January 13, 2020

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 13, 2020)—Northwest AEA's 25th Annual Centering on Centers will be held on Jan. 24 & 25, 2020 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Sioux City. This year, we have Doug Clements presenting on Friday, and Brianna Sayre Geiser presenting on Saturday. Doug is known for his contributions with the Early Math Collaborative with the Erikson Institute and will be speaking about five surprising research findings about early mathematics and its importance in early childhood settings. Brianna is an early childhood consultant at Heartland AEA and will be giving us strategies for embedding math, literacy and social skills into the everyday routines in early childhood settings.  

This conference is for anyone who works with young children including child care providers, preschool teachers and staff, kindergarten teachers, and anyone who wishes to know more about the importance of early math.   

Register by Jan. 17, 2020 by using this link:  Centering on Centers Registration Link


With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Le Mars and Onawa, Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) works in partnership with public and accredited private schools in a 10-county area of northwest Iowa to help assure that all children reach their full potential. The AEA provides special education support services, media and technology services, a variety of instructional services, professional development and leadership to promote school improvement. The Iowa General Assembly created the state’s AEA system in 1975. It is widely regarded as one of the finest in the country. For more information about Northwest AEA, visit www.nwaea.org.

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