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Resources & Centers


Florida Southern is committed to giving education majors tremendous exposure to real schools and classrooms while providing children with the very best in the latest in educational theory and technique.

Professional Development School Partnership

Professional Development School Partnership

Our partnerships serve as a strong bridge supporting teacher educator preparation, academic and clinical experiences, and theory and practice. This intentional, closely supervised, and highly engaged learning opportunity for future educators will serve as a model program demonstrating the School of Education’s commitment to the preparation of outstanding future educators by embracing their engagement in the local school community.

Professional Development School Partners

  • Cleveland Court Elementary School
  • Highlands Grove Elementary School
  • R. Bruce Wagner Elementary School
Teacher Workshops

Teacher Workshops

Florida Southern makes earning certification and recertification credits easy! Taught by successful practitioners, our workshops are approved by the State of Florida Department of Education and can be completed online.

Preschool Lab

Preschool Lab

For more than a generation, Early Childhood Programs at Florida Southern College have developed and refined a positive learning environment that propels students and teachers alike to a higher standard of achievement.

Visit the Preschool Lab 

The Roberts Academy

The Roberts Academy

The only school of it's kind in Florida,
The Roberts Academy is a transitional elementary school dedicated to preparing talented students with dyslexia to succeed in a traditional classroom.

Visit the Roberts Academy 

Robert Center for Learning & Literacy

Roberts Center For
Learning & Literacy

The Roberts Center for Learning and Literacy, funded through a generous gift from Marjorie and Hal Roberts of Lakeland, provides specialized instruction in the early diagnosis and intervention of learning and literacy challenges and presents a Distinguished Lecture Series which hosts the nation’s preeminent leaders in the fields of dyslexia, sensory integration disorders and related difficulties.

Visit the Roberts Center for Learning & Literacy 

School of Education

The School of Education is filled with faculty members who possess the talent and dedication to transform you into an exceptional teacher.


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8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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Phone: 863.680.4172
Fax: 863.680.4102

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The School of Education is located in Edge Hall (E)

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To learn more about program offerings, contact:

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Tracey Tedder, Ed.D.
Dean, School of Education
Nina B. Hollis Endowed Chair of Education

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Jessica Collins
Administrative Assistant