December 4, 2020

SIOUX CITY, IA (Nov. 17, 2020)—Northwest AEA will host two days of teacher learning on June 16 and 17 virtually. Last year's conference was canceled due to COVID. This year's conference will happen, pandemic or no pandemic. 

The keynote speakers include Jonathon Mooney and Alex Kajitani. Mooney is the author of Normal Sucks: How to Live, Learn, and Thrive Outside the Lines. Kajitani was a California Teacher of the Year and is the "Rappin' Mathematician."

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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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