College of Education Stories & News

Ellen Shay with her husband's award alongside family, Peter H. Reynolds and actors from "Dot Dot Dot: A New Musical."

Remembering Terry Shay: A special honor for International Dot Day pioneer

Award-winning author Peter H. Reynolds presented an honor to the family of the late Terry “TJ” Shay for his work as the founder of International Dot Day.
Teachers at the Child Development Center

Child Development Center earns NAEYC re-accreditation

The UNI Child Development Center has earned another five years of accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
UNI Overseas Teaching Fair

UNI Overseas Teaching Fair connects educators to schools around the world

University of Northern Iowa’s Overseas Teaching Services will host the world’s oldest in-person international recruitment fair this weekend.
18th UNI African American Read-In

Literature and arts in spotlight for 18th UNI African American Read-In

More than 3,000 first-graders from across Iowa will join the 18th African American Read-In hosted by the UNI College of Education.
Special Education Law Workshop

Workshops focus on special education law & ethics

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Educators seeking to add to their understanding of legal and ethical standards for providing special education programs can earn graduate or undergraduate credit by attending workshops this spring and summer at the University of Northern Iowa.

Fall 2023 UNI graduates

Meet the fall 2023 Panther grads

It’s almost time for the class of fall 2023 to walk across the stage at Commencement and get their diplomas.
Free Graduate Application Week

University of Northern Iowa offers Free Graduate Application Week

Use code GRD24 from December 3-10, 2023 on the UNI admissions website.
Tubbs Teaching Conference

Sixth Tubbs Teaching Connections explores inclusivity with an LGBTQ+ focus

The 2023 Bill and Linda Tubbs Teaching Connections puts the spotlight on “LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Education."
College students in a classroom listening to a lecture

UNI joins national network to support doctoral students from historically underrepresented communities

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – University of Northern Iowa has been selected as a Holmes Scholars Institution, a designation reflecting a program of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) which supports students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in doctoral programs in education. 

Kellen, Dylan, Karly and Marcus Schneeberger

UNI tradition runs deep for Schneeberger family of educators

For students who attend the Clinton School District, chances are they’ve had, or will have, at least one of four UNI-educated siblings as a teacher.