School of Teaching & Learning
- National Rankings: U.S. News and World Report has ranked the College of Education’s online master’s degree programs at number 18 in the nation. These include the Educational Technology and Teacher Leadership for School Improvement (TLSI) programs in the School of Teaching & Learning. U.S. News and World Report has also ranked ranked our graduate programs in Elementary Teacher Education (no. 18) and Curriculum & Instruction (no. 19). In addition, Forbes has listed the University of Florida as one of the nation’s Best Value Colleges and Best Public Colleges.
- Innovative Online Programs: We offer online graduate programs in Curriculum, Teaching & Teacher Education (CTTE); Educational Technology; Teacher Leadership for School Improvement (TLSI). New programs in Reading & Literacy Education and Online Academic Subject Area Induction Support (OASIS) are also underway.
- Sources of Funding for Doctoral Students: Prospective and current doctoral students are encouraged to explore various funding opportunities.
Faculty and students in the School of Teaching and Learning (STL) at the University of Florida generate, apply, and disseminate knowledge about enduring issues in education—such as improving student achievement in high poverty schools and meeting critical teacher shortages. Teacher preparation programs in Unified Elementary Education and Secondary Education culminate in the Master of Education degree and state certification to teach. An online job-embedded master’s degree program in conjunction with the College of Education’s Lastinger Center for Learning focuses on developing Master Teachers. Doctoral degrees (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction align with one of 10 specialization areas. Explore our graduate programs as you consider joining the School of Teaching & Learning community, and please contact us with any questions.
“As a doctoral student I was provided countless opportunities to teach, to mentor, to supervise, to lead, to field test, to experiment, to write, to present, to publish, and to participate in research projects, both individually and collaboratively, both large and small, and always with the support of caring and accessible faculty.”
Emma Humphries, Social Studies Education. Ph.D. earned in May 2012.
Our Mission: The faculty and students in the School of Teaching and Learning create and promote new knowledge and understandings about teaching and learning for the purpose of a just, compassionate, and informed citizenry. Using innovative, evidence-based practice and theory, we prepare and develop humane teachers, scholars, and other educational professionals to work in diverse contexts with diverse learners.