Education Students Attend Capitol Day

February 10, 2020

On February 5, Grand View education students attended the Iowa Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (IACTE) Day at the Capitol.

The day included a breakfast and visit with legislators, visit to chambers, a discussion about celebrating civics and education, background information on the legislative branch, lobbying, a meeting with Melissa Peterson (Government Relations Specialist, Iowa State Education Association), a visit with Senator Janet Petersen, past and recent bills, a session on how do I get involved, a tour and meetings with their senator or representative. The day concluded with a visit from representative Ruth Ann Gaines.