College of Education Support Units

Office of Teacher Education

The mission of the Office of Teacher Education is to enhance the goals of the teacher education programs in the College of Education, and the College of Arts & Sciences. This office initiates, monitors, and implements policies and practices of the University and ensures compliance with state, regional, and national guidelines and regulations. The Office of Teacher Education coordinates the teacher preparation programs with respect to field experiences, admission to teacher education, admission to clinical experience, clinical experience assignments, and licensure.

Office of Data Management and Assessment

The Office of Data Management and Assessment (ODMA) serves as a hub for gathering, analyzing, and utilizing data to enhance institutional effectiveness and student success. With a commitment to fostering a data-informed culture, ODMA employs methodologies and technologies to collect, organize, and interpret data in the COE academic programs. The ODMA's primary objectives is to support evidence-based decision-making processes at FSU by providing comprehensive data and assessment services. Through the implementation of robust assessment frameworks and data-driven strategies, ODMA collaborates closely with academic departments and administrative units to evaluate programmatic outcomes, identify areas for improvement, and implement targeted interventions to enhance institutional performance.

The Early Childhood Learning Center

The Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) is a child development and early childhood education center serving children from six (6) weeks through five years of age, is under the direction of the College of Education. It was established in the Fall of 1970 to provide early childhood education majors an opportunity to become familiar with young children and their characteristics. The Early Childhood Learning Center also has as one of its goals to provide a learning environment that will help young children develop to their maximum potential physically, intellectually, socially and emotionally.

The Curriculum Learning Resource Lab

The Curriculum Learning Resource Laboratory serves as a supportive unit service to undergraduate and graduate students in the College of Education, and is committed to providing and enhancing learning experiences for students. Additionally, it supplements classroom instruction by providing opportunities for students and teachers to use audio/visual and teacher made resources in classroom settings. The Curriculum Laboratory staff will provide resources to improve the pedagogical skills of students who will need assistance. The service will be offered free of charge to the Teacher Education major and may include tuition-free coursework, supervision and consultation.