The Ballard Education Foundation Breakfast is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 9, at Ballard High School commons area, from 7-8 a.m.


Tickets for the breakfast, at $30 each, raise funds to enhance and enrich educational experiences for students at Ballard. Tickets can be purchased online at: 22.BallardEdFoundation.org, or by calling Suzanne Askelsen at 515-689-6370.


The foundation supports current educational needs that focus on four areas: technology and learning, teacher innovation, facility improvements and curriculum enhancements.


During the breakfast, those attending will hear a special program highlighting Ballard educators. Featured in the morning’s program are special guests/speakers: Mike Manock (Ballard East principal), Kevin Brooks (South Story president), Ben McQuade (ninth-grade Global Issues teacher), and Ashley Hokel (second-grade teacher and Foundation Committee/board member).


Join community citizens, parents, businesses, teachers and alumni as we come together and continue our story of supporting our schools, educators and kids.