Brinkert commended for boardsmanship

Northwest AEA board member Roger Brinkert was honored on Nov. 17 as IASB presented him with a certificate for completing the IASB Better Boardsmanship requirements. DES MOINES, IOWA (Dec. 7, 2016)—At the Iowa Association of School Boards’ (IASB) 71st Annual Convention on Nov. 17, Northwest AEA board member Roger Brinkert...
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English Language dates for 2016-17

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 1, 206)—English Language educators will find important dates for testing, training and more here for the 2016-17 school year. Please contact Sherri Anderson, educational consultant, if you are new to the ELPA21 training and assessment this year. She can be reached at 712/225-2568 or sanderson@nwaea.org. This...
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Northwest AEA Board honors Dr. Rice for service, welcomes Jorgensen

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 1, 2016)—Dr. Bob Rice was commended for his dedication and loyalty to Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) at the group’s board meeting held last month. After serving on the board for 19 years, Dr. Rice decided to retire and was replaced by Ron Jorgensen, who is...
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The Promise of Iowa

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Nov. 17, 2016)—The Iowa Association of School Boards unveiled a new campaign today during their annual convention to highlight the great students and educators in our state. "The Promise of Iowa" is a campaign that demonstrates how Iowa is preparing all kids for future success; and the...
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Northwest AEA offers class to become short-term substitute teacher

Northwest AEA offers class to become short-term substitute teacher AEA is approved provider for state-recognized certification program SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 24, 2016)— Northwest AEA is an approved provider for several state-recognized certification programs that support school activities. One of these programs is substitute authorization. The Substitute Authorization allows an...
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Broadening Our Horizons: A day for students

Wednesday November 9, 2016 - Sheldon Community Center - Sheldon, IA or Thursday November 10, 2016-Western Iowa Tech Community College - Sioux City, IA Meet Alex Watters from Sioux City Iowa. Alex will be the keynote speaker at the Broadening Our Horizons events We will start the day with a...
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Leading with Conversations

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 5, 2016)—On Nov. 11, district and building administrators, along with teacher leaders, are invited to attend "Leading with Conversations" presented by Steve Barkley. The event, which is at WIT in Cherokee, is hosted by the Northwest Iowa Leadership Academy, a partnership between Northwest AEA and Prairie...
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Coaching workshops offered

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Sept. 27, 2016)—Administrators and instructional coaches are invited to attend, "Principals and Instructional Coaches Working Together Using Strengths-Based Coaching to Build Teacher Capacity in a TLC Framework." There are separate dates for administrators and coaches. The presentations will be made at Boulders Event Center in Holstein. Please...
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Visible Learning Institute and Deep Equity Seminar

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Sept. 23, 2016)—John Hattie’s work has fundamentally changed what we know about what works in education. Through a partnership with Corwin, Heartland AEA is pleased to bring the Visible Learning Institute to Iowa's schools. The Visible Learning Plus program includes a three-part foundational series of seminars in...
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Public input sought on Every Student Succeeds Act

The Iowa Department of Education For Immediate Release: Sept. 20, 2016 For More Information: Staci Hupp 515-281-5651 staci.hupp@iowa.gov Public input sought on Every Student Succeeds Act DES MOINES – Iowa Department of Education leaders will hit the road this fall as part of a statewide tour to gather public input...
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