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The School of Education and Human Development has dedicated educators and innovative leaders who have been acclaimed for their determination in helping students, education administration and communities.

Aiding our Community

Education alumnae Maria Arbiol and Jennifer Canals-Diaz helped victims of Hurricane Irma in South Florida and the Caribbean by leading donation drives.

Helping Veterans 

After graduating with her degree in recreational therapy, Raquel Cruz founded Blues for Vets, a nonprofit that connects service dogs with veterans. 

Leading in STEM Education

From the classroom to the White House, Remy Dou is dedicating his life's work to engaging and retaining STEM students.

Outstanding Educators

Several alumni have received awards for their excellence in teaching and mentoring students in Miami-Dade.

Leading in Physics Education

Idaykis Rodriguez, a postdoctoral fellow at the STEM Transformation Institute, introduced former Vice President Joe Biden at the College Summit and advocates for Hispanic women in science and physics education.

Advocating for Inclusivity

Alumni such as Manuel Sanchez and Gabriel Quintero are reducing the number of students who repeat grades and ensuring that students with special needs have more inclusive learning environments.