Community Engagement

Institute for Educational Leadership

The Institute for Educational Leadership, a unit of the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa, has as its primary mission to promote the improvement of elementary, secondary, and post-secondary education throughout Iowa. To fulfill this mission, the IEL serves as a catalyst for:


  1. Informed dialogue on educational issues impacting schools of Iowa, the region and nation
  2. Developing collaborative relationship with individuals and/or organizations external to schools
  3. Educational policy development