Future Ready

Interested in Future Ready Topics? ​​Join the Heartland AEA Future Ready Network

Join your local colleagues to learn and share about all things Future Ready!

First Thursday of the month
9 – 11 a.m.
Join the meeting via Zoom

For past recordings and resources from network meetings, visit our Future Ready Google Site. For more information, contact Sue Schirmer, Professional Learning & Leadership Consultant.

Definition of College and Career Readiness in Iowa

Iowa students who are college and career ready have acquired the necessary knowledge, skills and strategies to be successful in post-secondary opportunities as demonstrated through multiple sources of evidence, including those generated by students.

College and Career Readiness Definition

Definition of College and Career Readiness in Iowa


5 Future Ready Strategies

Data

Ensure school leaders use Future Ready data sources to drive decisions

TransitionFuture Ready 5 Strategies

Improve postsecondary transition support services

Rigor

Improve instruction based on Iowa’s Academic Standards, competencies and 21st-century skills

Partnerships

Create partnerships to expand authentic, work-based learning opportunities

Relevance

Increase personalized, competency-based pathways to future-readiness

Important Contacts

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Sue Schirmer

  • Professional Learning & Leadership Consultant
T.J. Jumper

T.J. Jumper

  • Regional Administrator

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