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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AEA PD Online: PD whenever and wherever you need it

Through AEA PD Online, your Iowa AEAs now offer four statewide online services. Educators can: • Take facilitated courses for license renewal and/or graduate credit (through our partners Drake, Morningside, and Viterbo) • Access and complete self-paced on-demand trainings and modules • View recordings or participate in live multimedia events...
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Project Based Learning conference to take place in June

Please see the attached flyer for "Deepening Your Understanding of PBL" to be held in Cedar Rapids at Grant Wood AEA on June 20 and 21, 2013. The flyer says this about the conference, "The two-day workshop will engage participants in learning the principles for designing, assessing and managing standards-focused...
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Broadening Our Horizons conference - June 6 & 7

Please see the attached flyer regarding a conference for parents, teachers, administrators, support staff and others who work with students who have a disability, including an emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorder. The conference will be in Sioux City on June 6 and 7. If you have questions, please contact Northwest...
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Workshops for Health/PE in July

Tom Spalla, a 40-year veteran teacher from Western Dubuque CSD, will be offering two workshops in July. One will be held in Omaha and the other in Des Moines. The 2013 workshop activities will include: cross curricular activities instant warm up activities fitness activities yoga Omnikin and more. Please see...
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Congrats to Sue Askeland on Women of Excellence award

Sue Askeland, speech-language pathologist, was recently nominated by Northwest AEA for the "Women of Excellence" awards held by Women Aware in Sioux City. Sue was one of six people who won an award. She was honored in the category of "Women Striving to Improve the Quality of Life." Congrats to...
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Annual Title I update meetings in May

Please see the attached flyer regarding the Annual Title 1 Update Meetings to be held on May 21 in Sioux Center from noon to 3 p.m. and on May 22 from 9 a.m. until noon in Sioux City. More information will follow.
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