Research

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 research-related requests.

Research request

Iowa State faculty and students who are 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: Request research form

Submit to: Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk, administrator, Child Development Laboratory School, 1352 Palmer, HDFS Building, 515-294-7478

Deadline: A least two weeks prior to the starting date

ISU student requests for teaching-related projects

Students who are interested in developing a course-related project with children in the laboratory school should complete the Request for Authorization to Conduct Teaching-Related Projects form. 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, 1352 Palmer, HDFS Building, 515-294-7478

Deadline: At least one week prior to the starting date

Recruiting families

Persons who are interested in recruiting families from the Child Development Laboratory School for research or projects should complete the Request for Authorization to Recruit form. 

Form: Recruit Request 

Submit to: Ms. Jen Van Ryswyk, administrator, Child Development Laboratory School, 1352 Palmer, HDFS Building, 515-294-7478

Photo/videotape request

Persons who are interested in taking photos or videotaping at the Child Development Laboratory School should complete the Photo/Videotape Request form. 

Form: Photo/Videotape Request

Submit to: Lab School parent coordinator

Deadline: At least one week prior to the date