• MISIC director, Sue Beers, and MISIC team member, Ann Bartelt, presented a session at KVEC's 3rd National Micro-Credential Summit called, "Developing and Using Micro-Credentials as a Pathway to Improved Teaching".

News and Updates

Prepare Students NOW for the Next ISASP

Prepare Students NOW for the Next ISASP In the coming weeks you will be getting the results of your first ISASP. The new state assessment results will provide the opportunity for reflecting how well your instruction is aligned to the Iowa


Social-Emotional Learning Conference

Social-Emotional Learning Conference Do you want to help your students feel safe, supported, and nurtured? Join us on Monday, September 23 in Ankeny, to strengthen your skills in supporting the social-emotional learning needs of students and in helping yourself and


Social Studies Workshops – September 16-17

Social Studies Workshops** The workshops will focus on Social Studies vocabulary, writing to learn, instructional strategies for an inquiry-based lesson and strategies for ensuring success for every learner. Participants will build on their understanding of the inquiry process, compelling essential


MISIC: Members 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.