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# 1

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

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Scanlan Family Foundation gives $15 million to name school mental health center, expand services to schools, veterans

Thanks to a generous $15 million gift from the Scanlan Family Foundation, the Iowa Center for School Mental Health will be renamed the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health, pending approval from the Board of Regents, State of Iowa, at its July 27 board meeting.

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.

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

Delivering fun to the science classroom

Teaching runs in Zac Gavin’s blood. The soon-to-be University of Iowa graduate will become part of the third generation of teachers in his family, and he 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

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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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