Jim Gorman presented I-CASE service award

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 25, 2013)—Jim Gorman, Northwest AEA director of special education, was recently recognized by the Iowa Council of Administrators of Special Education (I-CASE) with its Distinguished Service Award. The award, which recognizes individuals making significant contributions to programs and services for students with disabilities, was presented by...
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Iowa Core C-Plan Elements

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 24, 2013)—The attached document will help schools successfully write their Iowa Core Plan within the C-Plan. It is the Self-Study and Implementation Review Plan that Iowa Core Teams should use in evaluating where they are in the implementation of Iowa Core.
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ELL Networking Day: Nov. 18

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 23, 2013)—Educators who wish to help English Language Learners (ELL) are invited to learn about ELL strategies, loan-out materials, Book Flix and Britannica at Northwest AEA on Nov. 18 at the Sioux City office from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, please see the...
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What's Different About Teaching Reading to ELLs

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 14, 2013)—Lois Huffman from the Center of Applied Linguistics will present, "What's Different About Teaching Reading to English Language Learners-Strategies" on Oct. 30-31 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City and on Oct. 28-29 at Prairie Lakes AEA in Storm Lake. Seating is limited to 30 at...
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Accelerated ESL endorsement offered by Morningside College

As a service to Iowa school districts and teachers, Morningside College Graduate Program is going to offer a special accelerated version of our initial course for the ESL endorsement beginning 10/21/13. We have had several inquiries in the past two weeks from school districts who have hired, or need to...
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Classes available to become a substitute teacher

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 8, 2013)—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 middle school, junior high or high school for no more than five consecutive...
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Impacting Lives blog showcases AEA Services

View the latest Impacting Lives update at http://aeas4iowa.wordpress.com/ for stories about the many ways Iowa's AEAs are making a difference. In this issue, read more about the work being done to improve early literacy in Iowa as well as a check-in on a child that receives services from her local...
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2014 Centering on Centers Conference

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 1, 2013)—Save the dates of Jan. 24 and 25, 2014, for the 2014 Centering on Centers Conference. "Celebrate Children" will be held at the Sioux City Convention Center on those dates. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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