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UF Lastinger Center launches statewide micro-credential program

UF Lastinger Center launches statewide micro-credential program

While Florida saw no significant changes in reading scores according to the 2022 NAEP scores¹, it still has a Grade 3 passing rate of 53% for the Florida Standards Assessment². This is a critical milestone for students. The chances of students falling behind are...
Lastinger Center’s Raquel Diaz named first Latina FLAEYC President

Lastinger Center’s Raquel Diaz named first Latina FLAEYC President

Lastinger Center for Learning Senior Partnerships Manager Raquel Diaz, Ed.D., is on her way to take her 2023 presidential role head-on as the first Latina president of the Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC).  Diaz has been an active...
Florida K–12 Mathematics Teachers’ Credentials and Preparation

Florida K–12 Mathematics Teachers’ Credentials and Preparation

A report published by Lastinger Center Chief Equity Officer and Mathematics Principal Zandra de Araujo and collaborators at the Pardee RAND Graduate School shares the findings from the 2022 Learn Together Surveys to understand the composition and preparation of...