May 7, 2019

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (May 7, 2019)—Northwest AEA recently switched phone systems, which changed some employee direct phone numbers. The general phone number for the AEA remains the same at (712)222-6000 or (800)352-9040.

If you are looking for a specific staff person, please use the the AEA Staff Directory on the website:


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

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