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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.

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In Memoriam 2021

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Remembering beloved faculty.
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Annual Report 2020-21 Retirements

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Honoring our retiring faculty and their contributions to the College of Education.
Thank you to the teachers, food-service workers, and counselors.

Gratitude: Adapting during Covid-19

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
The pandemic found ways of putting pressure on our students, teachers, and school communities like never before. We are grateful for and proud of the dedication, adaptability, and perserverance of our alumni. Here are a few of their stories.
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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.

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Events

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10th Annual Intensive Fulbright Program Workshop

Friday, January 28, 2022 9:30am to 11:30am
Virtual
Would you like to teach English, study, or do research or creative work abroad for an academic year at no cost? Join International Programs for the tenth annual intensive Fulbright U.S. Student Program workshop on Friday, January 28, 2022, from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. via Zoom.  Please join UI Fulbright Program Advisor Karen Wachsmuth, Fulbright Faculty Mentors, and recent UI Fulbright grantees, and alumni to find out more about applying for Fulbright! This session will cover application basics for...

Authentic Online Activities for Your Language Classroom

Thursday, February 3, 2022 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: IS (T) Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop. Presenter: Tarek Chaouch, ETC TA Do you think being in an online classroom is boring, distracting, and takes away all the pleasure and the authenticity of in-person classrooms? Do you doubt the efficiency of the synchronous and online classrooms in teaching languages? Well, join me to know more about how the online environment can provide you with authentic online activities that...

Introduction to Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

Thursday, February 3, 2022 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Virtual
Please register online. TLC Credit: IS (T), SEL Click to access the BTLC Zoom Meeting Room to attend this workshop Presenter: Ashley Banta, TLC Graduate Assistant  This session is required for all teacher candidates who have registered for the TLC/SEL track. However, all students are welcome to attend. It is recommended that you complete this session prior to completing other SEL credit PD sessions for your certificate as it will give you important foundational knowledge.  This introductory...
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