Students in a teacher education class

Successful Alumni


Coe education graduates typically begin teaching the first semester after graduation. They can be found across the globe teaching a wide range of subjects to students of all ages.

Calvin Kragenbrink - graduated from Coe in 2017 with a degree in elementary education, and is currently substitute teaching in the Grant Wood Area Education Agency area.

Hannah Van Deusen graduated from Coe in 2017 with a degree in music education.  She is teaching instrumental music at Harding Middle School in Cedar Rapids, as well as teaching violin and viola at the Cedar Rapids Suzuki Academy.

Matthew “Luke” Sanders graduated from Coe in 2017 with a degree in music education.  While at Coe, he was founder and director of the Downtown Jazz Combo.  He is currently assistant band director at Waterloo West High School.

Paige Sears graduated in 2016 with a degree in physical education and ran for the cross country team.  She is currently teaching physical education at Clear Creek Amana.

Maria Angulo graduated in 2017 with a major in sociology, minors in Spanish and history, and her secondary teaching certification.  She is currently teaching Spanish at Iowa City High.

Emily Gasper graduated in 2017 with a major in history. She is teaching social studies at Culler Middle School in Lincoln, Nebraska.