Message from University of Iowa College of Education Dean Dan Clay

Dear Alumni and Friends,

I am honored to return home to the University of Iowa College of Education as its 17th dean, joining a college filled with outstanding faculty, staff, students, alumni, donors, and friends.

These are individuals committed to excellence through creating innovative teaching and learning opportunities, pursuing cutting-edge research, and engaging with communities through outreach, creative partnerships, and service learning.

Read Dean Dan Clay's full message.

Empowering Individuals Through Literacy

Through research, outreach, and engagement, the College of Education is empowering students of all backgrounds through literacy and literature.


University of Iowa College of Education By the Numbers 2015-2016

Outreach is what we teach and how we live

The College of Education takes a proactive approach to outreach and engagement when it comes to matters of public and civic importance. This core value of the college is strengthened by the faculty, staff, and students who make contributions to society that emphasize the dignity of all people.


Kevin Yeates: Veterans + Mental Health

"We need to find a way to continue to help people who have served."


Belin-Blank 2015-2016

The Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development is a comprehensive center focused on empowering and serving the international gifted community.


Janice Byrd: Counseling + Diversity

“My goal is to investigate the role school counselors play in promoting social justice.”


Lauren Darby: Global Education

“Every individual has a responsibility to move the world forward in a certain way.”


Sheila & David Bennett: Leadership + Giving

“Access to education is the key to the future of our country, to any democracy.” –Sheila Bennett

Older woman stand at center of group of young college students

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