Skip to main content
Heartland Area Education Agency Print Header
Main Content

Capitol View & AEA Collaboration Leads to Leaps in Literacy - Watch the Video!

When just 23 percent of the kindergartners at Capitol View Elementary in Des Moines were hitting their literacy benchmarks, educators at the diverse 600-student school knew they needed help. Enter Heartland AEA. Through a year-long effort focused around literacy, professional development and instructional coaching for teachers, Heartland AEA and Capitol View staff collaborated to move 89 percent of the kindergarteners to proficiency by the end of the 2014-15 school year.

© 2018 Heartland AEA 11. All Rights Reserved.