Posted on 05/31/2019 at 11:02 AM by Blog Experts

Dear EL Colleagues, The 2019 Iowa Culture and Language Conference will be here before we know it. ICLC will be...

Posted on 04/29/2019 at 09:52 AM by Blog Experts

Northwest AEA will be hosting a Title III Networking Day on May 17, 2019. It will be held at NWAEA...

Posted on 04/29/2019 at 09:46 AM by Blog Experts

All state-funded preschool programs in Iowa are required to administer the Teaching Strategies GOLD Child Assessment. The multi-domain, observation-based, curriculum-embedded...

Posted on 03/14/2019 at 11:34 AM by Blog Experts

The past couple of years working at Northwest AEA, I’ve received an increase in speech referrals for English Learner (EL)...

Posted on 02/11/2019 at 11:13 AM by Blog Experts

The following ELPA21 assessment trainings must be complete before assessing EL students. Trainings are available at https://training.aealearningonline.org ELPA21 Technology Coordinator...

Posted on 12/17/2018 at 09:47 AM by Blog Experts

The data has been posted by Education Week! The five most common native languages of English learners, in the United...

Posted on 11/26/2018 at 07:50 AM by Blog Experts

Do you struggle sometimes with determining whether or not an English Learner you work with has a true disability? How...

Posted on 11/09/2018 at 10:25 AM by Blog Experts

The Iowa Department of Education is announcing an opening for a new position supporting the English Language Proficiency Assessment for...

Posted on 10/15/2018 at 03:18 PM by Blog Experts

Dear EL Colleagues, Northwest AEA English Learner team members have been working hard on a website called English Language Learners....

Posted on 09/27/2018 at 01:13 PM by Blog Experts

Assumption #1: ELLs are homogeneous. Reality: Contrary to stereotypes, not all families of ELLs are Hispanic, poor, and/or uneducated. Assumption...