Iowa AEA system advocates pave the way for excellence In December, Brent Siegrist retired from his former role as AEA executive director, but will continue to support the AEA system by focusing on legislative advocacy. This change offers the AEA system the benefit of Brent’s considerable background, knowledge and expertise...
Photo: Easton Prenger and Brooklynn Roder, of Mater Dei School in Sioux City, hold 3D prints of their customized gingerbread house designs next to their constructed houses. Jessica Van Holland’s seventh grade Pre-Algebra class at Mater Dei in Sioux City was served a tasty assignment of creating 3D gingerbread houses...
Vocabulary.com is one of the additional online resources purchased by Northwest AEA for our schools. I recently learned that Vocabulary.com has added an interactive game or as they call it a Vocabulary jam, where students can learn vocabulary words in a gamified environment. Instructions on creating a jam follow. Start...
To find all professional development opportunities at Northwest AEA, please go to the website and click on "Classes" at the top of the homepage. Mandt Training February 6, 2018, 8:00 AM Location: NWAEA - Sioux city https://staffdev.aea4.k12.ia.us/4DCGI/DL001292121804INV&* Mandt Recertification February 8, 2018, 8:00 AM Location: NWAEA - Sioux City https://staffdev.aea4.k12.ia.us/4DCGI/DL001392121813INV&*...
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. Some media sources require digital access subscriptions....
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, Regional...