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    June 30, 2020

    Sport Management 2020 Internships

    One of the things that make the Sport Management program at Florida State University one of the best in the country is its focus on connecting students with a sprawling network of professionals and internship opportunities. Of course, COVID-19 made this more complicated; however, not even a global pandemic can stop the program’s commitment to […]

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    June 26, 2020

    How Can Educators Support LGBTQ students in K-12

    By Dr. Eunhui Yoon Most people hope that schools can be a safe place for all students so they can grow academically, socially, and emotionally while being protected from violence, aggression, abuse, and fear of being hurt. Even though there is no perfect place, however, I believe most educators, school counselors, admins, and staff members […]

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    June 23, 2020

    FSU College of Education Faculty Anti-Racism Publications

    The anti-racism resource we published at the beginning of June gathered together a number of important sources, resources, literature and media to help educate everyone about the importance of going beyond merely acknowledging racism, but instead adopting ideologies that actively combat racism. Many of the resources on the list come from external sources; however, faculty […]

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    June 8, 2020

    Resources to Support African American Students

    By Dr. Erik Hines and Mia Hines School counselors are in a position to change the narrative and trajectory of African American students. Too often, deficits are highlighted more than strengths, assuming the worst of African American students rather than expecting the best. African American students are overrepresented in special education (Gordon, 2017); yet, underrepresented […]

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    June 2, 2020

    Anti-Racism Resources from the FSUCOE

    American society faces hard conversations, brought recently to the forefront by the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery; however, it is the same conversation started after the deaths of Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, Mya Hall, Walter Scott, Sandra Bland and countless others, spanning through the decades and centuries. There will be individuals […]

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    May 18, 2020

    Learning for All: Culturally Relevant & Responsive Education

    Education is generally hailed as a great equalizer. A good education can change lives and open up new possibilities. However, not all classrooms provide the same access to education. Because of that, much attention has been paid to equity and motivating learners. Dr. Alysia Roehrig, associate professor and Learning & Cognition program coordinator, has spent […]

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    May 11, 2020

    Autism Spectrum Disorder Q&A Recap

    On May 7, faculty and staff members from the FSU autism spectrum disorder master’s program answered questions during a virtual Q&A session. We wanted to provide a recap of the most commonly asked questions regarding our autism spectrum disorder graduate program. What is the length of the program? How long does it take to complete? […]

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    April 27, 2020

    Creating Community in an Online Learning Setting

    On April 24, Dr. Vanessa Dennen gave a webinar on the subject of “Creating Community in an Online Learning Setting.” You can watch the video of the presentation here:   The transcription of the video follows: Jennie Kroeger: Good afternoon. My name is Jennie Kroeger, and I’m the communications director for the FSU College of […]

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    April 10, 2020

    Online Resources for Special Education Teachers

    This is part three of our series about helping students with disabilities during the coronavirus outbreak. In part one, we looked at challenges and offered some solutions as education temporarily shifts online. In part two, we provided advice to parents who are now also serving as teachers. In this third part, we list important online […]

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    Parents as Teachers: Supporting Student with Disabilities

    This is the second post in our series on helping students with special needs during the coronavirus outbreak. In the first post, we examined the challenges facing students with disabilities, their families and their teachers as school moves temporarily online. In this post, we asked Dr. Jenny Root and special education doctoral student Addy McConomy […]

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    Addressing Challenges in Online Special Education

    We have covered a lot of topics since the coronavirus forced schools to move online. We have shared tips on how to work and learn remotely, wellness advice for teachers, and collected a list of online resources. We wanted to be sure to add one more important piece to this discussion: how to help students […]

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    April 3, 2020

    AEFP Virtual Conference: A Retrospective

    The Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) was supposed to hold its annual conference March 19 through March 21 in Fort Worth, Texas. Like many large conferences, the planning committee had spent months of preparation to get the event ready. One of the individuals planning the conference was FSU’s own Patrice Iatarola, associate professor […]

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    March 27, 2020

    Mental Health and Wellness Advice for Teachers

    Faculty members at the FSU College of Education are doing their best to support educators as they make the sudden transition to online teaching. Drs. Martin Swanbrow Becker, Erik Hines and Lindsay Jenkins have spent their careers researching important mental health topics, like depression, resiliency and bullying prevention. As we adjust to the effects of […]

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    March 25, 2020

    Tips for Learning, Teaching and Working from Home

    The response to the coronavirus has been unprecedented and sweeping, as people around the world scramble to change their lifestyles. The change has been rapid and has left many people trying to figure out the best ways to adjust. As we all work to implement these changes, the team at the College of Education is […]

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    March 15, 2020

    Transitioning to Online Teaching and Learning

    With the recent announcements of school closures at both the K-12 and postsecondary levels due to the coronavirus, we put together a list of resources to help both teachers and students ease into the transition to online learning. Read on to learn more about the tech tools and other resources being provided at no cost […]

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    March 3, 2020

    Making a Difference with Darasa: Helping Refugee Students

    Turbulent events around the world have caused an increase in the number of refugees seeking safer places to live. Uprooting and moving a family is stressful, but leaving behind your country can cause even more trauma. Children in particular can have a hard time adjusting to a new home. Combined with economic stressors and being […]

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    February 27, 2020

    Kathleen Esmiol and Fannie Mae Duncan: Honoring a Legacy

    In 1993, alumna Kathleen “Kay” F. Hufford Esmiol (B.S. ’60) and her class in Colorado Springs, Colorado decided to pay tribute to a local legend, Fannie Mae Duncan. Little did she know that this decision would set off a series of events that would lead to her inspiring her students to embrace diversity and promote […]

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    February 17, 2020

    Black History Month: A Celebration of Dr. Marvalene Hughes

    As Florida State University celebrates Black History Month, we’re honored to recognize COE alumna Dr. Marvalene A. Hughes (Ph.D. Counseling/School Psychology ’69) for her dedication to the counseling field, her extraordinary philanthropic endeavors, and for being a trailblazer in leadership positions within higher education. The College of Education promotes her legacy of achievement by undertaking […]

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    February 12, 2020

    FSUCOE Students Succeed on International Stage

    Though Florida State University is often considered one of the top higher education institutions in the nation, our faculty members and students routinely make contributions to their fields that garner international attention as well. Three students from our Sport Psychology program participated in a unique conference that had them presenting to an international audience in […]

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    January 30, 2020

    Kobe Bryant: A Story of Greatness

    Article written by Dhruv Nair and Dr. Jason Pappas Heartbroken, devastated, destroyed, gutted—the various reactions of every sports fan in the world yesterday, as we lost one of basketball’s all-time greats, Kobe “Bean” Bryant. As the world grieves this loss, we’ll hear of thousands of Kobe stories, stories of how he inspired multiple generations, stories […]

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    January 28, 2020

    Celebrate Literacy Week 2020 at the College of Education

    Every year, the Florida Department of Education sponsors Celebrate Literacy Week. This week-long event encourages everyone, but especially young children, to read more and discover the world-opening power of a good book. Developing strong reading skills at a young age has tremendous benefits to an individual’s long-term education, and events like Celebrate Literacy Week can […]

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    January 14, 2020

    Online Graduate School Excellence at FSUCOE

    U.S. News and World Report has put together its annual list of online graduate school program rankings, scouring universities around the country to find the best online programs. Florida State University’s College of Education took home top spots in a number of programs, earning the no. 15 rank for its overall online graduate program offerings. […]

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    December 4, 2019

    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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    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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    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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