Iowa Department of Education Director Dr. Ryan Wise visited the Marshalltown Community School District on April 25.
Wise visited district leadership as well as four schools including Rogers Elementary School, Woodbury Elementary School, Marshalltown Learning Academy and Marshalltown High School.
Dr. Wise met with dozens of students and staff and talked about a wide range of topics.
Dr. Wise learned about the data wall at Rogers and visited third grade and kindergarten classrooms.
Dr. Wise was informed of the dual language program at Woodbury Elementary and saw a classroom of the program in action.
Students and staff talked about a recent underwater robot project and also students’ ability to earn college credit while attending high school.
Dr. Wise visited the Biomedical Science class as part of Project Lead the Way at MHS.