Northwest AEA's Christensen mentioned in Pakistani youth magazine

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 22, 2010)—The English language online newspaper in Karachi, Pakistan, The News, also publishes a youth magazine called "Us." Today, "Us" has a story called, “Sky is not the limit” about the experience of the Pakistani team at the International Space Settlement Design Competition in Houston. Jim...
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You have a 'friend request' from Iowa's AEAs

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 15, 2010)—If you are into the Facebook and Twitter thing, please take a minute to "follow" Iowa AEAs on Twitter and "like" the AEAs on Facebook. These communication tools will be used to provide professional development news, updates on services provided by AEAs, success stories from...
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Talented and Gifted fall networking meeting set for Nov. 17

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 14, 2010)—Northwest AEA will host a Talented and Gifted (TAG) networking meeting on Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sioux City AEA office. Topics include: * Rules of engagement * What's preschool got going on? * William and Mary Units of Study...
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Professional development webinars from UNI

From the University of Northern Iowa: The University of Northern Iowa College of Education is launching a new 2010-2011professional webinar series, "Hot Topics in Education: Professional Development Webinars," for educators. These free one-hour webinars taught by faculty and staff will be offered once a month, September through May. The webinars...
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Down syndrome goes viral, thanks to a high school touchdown

This is a heart-warming story from the "Time Healthland" website about a student-athlete with Down Syndrome who scored a touchdown at a high school football game because of a class-act opposing team. Be sure to watch the video of the touchdown! http://www.stumbleupon.com/su/2wnsUj/healthland.time.com/2010/10/14/down-syndrome-goes-viral-thanks-to-a-high-school-touchdown//r:t
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Instructional Practices Inventory training to be held on Nov. 16

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 13, 2010)—Northwest and Prairie Lakes AEAs will hold a training that is designed to focus on observations of student engagement. Instructional Practice Inventory training will take place on Nov. 16 at the Cherokee Middle School Library located at 206 E. Indian Avenue from 8:30 to 4:30....
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Diversity conference set for Oct. 18 in West Des Moines

From Iowa Mosiac DES MOINES, IOWA (Oct. 7, 2010)—Top speakers coming to Iowa’s Mosaic Diversity Conference! “Calle Sur’s” Latin Music, hors d’oeuvres, and promotional prizes are featured at this year’s Networking Reception. Have you registered yet? Register by Oct. 10, 2010 for the early bird discount. Register on-line at www.iowamosaic.org....
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