Mike Beranek was elected vice president of the ISEA in April 2012 and reelected to a second term in April 2015. A third-grade teacher at Western Hills Elementary School in West Des Moines for 29 years, Mike has served as the ISEA’s representative on the NEA Board of Directors 2009 to 2012. He’s been active in the association as a member of the ISEA Executive Board and numerous other committees. Mike is a member of the Commission on Educator Leadership and Compensation, ISEAâs representative to the Iowa Reading Resource Center (IRRC), and a member of the State Data Longitudinal System Advisory Committee. Mike was the proud recipient ofÂ the Disney American Teacher Award for 2001, being cited for his innovative classroom projects and activities.