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News and Updates
Margaret Buckton discusses allowable ESSER uses with MISIC Members. In a Zoom meeting on May 12, MISIC partnered with Margaret Buckton from ISFIS to share some great information about the allowable uses of ESSER III monies and how those monies
Iowa Testing Programs and Pearson have additional openings for educators to participate in the ISASP Writing Rangefinding event next week (Tuesday 1/18-Thursday 1/20). Rangefinding is a great activity for meeting Iowa educators and discussing student writing, and participants contribute directly
It was great to see many of you on the MISIC Quarterly Meeting on Friday! If you missed the meeting or want to share any of the information with others in your district, you can now view the complete meeting or
MISIC is committed to helping schools develop and deliver education that is based on equity for all students, families, and staff. MISIC works to prepare and support school staff through the development of materials and resources that are free from bias and that promote teaching and learning to meet the needs of all students, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, religion, and sexual orientation. We believe that all students and staff deserve to learn in an environment that values the identity and respects the needs of each individual student and staff member. MISIC is committed to a vision of education that is compassionate and supportive and that helps build a future of hope for all.
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.