Norene F. Daly

Honored by:Thomas Daly
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Norene F. Daly is professor and dean of the College of Education at Iowa State University. She began her career as an elementary and secondary teacher and has been an elementary school principal, district-wide reading coordinator and federal projects coordinator. She has served as a faculty member at Michigan State University and Wayne State University as head of the Division of Social Sciences and director of Teacher Education programs at Madonna University and as dean of the College of Education at Florida Atlantic University. She received her bachelors degree from Madonna University and master's specialist and doctoral degrees from Wayne State University. Dean Daly has served on state regional and national task forces commissions and comniittees in the areas of teacher certification funding for teacher education professional staff development and educational reform and has testified before Congress on behalf of the American Council on Education Dr. Daly has served as the chair of the USA-China Teacher Education Consortium represented the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) in Taiwan on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the China Ministry of Education traveled and lectured in the People's Republic of China as a Fulbright Scholar and has studied teacher preparation programs in Puerto Rico, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and Egypt.

She currently serves as the vice president for North America of the International Council on Education for Teaching. Dean Daly is a past president of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). She is a past chair of the Executive Board of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and has served as a member of the NCATE Board of Examiners. She is also a past president of the Association of Independent Liberal Arts Colleges for Teacher Education (AILACTE) and is currently a member of the board of the Holmes Group.

Dr. Daly's presentations and publications have been in the areas of multicultural education, reading education, adult education and teacher education. She consults with state higher education commissions departments of education, colleges and universities regarding teacher preparation progrwns. In the private sector she has served as consultant to American Telephone and Telegraph and other corporations. As a member of the Teacher Programs Council of Educational Testing Service in Princeton New Jersey she was involved in the development of the PRAXIS Series of Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers.

Norene F. Daly was the wife of Thomas R. Daly and the mother of Thomas A. Daly.