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    December 4, 2019

    December 2019 Alumni News

    December 4, 2019 Heather Livingstone Visual Disabilities M.S. ’08 Heather Livingstone was named Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence by Wake County Public Schools in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was honored at he 69th Annual Conference on Exceptional Children hosted by the Exceptional Children Division of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

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    Sport Management Student Association Travels to Indianapolis

    Written by Amanda Neppl From November 14 to 18, the Sport Management Student Association (SMSA) took a trip to Indianapolis, IN, where members of the organization networked and gained insights on opportunities within the sports industry. SMSA members had a chance to meet with representatives from the NCAA, the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers, the […]

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    December 2019 Student News

    December 9, 2019 Jeff Phillips, doctoral student in the Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies program, published an article with Dr. James Klein, the Walter Dick Distinguished Professor of ISLT. The article is titled “Using Formative Data to make Evidence-Based Decisions during Redesign.”   December 4, 2019 Kelvin Rutledge (Higher Education Ph.D.) is coordinating a major […]

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    December 3, 2019

    December 2019 Faculty News

    December 2, 2019 Dr. Russell Almond, associate professor of Measurement & Statistics, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Florida Educational Research Association (FERA). FERA sponsors an annual conference that serves as a way academic researchers can meet with researchers from Florida’s department of eduction and school districts as well as classroom teacher-educators. […]

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    November 22, 2019

    Sport Management Student Internships 2019

    The Sport Management program at the FSU College of Education has worked hard to build up a reputation as the best sport management program in the nation, according to College Choice. This didn’t happen on accident: faculty members in the program connect students with sport management professionals across the country to help them gain invaluable […]

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    November 7, 2019

    November 2019 Student News

    November 7, 2019 Two students from the College of Education were elected to FSU’s student government. Michael J. Morgan, Jr. (Counseling Psychology & School Psychology Ph.D.) was named the graduate representative of the 28th Congress of Graduate Students, and Joshua Haslett (Sport Management B.S.) was elected to the 72nd Student Senate.   November 6, 2019 […]

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    November 2019 Faculty News

    November 22, 2019 Dr. Cameron Beatty, assistant professor of Higher Education, and Dr. Kathy Guthrie, associate professor of Higher Education, published chapters in New Directions for Student Leadership. Beatty’s chapter, titled “Leadership Educator as Social Justice Educator,” was co-written by alumni Vivechkanand Chunoo (Higher Education Ph.D. ’18) along with Melissa D. Gruver. Guthrie’s chapter is […]

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    November 6, 2019

    November 2019 Alumni News

    November 22, 2019 Heather Rakauskas Bishop Sport Psychology M.S. ’95, Higher Education Ph.D. ’01 Heather Rakauskas Bishop was named the Assistant Dean of Community College Relations and Student Advising Systems at Florida State University’s Division of Undergraduate Studies. For her responsibilities, she will recruit and retain transfer students and expand pathways for transfer students to […]

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    October 24, 2019

    Distinguished Alumni Awards 2019 Winner Spotlight

    The FSU College of Education’s Distinguished Alumni Awards started in 1985 as a way to spotlight the achievements of our exemplary alumni. These individuals have made a tremendous impact in their field. Because the College of Education is itself so diverse, our alumni go on to work in a variety of fields. As such, the […]

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    October 22, 2019

    How Florida State Supports the Pipeline of Special Educators

    Three newly funded multimillion-dollar projects in the Florida State University College of Education will be directly addressing the shortage of qualified special education teachers faced by many school districts. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, each of these five-year training grants will train future teachers and university faculty […]

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    October 21, 2019

    Know the Common Types of Bullying

    Written by Kayla Miskimon, Stone Bogart, and Dr. Lyndsay Jenkins In order for teachers to put a stop to bullying, they must first recognize bullying in its many forms. The most common types of bullying to look out for are physical bullying, verbal bullying, cyberbullying, and social bullying. Physical bullying involves the use of physical […]

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    October 17, 2019

    October 2019 Alumni News

    October 30, 2019 Amber Robinson Elementary Education B.S. ’03 Amber Robinson was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Elementary School Educator by the Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST). Robinson has served as a teacher for the past 16 years at Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary School in Pinellas County. She was honored at the annual FAST […]

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    October 7, 2019

    Seminoles ASPIRE: The Partnership to Help Students Grow

    Tragic headlines have propelled the issues of student mental health and bullying into the forefront of public discourse. Experts and politicians have mixed feelings on the best way to address these issues. However, a partnership between Florida State University’s College of Education and Florida State University Schools (FSUS) aims to offer students help. Seminoles ASPIRE, […]

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    October 1, 2019

    October 2019 Faculty News

    October 31, 2019 Dr. Michael Giardina, professor and associate chair of Sport Management, published a new book titled Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Resistance. The book attempts to look at ways researchers can practice “foregrounding, interrogating, imagining, and engaging in new ways of doing critical qualitative inquiry in these troubling times.” The book is […]

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    October 2019 Student News

    October 31, 2019   Mel Dammel (Sport Management Ph.D.) received the Mariah Harrison Unified Partner of the Year for her work with Special Olympics Florida-Leon County. Dammel also gave a speech at the Night of Champions Fundraiser event. The award was named after the late Mariah Joyce Harrison, who dedicated a substantial portion of her […]

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    Examining the “Windows of Opportunity” for STEM Graduates

    Dr. Erik Hines sees a problem when it comes to STEM graduates. Like many researchers, he recognizes that there could possibly be a huge deficit of science, technology, engineering and mathematics specialists in the U.S. workforce throughout the next decade. However, he has focused his attention on a more acute—but perhaps more alarming—problem: the underrepresentation […]

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    September 30, 2019

    FSU College of Education launches Project ElevatED

    This press release originally appeared at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/09/27/fsu-college-of-education-launches-new-educator-recognition-program/ Florida State University’s College of Education has launched Project ElevatED, a new initiative aimed at raising the profile of careers in education and recognizing education professionals around the state for the difference they make in the lives of students. “Project ElevatED seeks to change the narrative around education […]

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    September 19, 2019

    Alumni Spotlight: Sarah Gates, FSU Notable Nole

    Sarah Gates graduated from the FSU Sport Management master’s program in 2017. Like Jason Hendrix, she was recently named a 2019 Notable Nole by the FSU Alumni Association. The list recognizes alumni who have “made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to his or her profession, community/society or the university.” She will be honored at a […]

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    September 17, 2019

    Alumni Spotlight: Jason Hendrix, FSU Notable Nole

    Jason Hendrix graduated from the FSU Sport Management master’s program in 2011. He was recently named a 2019 Notable Nole by the FSU Alumni Association and is one of two alumni from the College of Education to make the list this year. The list recognizes alumni who have “made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to […]

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    September 11, 2019

    September 2019 Faculty News

    September 30, 2019 Insu Paek, associate professor of Measurement and Statistics, published a book, entitled “Using R for Item Response Theory Model Application.” This book introduces basic concepts of item response theory (IRT) and detailed information on how to use R IRT programs for IRT applications. It focuses on the widely used IRT applications using […]

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    September 2019 Student News

    September 24, 2019 Three College of Education Sport Management were honored at the 2019 Golden Torch Award. The award recognizes student athletes’ academic success and has been an annual celebration since 1991. The three College of Education students are: Jonathan Keppler (FSU Men’s Golf) Amanda Doherty (FSU Women’s Golf) Shelly Drozda (FSU Swimming & Diving) […]

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    September 6, 2019

    In Memory of Hailey Marie Mullen

    A graduate of Dixie Hollins High School, Hailey Marie Mullen received her associate’s degree with honors from Saint Petersburg College prior to enrolling at FSU. On November 19, 2018, while returning home from class with her grandmother, Hailey perished in an automobile accident. Hailey was well known and well liked, and she will be sorely […]

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    September 3, 2019

    September 2019 Alumni News

    September 26, 2019 Bruce Stender Higher Education Ph.D. ‘69 The College of St. Scholastica recently named one of its schools after alumnus Bruce Stender. The Stender School of Business and Technology was named in honor of Dr. Stender and his family in recognition of his service as The College of St. Scholastica’s ninth president (1975-1981). […]

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    August 28, 2019

    August 2019 Student News

    August 27, 2019 Chen Sun (Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies Ph.D.) and Valerie Shute, Mack and Effie Campbell Tyner Endowed Professor of Education in the Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, recently had an article accepted. The article is titled “A Generalized Competency Model of Collaborative Problem Solving” and will appear in an upcoming issue of […]

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    August 13, 2019

    August 2019 Alumni News

    August 28, 2019 Tammy Bonaparte Elementary Education B.S. ’00 Tammy Bonaparte was featured in a news article on WBAL 11. The article highlights the accomplishments of Bonaparte’s school, Brooklyn Park Elementary School, in a recent state-wide test. English language arts test scores increased 14.6 points on the PARCC test and math scores increased 8.7 points. […]

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