Premier Magazine, Fall 2019

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Premier is published for University of Northern Iowa College of Education alumni, friends, faculty and staff.

Premier Fall 2019 Featured Stories 

From the Dean: Hello … and Farewell

National Champion, Future Teacher 

Elementary education major Drew Foster looks back on a special moment in history for UNI and for this future teacher-to-be.  

Hip Hop Literacy: A Rhythmic Road to Learning 

Waterloo students find their own groove to learning through the combination of reading, writing and music.  

New Partners, A Shared Legacy 

From origins in physical education to a potpourri of programs, tradition and new opportunities come together with the formation of two new departments. 

What's New? 

2+2: Masters in Perseverance

A partnership between UNI College of Education and Des Moines Area Community College supports an alternative path for educator preparation. 

Institute for Educational Leadership: Learning and Leading with Character

An array of educational leadership offerings supports administrators and school boards in communities across the state. 

Welcome to EPFLS
Skaar Advocates for School Psychology

Teach Waterloo: Role Models for the Future

Teach Waterloo works to diversify the teaching workforce while helping para-educators achieve their dreams to teach. Read more: 

Center for Educational Transformation: The Intersection of Health, Education and Culture

The Center for Educational Transformation moves forward with a broadened focus. 

From Des Moines to Limpopo

Sarah Hanson (B.A. ‘16)

Informal Education: Where Fun and Learning Converge

Becky Wolfe (B.A., ‘01)

Class Notes
A Renewed Spirit in Advising
Celebrating Excellence
News and Notes

Foundation News: Live Purple, Give Gold 

Strottman Scholarships Continue to Make Impact