Articles from April 2021


In the News: Alumna named first Latina principal in Iowa City school district

College of Education alumna Maria Martin is the first Latina principal in the Iowa City Community School District where she leads Grant Wood Elementary School.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Daniel Schnall

Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! This week we are highlighting alumnus Daniel Schnall (MA ‘16 Higher Education and Student Affairs).

Langguth leaves a legacy of kindness, lifelong learning

After 24 years of working for the University of Iowa College of Education, teaching and mentoring thousands of students, Nancy Langguth, associate dean for teacher education and student services, will retire in the summer of 2021.

Yeomans seeks to empower her students through teaching math, life-long learning

Graduating senior Emily Yeomans has been selected as the student speaker for the College of Education’s Undergraduate Virtual Commencement and Teacher Education Program Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 13, at 4 p.m.

In the news: The UI and Iowa City need to recognize Autism Acceptance Month

The University of Iowa College of Education's REACH program and the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling and Counselor Education's Academic Life Navigator program were recently mentioned in the Daily Iowan discussing ways to support autistic students.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Ethan Valentine

Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! Meet alumnus Ethan Valentine (M.A, ‘15 and Ph.D. ‘18 Educational Psychology).

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Martha Kirby

Hello Hawkeyes! Happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! Meet Alumna Martha Kirby (M.A. ‘97 Counselor Education, College Student Development program.) 
Dusty Persinger

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Dusty Persinger

Happy “where do you work?” Wednesday! This week, we want you to meet alumna Dusty Persinger (MA ‘19 Educational Policy and Leadership Studies.)