Articles by: Chrystian Tejedor

Disabilities advocates honor alumnus, program director

Disabilities advocates honor alumnus, program director

On Nov. 21, a Miami-Dade-based resource center honored a College of Education alumnus as well as the director of the college’s […]

College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia, center, is pictured with Spring 2014 CLAVE graduates. Since 2009, two cohorts of students have graduated from the Master of Urban Education program. A third cohort is expected to graduate this fall.

FIU’s CLAVE program recognized for increasing Latino student success

For the third consecutive year, the College of Education’s Creating Latino Access to a Valuable Education (CLAVE) initiative was recognized […]

University of Missouri, Kansas City Professor Etta R. Hollins was the guest speaker at the recent College of Education Dean's Speakers Series event.

Connecting with students is key to success for any educator

  Despite news headlines indicating that urban schools are failing students, researchers say all is not lost. For urban teachers […]

Melissa Guanch Carter's "Vizcaya Casino" will go on display in the GC Student Art Gallery from Sept. 12 to Sept. 26 as part of the Painting in the Gardens exhibition featuring works by students in the College of Education's art education program.

Art education students’ paintings go on display in GC Gallery

Students in the Art Education program at the College of Education are headlining an art exhibition in the Graham Center Student […]

Patricia Cummins, '79, was named Florida's Elementary Art Educator of the year by the Florida Art Education Association. Here she is pictured with her oil on canvas painting, "Everglades Dream," part of the permanent collection of the Tropical Audubon Society.

Art education alumnae earn statewide awards

College of Education alumnae took home three major awards issued recently by the Florida Art Education Association (FAEA). Patricia Cummins […]

MDCPS Regional Superintendent Albert Payne, Jr., FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, MDCPS School Board Member Susie V. Castillo, MDCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, U.S. Rep Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia and Ronald Reagan / Doral Sr. High Principal Juan Carlos Silva cut the ribbon opening the new Teaching Academy at Ronald Reagan/Doral Senior High.

FIU, MDCPS launch new teaching academy at Doral high school

FIU’s College of Education and Miami-Dade County Public Schools on Aug. 25 launched the first of its kind teaching academy at […]

Results fellows and FIU students TruLe'sia Newberry and Oscar Ospina (far right) meet with U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen in Washington, D.C.

As poverty-fighting fellows, students learn to deliver results

Meeting Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of FL-27th District was a wonderful experience #FIU #MAKECHANGE @fiuinstagram #Voices4RESULTS #RESULTS A photo posted by […]

Internship sparks new career aspirations

Internship sparks new career aspirations

For FIU student Ana Correa, this was the summer of exploration. After taking a few classes in international relations, Correa […]

Panther LIFE students graduated from the program Aug. 5.

Before starting careers, Panther LIFE alumni master school, independent living

When William Perry saw his older sister move away to Michigan for college, it was something he knew would also […]

Associate Professor Elizabeth Cramer, online master's of special education graduates Dianelly Mouradian and Naomi Samole-Prager, Associate Professor Patricia M. Barbetta and Assistant Professor Kyle Bennett reunite before the College of Education's Aug. 3 commencement ceremony.

Graduates earn first online education master’s degrees from FIU

  When Naomi Samole-Prager learned of the fully online master’s degree programs offered by the College of Education, she knew […]

Students in assistant professor Maria Lovett's Teaching Diverse Populations class discuss so-called "Gangster Gardener" Ron Finley's TED Talk which was shown by students in The Algebra Project's Summer Institute at Miami Northwestern Senior High School.

Future educators receive hands-on experience teaching diverse students

When it comes to preparing tomorrow’s teachers, there’s nothing like getting hands-on practice in Miami’s local schools. But one College […]

Trotting the globe for education

Trotting the globe for education

Medjy Pierre-Louis’ parents didn’t receive the best education in Haiti, she says, but it provided enough opportunity for them to […]

Middle School students in the HSO mentorship program learn to drum along to traditional Haitian folklore songs.

At student-led workshops, children learn about Haitian roots

Onè. Réspè. Honor. Respect. It’s a traditional Haitian greeting and for about 40 middle school students who are Haitian, of […]

Associate Dean Deborah Hasson (second from left) reconnects with Urban Education Master's alumni Yoelsys Betancourt, Haydee Agrelot and Lisa Hunt (left to right).

Urban education master’s prepared teachers, administrators to help students succeed

What drove some 60 teachers, administrators and principals to brave brutal rush-hour traffic heading toward the Modesto A. Maidique Campus […]

Students participating in the Recreational Therapy study abroad course this summer took turns guiding each other through the Louvre museum while blindfolded to simulate blindness. Here they get a chance to interact with reproductions of famous sculptures on display in the museum.

Students become advocates for the disabled in Europe

Getting around in a wheelchair can be draining – especially when traveling abroad. “You’d think you’re there sitting and relaxing […]