Articles by: Chrystian Tejedor

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 […]

Students in the online Master of Science in Special Education program can log in from anywhere to access lessons and work on assignments.

New grant to train more autism-certified teachers

The College of Education’s online Master of Science in Special Education program is primed to grow in a big way […]

What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say

What makes a math person? Interest, recognition are key factors, researchers say

You’re either a math person or you’re not – at least that’s what we’ve always heard. Now, National Science Foundation-funded […]

Debaro Huyler, Wei Ding and Adly Norelus, doctoral students in the College of Education, delivered a presentation at the South Florida Education Research Conference on how companies must adapt to millennials entering the workforce.

Student work featured at South Florida Education Research Conference

Students and scholars shared the stage recently at the 14th Annual South Florida Educational Research Conference (SFERC) exchanging ideas and […]

Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet visited the Modesto A. Maidique Campus in the fall of 2014  to announce a partnership with FIU to establish the Peace Corps Prep Program.

FIU keeps top 10 Peace Corps ranking

FIU preserved its top 10 national ranking among Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) who contribute volunteers to the Peace Corps, the agency […]

Abbeygale Chen-See and Semira Sanchez, the two winners of Global Learning's inaugural Transformation Contest pose for a photo with the U.S. Capitol in the background.

Transformation contest winners travel to D.C.

Consider it mission accomplished – a contest that was intended to show students how diplomacy, foreign service and international development […]

Erskine Dottin, College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia, and Leonard Bliss pose for a photo at a ceremony honoring the four retiring professors from the College of Education. Bliss, Dottin, and professors Linda Blanton and Joan Wynne are stepping calling it a career.

Four College of Education faculty members call it a career

The thousands of graduates who walked across the stage at FIU Arena this week won’t be the only ones leaving […]

Students Lorraine Apolis, Francesca Bocarossi, Raquel Decaso, Ashleigh Douglas and Carla Santamaria pictured at the inaugural Global Learning Medallion ceremony.

Five students earn first Global Learning Medallions

Five women made history at commencement this semester – they were the first in the university’s history to graduate with […]

Almost 200 students listened to Michael Slackman, international managing editor of The New York Times, describe why foreign correspondents put their lives at risk to affect change.

Why foreign correspondents risk it all

Being a foreign correspondent can be fraught with danger, but sometimes the opportunity to shed light on government wrongs or […]