University of Florida College of Education

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College of Education
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Type Public education school
Parent institution
University of Florida
Endowment Increase2.svg$1.73 billion (2018) [1]
Dean Glenn E. Good
Academic staff
108 Faculty
108 Staff
Undergraduates 402
Postgraduates 1,097
Location, ,
United States

29°38′48.9″N82°20′17.3″W / 29.646917°N 82.338139°W / 29.646917; -82.338139 Coordinates: 29°38′48.9″N82°20′17.3″W / 29.646917°N 82.338139°W / 29.646917; -82.338139
Norman Hall, Spring 2016 UF College of Education, Norman Hall.jpg
Norman Hall, Spring 2016
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Norman Hall, home of the College of Education
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Norman Gym

The University of Florida College of Education is the teacher's college, or normal school, of the University of Florida. The College of Education is located on the eastern portion of the university's Gainesville, Florida, campus in Norman Hall, and offers specializations in special education, higher education, educational policy, elementary education, counseling, teaching, and other educational programs. It is consistently ranked one of the top schools of education in the nation. The college was officially founded in 1906. [2] In fiscal year 2020, the College of Education generated $102.8 million in research funding. [3]


National rankings: US News & World Report (2023)

Schools and program areas

The College of Education is organized into the following three schools and program areas:

School of Human Development and Organizational Studies in Education (HDOSE)

School of Special Education, School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies (SESPECS)

School of Teaching and Learning (STL)


Years of ServiceDean
1909-1916John A. Thackston
1916-1920Harvey Warren Cox
1920-1941James W. Norman
1941-1949G. Ballard Simmons
1949-1964Joseph B. White
1964-1968Kimball Wiles
1968-1978Bert Sharp
1978-1994David Smith
1994-1999 Roderick J. McDavis
2000-2002Ben F. Nelms
2002-2011 Catherine Emihovich
2011-Current Glenn E. Good

Office of Educational Research

UF's College of Education faculty and graduate students pursue interdisciplinary research that informs teaching and learning, education policy and leadership in all education disciplines. Faculty engage in activities that enhance overall school improvement, human development, student achievement, early-childhood readiness, assessment and program evaluation, teacher preparation and retention, and classroom technology advances.

Centers, institutes, and affiliates

See also

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (UF's K-12 laboratory school since 1934)

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  1. As of June 30, 2018. "Annual Performance Report". University of Florida Foundation. 2018. Archived from the original on January 17, 2019.
  2. About the College | About the College
  3. About the college research expenditures