Articles from October 2019


Where Do You Work? Wednesday: Kelsey Beurskens

Happy Wednesday Hawkeyes! This week we are excited to introduce another alumna, Kelsey Beurskens. Beurskens graduated from the College of Education in 2014 with a B.A. in Elementary Education. She also received endorsements in K-8 Reading and K-8 Language Arts, and received a Spanish minor. Originally from Marshalltown, Iowa, Beurskens now works as a third grade teacher and Teacher Leadership and...

Read our Annual Report 2018-19

Check out the University of Iowa College of Education's 2018-2019 Annual Report.

Sánchez awarded $1.35 million grant to address opioid epidemic

Jennifer Sánchez, assistant professor in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, received a $1.35 million federal grant to train students to help address the opioid epidemic plaguing rural communities.

UI awarded $1M grant to train students who speak ASL as vocational rehabilitation counselors

Thanks to a nearly $1-million-dollar federal grant received by the University of Iowa College of Education, individuals who are deaf or with hearing loss will be able to receive services from vocational rehabilitation counselors who speak American Sign Language (ASL).

Where Do You Work? Wednesday: Molly Cornelison

Happy Wednesday Hawkeyes! Today we are back with another “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday, and we are happy to introduce our alumna Molly Cornelison. Cornelison, from Van Meter, Iowa, graduated from the University of Iowa College of Education in December of 2018. She graduated with a B.A. in Elementary Education with endorsements in K-8 Reading and K-12 ESL. She is in her first year as a certified...

Johnson brings a passion for language and literacy

The College of Education welcomes Erika Johnson, a new assistant professor in Language, Literacy, and Culture.

UI College of Education Homecoming Tailgate Celebration 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended our College of Education Homecoming Tailgate Breakfast. Special thanks to The Silver Swing Band for providing entertainment and to our Hawkeye Teacher Student Ambassadors for their support.

In the News: Gifted Students With Autism Find An Intellectual Oasis In Iowa

Learn more about the Belin-Blank Center's work with twice-exceptional students in this National Public Radio story.

Faculty Spotlight

Jonathan Templin, the new distinguished E.F. Lindquist Chair in Measurement and Testing and Professor of Educational Measurement and Statistics, is building on the legacy of E.F. Lindquist.

Where Do You Work? Wednesday: Dawnelle Middlemiss

Guess what day it is…? It’s “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna Dawnelle Middlemiss (BS ’93 in Physical Education). Middlemiss inspires a passion for physical health and exercise in her students as a physical education specialist, a position she has worked in for 26 years. Middlemiss works at Val Vista Lakes Elementary School in Gilbert, Arizona. “I love teaching PE. Who else...