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2019 Spring Family Conference Presentations

2019 IESBVI Spring Family Conference Guardianship

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2019 Summer Camp Registration is Open!!

Summer Time Fun - Something for Everyone

Sports.  Gaming.  Nature.  Cooking.  Shopping.  Primping. Socializing. Swimming. Boating. Arts & Crafts.    Our summer programming blends excitement, education, and enjoyment.  This year, we will host five residential camps and six regional day camps across the state.  Watch your mailbox and/or inbox for the full brochure.  Can't . . .

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Meet Sam the Ram - IESBVI Mascot

We would like to introduce everyone to - Sam the Ram, the IESBVI Mascot!! The winner of our "Name the IESBVI Mascot" was Susan Rolinger, our Director of Extended Learning. Since Susan is ineligible to win, the sweatshirt will be a door prize at the IESBVI Spring Family Conference, which will be held in Des Moines at the Downtown YMCA on April 6th. Thank you to everyone who participated in the contest!

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Wrestling and Cheerleading Clinic December 5th, 2018

Clinic at ISVI for Cheerleaders and Wrestlers

On December 4th, 2018 the IESBVI Cheerleaders, wrestlers,and  Mascot traveled to Jacksonville, IL to participate in a clinic  at the  Illinois School for the Visually Impaired.  This clinic helped prepare teams for the  upcoming NCASB wrestling and cheerleading conference event in January, 2019.  The staff and students  had a great  time!     

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IESBVI's Superintendent Earns National Honor

     Two special schools employees, who are both based at Iowa School for the Deaf (ISD) in Council Bluffs, were honored nationally last month for their professional contributions. Gwen Woodward, western Iowa regional director for Iowa Educational Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (IESBVI) and Steve Gettel, who serves as dual superintendent for ISD and IESBVI, were recognized at the . . .

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IESBVI Welcomes New Teachers for 2018-19 School Year

Welcome Ashley Furhman Dougherty, TVI Keystone AEA I am originally from Waukon, Iowa.  I recently graduated from Clarke University in Dubuque with my Bachelor of arts in elementary education and a special education endorsement.  I am very passionate about teaching and look forward to my journey as a TVI.   Welcome Carrie Spellmeyer, TVI Prairie Lakes AEA I have taught early . . .

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