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College of Education and Human Services

COEHS Event Calendar

UNF offers a variety of events for COEHS students, faculty, staff and the UNF community. Check out some of the upcoming events below to see all that UNF has to offer. For reasonable accommodations in order to participate in any of our events, please email Jade Yuen at at least five days in advance. 

Illuminate Your Future: EdD Information Sessions

Learn how a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction can illuminate your future. 

Dr. David Hoppey and Dr. Kim Cheek are hosting virtual Information sessions about the UNF doctoral programs in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership via Zoom throughout the 2023-2024 school year. These virtual Information sessions are walk-in based, no appointment necessary. All sessions are open to all students, former students and prospective students interested in learning more about these innovative and highly-competitive programs. Dr. Hoppey and Dr. Cheek will be available to answer any admission and program related questions. We hope to see you soon!

You can join these information sessions by joining the zoom meeting on any of the following Monday evenings from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The passcode to join the Information Session is 85659

  • Monday, Apr. 15, 2024    |   Dr. Kim Cheek

If you prefer, you can contact Dr. Hoppey directly at or Dr. Cheek at 


JTR and AmeriCorps Networking Social and Panel 

Monday, April 15, 2024 | 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in Building 57, Room 1100A

The Jacksonville Teacher Residency and Osprey AmeriCorps Junior Teacher Programs invite you to join us at our first annual Networking Social and Panel. Take advantage of the opportunity to connect with current members and meet the program directors and staff. Be sure to bring your questions and most importantly, your enthusiasm! Refreshments will be served.

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For more information or if you require an accommodation, please contact

Ed.D. Research Week - Panel Presentations

Thursday April 18, 2024 | 1 UNF Drive, Petway Hall, Bldg. 57, 1100A

Welcome and Introduction: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Project PREP Panel: 3:40 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

  • PREP to Transform: Designing and Facilitating Professional Learning 

Holmes Scholar Panel: 4:40 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

  • Holmes Scholar Research Snapshots

Debrief and Next Steps: 5:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Also available via Zoom!

Zoom Meeting

Zoom Meeting Link:

Meeting ID: 994 2065 6228

Passcode: 930693

More Information: 

Holmes Scholars:

PREP Scholars:

STEP Into Learning Network Symposium

Saturday, April 20, 2024 | 1 UNF Drive, Building 57

This symposium is designed to bring ECE researchers, educators, universities, schools and other community partners together to collaborate and support research and professional learning related to STEAM education in early childhood. This symposium will highlight the work we are already doing and set the stage for future partnerships.

Event Details:

8:30 a.m. | Registration begins - light breakfast, coffee and tea provided

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Keynote, networking, breakout sessions - lunch provided

Cost of Registration: $10

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Sponsored by PNC. 

For more information or if you require an accommodation please contact Adrien Malek-Lasater at

The Seven Bridges Summer Institute 

June 24 - 26  |  9:00 a.m.  |  1 UNF Drive, Bldg. 57, Room 1100A

This three-day institute is designed to inspire and support K-12 teachers and district leaders in Northeast Florida to better their practice in offering engaging writing instruction to students. Workshops are led by both UNF faculty and practicing teachers. Participating teachers will earn professional development credits and become part of an on-going reading and writing community.

Event Details:

Monday, June 24 : 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25 : 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26 : 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


  • Improve practice in offering engaging writing instruction that aligns with ELA B.E.S.T. Standards while also developing your voice as writers
  • Earn professional development credits and Certificate of Completion
  • Become part of an ongoing reading and writing community

3-Day Registration Fee: $75

UNF Student Discount: Only $30!

  • FREE Parking & Breakfast
  • FREE Catered Lunch on Wednesday 

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Attendees can use the institute to partly fulfill an online graduate course. For more information about the graduate course, LAE 6990: Writing for All Learners K-5, email Dr. Liz Hale at

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For questions or accommodations please email Dr. Liz Hale at