Written by Jon Sheldahl, chief administrator at Great Prairie AEA Photo from http://media.gq.com/photos/581b282f1d9350ec3ee3787f/3:2/w_880/cubsworldseriers.jpg Only one other time have I used my blog space to share someone else’s thoughts and ideas. Jon Sheldahl, chief administrator at Great Prairie AEA, was the composer, and I see him as one of the best...
Northwest AEA offers many professional development opportunities for early childhood professionals. One is called, “Preschool Classroom Strategies for Student with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)/Behaviors.” Akron-Westfield Preschool teachers Theresa Brent and Annie Bartels Solberg attended this class this past August, which was taught by Sara Klingensmith and Jessica Niles, early childhood...
In addition to the online digital resources Northwest AEA Media provides, we continue to purchase materials that are physically delivered to schools. We have a large collection of K-12 books. We continue to add to our playaway collection as well. Playaways are one of the most popular media formats and...
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. Dec 1 Teacher Leader Network Location: Denison Dec 1 Journey to Excellence Year 2 Location: Sioux CIty NWAEA Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Dec 1 Teacher Leader Network Location:...
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The Iowa Association of School Boards unveiled a new campaign last week during their annual convention to highlight the great students and educators in our state. "The Promise of Iowa" is a campaign that demonstrates how Iowa is preparing all kids for future success; and the fact that Iowa education...
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...