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Encyclopedia > Florida Atlantic University College of Education

The College of Education is an academic college of Florida Atlantic University located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The college's main focus is to "provide effective leadership in areas of research, service, and teaching at the local, state, national, and international levels..."[1] The college was founded in 1964 when Florida Atlantic was established. "The college employs 132 full-time faculty and 48 staff members throughout its four campuses, as well as classroom teachers and staff employed by the A.D. Henderson School, FAU High, and the Karen Slattery Center."[2] The college is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. The current Dean of the College of Education is Dr. Gregory Aloia. It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... Florida Atlantic University, also commonly referred to as FAU or Florida Atlantic, is a public coeducational research university located in Boca Raton, Florida, USA. The university has six additional partner campuses located in the Florida cities of Dania Beach, Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Jupiter, Port St. ... Boca Raton is a city located in Palm Beach County, Florida. ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Largest metro area Miami Area  Ranked 22nd  - Total 65,795[1] sq mi (170,304[1] km²)  - Width 361 miles (582 km)  - Length 447 miles (721 km)  - % water 17. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) was founded in 1954 to accredit teacher certification programmes at U.S. colleges and universities. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ...

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Enrollment

As of 2007 enrollment in the College of Education totaled 3,253 or 13% of Florida Atlantic University's total student body. Elementary Education is the top major at the university by total undergraduate enrollment.[3] Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Alexander D. Henderson University School

The Alexander D. Henderson University School is a public elementary and middle school (K-8) and legislated school district operating as an educational laboratory on the FAU's Boca Raton campus. The school is rated an "A+ School" by the Florida Department of Education. This ranking is determined based on student scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. The Henderson School is also a U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School.[4] Only 4% percent of schools in the United States have received this designation. The Dean of the College of Education is the designated Superintendent. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Primary or elementary education is the first years of formal, structured education that occurs during childhood. ... Middle school (also known as intermediate school or junior high school) covers a period of education that straddles primary education and secondary education, serving as a bridge between the two. ... The Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test, or the FCAT, is the standardized testing used in the primary and secondary public schools of Florida. ... The United States Department of Education was created in 1979 (by PL 96-88) as a Cabinet-level department of the United States government, and began operating in 1980. ... The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a United States government program created to honor schools. ... In education, a superintendent is an individual that has executive oversight and administration rights, usually within an educational entity or organization. ...


Pine Jog Center

The college also operates The Pine Jog Environmental Education Center, "one of the oldest nature centers in the U.S. serving over 25,000 students, 750 teachers, and 12,500 families annually from Palm Beach County and surrounding counties.[2] Location of county in the state of Florida County Seat West Palm Beach, Florida Area  - Total  - Water 6,181 km² (2,386 mi²) 1,068 km² (412 mi²) 17. ...


References

  1. ^ College of Education Mission Statement. Florida Atlantic University College of Education. Retrieved on 2007-06-13.
  2. ^ a b College of Education Fact Sheet. Florida Atlantic University College of Education. Retrieved on 2007-06-13.
  3. ^ 2006-2007 Quick Facts. Florida Atlantic University: Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Analysis. Retrieved on 2007-06-13.
  4. ^ A.D. Henderson University School - Mission Statement. Florida Atlantic University College of Education. Retrieved on 2007-06-13.

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ...

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