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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 18, 2019 Jenny Root, assistant professor of Special Education, published an article, titled “Building the Early Number Sense of Kindergarteners with Autism: A Replication Study” in the journal Remedial and Special Education. Co-authors are Drs. Bonnie Henning (Special Education Ph.D. ’18) and Bree Jimenez of the University of Sydney. The article looks at the […]

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    September 2019 Student News

    September 11, 2019 Sarah Gonzalez (Special Education B.S./M.S.) started a job as an information specialist at the Florida Council for Exceptional Children. As part of her responsibilities, Gonzalez will track and update the organization on legislation that affects students with disabilities. You can read more about Gonzalez and her work with the Florida Council for […]

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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 9, 2019 Kyle Bunds Sport Management Ph.D. ’14 Kyle Bunds, who currently serves as an assistant professor at NC State’s College of Natural Resources, co-led a session during a four-day workshop with NC State’s acclaimed Geospatial Application for Problem Solving (GAPS) program. The program is designed to help teachers bring classroom lessons to life […]

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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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    August 12, 2019

    Back to School for Teachers

    So many back-to-school lists focus on students, and for good reason, too. A lot of students and parents are filled with anxious energy as they prepare for the start of another year. However, these lists only focus on one side of the classroom, and we think teachers deserve just as much support! After all, teachers […]

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    August 6, 2019

    FSU Higher Education Researchers Receive Grant

    This article was originally posted at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/08/06/fsu-higher-education-researchers-receive-grant-to-study-community-college-pathways-to-computing-degrees/ Women graduate college at higher rates than men, yet women earn only 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in computer science. Two Florida State University researchers have received a three-year National Science Foundation grant for $900,749 to investigate this disparity. It will focus on Florida, one of the most diverse states […]

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    August 1, 2019

    August 2019 Faculty News

    August 27, 2019 Lyndsay Jenkins, assistant professor of School Psychology, is a co-investigator on a new project funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). Jenkins will work with the primary investigator, Dr. Amanda Nickerson from the University of Buffalo. The project develops and tests bystander intervention training in an effort to help reduce incidents […]

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    July 10, 2019

    July 2019 Student News

    July 22, 2019 Lauren Bagdy (Instructional Systems & Learning Technologies Ph.D.) was selected as a Lee W. Cochran Intern by the Association of Education Communications and Technology (AECT). Individuals chosen to receive this internship demonstrate “significant potential to provide future leadership for AECT and in the broader field.” Bagdy was chosen due to her leadership […]

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    July 8, 2019

    Dean Damon Andrew Receives Distinguished Service Award

    Dean Damon Andrew has been recognized by the American Association of University Administrators with a Distinguished Service Award. Read on for the full press release, which originally appeared at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/07/03/fsu-college-of-education-dean-receives-distinguished-service-award/. Damon Andrew, dean of the Florida State University College of Education, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of University Administrators. “AAUA […]

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    July 2, 2019

    College of Education Students Work With At-Risk Children

    The Florida State College of Education has long made it a priority to work with those in need in the community. Children of migrant families face a number of challenges, namely an abysmally low high school graduation rate. Only 1 in 10 children of migrant families will graduate from high school. Most migrant families are […]

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    July 1, 2019

    July 2019 Alumni News

    July 31, 2019 Jace Pardon Sport Management M.S. ’16 Jace Pardon won gold at the 2019 Pan American Games in beach volleyball. The event took place in Lima, Peru. During pool place, Pardon and her partner Karissa Cook went undefeated. The duo would then go 2-0 against their next two opponents, before winning the gold […]

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    July 2019 Faculty News

    July 31, 2019 Sonia Cabell, assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education and faculty member in the Florida Center of Reading Research, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, which took place in Toronto, Canada. The paper dealt with the growth of children’s language and […]

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    June 24, 2019

    Experiential Learning at the FSU College of Education

    Recently, Florida State University made the announcement that undergraduate students would have to complete experiential learning in order to graduate. This new requirement aims to help students gain more hands-on experience before entering the workforce. Alumni and current students from the College of Education might seem surprised that this wasn’t a requirement already. After all, […]

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    June 17, 2019

    Early Literacy Skills: How Kindergarten Teachers Help Kids

    Most experts agree on the importance of early literacy skills. Sonia Cabell, assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education & Florida Center for Reading Research, wants to look deeper. She and a team of researchers, led by Stefanie Copp from the University of Lynchburg, explored how early childhood educators support their youngest students in […]

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    June 5, 2019

    June 2019 Student News

    June 20, 2019 Alexis Rojas (Counseling/School Psychology Ph.D.) recently had her research highlighted by the American Psychological Association Division 17. Rojas is currently studying prevention efforts conducted by the Tallahassee Pediatric Behavioral health Center through its Behavioral Health Navigation (BHN) program. Rojas presented her project outline during the Florida National Association of Social Workers earlier […]

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    June 3, 2019

    June 2019 Faculty News

    June 29, 2019 Deb Osborn, associate professor of Psychological and Counseling Services, received a Presidential Recognition Award from the National Career Development Association (NCDA). The award recognizes “exceptional contributions which advance the growth, reputation, and impact of NCDA.” Osborn was honored at the NCDA Conference in Houston, Texas, which took place June 27-29. The NCDA […]

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    June 2019 Alumni News

    June 27, 2019 Jessica Wallace McBride Elementary Education B.S. ’93 Jessica Wallace McBride presented at TEDxSavannah as part of its 10-year anniversary event. During her talk, Wallace McBride talks about stereotypes, particularly southern stereotypes, and how the South continues to evolve. You can watch her TED talk here.       June 20, 2019 Monique […]

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    May 17, 2019

    May 2019 Student News

    May 17, 2019 Ginny Smith (Instructional Systems and Learning Technologies Ph.D.) recently published alongside Valerie Shute, Mack and Effie Campbell Tyner Endowed Professor of Education in the Educational Psychology and Learning Systems department. The article examines how to create and evaluate stealth assessment to check for calculus competencies. The article, titled “Designing and Validating a […]

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    May 13, 2019

    The Retirement of Pfeiffer, Tenenbaum and Darabi

    Retirements are always bitter-sweet. On one hand, we get to honor a lifetime of work and the important careers of two individuals. On the other, we say goodbye to three Florida State faculty members who made a huge impact on the College of Education. Dr. Steven Pfeiffer, Dr. Gershon Tenenbaum and Dr. Aubteen Darabi retire this […]

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    May 2, 2019

    May 2019 Faculty News

    May 21, 2019 Cameron Beatty, assistant professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department, received a research grant from the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I). The ACUHO-I is the largest student affairs organization for housing and residence life professionals.         May 20, 2019 Tamara Bertrand Jones, […]

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    May 2019 Alumni News

    May 30, 2019 Shelby Larson Sport Management M.S. ’19 Shelby Larson became the Director of Operations of the University of Kansas soccer program. As part of her responsibilities, Larson will coordinate videos, team travel and meals, as well as plan soccer camps and clinics. Larson previously served as a graduate assistant for Florida State’s women’s […]

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