Iowa 1:1 Institute has ended
The Iowa 1:1 Institute exists to:
  • Help the Midwest’s 1:1 districts learn from each other about innovative teaching, learning, and administrative practices that are occurring in their districts;
  • Build excitement and ‘buzz’ around 1:1 laptop computing initiatives in the Midwest; and
  • Help others who are interested in 1:1 computing learn more about how to get started and be successful.
The institute is open to anyone interested in 1:1 laptop computing initiatives in P-12 schools, whether they currently are working in such a program or just want to learn more.  
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Lou Ann Gvist

Board Development Director
Des Moines, IA
Lou Ann Gvist has been a Board Development Director for the Iowa Association of School Boards since 2004. In her role, Lou Ann designs curriculum content and facilitator guides that serve as the foundation for her to facilitate workshops with board and superintendent teams on requested topics, helping boards thrive while advocating for all students. Lou Ann has been active in public education for over 30 years, first as a public school teacher in Tempe, AZ; Las Vegas, NV; and Ames, IA, where she also served in the curriculum department. Prior to joining IASB, Lou Ann was a school improvement consultant for Heartland AEA.

Lou Ann earned a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University and Masters of Elementary Education from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Her passion is ensuring all children experience deeper learning every day in their classrooms and helping boards foster a culture of innovation and excellence.