Tim's Farewell... This will be my last blog for Northwest AEA. I have been blessed to have had a long career in education, serving as a teacher for preschool, kindergarten, second-grade, and third-grade; a preschool director; an elementary principal; an associate superintendent; a special education director; a superintendent; and, now...
Photo: Dr. Tim Grieves, chief administrator of Northwest AEA, congratulated Iver Mettler from Kinsey Elementary in Sioux Center during the PBIS Forum in March. Congratulations to the 14 schools in Northwest AEA being honored for their Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) implementation efforts for the 2016-17 school year (107...
In an effort to share more information about the role that Iowa's AEAs play in education, a redesigned website was launched with a new video, too. The website focuses on families, educators and community partners so that they can learn how to access services. The video explains many of the...
One of the things the AEA’s have tried to do when purchasing online resources is to work together to do statewide purchases. In this way, all students and teachers in Iowa have equitable access to the same core group of resources while keeping costs for purchasing these resources low. Iowa...
COMING SOON! Northwest AEA's registration system will be unavailable beginning April 30 through early May 13. We will be transitioning to a new Statewide AEA Professional Learning Registration System. During that time period, registrations cannot be made online. You may register by mail or fax only. Please click for the...
Northwest AEA, the Siouxland Autism Support Group and the Family Educator Partnership will host the Autism Symposium on June 7 and 8 at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City. The training will focus on strategies for students of all ages in the areas of social thinking in the...
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...