Maria Coady

Irving and Rose Fien Endowed Professor works to rebuild Florida as a national leader in bilingual education

Maria Coady, Irving and Rose Fien Endowed Professor of Education and associate professor of ESOL (English Speakers of Other Languages) and bilingual education, has established the first statewide repository for bilingual education in the country and has revitalized the Florida Association for Bilingual Education (FABE).

Listening Report

Lastinger Center Listening Tour

As a responsive innovation center dedicated to working in the community with others to create equitable education systems, it is imperative to understand the needs and realities of those we seek to serve.

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UF College of Education reclaims ranking as best in nation

The College of Education at the University of Florida reclaimed its place as the nation’s best online graduate education degree program, according to the most recent annual rankings released by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

Top Stories of 2018

Take a look at some of our top stories from 2018 as we reminisce and look forward to an even brighter 2019.


Farewell to Departing Faculty

The UF College of Education bids farewell to four departing faculty.

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Christopher Busey fosters national civic dialogue at annual CUFA conference

Christopher Busey, assistant professor of curriculum, teaching and teacher education, serves as CUFA program chair engaging scholars from across the Americas in critical conversations that shape the field of social studies education.

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University of Florida Initiative Seeks Solutions to Critical Challenges Affecting Society

The University of Florida is spearheading the search for solutions to society’s most ever-present challenges through its latest initiative.

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Donielle Geoffrion Receives FACES Graduate Student Scholarship Opportunity

Donielle Geoffrion was recently awarded the Florida Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (FACES) Graduate Student Scholarship Opportunity.


Alisa Houseknecht awarded SACES Research & Best Practice Grant

Alisa Houseknecht, a doctoral candidate Counseling and Counselor Education program, was recently notified that she was awarded a Research & Best Practice Grant from the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES).


Study Abroad in the Republic of Ireland

As future educators, looking cross-culturally at different educational practices creates an enriching experience unlike any other. This summer, 2018, Fein Endowed Professor Maria Coady lead 22 UF College of Education study abroad students’ exploration of education in the Republic of Ireland.