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Message from the Dean

College of Education Dean Daniel Clay reflects upon the achievements of the past year while looking to a continued bright future for Iowa's top-ranked College of Education.

A memorial for Nohema Graber at Fairfield High School.

Prioritizing mental health in Iowa schools

Learn how the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health is improving outcomes for Iowa’s youth and educators.

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Scanlan Family Foundation gives $15 million to name school mental health center

Thanks to a generous gift from the Scanlan Family Foundation, the Iowa Center for School Mental Health has a new name – the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health. This is the largest donation College of Education has received in its 175-year history.

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Connecting rural Iowans with mental health care

The Telepsychology Training Clinic at the University of Iowa College of Education helps serve rural Iowans with virtual counseling.

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Scholars shine light on shadow education

Learn how shadow education, such as private tutoring and ACT prep courses, can impact student success based on parents’ ability to pay.

Nicole Williams

Williams creates app to provide access to music education for all students

Nicole Williams, an Education Studies and Human Relations and organ performance double major, has created a new app to provide all students with access to music education.

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Weber helps provide veterans with memorable trips

Reygan Weber says volunteering with Honor Flight is providing her with valuable experiences and skills for her career path as an educator.

Megan Foley Nicpon

Foley Nicpon named new director of Belin-Blank Center

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

New college of education faculty. ack row L to R:Julie Koch, Josh Coleman, Alissa Doobay, Randall Boen, Katy Schroeder, Jamie Tanas, Mark Hopkins, Stephen Murley. Front row R to L: Samuel Tanner, Erin Lane, EunJung Kim, Belen Hernando-Llorens, Kay Ramey, Hyesun You, Jeffrey Grim, Derek Rodgers

Welcome new faculty to the College of Education

Read more about the research, service, and experience of new faculty who joined the College of Education.

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By The Numbers

Check out the College of Education’s 2021-2022 By the Numbers to see the impact of our faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

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Year in Review July 2021 – June 2022

The College of Education was buzzing with new spaces, compelling outreach, and engaging events. Check out this timeline of a few of the highlights.

H. Dee Hoover (center) is one of Eight Over Eighty Hawkeyes honored in the inaugural celebration. He is seated in the middle of the other seven honorees, along with UI President Barbara Wilson and UI Center for Advancement President and Chief Executive OfficerLynette Marshall.

Hoover honored in Eight Over 80 ceremony

University of Iowa College of Education alumnus, H. Dee Hoover, was honored as one of the Eight over 80 award winners as a Hawkeye who continues to make an impact well beyond retirement.

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Alumna named Iowa Elementary Principal of the Year

Heather Buckley, principal at Cardinal Elementary School in Eldon, Iowa, has been awarded the prestigious Iowa Elementary Principal of the Year award for 2022, chosen by the School Administrators of Iowa organization.

Alumna Mary Mascher meets with students at the Iowa State Capitol.

Mascher steps down from legislative leadership role after decades of service

Alumna Mary Mascher stepped down from the Iowa House of Representatives at the end of the 2022 session, leaving a legacy of strong advocacy for education and literacy.

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Alumnus named I-SERVE Distinguished Alumni of the Year

College of Education alumnus Greg Clark, a U.S. Army veteran, received the 2022 I-SERVE Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award, to honor and recognize him for his distinguished military service that has spanned more than five decades.