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Deborah Harris

Harris comes full circle, retires after distinguished career in educational measurement

Friday, June 21, 2024
A distinguished figure in the field of educational measurement, Deborah Harris bids farewell to her esteemed career, including seven years of invaluable service as a professor in the College of Education's Educational Measurement and Statistics program.
Educators Rising Conference

Davenport student to represent Iowa at National Educators Rising Conference

Thursday, June 13, 2024
Davenport North High School junior, Gabriella Pieczynski, has been offered a full expenses paid trip to the National Educators Rising Conference, made possible thanks to a $1.26 million U.S. Department of Education grant that the University of Iowa College of Education is using to help diversify the educator workforce. The college is focusing on starting young educators’ clubs as pathways into teacher education, creating opportunities like the fully funded trip for Pieczynski.
Laurie Croft, associate director for professional development at the Belin-Blank Center

Croft retires after more than 25 years of service to gifted ed

Monday, June 10, 2024
After more than 25 years of teaching, collaborating, and administering in the field of gifted education, Laurie Croft, a clinical professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, and an associate director for professional development at the Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, is set to retire.
Guidance for Kosova's agriculture and ICT students: career-boosting extracurriculars

Guidance for Kosova's agriculture and ICT students: career-boosting extracurriculars

Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Agriculture and ICT (Information and Communication Technology) students in Kosova are receiving guidance on planning for and executing extracurricular activities to enhance their career development.
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McElroy-Heltzel’s research among International Journal of Psychology’s top cited articles

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Stacey McElroy-Heltzel, University of Iowa assistant professor of counseling psychology and researcher in the field of psychology, has garnered recognition for her work on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health.
Kosomo Career Prospects

Emerging ICT student clubs show talent and commitment for peer support

Friday, May 17, 2024
With USAID's support, eight student clubs were established in ICT and Agriculture fields across University of Prishtina, University of Peja, and University of Prizren. These clubs have garnered significant interest, with more than 300 students participating in events so far.
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Iowa Department of Education, University of Iowa announce new Iowa Reading Research Center director

Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Iowa Department of Education Director McKenzie Snow and University of Iowa College of Education Dean Dan Clay today announced Shawn Datchuk as the next director of the Iowa Reading Research Center.
Old Capitol Pentacrest Gold Flowers

Alumni awarded Fulbright awards to Asia

Monday, May 13, 2024
Alumni Margo Christensen and Fabian Ouellet-Pinto were awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Awards.
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COE faculty recognized for excellence in research

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
College of Education faculty members Leah Zimmermann and Hyesun You were bestowed with 2024 Meritorious Research Awards.
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Neal, Hoffman receive Collegiate Teaching Awards

Wednesday, May 8, 2024
College of Education faculty members Ted Neal and Lesa Hoffman were recently honored for their exemplary teaching and mentorship.