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Open Minds, Open Doors Engages Students in “Amazing STEM Race” During In-Person Conference

Each year the conference, coordinated by Grant Wood Area Education Agency in partnership with Coe College and the American Association of University Women (AAUW), includes guest speakers, career workshop sessions with engaging, hands-on activities led by area women working in STEM related fields.


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  • Collaborative Learning Community | Blended & Personalized Learning

  • Literacy Connections to Core for Students with Significant Disabilities

  • Computer Science Strategic Planning & Implementation (SCRIPT) Workshops

How we help educators, students & families

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    Supportive staff

    One of the reasons Grant Wood AEA is given the title of top Iowa workplace so often is thanks to the supportive staff at the agency.

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    Keeping students on track

    Grant Wood Area Education Agency staff researched high leverage resources from the Iowa Department of Education in order to best support area educators in accelerating student learning following the pandemic.

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    Professional Learning

    Grant Wood AEA offers opportunities for professional learning to enhance educator skills.

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    Guidance for Parents

    Resources, specialized training and support helps families in their efforts to reduce barriers to their students' learning.

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What we are proud of

Top Workplace

Grant Wood Area Education Agency has been rated a top workplace seven years in a row.


Percent of our budget went to special education services in 2020.


Area teachers received professional training through Grant Wood AEA last year.


public school districts across 7 counties are served by Grant Wood AEA.

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