In the March Edition of the DE's Each and Every Child, read how Forest City High School and Charles City High School incorporates technology designed to give hands-on experience and a wealth of different career options. The goal? To ensure hard-to-fill, good-paying jobs have a ready-supply of job candidates who in the past were often overlooked.
Heartland AEA has many different standards they hold themselves too. They assist schools in determining student’s needs, they develop collaborative community relationships, they establish a shared direction, they implement actions to meet goals, and also report progress toward goals. On top of those things, they also anticipate and respond to school and AEA staff needs for professional development. It's important to Heartland AEA that their professional goals align with Heartland's goals. Their service support incorporates adult learning theory, and support improved teaching.
Heartland AEA strives to assist districts and schools in improving student achievement by providing effective assessment and instructional practices that support a challenging curriculum. Part of this work is by supporting student learning through the Iowa Core, a legislatively mandated set of academic expectations for all Iowa K-12 students. Heartland AEA staff work with district and school educators to develop ways to best teach students then help measure the effectiveness of the curriculum and instruction through a system of assessments. Curriculum, instruction, and assessment services for school addresses, at a minimum, reading, language, arts, mathematics, and science. They include support in establishing standards, collecting and analyzing student achievement and learning climate data, and using this information to improve student learning.
Ankeny Community Schools is unified in its commitment, passion, and vision so every learner is prepared to achieve a lifetime of personal success.
Ankeny Community School District does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, physical attributes, physical or mental ability or disability, ancestry, political party preference, military affiliation, socioeconomic status, or familial status. Inquiries or grievances may be directed to Kenneth Morris, Jr., Equity Director, 306 SW School Street, P.O. Box 189, Ankeny, IA, 50021-0189, (515) 965-9600, email@example.com; or the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA, 50319-0201, (515) 281-4121; or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661
NOTICE: THE ANKENY COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT COMPLIES WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA), IOWA CIVIL RIGHTS ACT (ICRA), AND SECTION 504 OF THE REHABILITATION ACT IN ENSURING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY EQUAL TO THAT OF THEIR NONDISABLED PEERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DISTRICT’S PROGRAMS, BENEFITS, AND SERVICES, INCLUDING THOSE DELIVERED THROUGH ELECTRONIC AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. FOR REQUESTS OR INQUIRIES REGARDING ACCESS TO THE DISTRICT’S WEBPAGE OR ANOTHER ELECTRONIC RESOURCE, PLEASE CONTACT THE DISTRICT’S COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER, SAMANTHA AUKES AT 515-289-3950 OR SAMANTHA.AUKES@ANKENYSCHOOLS.ORG. INFORMATION ON HOW TO REACH THE DISTRICT’S SECTION 504/EQUITY COORDINATOR AND APPLICABLE GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES ARE AVAILABLE HERE.