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Our Focus

Building a Brighter Future for Iowa’s Children

Iowa’s Area Education Agencies (AEAs) are dedicated to working together as a system to ensure all Iowa children
have equal opportunity for an exceptional education. Iowa’s AEAs meet this challenge through services that accelerate student learning and development, inspire educators and propel districts and schools to maximize learning outcomes.

What We Do

Accelerate children’s learning and development
Iowa’s AEAs provide educational equity for all Iowa children with emphasis on those with diverse learning needs.

Inspire educators to sustain superior learning outcomes
Iowa’s AEAs provide professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment

Innovate with schools to maximize system effectiveness and resources
Iowa’s AEAs provide economies of scale, and program and infrastructure supports.

Our Priority Goal Areas

  • Student well-being
  • Future-ready students
  • System synergy
AEA Learning Online offers 17 self-paced courses that educators can take for license renewal credit.