Join SPC faculty and staff on May 2 to learn about our Elite Educator Program, a partnership between SPC and Pinellas County Schools. You can earn a B.S. in Elementary Education, receive a paid internship, and get a teaching job with Pinellas County Schools upon successful completion.
Learning to build strong relationship connections helps students improve their interpersonal skills, allowing them to excel both in and out of the classroom.
Alexander Crummell, Edward A. Bouchet and Ramona Edelin are among those African American History Month heroes honored at a Tarpon Springs Campus display celebrating African American history this February.
The best teachers have IT (Inspirational Teacher): The inspirational factor it takes to be a successful teacher by being fully invested and making learning fun.
Student Florida Education Association College of Education students at SPC recently participated in STEM training at Sea World where they learned about sea turtle rescue efforts.
Students at SPC’s Seminole Campus took a walk in someone else’s shoes – part of a class diversity experience designed to give them a better understanding of others’ struggles.
Thirteen students from SPC’s College of Education, along with Dr. Emily Hoeh, recently volunteered at the Buddy Walk promoting civic responsibility. The event promotes acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.
“We need minority teachers,” said Dr. Susan Blanchard with SPC’s College of Education. Minority students need to see teachers who look like them because, according to a recent study, it reduces their chances of dropping out and increases the number who plan to attend college. The Scholarship for Minority Teacher Education (MTES) is now open for Spring 2018 applications and will close Nov. 1, 2018. See if you qualify.
Nine SPC College of Education students and Dr. Melissa McAllister will be traveling to Jamaica in November to teach in the local schools. They have been gathering school supplies that will help support their teaching as well as the students in Jamaica who they’ll be working with.
Learn more about one of our inspiring graduates! Naomi graduated from SPC with a bachelor’s in Elementary Ed K-6 and will be a second grade teacher at Maximo Elementary this fall where she will meet new demands and continue to succeed.