Members re-elected to Northwest AEA Board of Directors

Members re-elected to Northwest AEA Board of Directors SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Nov. 25, 2008) Three members of the Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) Board of Directors were recently re-elected to their posts, including Roger Brinkert, District 3; Larry Petersen, District 4; and Dr. Robert Rice, District 9. Larry Petersen was...
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Tobacco-free multi-media resources available to schools

Sioux City, Iowa (Nov. 17, 2008) - Teachers and administrators in northwest Iowa schools who are searching for tobacco-free educational materials are welcome to use the resources of Northwest Iowa Tobacco Free Coalition. These resources can be found at http://www.nwiatobaccofreecoalition.org/. Northwest Iowa Tobacco Free Coalition has four goals: 1. Prevent...
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Denison elementary schools named Schools of Character

Denison elementary schools named Schools of Character Denison Elementary and Broadway Elementary honored SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Nov. 4, 2008) Two elementary schools in the Denison Community School District were recently awarded a 2008 Iowa School of Character Award. Denison Elementary (grades K-3) and Broadway Elementary (grades 4-5) received their awards...
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Physical therapists are a critical link for students in schools in Northwest AEA

Physical therapists are a critical link for students in schools in Northwest AEAOctober is National Physical Therapy MonthSIOUX CITY, IOWA (Oct. 21, 2008)–October is National Physical Therapy Month and an opportunity for Northwest AEA to celebrate and recognize our physical therapists and physical therapy assistants for the work they do...
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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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