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USF 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog - Pages 145 - 146

Student Organizations and Activities

College of Education Student Council

The College of Education Student Council represents the interests of education majors in regard to policies and needs of the college. The Council leadership team consists of five officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian) and seven Student Government Senators. Elections are held annually; all pre-education and education majors are eligible to vote for all officers.

C.E.S.C. activities enhance membersí development by providing opportunities for professional and community service. It also functions as a forum for socialization. Any student majoring in education with a minimum GPA of 2.0 is eligible to participate.

Childhood Education Organization

The Association for Childhood Education International is a non-profit professional organization concerned with the education and well-being of children from birth to early adolescence. Members are located throughout the United States.

The USF chapter works directly with children through observation, projects, and programs. In addition, it provides opportunities for students to study and exchange professional ideas at conferences throughout the state of Florida. Membership is open to all students.

Student Athletic Trainersí Association (sata)

The role of this organization shall be to provide Athletic Training majors an opportunity for professional growth and exchange of professional ideas in the field of sports medicine. Activities of SATA include opportunities to hear prominent speakers, attend seminars, visit state and national conventions, and participate in social events. All interested students are invited to join.

Student Council for Exceptional Children

The Student Council for Exceptional Children [SCEC] is an organization of those members of the University interested in the education of children who are gifted, emotionally disturbed, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, or have specific learning disabilities.

Activities of the USF Chapter include field trips to various special educational facilities, opportunities to hear prominent speakers, attend seminars, visit state and national conventions, and participate in social events. All interested students are invited to join.

National Education Association Student Program (NEASP)

The National Education Association extends its usual member benefits to student teachers, providing opportunities for professional growth, leadership training, and also $1 million liability insurance coverage while interns are engaged in student teaching. Membership is open to all students.

Kappa Delta Pi

Kappa Delta Pi is an international co-educational honor society in Education. The society was founded to recognize and encourage excellence in scholarship, high personal standards, improvement in teacher preparation, and distinction in achievement.

Association of Physical Education College Students (APECS)

The Physical Education and Wellness Association (PEWA) is open to all students enrolled in the Physical Education and Wellness Programs. Social and professional meetings are conducted throughout the year. Professional service to the community is also provided by the association.

Mathematics Education Club

The role of this organization shall be to provide an informative and supportive environment for all members, encourage scholarship, and provide a helpful atmosphere for students progressing through the Mathematics Education program.

Membership shall be available to any student in good standing who expresses interest in the Mathematics Education program at USF.

Minority Organization of Students in Education (MOSE)

The Minority Organization of Students in Education provides students with experiences that will facilitate the educational and professional growth of its members. This is achieved by providing information about the various opportunities available to them, scheduling activities that will enrich their experiences, as well as organizing the sponsorship and participation in community service programs. Guest speakers are also invited to meetings to discuss topics of interest such as employment and graduate school.

Science Education Association (SEA)

The Science Education Association provides a supportive environment for students majoring in science education, although membership is open to anyone interested in science. SEA plans field trips, guest speakers, and the compiling of a classroom science activities file for education majors.


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