Welcome to the Department of Curriculum and Instruction!
We are the academic home to elementary education, early childhood education, middle level education, instructional technology, literacy education and school library studies. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Department Head Dr. Robin Dada
We are pleased to welcome Robin Dada as our new department head! Dada has a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon and recently served as the College of Education dean at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates.
Carolyn Weber, assistant professor of elementary and middle level education, and Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of elementary education, were recently featured in a Vision of Education podcast on rural Iowa schools.
A generous donation from Scholastic Books, procured by assistant professor Nandita Gurjar, allowed the UNI African American Read In to donate books to 12 local schools' libraries. Cunningham Elementary School students were among the many students to benefit from the donation.
Four Waterloo students went to China to perform at the annual Hangzhou Citizens Leisure Festival, as a part of the International Young People’s Concert Group, in October along with Shuaib Meacham, associate professor of literacy education.
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