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USF St. Petersburg hosts breakfast for Concerned Organizations for Quality Education for Black Students

Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska (left) and COQEBS President Ricardo Davis.

Regional Chancellor Sophia Wisniewska (left) and COQEBS President Ricardo Davis.

For the fourth year in a row, USF St. Petersburg hosted a breakfast on Wednesday for leaders of the Concerned Organizations for Quality Education for Black Students (COQEBS) to discuss their ongoing collaboration to improve student readiness in Pinellas County schools. COQEBS is a coalition of community organizations and individuals working to ensure the Pinellas County School District is providing … Continue reading

Closing the achievement gap by ‘Listening to Babies’

Representatives of agencies that work with young children in Pinellas County will gather Friday, March 1, at the University Student Center to learn groundbreaking techniques to engage infants and toddlers to promote brain development and early learning. Called “Listening to Babies,’’ the free training will provide proven, practical advice for 125 administrators and frontline professionals from nationally recognized experts. It … Continue reading