Administrators give high marks for new service delivery model at Northwest AEA

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 17, 2011)—In a recent survey of northwest Iowa school administrators, 86 percent said they agree that Northwest Area Education Agency’s (AEA) coach-strategist service delivery model is working well in their respective building or district. Moreover, a majority (58 percent) said they would “strongly agree” that the...
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Join in a Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports forum

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 16, 2011)—Educators who are practicing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and those who would like to learn more about creating a positive school climate are invited to attend a forum on Monday, March 28 at Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) in Sioux City from 8:30...
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Statewide AEA initiatives aplenty

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 16, 2011)—Iowa's AEAs continue to work together to offer many statewide initiatives to help children, families and educators. Take a look at all of the offerings in the attached link above. ### With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Ida Grove, Le Mars and...
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AEAs need your support

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 11, 2011)—Some critical education votes will occur this legislative session in Des Moines. Members of the Iowa legislature have written a bill, House File 45 (HF 45), that could negatively affect the services that Iowa’s Area Education Agencies (AEAs) provide to our state’s children. For this...
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Iowa Future: Promoting the need for innovation

DES MOINES, IOWA (Feb. 1, 2011)—A new reality is beginning to sweep across Iowa and the nation. There's a growing understanding that big changes are going to be needed in education for Iowa students to be successful learners, earners and citizens in the 21st Century. "It's not just the rest...
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Northwest AEA to sponsor school nurse in-service

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 25, 2011)—Northwest AEA is sponsoring an in-service for school nurses on Feb. 7 at Western Iowa Tech Community College from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants will: 1. learn how to refer to Life-Line Resources, understand available Life-Line resources, and understand how the use of these...
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Register for transition services conference on April 8

Save the date for Broadening Our Horizons: Living, Learning, and Working Beyond High School. A conference about supports and services available for students with disabilities who transition from high school will be held on Friday, April 8, 2011, at Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center in Sioux City. This is...
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