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Department of Special Education

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Title Date Summary
1 UNI's special education program; finding different ways to learn
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.4
1/1/2013 Profile of Dawn Kobolt, who is studying in the special education program; photo.
2 UNI receives grant from U. S. Department of Education
Public Relations News Release 2010:111, p.1
10/25/2010 The Department of Special Education received $260,413 from a grant aimed at helping states provide personnel for students with special needs. A new teacher preparation program will improve services and learning for children with disabilities.
3 Price Laboratory acquires Center for Disability Studies
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.1
1/15/2010 An interdisciplinary effort will draw on the skills of people in several fields. Students with disabilities will benefit from the newly formed Center; photo.
4 UNI Department of Special Education professor earns national recognition
Public Relations News Release 2008:357, p.1
2/19/2009 Deborah Gallagher, professor of special education and co-chair of the Disability Studies in Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, led the SIG in developing and instituting guidelines for the annual conference.
5 UNI hosts panel for fathers with disabled children
Public Relations News Release 2001:227, p.1
11/30/2001 A special panel of fathers with disabled children will help students in the field to hear first-hand feedback about teaching techniques.
6 Special $1.5 million grant awarded to UNI
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 98:21, p.3
11/13/2001 Grant money will go to help graduate students in the Department of Special Education pay for their schooling.
7 UNI receives $1.4 million grant to train special education personnel
Public Relations News Release 2001:179, p.1
10/25/2001 The Special Education Department received a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education.
8 Special education department receives government grant
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:4, p.1
9/10/1999 Grant totalling $500,000 over three years will be used to place technology in students' homes.
9 UNI's Department of Special Ed receives grant
Public Relations News Release 1999:26, p.1
9/1/1999 A grant of nearly $500,000 will put technology in the homes of families with disabled children and will establish a National Institute of Technology for Inclusive Education.
10 UNI's Department of Special Ed receives grant
Northern Iowa Today 28:1, p.8
9/1/1999 Receives $500,000 to put technology into disabled children's homes.
11 Working to increase the number of special education teachers
Public Relations News Release 1997:409, p.1
7/23/1998 Shortage of special education teachers has recently surfaced.
12 University of Northern Iowa to sponsor conference on educational policy November 15
Public Relations News Release 1995:104, p.1
10/24/1995 Douglas Biklen will be the featured speaker a conference on inclusion at UNI.
13 Grant will provide graduate assistantships
Campus News Network 5:16, p.2
4/24/1995 Department of Special Education will receive $100,000 for each of next three years.
14 New academic and administrative heads take over
Northern Iowan 91:7, p.3
9/16/1994 Profiles of Sandra Alper, new head of Department of Special Education; Barbara Hetrick, new head of Department of Biology; and Lewis Harden, new head of Student Health Center.
15 New colleagues, familiar faces to guide programs
Campus News Network 5:1, p.2
9/6/1994 Brief biographical sketches of new department heads; photo.
16 New school year brings new faces to campus
Northern Iowa Today 22:2, p.3
9/1/1994 Brief biographical sketches of new directors and department heads; photo.
17 UNI begins fall semester with six new administrative and departmental faces
Northern Edition 2:17, p.6
8/31/1994 Four department heads and two administrative heads named: Sandra Alper is head of Special Education; Barbara Hetrick is head of Biology; Michael Waggoner is head of Educational Administration and Counseling; John Butler is acting head of Comm. Studies.
18 Three university department heads resign
Northern Iowan 90:35, p.3
2/8/1994 Professors Hall, Thakur, and Thompson resign as department heads; will return to teaching; biographical sketches.
19 Anton completes Support Skills Training Program at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:156, p.1
10/29/1993 Shelly Anton completes the Support Skills Training Program.
20 Donnelly completes Support Skills Training Program at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:155, p.1
10/29/1993 Kristine Donnelly has completed the Support Skills Training Program.
21 Waitman completes Support Skills Training Program at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1993:153, p.1
10/29/1993 Deb Waitman is now trained to prepare consultation and resource personnel in the schools to perform the helping role to teachers.
22 Two UNI graduate students receive Stanley Butler Reeves Readings Scholarships.
Public Relations News Release 1988:201, p.1
12/7/1988 Alice Holdiman and Sandra Baade received the scholarship and both are master's candidates I reading education. Reeves, a retired school administrator and teacher from Clinton School District.
23 Special Ed. Dept. wants to expand
Johnson--Curt (Student--1990)
Northern Iowan 85:21, p.11
11/8/1988 A look at directions in special education.
24 Northern Iowa College of Education selects 1986-87 faculty award winners
Public Relations News Release 1987:161, p.1
12/3/1987 Awards for teaching, scholarship, and professional services are given to Professors Jody Stone, William Waack, William Stainback, and Susan Stainback. Elizabeth martin heads the COE Faculty Awards Committee.
25 UNI Merchant Scholarship application deadline March 1
Public Relations News Release 1987:216, p.1
2/13/1987 Bachelor's degree graduates report to Marion Thompson of the Department of Special Education for their application for the Merchant Scholarship. The scholarship was dedicated to Professor Frank Ivan Merchant and his sister, Kate Matilda Merchant.
26 Report lists top MA degrees
Northern Iowan 81:53, p.1
4/26/1985 Excerpts from report on graduate study at UNI; total of 231 master's degrees granted in 1983-1984; 26 degrees in special education and 24 MBAs top list.
27 Requirements changed
Witt--Nancy (Student--1985-1988)
Northern Iowan 81:36, p.8
2/19/1985 Department of Special Education announces proposed changes in its master's degree program.
28 Understand to accept
Northern Iowan 81:6, p.13
9/21/1984 A look at the work of the Department of Special Education.
29 Special Education
Old Gold 0:0, p.27
6/1/1979 The Department of Special Education provides professional training for students working with children and youth displaying behavioral, learning, retardation, and multiple handicaps; photo.
30 Special Ed. new dept.
Northern Iowan 75:5, p.13
9/15/1978 Formerly part of Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Professor Thompson talks about the new department.
31 Department special ed. to meet demands
Northern Iowan 74:54, p.7
4/28/1978 New Department of Special Education will be created out of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.
32 Special Education program for children
Northern Iowan 67:37, p.6
3/9/1971 Student teachers learning about special education children.
33 Announce new summer faculty at ISTC
Public Relations News Release 1960:420, p.1
5/22/1961 Professor William C. Lang announces new members of the summer faculty for the departments of social science, history, humanities, mathematics, library science, art, psychology, and education.
34 ISTC to conduct summer program for mentally handicapped
Public Relations News Release 1960:342, p.1
4/12/1961 The Malcolm Price Laboratory School hosts a summer program for mentally handicapped children ranging in age from nine to thirteen. The children will be instructed by college students under the supervision of Professor Harry Beck and Mrs. Olive Bradfield.
35 Spring is the season for conferences at the college; Teachers and administrators can choose from three of them next weekend, April 13-14
Public Relations News Release 1950:290, p.1
4/3/1951 The conferences are Putting audio-visual materials to work, The Iowa Business Education conference, and The Mathematics conference. Three other conferences will be held this weekend: Special Education, Science, and Hearing and Speech.

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