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The University of Northern Iowa will celebrate American Education Week, Nov. 17-23, with a series of related events throughout the community. This year's theme is 'Making Public Schools Great For Every Child.'

'It's an excellent opportunity for UNI to highlight its strong tradition of teacher education, and to share that tradition with young students across the Cedar Valley, 'said Stacey Christensen, community outreach manager at UNI.

UNI faculty, staff and students will emphasize education through presentations at area schools. They are listed below.

Monday, Nov. 18

8:30 a.m. 'If it is to be, It's up to Me' speech at Malcolm Price Laboratory School

Vergestene Cooper, data tech III, (319) 273-6818

9 a.m. Positive Rap Music at Cedar Heights Elementary School

Gloria Kirkland-Holmes, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, (319) 273-2007

11 a.m. 'If it is to be, It's up to Me' speech at Irving Elementary School

Vergestene Cooper, data tech III, (319) 273-6818

Tuesday, Nov. 19

9 a.m. Young People's Dance Theatre, presentation at Lowell Elementary School

Cynthia Herndon, associate professor, HPELS, (319) 273-6866

1 p.m. UNI Readers at Lowell Elementary School

UNI student-athletes

1 p.m. 'Skies of Northern Iowa,' presentation at Cedar Heights Elementary School

Michael Roth, assistant professor of physics, (319) 273-7336

Wednesday, Nov. 20

9 a.m. 'Fractions for the Pharaohs,' presentation at Cedar Heights Elementary School

Joel Haack, professor of mathematics, (319) 273-2170

9 a.m. Young People's Dance Theatre, presentation at Lowell Elementary School

Cynthia Herndon, associate professor, HPELS, (319) 273-6866

12:45 p.m. Positive Rap Music at Lowell Elementary School

Gloria Kirkland-Holmes, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, (319) 273-2007

1:30 p.m. UNI Readers at Lowell Elementary School

UNI student-athletes

2 p.m. Positive Rap Music at Cedar Heights School

Gloria Kirkland-Holmes, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, (319) 273-2007

Thursday, Nov. 21

9 a.m. Young People's Dance Theatre at Orange Elementary School

Cynthia Herndon, associate professor, HPELS, (319) 273-6866

9 a.m. 'If it is to be, It's up to Me,' speech at Orchard Hill Elementary School

Vergestene Cooper, data tech III, (319) 273-6818

1 p.m. 'Skies of Northern Iowa at North Cedar Elementary School

Michael Roth, assistant professor of physics

1 p.m. UNI Readers at Cedar Heights Elementary School

UNI student-athletes

Friday, Nov. 22

9 a.m. 'If it is to be, It's up to Me' speech at Cedar Heights Elementary School

Vergestene Cooper, data tech III, (319) 273-6818

11 a.m. Positive Rap Music at Orange Elementary School.

Gloria Kirkland-Holmes, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, (319) 273-2007