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Heartland AEA offers a variety of services in the area of reading and literacy. Consultants provide the following:

  • School- and district-wide professional development,
  • Assistance with curriculum development,
  • Support for selecting materials,
  • Models of best instructional approaches and
  • Ongoing consultation in reading, writing, speaking and listening for K-12 students.

For more information or questions, contact one of our reading consultants:

Sheila Fay
(800) 255-0405 ext. 17117

Districts: Interstate 35

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Jeri Gustafson
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14636

Districts: Ankeny, Johnston, Saydel, Urbandale, West Des Moines

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Becky Hinze
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14561

Districts: Ames, Ballard, Boone, Collins-Maxwell, Colo-Nesco, Gilbert, Nevada, Ogden, Roland-Story, United

Tricia Kurtt
(800) 255-0405 ext. 16311

Districts: Carlisle, Des Moines, Indianola, Knoxville, Martsensdale-St. Marys, Melcher-Dallas, Norwalk, Pella, Pleasantville, S.E. Warren, Twin Cedars, Winterset

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Barb Shutt
(800) 255-0405 ext. 11269

Districts: Adel-DeSoto-Minburn, Dallas Center-Grimes, Perry, Van Meter, Waukee, Woodward-Granger

Kelly Sigler
(800) 255-0405 ext. 15020

Districts: Adair-Casey, Audubon, Carroll, Coon Rapids-Bayard, Earlham, Exira-EHK, Glidden-Ralston, Guthrie Center, Panorama, West Central Valley

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Janelle Thompson
(800) 255-0405 ext. 14026

Districts: Baxter, Bondurant-Farrar, Colfax-Mingo, Lynnville-Sully, Newton, North Polk, PCM, S.E. Polk


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