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Interventionist Heather Laake

Hello! My name is Heather Laake.  I love teaching and facilitating student growth!

Course:  8th and 9th grade Core Plus More (reading intervention and support)


  • I am originally from Davenport, Iowa. I graduated from Central High School in Davenport.
  • I have lived in Ankeny since 2004.
  • I have a B.A. degree in English (teaching) and M.A. degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from the University of Northern Iowa.
  • I have a Reading Endorsement from Drake University.
  • I began my teaching career at Northview Middle School in 2002.
  • Throughout my teaching career at Northview, I have taught English as a Second Language (ESL), 8th grade Literacy, and Reading (Core Plus More)
  • My husband and I have been married since 2004.  We have two children: Margaret and Glenn.
  • In my spare time, I enjoy attending my children’s activities, reading, volunteering, watching volleyball and softball, and camping.


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