Phyllis Yager Memorial Diversity Teaching Award

Phyllis Yager received a Master of Arts in 1953 and a doctorate in 1983 from the UI. She is the late wife of Science Education Professor Emeritus Robert E. Yager, who also received a Master of Arts in 1953 and a doctorate in 1957 from Iowa. Phyllis Yager devoted her...
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Are you ready for an 'extreme leadership adventure'?

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 12, 2013)—Northwest AEA and ISU Extension and Outreach will present "Ricochet: An Extreme Leadership Adventure" facilitator training on Jan. 23 at Northwest AEA in Sioux City. Ricochet is an experiential education program designed to teach youth leadership and communication skills while meeting their need for fun...
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Workshop to focus on student engagement

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 12, 2013)—Dr. Jerry Valentine, professor of educational leadership and policy analysis at the University of Missouri, will present, "Instructional Practices Inventory: Improving Student Engagement in the Classroom" on Jan. 28 at River Valley High School in Correctionville from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The IPI process:...
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Coble and McAlpine elected to Northwest AEA board

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 12, 2013)—Two northwest Iowa citizens were recently elected to the Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) board. Glen Coble replaced Tom Bruegger in District 6 and Mike McAlpine stepped in for Adella Hulstein in District 2. Coble will serve District 6, which includes the school districts of...
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Math Networking Day: Jan. 24

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 9, 2013)—Please join your peers at a Math Networking Day to be held at Northwest AEA in Sioux City on Jan. 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for grades 6-12. Please see the attached flyer for more information. ### With offices in Sioux City, Sioux...
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Local Reading Recovery team makes national news

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 5, 2013)—Northwest AEA's Reading Recovery team provided creative direction for logos which debuted at the 2013 Reading Recovery Council of North America (RRCNA) national conference. An article about their design and inspiration was highlighted on page 8 of the RRCNA 2012-13 Annual Report (attached). Congrats to...
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Media & Information Technology Services catalog

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 5, 2013)—Northwest AEA recently released its "2013-14 Media & Information Technology Services" catalog. It contains services available to educators provided by Northwest AEA, including technology support and van delivery to creative services and Iowa AEA Online. Please see the handbook attached to this news article. ###...
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Early childhood conference scheduled for January

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 4, 2013)—The 19th Annual Centering on Centers Conference for early childhood educators and daycare professionals will be held on Jan. 24 and 25 at the Sioux City Convention Center. Presenters include Sharon Krull, a 43-year teaching veteran, and Tweety Yates, a research assistant professor at the...
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