Internationally known author and professor to speak about co-teaching

Internationally known author and professor to speak about co-teaching Dr. Marilyn Friend will present in Sioux City and Fort Dodge in February SIOUX CITY, IOWA (October 20, 2008)—Area teachers and administrators in elementary, middle and high schools who are interested in learning how to effectively teach students with disabilities through...
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Sioux City teacher named Iowa Teacher of the Year

Reprinted from the Iowa Department of Education Iowa Department of Education announces Iowa Teacher of the Year Sioux City fourth-grade teacher receives state’s top teaching honor DES MOINES, IOWA (Sept. 24, 2008)–Iowa Department of Education Director Judy Jeffrey announced today the 2009 Iowa Teacher of the Year is Linda Heffner,...
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Iowa State of Education releases State Report Card

Reprinted from the Iowa Department of Education Iowa Department of Education Releases State Report Card DES MOINES, IOWA (Sept. 18, 2008) – The Iowa Department of Education (DE) released The State Report Card for No Child Left Behind (NCLB) today. The report shows a change in the state’s proficiency targets,...
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Annual Tri-State College Fair will feature 100 organizations

Annual Tri-State College Fair will feature 100 organizations Students and parents invited to attend on Oct. 5 SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Sept. 16, 2008) The 22nd Tri-State College Fair is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Marina Center in South Sioux City, Nebr. The fair...
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Northwest AEA will offer Focused Transition Training

Northwest AEA will offer Focused Transition Training Class will be offered on two dates in October SIOUX CITY, IOWA (August 27, 2008) School districts that send teachers to the Focused Transition Training course offered at Northwest AEA can do so, and the AEA will compensate the substitute teachers through the...
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Project READ classes to begin in September

Project READ classes to begin in September Classes focus on balanced literacy SIOUX CITY, IOWA (August 27, 2008) Northwest AEA will, once again, offer Project READ to school district staff. Topics for the five sessions include: structured teaching, explicit instruction, shared reading, shared writing, independent reading, independent writing, interactive reading,...
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Brush up on your facilitation skills

Brush up on your facilitation skills Tips will help group discussions SIOUX CITY, IOWA (August 21, 2008) Northwest AEA has invited Sue Presler from the Center for Adaptive Schools to provide training for Northwest AEA employees and school staff on developing and facilitating collaborative groups. Participants will learn to: lead...
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Principal preparation program accepting applicants

Principal preparation program accepting applicants Classes take a non-traditional format SIOUX CITY, IOWA (August 21, 2008) If you have a master's degree, at least four years of successful teaching experience and the desire to become a school principal, the Iowa Principal Leadership Academy may be the program for you. By...
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District leadership team program focuses on student achievement

District leadership team program focuses on student achievement Components include leadership, purposeful community, magnitude of change and focus of change SIOUX CITY, IOWA (July 29, 2008) Superintendents, principals and other members of school district leadership teams in northwest Iowa are invited to attend Research conducted by Mid-continent for Education and...
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Northwest Iowa AEA Leadership Academy announces upcoming seminars

Northwest Iowa AEA Leadership Academy announces upcoming seminars Topics cover teaching strategies SIOUX CITY, IOWA (June 25, 2008) In August, Northwest Iowa Area Education Agency (AEA) Leadership Academy will sponsor seminars that focus on differentiated instruction for area teachers taught by a leading national consultant in the field of education....
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