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 (Feb. 14, 2019)— Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) is an approved provider for several state-recognized certification programs that support school activities. One of these programs is substitute authorization. The Substitute...
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Iowa Leadership Academy

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 11, 2019)—Iowa's Area Education Agencies are partnering with McREL to offer the Iowa Leadership Academy beginning in June 2019. The Iowa School Leadership Academy will give school leadership teams in-depth strategies and guidance from McREL's research- and evidence-based knowledge to sets of Balanced Leadership, What Matters...
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Gifted English learner workshop

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 8, 2019)—"Identifying & Teaching Gifted English Learners Workshop" will be held on April 3-4 in Cherokee ow.ly/iMpY30nDnn. The keynote speaker will be Nilda Aguirre, the deputy executive director for the National Association for Bilingual Education. Nilda is also the conference coordinator for the Iowa Culture and...
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AEA/school success: Guided Inquiry

Guided Inquiry learning is grounded in research and helps students develop strategies and competencies for deep learning from a variety of sources of information. Students gain competence as they work collaboratively in small groups. They see the boundaries of school life and real life blurring. Guided Inquiry is a preparation...
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Iowa AEAs and superintendents campaign for state support

Photo: Superintendents joined Dr. Dan Cox at the capitol to visit with legislators on Feb. 5, including Russ Adams, MOC-FV CSD; Steve Webner, Le Mars CSD; Ryan Kramer, West Sioux CSD; Kim Lingenfelter, Cherokee CSD; Ken Slater, River Valley CSD; Dan Cox, Northwest AEA; and Rod Earlywine, Sgt. Bluff-Luton CSD....
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Become a substitute teacher

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 5, 2019)—Northwest AEA is offering a substitute authorization class, which allows an individual with a baccalaureate degree to substitute teach in an elementary, middle school, junior high school or high school classroom for no more than five consecutive days in one job assignment at a time....
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Youth Mental Health First Aid sessions

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 5, 2019)—Youth Mental Health First Aid will be offered by Northwest AEA nine times from January through May: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1L46shyJopNg57lynjXRc5gnTZpT2knmI/view?usp=sharing Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems...
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K-5 Better Together-Science & Literacy Module 4 Day 1 Training

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 18, 2019)—Learn about best practices for supporting student use of reading, writing, speaking, listening, and viewing to promote students’ understanding of science core ideas/science standards. Learn more here: ow.ly/NquR30nmIYm ### With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Le Mars and Onawa, Northwest Area Education...
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Fierce Conversations training

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 17, 2018)—Fierce Conversations training will be offered on Feb. 12, March 18, April 10 and May 8. Based on the book written by Susan Scott, it is for anyone who wants to improve their conversations in their professional or personal environments. Please see the flyer for...
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The Stressed Out Classroom

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 17, 2018)—Elementary and secondary educators, with professional school counselors, are invited to a training titled, "The Stressed Out Classroom: Shifting Negative Patterns to Positive Mindsets" on Feb. 6-7 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. Benefits from this training can include: reduced stress and anxiety; reduced absenteeism;...
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