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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.  

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Thursday, June 13 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
English Learners in Iowa: Effective Services and Programming

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Practical responses for serving English Learners in your school and district. This session includes “From Entrance to Exit” topics, supports for EL students in the universal tier of instruction, and integrating EL services in an MTSS.

*This session is repeated at 2:45-4:15

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Pam McDonnell

Consultant, Iowa Department of Education
Pam McDonnell is the English Language Acquisition and Immigrant Education consultant in the Bureau of School Improvement for the Iowa Department of Education.  Pam has been working in the field of education for more than 30 years, 25 of those years, she has worked with English learners... Read More →
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Jen Adams

Education Program Consultant, IDOE
Jen Adams is an Education Program Consultant in the Bureau of School Improvement for the Iowa Department of Education. She is a school psychologist and MTSS enthusiast, keenly interested in student outcomes and teacher supports. In her work with early warning systems, she often hears... Read More →

Thursday June 13, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm CDT
  Subgroups, K-12
  • Conference Type General Session
  • Session Type Professional Learning