Learn how to create a positive school climate on March 29

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 16, 2010)—Join fellow educators from across northwest Iowa to learn more about Positive Behavior Support & Interventions (PBIS), which is an increasingly popular practice to create a culture where students are able to experience greater success. School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports Information Forum Monday, March 29 from...
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Local artists critique submitted student work and teach techniques

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 10, 2010)—Approximately 125 high school students from eight school districts in northwest Iowa brought their artwork to be critiqued by local artists. The students also attended various hands-on art sessions throughout the day, with choices of pottery, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, graphic design, drawing and photography. This...
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Seminar to focus on teaching and learning during tough economy

As school leaders face difficult budget decisions, focusing on teaching and learning is even more challenging. A one-day workshop titled, "How to Stay Focused on Teaching and Learning in Tough Economic Times," will offer strategies to assist in squeezing the most out of your education dollars. The seminar will be...
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High school teachers can start financial literacy program

The National Financial Capability Challenge is an awards program designed to increase the financial knowledge and capability of high-school aged youth across the United States. It challenges youth to take control of their financial future by learning more about personal finance, and it challenges educators and schools to incorporate the...
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UNI to offer Public Policy and Instructional Technology distance master's degrees

3/2/2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kent Johnson, associate director, UNI Continuing and Distance Education, (319) 273-5970, Kent.Johnson@uni.edu Rebecca Schultze, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728, Rebecca.Schultze@uni.edu UNI Continuing and Distance Education to offer Masters in Public Policy degree at a distance CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- University of Northern Iowa's...
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Educator survey: What should Iowa AEA Online offer?

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (March 1, 2010)—Iowa Area Education Agencies (AEAs) would appreciate feedback from educators to a short, but important, survey that will assist in determining the online resources included in Iowa AEA Online for the 2011-2014 school years. Current contracts are expiring and your responses to the brief survey...
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Learn how to create a positive school climate on March 29

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 25, 2010)—Join fellow educators from across northwest Iowa to learn more about Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS). It is an increasingly popular practice to create a culture where students are able to experience greater success. PBIS is a system for creating and sustaining a positive...
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Iowa AEA Online: World Book Web overview webinar

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 22, 2010)— World Book is offering two overview webinars covering the features of the Iowa AEA Online World Book Web products noted below. To register, go to: http://www.worldbookonline.com/webinars Webinar dates: Friday, March 12, 2010 1:00 p.m. Central Time; Webinar ID - 891270817 Tuesday, April 13, 2010...
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Water, water, everywhere: Enginneering, math and science competition results

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 19, 2010)—Northwest AEA sponsored a JETS/TEAMS high school student event at the Sioux City AEA office on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010. One hundred and forty-nine students from nine different area high schools participated. JETS/TEAMS (Junior Engineering Technical Society/ Tests of Engineering Aptitude, Math and Science) competitions...
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Informational meetings set for Microsoft settlement and E2T2 grants

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Feb. 15, 2010)—Northwest AEA and Prairie Lakes AEA have set up informational meetings and next steps focused on the Microsoft Settlement agreement and the new Northwest Iowa Consortium E2T2 Grant. These meetings will focus on timelines, program implementation, support and the evaluation required by each of these...
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