Revised AEA survey will help determine future strategies In the fall of 2015, the AEA customer survey required by the State of Iowa was revised and revamped. Educators across the state were invited to evaluate the services provided by AEAs during the 2014-15 school year. In the revision, only one...
When Luke Vande Griend was two years old, his mom said he would speak only two words. Instead of using words, Luke would point to what he needed or wanted. Concerned with his limited vocabulary, parents Allison and Derek tried to work as best they could with Luke on his...
Northwest AEA Resources - Earth Day AEA Digital Library: BookFlix: The fiction book, Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback is paired with the nonfiction title, Recycle That by Fay Robinson. Both titles have a read along feature that highlights text as the book is being read. There is...
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Apr 5 - Apr 6 Classroom Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Location: Sioux City NWAEA Time: Apr 05, 2016 at 8:00 AM - Apr 06, 2016 at 4:30 PM Apr 5 - Apr 6 Building Literacy in Social Studies Location: Le Mars NWAEA Time: Apr 05, 2016 at...
Northwest AEA will offer a two-day autism training called "Classroom Strategies for Students with ASD" on April 5 and 6 in the Sioux City office from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. This training will focus on strategies to help students with autism thrive in K-12 classrooms.
How do we increase student achievement? The research is clear that teacher effectiveness is the number one determinant of student success. And every teacher, like every child, is unique and has strengths, weaknesses, goals, ambitions, gaps, and special qualities. On April 7, learn from award-winning principal and author, Pete Hall,...
Please see the attached flyer about this class.
Since the adoption of Iowa’s new science standards in August 2015, Iowa educators have been engaged in learning about the structure, foundations, and conceptual shifts of the new standards. To launch the second year of our four-year Iowa science standards implementation process, the Iowa Department of Education is sponsoring day-long...
If you are a teacher who needs extra services for a child or strategies for enhanced classroom teaching, check out the attached Northwest AEA Directory of Services. The directory is sorted by topics with contact information for AEA staff persons. We are ready to assist!
If you have any questions, issues and/or suggestions regarding student learning or school needs, please feel free to contact your AEA building contacts; Liz Determan, communications coordinator, at 800/352-9040, ext. 6003; or any of the following AEA leaders: Dr. Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.org Cindy Baird, Region...