A Day at the Hill: Central Lee, Fort Madison, & Wayne Student Showcases

On Tuesday, February 13, students, teachers, & administrators from Central Lee, Fort Madison, & Wayne joined Iowa's AEAs, IASB, & SAI at the Iowa State Capitol for a Day at the Hill.
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Central Lee

Central Lee Schools | Student Work-Based Learning
Central Lee Schools is committed to bridging the gap between the classroom and industries in Lee County by ensuring all students graduate with the employability skills and experience needed to succeed in college and career pathways. In high school, students participate in four years of purposefully planned academic experiences, hands-on career development activities, and specialized career preparedness opportunities. Stop by and hear more about how Central Lee works locally with industries and their community college to provide programs that fit the needs of their students.
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Fort Madison

Fort Madison Schools | Restorative Practices
Schools are at the heart of Iowa communities and play a crucial role in the development of our students. This Iowa school district is committed to reversing the school to prison pipeline by teaching and using restorative practices, a conflict resolution method that fosters community by promoting relationship building and problem solving. Fort Madison Middle School is incorporating restorative practices into their school to help students develop the relationship building and conflict resolution skills they need to become successful members of our communities.
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Wayne Schools | Capturing Kids Hearts
Wayne Schools is using Capturing Kids' Hearts (CKH) to help students build safe and meaningful connections with their peers, teachers, and administrators. Their focus on creating a safe and welcoming learning environment has resulted in increased levels of student success. For their success, Wayne Schools was selected as one of 19 districts across the country to be recognized as a 2023 Capturing Kids’ Hearts National Showcase district. Wayne High School administrators, teachers, and students will be at the Capitol to share more about the CKH program, what it looks like, and how it has positively impacted school culture.