Compete in the STEM Hub KidWind Challenge

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 2, 2014)—Students in fourth through twelfth grades are invited to participate in the Northwest Iowa STEM Hub KidWind Challenge on March 8 at Western Iowa Tech Community College. Teams must consist of one to 10 students with an adult coach (teacher or parent), and they create...
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Northwest AEA offers class to become short-term substitute teacher

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 2, 2014)— 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 individual to substitute in a middle school, junior high or high school for no more than five...
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Camp High Hopes registration brochure available

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 2, 2014)--Camp High Hopes offers respite waiver approved camp sessions to waiver and non-waiver campers with disabilities. Each day is designed to offer a fun, safe, and adaptive recreational environment for people with disabilities, their friends, and families. High quality programs include experiences in archery, canoeing,...
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Phyllis Yager Memorial Diversity Teaching Award

Phyllis Yager received a Master of Arts in 1953 and a doctorate in 1983 from the UI. She is the late wife of Science Education Professor Emeritus Robert E. Yager, who also received a Master of Arts in 1953 and a doctorate in 1957 from Iowa. Phyllis Yager devoted her...
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Are you ready for an 'extreme leadership adventure'?

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 12, 2013)—Northwest AEA and ISU Extension and Outreach will present "Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure" facilitator training on Jan. 23 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. Ricochet is an experiential education program designed to teach youth leadership and communication skills while meeting their need for fun...
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Workshop to focus on student engagement

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 12, 2013)—Dr. Jerry Valentine, professor of educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Missouri, will present, "Instructional Practices Inventory: Improving Student Engagement in the Classroom" on Jan. 28 at River Valley High School in Correctionville from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The IPI process:...
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Coble and McAlpine elected to Northwest AEA board

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 12, 2013)—Two northwest Iowa citizens were recently elected to the Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) board. Glen Coble replaced Tom Bruegger in District 6 and Mike McAlpine stepped in for Adella Hulstein in District 2. Coble will serve District 6, which includes the school districts of...
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