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Oct. 18, 2011
Media advisory: Jason Glass to participate in UI College of Education panel discussion Oct. 21
What: The University of Iowa College of Education Speaker Series and Panel Discussion titled "Iowa's Future: Navigating the Waters of K-16+ Education."
Who: Jason Glass, director of the Iowa Department of Education, will be the keynote speaker, followed by a panel discussion with these UI College of Education participants: Nick Colangelo, director of the UI College of Education's Belin-Blank Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development; Ronald Felder, clinical professor in the UI Department of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies; Margaret Crocco, dean of the UI College of Education, who will speak in her capacity as a faculty member in the UI Department of Teaching and Learning; and Cathy Welch, of Iowa Testing Programs and also a professor in the UI Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations.
When: From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.
Where: Jones Commons, third floor of the UI Lindquist Center.
Why: The College of Education Speakers Series Committee, a group comprised of graduate students in the College of Education, organizes this series designed for UI College of Education students, faculty, and staff to discuss and explore relevant topics in education.
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MEDIA CONTACTS: Tiffany Stoner-Harris, doctoral candidate, Counselor Education and Supervision Graduate Assistant, Department of Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, 302-269-0256,; David Bills, Associate, Dean, College of Education, 319-335-5383,; Lois J. Gray, University News Services, 319-384-0077,