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A reminder to complete the ESSA June Institute EVALUATION for both Day 1 and Day 2!

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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Ryan Wise

Iowa Department of Education
Director
Des Moines, IA
Dr. Ryan Wise was appointed Director of the Iowa Department of Education by Governor Terry Branstad in July 2015 and was reappointed by Governor Kim Reynolds in January 2019. In September 2017 he was named Policy Leader of the Year by the National Association of State Boards of Educations. He is a South Dakota native and has worked in education at the local, state, national and international levels. Wise began his career as a high school history teacher in Mississippi and Nebraska before moving to his home state of South Dakota to launch and lead Teach for America on the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Reservations. Wise also worked to eliminate educational inequity around the world as one of the founding staff members of Teach for All, a global network of education entrepreneurs. Wise earned a doctorate in education leadership from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Creighton University.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, June 12
 

9:00am CDT