Where did all the money go? We now have a major spending problem in the state of Iowa. Is it dumbfounding to me that we have been experiencing a positive growth in revenues ranging from 3.5 to 6.2 percent in the last four years; but, we are not able to...
"What we take for granted" was published on March 2, 2017, in The Jefferson Herald. It describes one thankful family's interaction with an AEA.
Multiple Copies Teachers and teacher librarians are often looking for multiple copies of a title. Northwest AEA does provide access to multiple copies of books. You’ll be able to find multiple copies of professional books for teachers, K-12 books for students, and digital copies of books that either have unlimited...
To see an up-to-date listing of all events, please look at the bottom left of Northwest AEA's homepage at www.nwaea.org. Apr 4 Beginning Steps Toward Cultural Competency Location: NWAEA - SIoux City Time: 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Apr 4 Journey to Excellence Year 1 Location: Denison Time: 9:00 AM...
Ag Science educators are invited to attend a regional network meeting on Tuesday, May 2, in Le Mars. Please see the flyer for more details.
Business, Marketing and Information Technology educators are invited to attend a regional network meeting on Wednesday, May 3, in Le Mars. Please see the flyer for more information.
We have rescheduled the Bruce Wellman workshop, "Leading Groups: Framing, Presenting, Collaborating, Facilitating" to May 1 and 2. Please see the attached flyer.
There will be a Secondary Literacy Symposium on June 20-21 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. Please see the attached flyer for more details.
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Many Area Education Agencies (AEAs) in the state of Iowa have been receiving questions regarding our immigrant and refugee populations. Attached you will find a resource for immigrant and refugee children that may be useful to your district and perhaps your students. Please share this information accordingly.
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 contact; 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...