Dean and Professor: Vasti Torres, Ph.D.


The Mission of the College of Education is to promote transformative education and social justice through rigorous research, innovative teaching, as well as locally and globally engaged partnerships.


The USF College of Education envisions itself as a leader in regional, national and international education. Leadership in education encompasses:

  • Academic excellence
  • Research, scholarship, and inquiry that renews the educational process
  • Collaboration that serves communities, institutions, and individuals
  • Preparation that builds on academic excellence, scholarship, clinical practice, and collaboration and that contributes to a just and productive society


Browse the College of Education Collections:

College of Education Publications

David C. Anchin Center

Educational and Psychological Studies

Language, Literacy, Ed.D., Exceptional Education, and Physical Education Sarasota Manatee Campus Faculty Publications

Leadership, Counseling, Adult, Career and Higher Education

Social Science Education Faculty Publications

Summer Workshop on the Comparative History of School Accountability

Teaching and Learning