The council typically meets the third Tuesday of each month. All COE staff members are invited. Minutes and agendas from meetings are available on the college's Minutes site.
Monthly Meetings: The College of Education Staff Council typically meets the third Tuesday of each month. All COE staff members are invited. Minutes and agendas from meetings are available on the college's Minutes site.
Sponsored Events: The College of Education Staff Council partners with the Dean's Office to offer in-house professional development opportunities for COE staff and other activities to support Staff Council goals.
Among staff, faculty and administrators:
- To promote communication and collaboration, and to advocate for acknowledgment of the accomplishments and contributions of all staff.
- To incorporate staff input into College of Education policy applications, strategic goals, diversity initiatives, and other decision-making processes.
- To advise administration on issues and policies that affect staff and provide a forum for staff to advocate for improvements, bring forth concerns, and propose solutions.
- Zoie Schares (chair)
- Dorian Aragon-Jacques
- Bettina Hass
- Deb Kakavas
- Mariana Columbo
- Sarah Lobb
- Carter Burkes
- Jenny McGinn
The council typically meets the third Wednesday of each month. All staff members are welcome to attend. Minutes and agendas from meetings are available on the college's Minutes site.
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The University of Iowa Staff Council
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Staff Council Suggestion Box
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