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Signs of Suicide (SOS): Suicide prevention curriculum for students

Signs of Suicide (SOS) is an evidence-based youth suicide prevention program for middle and high schools. SOS raises awareness about the importance of mental health, empowers students to recognize warning signs, and teaches them how to seek help for their friends.

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  • LMEliason Family Foundation Board makes another large gift to Northwest AEA in memory of Logan Eliason

  • SOS Signs of Suicide: Suicide prevention curriculum for students

  • Space Settlement Design Competition open to schools within Northwest Iowa

How we help educators, students & families

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    Accelerate children’s learning and development

    Iowa’s AEAs provide educational equity for all Iowa children with emphasis on those with diverse learning needs.

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    Inspire educators to sustain superior learning outcomes

    Iowa’s AEAs provide professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

  • 3

    Innovate with schools to maximize system effectiveness

    Iowa’s AEAs provide economies of scale, and program and infrastructure supports.

  • 4

    Partner with community organizations

    Iowa’s AEAs provide expertise to healthcare and non-profit groups so that children who are experiencing delays can be evaluated by therapists and other specialists.

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44,938

students served by Northwest AEA

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32

private schools served by Northwest AEA

She’s more than just a speech therapist,
she has given our child a voice.