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Annual Budget Hearing

This is notice of the annual budget hearing for Northwest AEA. The budget hearing was held on January 22, 2024 at the Le Mars ESC (940 Lincoln Street, SW, Le Mars, Iowa), at 6:00 p.m. Click to view proposed 2024-2025 budget.


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How we help educators, students, and 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.

  • 2

    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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