Request forms

All requests for teaching-related projects and research requests are coordinated through the Lab School administrator, Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk. Refer to the following information and forms for requests.

Research request

Iowa State faculty and students interested in conducting research in the Child Development Laboratory School should contact Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk, who will review the procedures and proposed study.

Form: Research request form

Submit to: 
Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk, Director
Child Development Laboratory School
1352 Palmer Building
2222 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1084
515-294-7478

Deadline: A least two weeks prior to the starting date

ISU student requests for teaching-related projects

Students interested in developing a course-related project with children in the laboratory school should complete the form linked below. Approved projects will be supervised by the head teacher in the specific program.

Form: ISU student requests for teaching-related projects 

Submit to: 
Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk, Administrator 
Child Development Laboratory School
1315 Palmer Building
2222 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1084
515-294-7478

Deadline: At least one week prior to the starting date

Recruiting families

Complete the following form if recruiting families from the Child Development Laboratory School for research or projects interests you. 

Form: Recruiting participants request 

Submit to: 
Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk, Administrator 
Child Development Laboratory School
1352 Palmer Building
2222 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1084
515-294-7478

Photo/videotape request

Complete the following form if taking photos or videotaping at the Child Development Laboratory School interests you. 

Form: Photo/video request

Submit to: Kimberly Venteicher, Lab School parent coordinator
Child Development Laboratory School
0351 Palmer Building
2222 Osborn Drive
Ames, IA 50011-1084
515-294-3040

Deadline: At least one week prior to the date