Session will focus on managing student behaviors

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (June 19, 2018)—Educators are encouraged to save the date for Terrance M. Scott, Ph.D., who will present, "High Probability Strategies for Managing Student Behaviors: Classroom Management and Escalating Behaviors," on Nov. 20 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City from 8:30 to 3:30. This session will provide an...
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Fortieth edition of Harvest student publication

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (May 17, 2018)—Congrats to all of the students who were selected to be published in the 40th edition of Northwest AEA's "Harvest" student publication. Thank you to Junior League of Sioux City for providing a grant so that these books could be printed and distributed to each...
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One month left to register for the Autism Symposium

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 27, 2018)—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...
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IDEA Part B Parent Survey – 2017-18

Last year the Iowa Department of Education asked your District to share the IDEA Part B Parent Survey and they would like for you to do that again. A follow-up email will be shared next week, but until then please see letters below and share with your Parents. Part B...
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Northwest AEA announces winners of the sixth-grade math contest

Photo (Left to Right): Winning teams of the Northwest AEA sixth-grade math bee are Orange City Christian and Le Mars Middle Team A. SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 16, 2018)—Trevor Fischer from Le Mars Middle Team A placed first individually and led his team to a championship in this year’s sixth-grade...
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Iowa's AEAs... Did you know we did all that?

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 9, 2018)—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...
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Area schools recognized for PBIS efforts

Photo: Dr. Tim Grieves, chief administrator of Northwest AEA, congratulated Iver Mettler from Kinsey Elementary in Sioux Center during the PBIS Forum last month. SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 3, 2018)—Congratulations to the 14 schools in Northwest AEA being honored for their Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) implementation efforts for...
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Register for the 2018 Our Kids Summer Institute

Register Now for the14th Annual Our Kids Summer Institute for Educators and Administrators of English Learners “Speaking for All Learners” will be held on June 12-13, 2018from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at North Polk High School. PK-12 educators will have the opportunity to network with other educational professionals, discover...
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Dr. Dan Cox selected to lead Northwest AEA

Photo: Dr. Dan Cox SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 26, 2018)— The Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) board of directors has extended an offer to Dr. Dan Cox for the position of chief administrator beginning on July 1, 2018. The board will meet this week to accept the contract for Dr....
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