Recently, we asked 1973 COE master’s graduate Larry Feldman about his career, his views of education, and the challenges faced by Miami-Dade County Public Schools and other large school districts. The conversation has been edited for length and clarity. Quotable […]
College of Education grad Larry Feldman has pretty much seen it all during his 44-year education career. Now he has assumed a new challenge: Chairman of the nation's fourth-largest school district. We interviewed him to learn more about his career as a teacher, principal and board member of Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
U.S. school teachers and their students seem caught in an endless loop of standardized tests. Teachers spend countless hours preparing, administering and grading student assessments, while students are locked in a seemingly never-ending cycle of gearing up for and taking […]
College of Education faculty and graduate students returned last week from a professional counseling conference in San Francisco bearing three major awards.
More than 350 scholars and practitioners explored the crucial role a new generation of “teacher leaders” can have in improving education at the UF College of Education's first international conference on teacher leadership.
Racial Disparities a Challenge for Teachers Gainesville Sun March 19, 2017 The Sun quoted professor Elizabeth Bondy, clinical professor Vicki Vescio, and alumna and teacher Darby Delane in a story about the challenges educators face in tackling education disparities. The story […]
Florida Trend March 15, 2017 University of Florida graduate schools rank high among nation’s top programs UF College of Education moved up one spot into a tie for 29th overall among private and public universities. The College of Education moved […]
UF grad programs rank in top 100 The Gainesville Sun March 14, 2015 The Sun wrote about U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of the country’s graduate schools, which had six University of Florida schools ranked in the top 100 […]
Best-selling authors talk philanthropy, passion for writing at GatorNights The Independent Florida Alligator Feb. 25, 2017 James Patterson, the best-selling author and sponsor of scholarships for UF elementary education students, fielded questions from fellow author Michael Connelly, a UF journalism […]
Disciplined students become experts in school community The Gainesville Sun Feb. 23, 2016 The Sun wrote about former College of Education lecturer Darby Delane’s return to teach at Kanapaha Middle School, where she launched a two-year study to explore whether […]
Lauren Marlowe, College of Education alumni and a teacher at Oak View Middle School, received Alachua County Public School's top teaching honor, besting 39 other teacher honorees in the running, including 22 UF graduates of the University of Florida.
University of Florida opens office in UM’s backyard UF’s new office in downtown Coral Gables, which officially opened Monday night, will house admissions, alumni outreach, fundraising staffers, and an office for the College of Education’s Lastinger Center for Learning, which […]
Despite DeVos confirmation, UF education students hopeful Independent Florida Alligator Feb. 7, 2017 The newspaper wrote about the unsuccessful efforts tof College of Education doctoral student Stephanie Schroeder and other students to convince U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio to vote against […]
Brittney Beck has organized two “design-thinking” workshops to gather stakeholders to explore two of longstanding challenges in the U.S. education system: How to improve educational outcomes for preschoolers and students whose first language is not English.
UF education students petition Rubio to oppose DeVos Independent Florida Alligator Feb. 6, 2017 The newspaper wrote about more than 140 student and alumni of the UF College of Education who have signed an “Open Letter” to Florida Sen. Marco […]
The College of Education at the University of Florida ranks among the top education programs for military veterans nationwide, according to a new national ranking. Two of the college’s specialties rated in the top 10 for providing the best education […]
The conference, to be held in Miami, will bring together scholars and practitioners from across Florida, the country and the world to examine the emerging field of teacher leadership to improve schools and student achievement.
The University of Florida College of Education rated No. 8 among the best U.S. undergraduate teacher education colleges in the United States, according to a new national ranking.
Jan. 11, 2017 These news outlets reported on the college’s No. 1 ranking for its online graduate degree programs: UF College of Education’s online graduate program gets high rating Gainesville Sun College of Education’s online program ranked best in US […]
UF, technology company partner to help train teachers Independent Florida Alligator Jan. 9, 2017 The newspaper wrote about the Lastinger Center for Learning’s partnership with an education technology firm to improve how educators teach at under-achieving schools in Colorado.
U.S. News and World Report rated the distance education program at the University of Florida College of Education as America’s best online graduate education degree program for the second consecutive year.
A new study co-authored by UF College of Education scholar Nicholas Gage has found that the students with disabilities in grades 3 through 12 are consistently more involved in bullying than other students.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida joined with Promethean, a global education technology company, in announcing their collaboration on a novel, peer-coaching program to provide leadership development training to educators of Priority Improvement/Turnaround schools in Colorado. Promethean and the […]
Norman Hall renovations to begin during Spring semester The Independent Florida Alligator Dec. 6, 2016 Glenn Good, the dean of the UF College of Education, says Old Norman Hall’s estimated $30 million renovations are expected to start late spring and […]
Guest column in Orlando Sentinel: UF trains professional coaches to benefit teachers — just like great athletes
UF trains professional coaches to benefit teachers — just like great athletes Orlando Sentinel Dec. 6, 2016 To tap into the transformative power of coaching, leaders in districts and schools need to make instructional coaching an important part of their […]
S.C. students could get a math boost from Algebra Nation online program The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.) Dec. 5, 2016 State and local education officials have been in talks to bring a website and smartphone app called Algebra Nation […]
Students with disabilities bullied more than others, reports national study The Columbia (Mo.) Missourian Nov. 29, 2016 Students with disabilities are more often the victims and perpetrators of bullying in schools than students without disabilities, according to a new study […]
Athletes have coaches, why not teachers? WUFT-TV (Gainesville) Oct. 27, 2016 Associate Director of Teaching and Learning Alyson Adams and professor emerita Dorene Ross were quoted on camera about a story on the value of teacher coaching to improve student […]
Updates to three classrooms are changing the way future educators are learning The Independent Florida Alligator Oct. 27, 2016 Norman Hall classrooms were updated with more than $30,000 in donations. Dean Glenn Good is quoted: “We aspire to be a […]
After nearly three-and-half years of conducting behind-the-scenes research, Kristina DePue was suddenly overcome with emotions earlier this month when she was thrust into the spotlight in her field of counselor education. “Honestly, I broke into tears,” DePue said when she […]
UF scholars are recommending just that: all teachers should have a skilled coach as a way to improve the nation’s educational system.
College of Education to study emotional disorders in children The Independent Florida Alligator Sept. 28, 2016 UF scholars Ann Daunic and Stephen Smith, and elementary education senior Rachel Johnson were quoted in a story about a $3.5 million federal grant […]
UF researchers will study the effectiveness of a promising curriculum to help thousands of kindergarten and first grade students at risk for emotional and behavioral problems.
Youth In The Juvenile Justice Program To Clean Up Duval Park WUFT.org Sept. 14, 2016 UF College of Education Associate Professor Joe Gagnon weighed in on the City of Gainesville’s new partnership with the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice in […]
UF College of Education Makes Top 10 List USA Today Sept. 11, 2016 In its Sunday edition, The Gainesville Sun published news about the University of Florida College of Education being rated No. 9 among the nation’s best undergraduate teacher education […]
The UF College of Education appointed a half-dozen professors to the college’s full-time faculty this year. Read our mini-profiles to get acquainted with our new faculty.
The University of Florida College of Education rates No. 9 among the nation’s best undergraduate teacher education colleges, according to a ranking published today USA Today.
The world’s leading continuing education standards organization has endorsed Early Learning Florida, the UF College of Education’s professional development program for early childhood teachers and caregivers.
Education professor Mary Brownell says the $25,000 UF Foundation Term Professorship Award will allow her to develop ways of improving the practices of new teachers and interns, especially for teaching students with disabilities.
Ninth-grade students at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School are starting the school year in the classroom of a language arts teacher who has recently gained state and national attention for his effective instructional methods.
UF gets $10 million to personalize math The Gainesville Sun July 4, 2016 The Sun wrote about UF receiving two U.S. Department of Education grants to support Precision Education: Virtual Learning Lab, which brings together teaching experts to explore massive […]
Doctoral candidate Uttam Gaulee, a native of Nepal, has scaled some impressive peaks as he has pursued a doctorate in higher education administration at the UF College of Education.
P.K. Yonge instructor recognized for research, teaching The Gainesville Sun June 10, 2016 The Sun wrote about Ross Van Boven, a sixth- and seventh-grade learning community leader at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School, who received the 2015 Teacher as Researcher Award […]
Globally recognized scholars will participate in the college's international academic conference in Miami to explore the crucial role a new generation of “teacher leaders” can have in improving schools.
Dawson took time to discuss her research and the ways incorporating technology and digital tools into traditional classrooms can help all types of learners to flourish.
Gainesville Sun: P.K. Yonge teachers noted ‘achievers’ The Gainesville Sun May 16, 2016 Five P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School teachers were highlighted in the newspaper’s Achievers blog: Jon Mundorf for receiving the Outstanding Young Alumni Award from the College of […]
P.K. Yonge celebrates former teacher Toy Whitley WCJB-TV, The Gainesville Sun May 2016 P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School dedicated a reading chair to honor long-time teacher Toy Whitley, who passed away last year at the age of 95.
In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, we asked these highly ranked teachers at UF's P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School why they are succeeding.
After four decades working behind the scenes at many Florida school districts, Henry Boekhoff is in the spotlight as the winner of the college's Distinguished Alumni Award.