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Welcome to the first annual June Institute for Schools at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Iowa!  

We hope you find what you need across this 3-day event focused on supports in the areas of literacy, mathematics, social-emotional-behavioral well-being and mental health, subgroups, and culture/climate! This site is for all attendees to have access to presenters and session materials.  This is not where you register.    

Please note that registration must be completed within the AEA Registration System, and that special sessions are pre-registration only. Registration links for the Conference and Special Sessions are located HERE.

*General Sessions, as well as session descriptions may change; additional general sessions may be added.  Session materials will be posted prior to the conference.  

Pre-Conference PDF Agenda
General Conference PDF Agenda
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April Pforts

Iowa Department of Education
State Supervisor of Mathematics/IDE Mathematics Consultant
Des Moines, Iowa
April Pforts came to the Department as the math consultant from Mount Pleasant Community School District, where she was an instructional coach and a teacher.  While working in Mount Pleasant, April was a member of the State Network of Education, a team which contributed resources for the Smarter Balanced Assessment.  April’s Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration is from the University of Iowa.

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