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

English Language Learning

Heartland AEA employs staff who are specifically tied to improving English language learner (ELL) and English as a second language (ESL) programming. These staff members help districts meet state and federal guidelines, provide professional development for educators, host regular advisory meetings and help advise on mini-grant opportunities to meet school and district needs.

For more information or questions, contact our ESL/Diversity Consultant:

photo of Janet Eichenberger Hiatt
Janet Eichenberger Hiatt
(800) 255-0405  ext. 14022

Districts: Ames, Ankeny, Ballard, Baxter, Bondurant-Farrar, Boone, Colfax-Mingo, Collins-Maxwell, Colo-Nesco, Gilbert, Johnston, Lynnville-Sully, Madrid, Nevada, Newton, North Polk, Ogden, Perry, PCM, Roland-Story, S.E. Polk, United, Urbandale, West Des Moines


Cindra Porter
(800) 255-0405  ext. 14344

Districts: Adair-Casey, Adel-DeSoto-Minburn, Audubon, Carlisle, Carroll, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Dallas Center-Grimes, Earlham, Exira-EHK, Glidden-Ralston, Guthrie Center, I-35, Indianola, Knoxville, Martensdale-St. Marys, Melcher-Dallas, Norwalk, Panorama, Pella, Perry, Pleasantville, Saydel, S.E. Warren, Twin Cedars, Van Meter, Waukee, West Central Valley, Winterset, Woodward-Granger


For additional information, visit:

© 2018 Heartland AEA 11. All Rights Reserved.