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Office of the University Registrar

2005-06 Undergraduate Catalog

Overview

College of Education


College of Education

Established: 1905

Location: Norman Hall, Room G416

Phone: 352-392-0721, Ext. 400

Accredited: The State of Florida Department of Education and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (2010 Massachusetts Avenue NW, St. 500, Washington DC 20036-1023, 202-466-7496)

Programs: Unified Elementary/Special Education; Unified Early Childhood Education

Degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Education (B.A.E.); Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Academic Advising: Advising for undergraduate admission, universal tracking, bachelorís degree requirements and the universityís General Education information is available in the Office of Student Services, Norman Hall, Room G416. For scheduling or course registration information, please refer to the appropriate department listed in the Schedule of Courses. Students who want to teach at the secondary level should contact the School of Teaching and Learning, Norman Hall, Room 2423, 352-392-9191, Ext. 800.

College Scholarships: The state of Florida also provides scholarships and loans for junior and senior education students. Information about the Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship is available in the Office of Recruitment, Retention and Multicultural Affairs, Norman Hall, Room G415.

Computer Requirement

Student Organizations - Education College Council

Higher Education Act (1998)

The Higher Education Act (U.S. Department of Education) addresses accountability requirements for teacher preparation programs. The Act mandates that teacher preparation programs publish annually pertinent program information including but not limited to the following: program accreditation; pass rates of graduates on state teacher certification assessments; and programs that have been designated as low performing by the state. In accordance with this act, information about the state- and NCATE-accredited teacher preparation programs at UF are available online, and in print upon request.