Executive Director of the School Administrators of Iowa (SAI) Roark Horn will be joining the University of Northern Iowa College of Education faculty in fall 2022 as the Pomerantz Endowed Professorship in Educational Excellence and instructor of superintendency.
A team of three University of Northern Iowa faculty members have been awarded a one-year grant of $66,682 from the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program to participate in a Noyce Capacity Project that aims to address the national need to develop an Elementary Master STEM Teacher Leader program in Iowa.
Teach Waterloo, a partnership forged between the University of Northern Iowa and the Waterloo Community School District, will receive $100,000 in funding from John Deere Waterloo Operations. This is to support the Teach Waterloo mission to grow and diversify the local educator workforce.
The University of Northern Iowa is hosting a day-long conference for the UNI community and professional colleagues involved in teaching, counseling, social work and school psychology that will focus on introducing the practices of compassion, empathy and mindfulness in schools.