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Best Practices in Social Studies Institute


Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 4:00pm

Register for the 2018 Best Practice in Social Studies Institute!

  • Date: June 20-21, 2018 (registration deadline: June 1)
  • Location: State Historical Museum/ Grand View University in Des Moines (exact locations to be shared at a later date) 
  • Featured Speaker: Dr. Tina Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte 

​​Registration is now open for the 2018 Best Practices in Social Studies Institute. This year's institute will focus on best practices in content, instruction and assessment in relation to implementing Iowa's new social studies standards. As always, this institute is free and open to any pre-service teacher, K-12 teacher, or to those who support social studies teachers.  

This year's institute will use the following format. When registering, participants will select to attend the elementary or secondary strand.

Elementary Strand

  • June 20 - Breakout sessions
  • June 21 - All-day workshop with Dr. Tina Heafner

Secondary Strand

  • June 20 - All-day workshop with Dr. Tina Heafner
  • June 21 - Breakout sessions

Additional Information 

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 20, 2018 at 9:48am.