Articles from October 2017

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Estrada-Hernandez takes the reins of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education Department

Associate Professor Noel Estrada-Hernandez has taken on a new leadership role as Departmental Executive Officer of the top-ranked Rehabilitation and Counselor Education (RCE) Department in the University of Iowa College of Education.
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Ted Neal helps teachers implement new science standards in Iowa

Ted Neal, clinical associate professor of science education, helped lead a session with 30 8th-grade teachers on how to best implement the Next Generation Science Standards. 
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Where Do You Work Wednesday- Alex Iosbaker

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumnus Alex Iosbaker (BA ’16 Secondary Education, All Social Studies Endorsement). Iosbaker is an at-risk social studies teacher at Muscatine High School in Muscatine, Iowa. This is his first year as a teacher. “My favorite aspect of teaching is the relationships I’m able to build with my students," says Iosbaker. “Although the content is...
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Triplett uses leadership experience to inspire future school administrators

Steven Triplett, a new clinical instructor in educational leadership, has served in a variety of leadership roles over the past three decades across the state of Iowa.
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Celebrating Student Success: Jessica Klein

Jessica Klein, a senior studying history and secondary education with a minor in political science, wants to bring her love of teaching and education back to her rural roots.
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Ali leads in new role as associate dean for research

Conducting robust and rigorous research is central to the University of Iowa College of Education’s mission. Saba Rasheed Ali was appointed as the Associate Dean for Research beginning July 1st to support this goal. Ali, a counseling psychology professor, says she is honored to take on this new leadership role to support the success of all faculty in their research endeavors. “I really see this...
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"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Jason Dandoy

Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Jason Dandoy (BA ’00 Elementary Education). Dandoy works as the Superintendent of Schools in the Turner Unified School District in Kansas City, Kansas. He has worked in the Turner School District for the past 12 years. Prior to this position, Dandoy has served as a school principal, director of student services, and assistant...
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Ted Neal helps students learn about science, become exceptional leaders

New Clinical Associate Professor in Science Education, Ted Neal, seeks to help students reach their goals of becoming excellent teachers through his work with climate science and professional development in the classroom.
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Helping veterans, Latinos in rural communities

Iowa veterans and Latinos in rural communities will have better access to mental health care thanks to a new $1.3-million-dollar grant received by the University of Iowa. The grant, “Integrating Behavioral Health into Rural Medicine,” is a new collaboration between the UI Counseling Psychology Program in the College of Education, the UI Mobile Clinic, and Grinnell College. Over the course of 4...
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William Liu honored with Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

William Liu, a counseling psychology professor and renowned scholar in the UI College of Education, was recently recognized with an Iowa Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence.