [&hel ...Read More

5 more states join UF’s $25M effort to improve teaching of students with disabilities

June 11th, 2015, COE News

Five states have been added to the list of 10 already taking part in a $25 million UF College of Education project aimed at improving the effectiveness of teachers and public school leaders who serve students with disabilities. Arizona, Michigan, [&hel ...Read More

Conroy named as first Zucker Professor in Early Childhood Studies

June 10th, 2015, COE News

Maureen Conroy, Ph.D., an early childhood expert and professor in the University of Florida College of Education, has been named the Anita Zucker Professor in Early Childhood Studies. Conroy, who co-directs the Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood [&hel ...Read More

St. Augustine EduGator Alumni Reception

May 18th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

The College of Education hosted an EduGator Alumni Reception at The Garden's at the Oldest Wooden School House in St. Augustine on May 14th. ...Read More

Ohlson collaborating on writing instruction and technology integration project

May 15th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

Tiffany Ohlson (Ph.D. '11, curriculum and instruction) is using her position as a Research Fellow for Early Learning and Literacy at the University of North Florida’s Florida Institute of Education to collaborate with practitioners and other researchers to design and implement a blended professional learning experience for pre-kindergarten and elementary school teachers on writing instruction and technology integration. (May 2015). ...Read More

Collier receives McKnight Doctoral Fellowship

May 12th, 2015, COE News

The Florida Education Foundation has awarded COE doctoral candidate Zachary Collier a McKnight Doctoral Fellowship based on his academic achievements and promising future. Collier is a member of the UF Algebra Nation team at the COE’s Lastinger Center for Learning, [&hel ...Read More

Alumna Awarded Counseling Fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates

April 30th, 2015, Alumni & Giving

Melanie Varney (MAE '14 & EDS '14, Mental Health Counseling) was selected for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program by The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors. As an NBCC MFP Fellow, Varney will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. (April 2015). ...Read More

NSF fellowship is just the latest achievement for UFTeach alum Xavier Monroe

April 22nd, 2015, COE News

Xavier J. Monroe, a 2013 UF graduate, belongs on a UFTeach student recruitment poster. And that’s even before he was awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship in STEM education and learning research recently from the National Science Foundation. While Monroe [&hel ...Read More

College honors five ‘outstanding’ students for 2014-15

April 19th, 2015, COE News

Congratulations to UF ProTeach undergraduate students Shelby Boger and Madison Buchert, and graduate education students Julie Boker, Natalie King and Elizabeth Bettini, who will receive Outstanding Student Awards April 24 at the 2015 College of Education Recognition Dinner at the [&hel ...Read More

’72 grad Renee Tipton Clift honored as 2015 UF Distinguished Alumna

April 17th, 2015, COE News

The University of Florida has selected noted teacher education innovator Renee Tipton Clift, a 1972 graduate of the UF College of Education, to receive its 2015 UF Distinguished Alumni Award. Clift, a professor and dean at the University of Arizona [&hel ...Read More

Social studies ed. graduate named district’s top teacher

February 5th, 2015, COE News

David Fields, a 2008 M.Ed. graduate in social studies education, has been named the Clay County (Fla.) School District’s Teacher of the Year. Fields has been teaching advanced placement U.S. history and American government at Orange Park High School for the past [&hel ...Read More

Life’s a balancing act for COE student and former Gator All-America gymnast

February 4th, 2015, COE News

Just as she maintained perfect equipoise on the balance beam during a stellar career as a Florida Gator gymnast, UF elementary education master’s student Mackenzie Caquatto has remained centered as an athlete, big sister, teaching intern and role model. “Growing [&hel ...Read More

Spring 2015 Courses in Moodle and Canvas

January 2nd, 2015, Distance Learning (ETC)

For the following two semesters (Spring 2015, Summer 2015), the College of Education will be running both Moodle and Canvas online course sites concurrently.  This means that some of your courses may appear in either or both of the online [&hel ...Read More

Canvas: Best Practices

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: Where can I find guides for Best Practice or copyright? A: Head to teach.ufl.edu.  From there, hover over the Instructional Resources menu to view options for the UF Standards and Markers of Excellence or Copyright gu ...Read More

Canvas: Adding Files at a User-Level

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: How do I add files at a user-level versus at a course-level?  Why would I want to? A: Adding files at a user-level allows you to access the same file across courses without having to re-upload it in each [&hel ...Read More