Articles from February 2024

Lauren Irwin poses with Jodi Linley outside The Englert after graduating from her doctorate program.

Lauren Irwin wins dissertation of the year award from the College Student Educators International

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
University of Iowa College of Education alumna Lauren Irwin was awarded the Marylu McEwen Dissertation of the Year Award from College Student Educators International.
Amira Nash teaching

U.S. Department of Education grant addresses teacher shortage, diversifies workforce

Thursday, February 15, 2024
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the UI College of Education a $1.26 million grant for a program that will partner with Iowa school districts, community colleges, and community partners. The program will support 40 high quality elementary teachers through coursework and field experiences, resulting in a Bachelor of Arts, a teaching license, and a K12 ESL endorsement in Iowa.
College of Education School Counseling Student

Social emotional learning inspires school counseling graduate student Ryan Frank

Thursday, February 8, 2024
Ryan Frank knew he wanted to bring social emotional learning into educational settings after his experience working with students for AmeriCorps. Frank worked at the non-profit Catherine McAuley Center as part of his AmeriCorps placement after he received his undergraduate degree in social work and Spanish from the University of Northern Iowa. 
College of Educations student studying by computer

UI College of Education’s online programs move up 14 spots in latest rankings

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
The University of Iowa College of Education’s online academic graduate programs have earned national recognition and are now ranked among the best in the country.
Mark McDermott speaking to group

In the News: McDermott discusses UI, Kirkwood partnership with DI

Friday, February 2, 2024
Kirkwood Community College students can now seamlessly transfer to the University of Iowa College of Education to obtain their elementary education licensure, due to a new articulation agreement between the two institutions.