Math

Program Overview

Heartland AEA Math Team Vision

The mathematics consultants at Heartland AEA believe that every educator can and will prepare all students to be confident mathematicians, positively impacting an ever-changing global society as productive problem solvers.

Heartland AEA math consultants will support effective mathematics instruction that is guided by a clear set of content and practice standards. This is achieved through a balance of mathematical skills, concepts and applications and research-based instructional practices that emphasize explanation, justification and number sense to stimulate curiosity, inquiry, joy and deep understanding of mathematics. We are committed to supporting educators and systems so they can ensure access to Iowa Core grade-level mathematics and engaging learning for all students.

Areas of Support

Heartland AEA provides a variety of supports to help schools and teachers enhance student understanding and achievement in the area of mathematics. Services include consulting, coaching, collaboration and professional development in the areas of mathematics curriculum, instruction and assessment. Heartland AEA mathematics consultants emphasize the importance of Iowa Core mathematics, conceptual understanding, problem-based learning and differentiated instruction in their work with teachers, teacher-leaders and administrators.

Important Contacts

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Erika Buckner

Erika Buckner

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

Districts: Des Moines

John Butz

John Butz

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

Districts: Carlisle, Indianola, Interstate 35, Knoxville, Martensdale-St. Marys, Melcher-Dallas, Norwalk, Pella, Pleasantville, S.E. Warren, Twin Cedars

Hanna Hollamby

Hanna Hollamby

  • Curriculum Consultant - Math

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

Sarah Miller

Sarah Miller

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

Districts: Johnston, West Des Moines

Emily Rash

Emily Rash

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

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

Diane Royer

Diane Royer

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

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

Katie Scholl

Katie Scholl

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

Districts: Des Moines

Barb Sersland

Barb Sersland

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

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

Molly Sweeney

Molly Sweeney

  • Curriculum Consultant-Math

Districts: Ankeny, Saydel, Urbandale

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