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College of Education Week 2013

College of Education Week – held in conjunction with FSU Parents' Weekend, October 3 – 13, 2013 – will comprise eleven days of symposia, presentations and events celebrating COE students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends.

“I am confident that COE Week will offer something for everyone. From lectures to technology showcases to ice cream socials, we will be presenting the very best of what we have to offer. We could not be more excited about our accomplishments and we look forward to a grand celebration.” ~Dean Marcy P. Driscoll


Thursday, October 3

  • Psychological & Counseling Services Reception
    • The Harold F. Cottingham Colloquium, hosted by the Psychological & Counseling Services program, will showcase a Thursday evening reception followed by a Friday morning of panel of speakers on topics pertaining to successful innovative practice and research in psychological services. Alumni, friends, faculty, staff and students interested in the helping services are invited to attend.
    • COE Atrium 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m.
    • Light hors d'oevres and beverages will be served.
    • Click here to register for this event
  • The 15th Annual Sport Management Conference will feature talks from highly respected professionals in the sport industry, including former students who are now members of the profession. The conference will also host an internship/job fair. Representatives from a variety of sport organizations will be available to discuss opportunities in the sport industry.
  • Click here to register for this event

Friday, October 4

  • Established more than 25 years ago, The COE Distinguished Alumni Awards Banquet (ticketed event) provides an avenue of honoring graduates of the College who have distinguished themselves through scholarly, creative and humanitarian achievement and service to their profession. The annual awards are given in six categories.
    • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. cocktails
    • 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. dinner and awards
    • FSU Alumni Center Ballroom and Courtyard
    • Email Emily Hudson for more information.

Saturday, October 5

  • Student/Donor Scholarship Recognition Event (ticketed event)
    • Begins 4 hours prior to kick-off
    • North Side Tiered Courtyard of the College of Education Stone Building
    • Email Amber Smalley for more information.

Sunday, October 6

Monday, October 7

  • The Dean's Symposium is annual event that brings together educational researchers and scholars, state policy-makers, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators, agency officials, and Florida State faculty and students to discuss educational issues of critical importance to our state and the nation. This year’s 7th annual Dean’s Symposium will focus on ensuring quality in online learning.
  • Dean's Symposium Networking Reception
    • 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
    • FSU Turnbull Center, 2nd floor

Tuesday, October 8

  • The 2013 COE Technology Showcase will feature presentations related to technology in education from COE faculty, students, alumni, FSUS colleagues, FSU Office of Distance Learning, and guest speakers. Join us for exciting presentations on using SMART (board, interactive projector, and 3D doc cam), 3D technologies, various assistive technologies, remote observation of teaching with AXIS, and various other software and hardware facilitating learning, teaching, assessment, and research in education. Some presentations will be available online.
  • Please access the program of events, technology resources we handpicked for you, and other helpful information here.

Email Dr. Dina Vyortkina for more information.

COE Tech Showcase highlights:



Wednesday, October 9

  • TBA

Thursday, October 10

  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Ice Cream Social
    • Time 12:30 p.m. - 2:00p.m.
    • College of Education Courtyard
    • Email Courtney Stombock for more information.

Friday, October 11

The week will culminate with International Day and the Southeast Regional Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society and feature multiple events celebrating how the College is transforming education across the globe. 

9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

College of Education Stone Building

Click here for the tentative schedule

Saturday, October 12

  • The Southeast Regional Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) is a scholarly meeting dedicated to increasing the understanding of educational issues, trends and policies through comparative, cross-cultural and international perspectives.

Sunday, October 13

  • The Southeast Regional Meeting of the Comparative and International Education Society CONTINUED.



Go to and click on "Places to Stay"plug in your dates and you will get a list of hotels with available rooms.


To reserve your discounted COE Week block seating football tickets at $25 per ticket, please call Mark Cameron at (850) 645-9770.


Please check back for updates or contact Amber Smalley for more information about COE Week.



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