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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Coaching Authorization classes available

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 22, 2018)—Do you want to be an athletic coach? By taking a four-course sequence of classes you can earn a coaching authorization which will certify you to become a head or assistant coach in any sport, without having had prior college coursework. The four courses needed...
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Earn a Substitute Authorization

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 22, 2018)—Northwest AEA is approved provider for several state-recognized certification programs that support school activities. One of these programs is the substitute authorization. The Substitute Authorization allows an individual to substitute in a PreK-12th grade classroom for no more than five consecutive days in one job...
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The Adolescent Learner: Reach Them to Teach Them

A Northwest AEA secondary symposium will be held on June 20-21. Keynote presenters include Carl Turner, superintendent of Storm Lake CSD; April Pforts, state supervisor of mathematics at the Iowa Department of Education; and Leigh Bellville, instructional coach at Indianola CSD. Learn more about the event in the attached flyer.
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Elementary Symposium: Literacy Rocks!

A symposium featuring writing strategies, dyslexia, technology integration, connecting science in elementary literacy, Iowa Reading Research Center strategies and PRESS implementation will be held on June 18-19 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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