Center of Excellence

Teacher Preparation and Retention

The School of Education Center of Excellence has been established to address the needs of teachers who are within their first three years of the teaching profession.

The goals of the Center are:

  • To increase teacher retention in local schools through focused assistance
  • To prepare teachers to teach diverse learners
  • To prepare candidates for the Florida Teacher Certification Examination

For more information please visit the FIU/FMU Building Room # 221
or call 305-623-4279.

Educational Organizations

There are several professional organizations that the education majors can become a part of while they are in school.

American Federation of Teachers:
Campus Sponsor:

International Reading Association: Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society
Beta Rho Chapter
Advisor: Dr. Yvonne Campbell

Educators Rising Future (F.E.A)
Advisor: Dr. Thelma Lawton

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