On behalf of myself, the Northwest AEA Board of Directors and all the staff at Northwest AEA, we would like to welcome all of you back to a new school year…and a new opportunity to serve our students! A unique aspect of being an educator is that we get to...
When asked about the progress of their 10-month-old daughter Brooke, parents, Amy and Jason, repeatedly sing the praises of Northwest AEA's Early ACCESS employees. "I firmly believe that AEA's services are a huge part of why our daughter is exceeding all initial expectations by her physicians," expressed Amy. "All of...
To view courses, classes and workshops, go to "Professional Development/Conferences/Workshops" on the Northwest AEA homepage. DL001392121211 Mandt Recertification Aug 23, 2011 Sioux City Sioux City Office EC002992121203 Creative Curriculum GOLD Birth-Kindergarten Child Assessment Aug. 29, 30, & 31, 2011 Sioux City Sioux City Office SU000440681201 Substitute Authorization Aug. 31, Sept....
Northwest Iowa Leadership Academy is pleased to have Kevin Honeycutt on the following days: Sept. 27 at the Starlite Best Western in Fort Dodge Sept. 28 at the Western Iowa Tech in Cherokee Sept 29 at the Convention Center in Sioux City Participants in this sessions will be immersed in...
In July, the Iowa Department of Education released “Rising To Greatness: An Imperative for Improving Iowa’s Schools.” The report suggests that our results have stagnated while other states have accelerated, and presents us with a challenge: “…Our success in improving our schools begins by confronting the reality that something must...
Iowa Code requires all eighth grade students to create their high school course plans with I Have A Plan Iowa (IHAPI). Ninth through eleventh grade students must expand on their plans each year, too. Northwest AEA is pleased to offer a beginner introduction to IHAPI for those new to the...
Northwest AEA announces its equity conference workshops to be held this fall. All workshops are held at the Sioux City office from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There is no cost and lunch is "on your own." Graduate credit and licensure renewal are available: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18 Equity & The...
General education, special education, reading and ESL teachers are invited to attend "Interdisciplinary Vocabulary Development Using the Rule of 3." The workshop will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Central Baptist Church in Sioux City. Linda Ventriglia-Navarrette is an author who has a...
Titles listed below are a sampling of resources new to the AEA within the past 30 days. PLEASE NOTE: In order to better serve you and update the technological capabilities of our current catalog, Northwest AEA is in the process of changing the media catalog. We’re still making a few...
Iowa AEA Online is a virtual library that provides access to 12 high-quality, web-based resources for accredited public and non-public PreK-12 schools. There are a few changes to Iowa AEA Online this year. Changes took effect on August 1. Some new resources have been added and some are no longer...
Jason Glass’ Push for More Centralization in Education http://blogs.desmoinesregister.com/dmr/index.php/2011/08/04/jason-glass-push-for-more-centralization-in-education/ Branstad enlists school administrators help in push to transform Iowa schools http://easterniowagovernment.com/2011/08/03/branstad-enlists-school-administrators-help-in-push-to-transform-iowa-schools/ Students With Disabilities, Health Issues Bullied More Often http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/speced/2011/08/students_with_disabilities_or.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter You can count on this: Math ability is inborn http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2011-08/jhu-ycc080811.php State budgets on the mend, but outlook for K-12 unclear...
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; 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 Facilitator 712/222-6021...