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Katharine Broton discusses her research on food insecurity. 

Jonathan Templin speaks about adaptive assessment.


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College of Education graduate programs receive high marks in latest national rankings

Twenty three University of Iowa programs, including three College of Education graduate programs, were ranked in the top 25 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

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U.S. Department of Education grant addresses teacher shortage, diversifies workforce

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the UI College of Education a $1.26 million grant for a program that will partner with Iowa school districts, community colleges, and community partners. The program will support 40 high quality elementary teachers through coursework and field experiences, resulting in a Bachelor of Arts, a teaching license, and a K12 ESL endorsement in Iowa. 

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UI College of Education’s online programs move up 14 spots in latest rankings

The University of Iowa College of Education’s online academic graduate programs have earned national recognition and are now ranked among the best in the country.

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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.




Friday, April 19, 2024 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Lindquist Center
Please register here. TLC Credit (2): IS, SEBMH Presenter: Ashley Rila, PhD, Research & Training Project Coordinator; Samara Harms, Graduate Research Assistant Description: safeTALK prepares people to be more alert to suicide and to help persons with thoughts of suicide make safe connections. The intervention goal is that persons with thoughts of suicide connect with someone who will help them keep safe from suicide and access further support. Learning Objectives: 1) Describe the role of an...
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College of Education Makerspace Open House

Saturday, April 20, 2024 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa
The College of Education Makerspace will be holding an open house to invite members of the College of Education, community partners and their families to take a look at the College of Education's newest facility. Participants will get a firsthand look at what goes on inside the Makerspace and have the opportunity to get hands on experience with some of the technology and STEAM activities for the whole family. Light refreshments will be provided.

The LSEP Design Expo and Symposium

Friday, April 26, 2024 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Lindquist Center
Have you ever wanted to learn how, when, or why people learn both in and outside of school? Now is your chance to find out the latest in design and context during our bi-annual LSEP design expo and symposium event! Graduate students in the LSEP program will present their design posters and research talks.

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