College of Education

FSU College of Education hails initiative as it supports Florida’s 2023 Teacher of the Year

As part of its efforts to support the education profession, the Florida State University College of Education has awarded a three-year tuition waiver for an advanced degree to Melissa Matz, Florida’s 2023 Teacher of the Year. Matz, a seventh-grade math teacher at Lakeside Junior High School in Clay County, said the tuition waiver will help […]

Record number of FSU faculty win prestigious NSF CAREER awards

Seven Florida State University researchers have earned the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER awards, which recognize up-and-coming researchers and help recipients build their research and teaching portfolios. The award provides funding for the researchers’ labs and gives them an opportunity to work closely with NSF staff on developing their professional endeavors. Seven recipients marks a […]

Damon Andrew appointed interim dean for the College of Health and Human Sciences

Florida State University Provost Jim Clark has named College of Education Dean Damon Andrew interim dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences. The appointment will begin July 1. Andrew, who will continue to serve in his role at the College of Education, succeeds Michael Delp who announced last year that he planned to […]

FSU’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching partners with Broyles Foundation

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with the Broyles Foundation, which recognizes assistant coaches at the high school and collegiate levels with its annual Broyles awards. Through the partnership, FSU COACH will serve as a coach-education provider for the Broyles Foundation and will present […]

FSU College of Education professor selected to participate in Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel

Kathleen Clark, professor of mathematics education and director of Florida State University’s School of Teacher Education, is among 33 faculty members across the U.S. selected to participate in the Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel next month. The trip will take place June 4-17. With major funding from the Jewish National Fund-USA (JNF-USA), the New York-based […]

FSU continues to shine in latest U.S. News Graduate School rankings

Florida State University’s graduate and professional programs continue to rank among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.” Twenty graduate programs and specialties at FSU are ranked in the top 25 among public universities, according to the publication’s annual rankings released March 29. Programs […]

A slam dunk: FSU researchers take on the science of basketball

With Selection Sunday nearly upon us, the sports world is primed for March Madness. Who will be this year’s Cinderella story? Who will go home early? And which teams will make it to the Final Four? Florida State University Associate Professor of Physics Hanwei Gao and Assistant Professor of Sport Management David Pifer break down […]

Integrity of the sport: FSU expert available to discuss Olympic figure skating scandal

With 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva under the world’s microscope for her alleged use of a banned substance, the outcomes of the team competition and potentially the women’s competition may be in doubt. Florida State University’s renowned experts are available to discuss the use of banned substances in athletic competitions with the news media. […]

FSU’S Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching partners with U.S. Youth Soccer

Florida State University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, has formed a new partnership with U.S. Youth Soccer (USYS), the largest sports organization in the country. Through the partnership, FSU COACH will serve as a coach education provider for USYS University, a collection of resources designed to train USYS members in a wide variety of areas to […]

Florida State University awarded $27M federal education research laboratory

The Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) at Florida State University has won a $27 million, five-year contract to operate the Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) for the Southeastern United States. The REL program includes 10 regional labs funded through the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. The labs are designed to bridge the […]

FSU experts available to discuss various aspects of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games

As the world prepares for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China, Florida State University faculty experts are available to discuss various aspects of the event. MENTAL PREPARATION Timothy Baghurst, professor and director, Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching (FSU COACH), College of Education (850) 644-3486; tbaghurst@fsu.edu  Baghurst’s research focuses on coaching education and development […]

FSU professor elected president of National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education

Timothy Baghurst, professor and director of Florida State’s Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching (FSU COACH), was recently elected president of the National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE). NAKHE aims to cultivate leadership in administration and policy in kinesiology and related fields, especially as it relates to higher education teaching, scholarship and service. “NAKHE […]