Substitute teacher authorization course will be offered

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 16, 2012)— Northwest AEA is an 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...
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Explicit instruction presentation to be held for improved student learning

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 11, 2012)—General and special education teachers with building/district administrators are invited to attend "Explicit Instruction for Improved Student Learning" presented by Anita Archer, PhD. The presentation is part of the Northwest Iowa Leadership Academy conference series. Educators have the same goal: to help students make the...
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Iowa students sought for new state advisory group

From the Iowa Department of Education released Jan. 5, 2012: Learning Council will give students a voice in education reform DES MOINES, IA – Iowa students are invited to apply for a seat on a new state advisory council formed by Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass. The Learning...
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2011-12 enrollment figures show slight decline

From the Iowa Department of Education: The number of students who enrolled in Iowa's public schools for the 2011-12 school year decreased slightly from the year before, according to the official certified enrollment report released by the Iowa Department of Education. A total of 473,213 students in kindergarten through 12th...
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2011 Annual Condition of Education report

DES MOINES, IA – The Iowa Department of Education today released the 2011 edition of the Annual Condition of Education report. The report provides a wide range of state-level data, including shifts in student populations and demographics, teacher salaries and characteristics, student achievement results and school financial information. “We strive...
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Investigating the Iowa Core: Mathematics

To: Superintendents, Principals, and Curriculum Directors From: Janelle Schorg, Sue Chartier, Carolyn Smith Date: Dec. 20, 2011 Re: Investigating the Iowa Core: Mathematics To assist you and your teachers with the Iowa Core Mathematics, we have scheduled investigation sessions that are grouped by grade level. We are planning to offer...
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