Sasso leaves legacy as 'irrepressible, irreplaceable’ force

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Gary Sasso, who dedicated more than two decades of his life to the University of Iowa College of Education as a special education professor and visionary leader, died on March 27, 2022. He was 71.
Alumna Mary Mascher meets with students at the Iowa State Capitol.

Mascher steps down from legislative leadership role after decades of service

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Alumna Mary Mascher stepped down from the Iowa House of Representatives at the end of the 2022, leaving a legacy of strong advocacy for education and literacy.

A memorial for Nohema Graber at Fairfield High School.

Prioritizing mental health in Iowa’s schools

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Learn how the Scanlan Center for School Mental Health is improving outcomes for Iowa’s youth and educators.

Faculty and staff 2021-22 Awards

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
College of Education faculty and staff garnered recognition and honors from our university, state, national, and international organizations.
Alumnus Jake Chung stands outside of East Maine School District 63 in Des Plaines, Illinois, where he serves as assistant superintendent of human resources,

Alumnus Jake Chung takes on new leadership roles

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Jhoon “Jake” Chung of Arlington Heights, Illinois, has recently taken on several new leadership positions with his career and the University of Iowa.

Class Notes 2021-2022

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
New jobs? Promotions? Special awards and recognitions? Read on, reconnect, and catch up with fellow alumni.
Professor Emeritus Don Yarbrough

Renowned measurement and statistics professor Don Yarbrough retires

Monday, September 19, 2022
After educating Hawkeye teachers and other professionals for almost 40 years, Donald Yarbrough, professor emeritus of educational measurement and statistics, has retired from the College of Education.
Associate Professor of Instruction Robert van Deusen

After helping develop the next generation of mathematics educators, van Deusen retires

Monday, September 19, 2022
Twenty-four years after receiving his doctorate at the University of Iowa College of Education, Robert van Deusen was presented with an opportunity to teach Elementary Mathematics Methods at his alma mater.
Hand holds up phone, with background of field. Isaac Hooley image on phone

Connecting rural Iowans with mental health care

Monday, September 12, 2022
The Telepsychology Training Clinic (TPTC) at the University of Iowa College of Education was created to serve rural communities and their unique needs, bringing comprehensive mental health care to rural Iowa towns.  
Black and white photo of Brian An

Scholars shed light on shadow education

Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Growing up, many children are told they must do well in school to be admitted to a good university and be successful. But, with shadow education, doing well in school is easier for families who can afford to pay.