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