Hold an attitude of gratitude This is the season of Thanksgiving, a time to be thankful and to give. As educators, we enter our field with the primary purpose of giving back to society and helping students and their families. This can be a great time of reflection for us....
* This letter was sent to Northwest AEA staff. It has been reprinted with permission by Jennifer Carley, mother of Phoenix. The photo of Phoenix and Jennifer was submitted by the family. Dear Ms. Jungers & all Hunt Staff who have worked with Phoenix (which I'm sure is almost everyone),...
The new and improved AEA Media Catalog is ready and waiting for you! The online reservation system allows you to check out instructional resources located at Prairie Lakes AEA in Pocahontas, as well as from the Sioux City and Sioux Center locations of Northwest AEA, in a single search. The...
To learn more about professional development opportunities, go to the Northwest AEA website. WK015392121402 Ed Insight Training Dec. 12, 2013 Sioux Center Sioux Center Office EC002824571401 Creative Curriculum for Preschool Overview Dec. 13, Jan. 20, Feb. 3, Mar. 14, & Apr. 14, 2014 George George Elem EL004492121403 Autism Structured Teaching/TEACCH...
Please see the attached flyer regarding the 2014 Centering on Centers Conference, "Celebrate Children," on Jan. 24-25 at the Sioux City Convention Center.
Fierce Conversations would benefit and is open to anyone. This course provides a total of 30 hours of training required to receive two License Renewal Credits and may be used to meet Evaluator III training as required by the state. Susan Scott, author of Fierce Conversations – Achieving Success at...
In ancient Greece, every city and town had an agora--an empty space surrounded by buildings for meeting, for buying and selling, for looking for a job, or for watching the trials of criminals. Business men could make deals, banks would operate, and men could have their hair trimmed. Women collected...
Through AEA PD Online, your Iowa AEAs now offer four statewide online services. Educators can: • Take facilitated courses for license renewal and/or graduate credit (through our partners Drake, Morningside, and Viterbo) • Access and complete self-paced on-demand trainings and modules • View recordings or participate in live multimedia events...
Note: The articles compiled in this newsletter come from independent media sources who are solely responsible for their content. Northwest AEA staff did not participate in writing any of these articles and Northwest AEA does not necessarily endorse the content of the articles. ESL and Classroom Teachers Team Up to...
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: Tim Grieves, Chief Administrator 712/222-6001 or 712/722-4378 tgrieves@nwaea.org Cindy Baird, Region C...