About Us: A Unique Focus

A unique focus

Based on a strong foundation in the humanities and noted emphases in leadership and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, the School of Education brings the best ideas from around the world to life.

Join us in our quest to optimize learning opportunities for people throughout the lifespan - and around the world.

Among the many education specialties at Iowa State that stand among the nation’s best are:

  • STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education)
  • Instructional technology
  • Leadership
  • Diversity
  • Social justice
  • Student affairs
  • Community college leadership

Programs by the numbers - and points of pride (PDF)

  • Did You Know?

    Three ELPS students — Gabe Barela, Valerie Guerrero, and Aja Holmes — have been elected to the Directorate Board of the Commission for Social Justice Educators, a commission of the American College Personnel Association-College Student Educators International.