Northwest AEA announces winners of the sixth grade math contest

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 26, 2012)—Albert Pham from North Middle placed first individually and led his team to a championship in this year’s sixth grade math contest sponsored by Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) in Sioux City. Philip De Groot from Sioux Center Christian and the West Lyon Middle Team...
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Annual Title I update meeting

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 20, 2012)—Save the date for the annual Title I update meeting to be held on May 14 in Sioux Center and May 16 in Sioux City. More details will follow. Please call Teresa Murray, instructional coach, at 712/433-2071 ext. 3517 with any questions. An attached flyer...
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Northwest AEA customers encouraged to provide feedback on services

To: AEA Customers From: Sharon Hawthorne, AEA Accreditation Lead Subject: Statewide AEA/DE Customer Survey Date: February 24, 2012 You are invited to participate in the 2011-2012 statewide AEA/DE Customer Survey. This web-based survey provides an opportunity for you to provide valuable feedback regarding AEA services. The web-based survey should take...
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National History Day winners move onto state competition

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 13, 2012)— This year’s regional National History Day invited northwest Iowa students to research topics related to the theme, “Revolution, Reaction, Reform in History.” The annual event was recently held at Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) in Sioux City where 215 students participated. The theme “provides...
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Northwest AEA accreditation documentation added to website

Northwest AEA has recently added its accreditation documents to the agency's website at: /en/aea_accreditation/ Iowa's Area Education Agencies are accredited every five years. Chapter 273.9 of the Code of Iowa provides authority for the State Board of Education to set standards and procedures for the accreditation of AEAs. These standards...
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Authentic Intellectual Work in the news

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 29, 2012)—Coverage of last week's Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW) conference held for northwest Iowa educators was captured by both The Northwest Iowa Review and Sioux Center News (attached). Over 250 educators from 13 northwest Iowa schools attended the conference held at the Sioux Center High School...
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The Impact of Cultural Competence in Our Lives

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 28, 2012)—An educational seminar titled, "The Impact of Cultural Competence in Our Lives," will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13, at the Sanford Community Center in Sioux City. Jessie Myles, equity consultant from the Midwest Equity Center in Kansas City, Kansas, will be...
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