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State lawmakers update educators June 10 at UI-based institute

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- A group of state lawmakers will discuss the recent session of the Iowa General Assembly Tuesday, June 10 during a half-day seminar on legislative issues sponsored by the Institute for School Executives of the University of Iowa College of Education.

Senators Wally Horn, D-Cedar Rapids, and Michael Connolly, D-Dubuque, and Rep. Philip Wise, D-Keokuk, will take part in a panel discussion beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the University Athletic Club, 1360 Melrose Ave.

The lawmakers will be joined by Ann Molis, policy consultant of the Iowa Department of Education. The hour-long discussion will be followed by a question-and-answer period.

The panel discussion is part of ISE's annual Legislative Update Seminar, which begins with lunch at noon.

Sessions are open to the public, but require advance registration. Fees are $20 for members of ISE and $40 for non-members. Prices include lunch.

Sessions begin at 12:45 p.m. Bob Bowlsby, director of UI Men's Intercollegiate Athletics, will welcome conference participants at 1:15 p.m.

Mike Kortemeyer, superintendent of the Louisa-Muscatine Community School District, will moderate the panel discussion.

For more information, contact the Institute for School Executives at 335-5350.