Become a certified paraeducator

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 25, 2013)—Paraeducator certification is a process by which persons can obtain in-depth training, and be recognized for successful completion of that training through a state-recognized program. The paraeducator certification is not required by law, but may be required by local school districts. Northwest AEA is offering...
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Bullying and equity training opportunities in the fall

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 25, 2013)—Two Learning Support trainings have been scheduled this fall by Northwest AEA personnel. Olweus Jump Start will be held on Aug. 27 in the Sioux City Northwest AEA building. The objectives are to assist schools in preventing bullying behaviors; identify "hot spots" and interventions; investigation...
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State archaeologist rep to speak at the Loess Hills Prairie Seminar

Lynn M. Alex, Education and Outreach Program Director with the University of Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist, will travel to Onawa on Friday, May 31, to speak at the Loess Hills Prairie Seminar. Her presentation, "The Recent Magic of Loess Hills Archaeology," begins at 7:30 p.m. at West Monona...
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Northwest AEA Board approves five-year plan

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 18, 2013)—The Northwest Area Education Agency Board of Directors recently approved a five-year Comprehensive Improvement Plan (attached) for the agency. The plan was submitted to the Iowa Department of Education. The plan is created from data analysis, survey responses, reports and feedback given during the state's...
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Parents: We needs the services of Iowa's AEAs

All of Iowa’s AEAs have received letters of support from parents who are grateful for the services their children have been provided by AEA staff. For this month’s "Impacting Lives" update at http://aeas4iowa.wordpress.com/, we are sharing some letters we’ve received. Thank you to all who have showed support to the...
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Apply for an ESL Endorsement scholarship

To: All Educators and Administrators within NWAEA From: Sherri Anderson, NWAEA Consultant for English Language Learners Subject: ESL Endorsement Scholarship Application Dear Educators and Administrators: Northwest AEA is offering two ESL Endorsement Scholarships to help assist and encourage teachers in acquiring their ESL endorsement. An ESL endorsement requires 18 hours...
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Annual Loess Hills Prairie Seminar set for May 31 - June 2

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (April 12, 2013)—The Loess Hills Prairie Seminar is sponsored annually by Northwest Area Education Agency for educators, students, park and conservation persons, community leaders, and citizens. It's held in the Loess Hills Wildlife Management Area northeast of Onawa. The seminar is a living memorial to its founder,...
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