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Leading the Iowa Standards Workshops – Level III – January 26

The date for the Level III Workshop is Thursday, January 26th at the Courtyard by Marriott in Ankeny.    Please register by Friday, December 2 if you plan to attend the Level III Workshop.   Click here to register for


Additional Date for SBAC Workshop Now Added – November 14th, 2016

Leading the Iowa Standards – Workshop Series 2016-17 The SBAC Workshop on November 15th is now full. We have added an additional date for this workshop on Monday, November 14th at the Courtyard in Ankeny.   Click here to Register


MISIC: Impacting Students; Improving Curriculum

We exist to support district leaders and teachers in building their confidence and capacity to design and deliver on a curriculum that prepares students for their futures.

In addition to teaching and learning materials, the consortium offers its members schools several different workshops on using data to create changes in classroom instruction. Consortium members are involved in helping build better testing system and instructional practices in statewide as well as national efforts. Members work closely with AEA personnel to impact instructional practice and to help teachers make informed instructional decisions.