Substitute Authorization Training

This course is designed to meet the requirements for the Substitute Authorization. The course addresses the four components required by the Board of Educational Examiners including Classroom Management, Diversity, Ethics and Strategies for Learning.

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MTSS in Secondary Schools

This professional learning session will help secondary schools design or refine their Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) implementation in their buildings.

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Grant Wood AEA Summer Leadership Symposium

Leading for Impact: Every Learner, Every Day This symposium will provide educational leaders with an opportunity to participate in engaging learning sessions with national experts.

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Grant Wood AEA Summer Literacy Symposium

The Literacy Symposium is designed to provide area educators with an opportunity to hear from national literacy experts.

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GWAEA Human Resources - Now Accepting Applications

Ensuring Success for all Learners

Grant Wood Area Education Agency is one of nine of Iowa’s intermediate educational service agencies. GWAEA staff work as educational partners with public and accredited, nonpublic schools to improve the learning outcomes and well-being of all children and youth in a seven county area.

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The need to support English Language Learners continues to expand.

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Assistive Technology

Learn how Assistive Technology can help student learning

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Assistive Technology

How educators are leveraging GWAEA's media center

Educators are leveraging GWAEA's media center

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Learn more about how Grant Wood AEA is partnering for educational success

GWAEA - Dr. John Speer Named Next Chief Administrator

Dr. John Speer Named Next Chief Administrator

Feb 28, 2018

The Grant Wood Area Education Agency board of directors has named Dr. John Speer as the next chief administrator for the agency.
GWAEA - Providing Evidence-Based Educational Programming for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Providing Evidence-Based Educational Programming for Children on the Autism Spectrum

Nov 30, 2017

Join GWAEA April 25 to learn how the SCERTS assessment framework can be used to generate educational objectives for students on …
GWAEA - GWAEA Extends Science Kits to Middle School

GWAEA Extends Science Kits to Middle School

Nov 16, 2017

Grant Wood AEA is expanding the VAST center science kits that are available for local districts. Beginning next year, the kits w…
GWAEA - Grant Wood AEA’s Open Minds, Open Doors Conference planned  Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Grant Wood AEA’s Open Minds, Open Doors Conference planned Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Oct 16, 2017

21st year of STEM conference for middle school girls

Joe Crozier's Top Ten Book List for Educators

Joe Crozier top ten book list

Learn more about the impact of Grant Wood and other AEAs in Iowa.

The New Compact is a collaborative venture among Iowa's AEAs, Iowa's public and non-public accredited school and the Iowa Department of Education. The goal is that by 2018, every child in Iowa who graduates will be fully prepared for success in post-secondary studies, a career, citizenship, and in life. The brief video in the below link outlines how Iowa's AEAs work together with families, educators, students and communities to impact lives.