• Behavior PD Courses 2023-2024

    The following professional learning courses are offered at Grant Wood Area Education Agency during the 2023-24 school year. Collecting Behavioral Data: Progress Monitoring and… Read More

  • New Hire ACHIEVE Training

    This training for new special education teachers is a learning package that was developed through a partnership between the Iowa Department of Education and Area… Read More

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    Paraeducator Certification Course 2023

    Paraeducators, in partnership with licensed educators, provide a key role in supporting and enhancing the education of children. Want to pursue this fulfilling career path?… Read More

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    Virtual Author Visit with Katie Petruzziello

    This is a concluding event that wraps up our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Read Across America Celebration! Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. Read More

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    PBIS & MTSS Training

    There are several PBIS and MTSS trainings coming up that may be of interest to school counselors and their teams. Here are a few opportunities:… Read More

  • Section 504 Basics

    Participants will learn the basics of 504's: when they are needed, what documentation is required, and how to monitor over time. This workshop… Read More

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    Using Routines Within Routines to Support Peer Mediated Interventions

    This training on routines will demonstrate how purposeful and effective routines can provide a high- quality learning environment. Participants will use a hands-on approach to… Read More

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    10 Things You May Not Know About AAC 

    (from Praactical AAC) 1. AAC supports speech development. This has been documented in multiple research studies and in clinical practice, too. When provided with AAC, the vast… Read More

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    OUR Students: Universal Design For Learning — Lee Ann Jung

    Save the Date! Lee Ann Jung is Coming to GWAEA! Lee Ann Jung Ph.D., is the founder and CEO of Lead Inclusion, a program devoted… Read More

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    Peer-to-Peer: Providing Access for ALL Kids

    In this session from 2021 Building Bridges, AEA staff members Sydney Hoffman (SLP) and Lindsay Swartzendruber (Autism Consultant) share a short overview of "Peer-to-Peer", a… Read More