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College of Education in Iowa (U.S. News & World Report)

Top-Ranked College of Education in Iowa

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93 %

job/graduate school placement rate

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# 33

Best public university in the country (U.S. News & World Report)

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Research

Katharine Broton discusses her research on food insecurity. 

Jacob Priest, Director of the LGBTQ Counseling Clinic, shares his insights.

Jonathan Templin speaks about adaptive assessment.

News

Megan Foley Nicpon

Foley Nicpon named new director of Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

Megan Foley Nicpon, an internationally recognized expert in counseling psychology and twice-exceptionality, has been named the new director of the University of Iowa College of Education’s Connie Belin & Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development and the new Myron and Jacqueline N. Blank Endowed Chair in Gifted Education.

Tucker Chorpening

Chorpening encourages self-discovery during educational journey

Tucker Chorpening will inspire fellow graduates as the student commencement speaker at the May 2022 College of Education Undergraduate Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony.

Spring 2022 graduate Zac Gavin receives BA in science education and BS in science studies.

Delivering fun to the science classroom

Zac Gavin, a spring 2022 graduate and third generation teacher, can’t wait to inspire future generations at his alma mater in Maquoketa, Iowa.

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UI REACH

UI REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) is a comprehensive transition program for students ages 18-25 years old with intellectual, cognitive, and learning disabilities.

UI REACH

Events

Social Work CEU: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) promotional image

Social Work CEU: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Thursday, July 21, 2022 8:30am to 4:30pm
North Hall
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) July 21-22, 2022 8:30 am – 4:30 pm both days UI School of Social Work / 332 North Hall Iowa City, IA 15 CEUs - $175 ($150 for School of Social Work Adjuncts, Field Instructors and Practicum Coordinators) Registration and additional details HERE. A boxed lunch will be included each day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize...
Social Work CEU: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) promotional image

Social Work CEU: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Friday, July 22, 2022 8:30am to 4:30pm
North Hall
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) July 21-22, 2022 8:30 am – 4:30 pm both days UI School of Social Work / 332 North Hall Iowa City, IA 15 CEUs - $175 ($150 for School of Social Work Adjuncts, Field Instructors and Practicum Coordinators) Registration and additional details HERE. A boxed lunch will be included each day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize...
College of Education Undergraduate Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony promotional image

College of Education Undergraduate Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony

Thursday, December 15, 2022 4:00pm
Hancher Auditorium
College of Education Undergraduate Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony is held at the end of the fall and spring semesters to recognize all of the graduating Teacher Education Program students. Doors open one hour prior to the start of the ceremony.
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