Upcoming Events

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UNI Education Summit-Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Practices: Challenging Systemic Inequity and Injustice in Education and Health  

  • Date: November 11 - 12, 2019 

  • Description: UNI’s Education Summit titled, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Practice: Challenging Systemic Inequity and Injustice in Education and Health is designed for education and health care providers or educators; PK-12 teachers, parents, and students; community members; education leaders; university faculty, staff and students; faith leaders or organizations, and policymakers. The Education Summit will explore research, practices, and polices that underpin our current education and health care systems. This Summit will feature presentations and panels, interactive workshops, and dialogue sessions led by experts from Iowa and the nation.

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  • Register for the 2019 UNI's Education Summit at the following link.


Past Events

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Systems Mapping Workshop 3


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Redefining Educator Preparation in the United States


11 july 2019

Systems Mapping Workshop 2

  • Date: July 11, 2019

  • Location: Hawkeye Community College Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center

  • Description: This workshop continued facilitating an important discussion regarding the forces driving current inequities within our community and working towards the goal to implement transformative change. 

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Systems Mapping Workshop 1

  • Date: June 26 - 27, 2019

  • Description: This workshop facilitated an important discussion regarding the forces driving current inequities within our community. In order to implement a transformative change, it was important that a systems thinking approach was utilized. This approach allowed community members to gain a better understanding into how we uniquely experience similarities and differences in the environments we navigate.

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18 june 2019

Re-calibrating Federal Roles in Educator Preparation


28 october 2018

National Advisory Council Inaugural Annual Meeting

  • Dates: October 28 - 29, 2018

  • Description: The Center for Educational Transformation (CET) held its Inaugural National Advisory Council (NAC) Meeting to discuss and inform Phase II of the CET. This event was comprised of (1) presentations on the changing demography of Iowa and UNI students, (2) Phase I of the CET, (3) selected CET-funded research projects, and (4) a review of the CET’s vision and mission and research and development priorities. Going forward, the CET and the NAC will work together to identify promising areas of research and development in the field of PK-20 education in the U.S. 

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