Articles from 2017


Celebrating Student Success: Jessica Klein

Friday, October 20, 2017
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.

Ali leads in new role as associate dean for research

Thursday, October 19, 2017
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...

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Jason Dandoy

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
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...

Ted Neal helps students learn about science, become exceptional leaders

Monday, October 16, 2017
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.

Helping veterans, Latinos in rural communities

Thursday, October 12, 2017
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...

William Liu honored with Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Erin Flynn

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Erin Flynn (BA ’12 Elementary Education). Flynn works as a first-grade teacher and Content Cluster lead at the National Teachers Academy in Chicago Public Schools. She has been part of Chicago Public Schools for the past five years, and has worked at the National Teachers Academy for the past three, teaching kindergarten and first grade....

Eboneé Johnson helps train the next generation of counselors

Monday, October 9, 2017
Eboneé Johnson, new assistant professor in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling/Counselor Education and Supervision, seeks to train the next generation of counselors through her student-centered approach to education.

Alumni and friends gather to celebrate at the 2017 Homecoming Breakfast

Monday, October 9, 2017
Fun was had by all at the College of Education's 2017 Homecoming Breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 7.

'Where Do You Work?' Wednesday: Abby Noelck

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Happy “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Abby Noelck (BA ’13 Spanish with a minor in Linguistics, and certification in Secondary Education and Foreign Language Education).