The School of Education uses an online account-based application called Canvas to administer Key Assignments, student teaching evaluations, and manage program data. Collecting data through Canvas provides an efficient and accurate way to track program requirements and generate reports for state accreditation and continuous improvement. A Canvas account is provided to all Buena Vista University students, faculty, adjunct faculty, cooperating teachers, and university supervisors free of charge. 

Questions regarding Canvas should be addressed as follows:

  • Account Usage, Training, & Technical Support (SL & GPS): Leah Schimmer, Teacher Education Data and Assessment Manager, Email -, Phone - 712.749.2156.
  • Training & Program Inquiries (GPS): Angela Hunter, Regional Education Program Coordinator, Email -

Username/Password Issues - Contact 2FIX at (712) 749-2FIX (2349).

See the following links for additional information regarding Canvas -