This year, the Learning Disabilities Association of Iowa (LDA-IA) is recognizing University of Iowa College of Education Associate Professor Deborah K. Reed as a leading advocate in the state.
Alumni of the College of Education join a network of over 28,000 diverse and engaged leaders, scholars, and innovators in the fields of education, counseling, rehabilitation, and measurement. While the important work of alumni takes them across the globe, they remain connected through the lifelong bonds established with college faculty, staff, and fellow alumni.
"The College of Education did a phenomenal job of preparing me to be a principal. The professors understood the world of administration and challenged us to become educational leaders that championed our students first and foremost."
Julie Trepa (BA ‘99, EdS ‘15), Principal at Paul Norton Elementary, Bettendorf, Iowa
Elementary Principal of the Year, School Administrators of Iowa, 2015
"People say ‘We don’t have to see you playing the piano, we know just by the sound. That’s something that I can thank the University of Iowa for."
Gracka Gerardi (BA ‘36, Music Education), Retired Piano Teacher, Garner, Iowa
UI Grad Dedicates Life to Music Education
The first round of Noyce Scholars will help with the shortage of science teachers through a collaborative effort between the UI College of Education and UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
The University of Iowa has partnered with the Iowa Children’s Museum to produce a new hands-on exhibit that will use an interactive skate park concept to teach physics principles.