Iowa Area Education Agencies

Impacting Lives

Iowa’s Area Education Agencies have been educational partners for the state's schools for 40 years. As intermediate agencies, AEAs offer the kinds of services that can be most efficiently and economically provided on a regional or cooperative basis. Read the many stories from across the state of how Iowa's AEAs are "impacting lives."

October 1, 2014

Mr. Josh Malenosky is pictured with Jacob Fortenberry, one of his students from Boyden-Hull High School, at Heritage Village during a field trip to Sioux Center last month. Jacob Fortenberry and his teachers have reason to raise their flag of success daily. Jacob is a ninth-grade student at Boyden-Hull who...

September 25, 2014

Prairie Lakes AEA and Grant Wood AEA were recently listed on the Iowa’s Top 100 Workplaces list. The Des Moines Register published the complete list of Top Workplaces on Sept. 21. Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback in a survey conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research...

September 2, 2014

Ten northwest Iowa students were part of an elite group invited this past summer to participate in the International Space Settlement Design Competition (SSDC) at Kennedy Space Center in Titusville, Florida. The 10 students were part of the winning team at the regional SSDC held last March at Johnson Space...

August 29, 2014

By Dr. Roark Horn, AEA 267 Chief Administrator Iowa’s Area Education Agency (AEA) system turns 40 this year, and there is much to celebrate! Legislation that originally established AEAs in 1975 required them to provide instructional and supportive special education and educational media services to the state’s school districts. For...

August 8, 2014

This is the story of the summer literacy adventure between Laurens-Marathon and Prairie Lakes AEA. Five school districts - Eagle Grove, Estherville Lincoln Central, Fort Dodge, Laurens-Marathon and Manson Northwest Webster - agreed to participate in the pilot program with the goal that first graders,  who were struggling readers, would...




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Iowa Area Education Agencies (AEAs) were created in 1974 by the Iowa legislature to ensure equal educational opportunities for all children from birth through age 21. As regional service agencies, AEAs provide special education and school improvement services for students, families, teachers, administrators, and their communities.

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