2018-2019 Conferences

Building Bridges Accessible and Assistive Technology Conference

“Making Learning Awesome for All”

April 16, 2019
The Building Bridges Accessible & Assistive Technology Conference will provide the opportunity to see firsthand the latest in accessible and assistive technologies (AT), practices, and services for school-age students.

Building Bridges Conference 2019


SBG 2018

Standards-Based Grading: Personalizing Education for All Learners

April 17, 2018
Join the keynote and featured speakers for general conference sessions on thought-provoking and innovative practices to develop a student-centered focus for all learners.

Building Bridges Assistive Technology Conference

April 19, 2018
The Building Bridges: Assistive Technology Conference will provide an opportunity to see first hand the latest in assistive technologies (AT), practices, and services for school-age students with disabilities.

2018 Conference Handouts and Resources

AD Building Bridges 2018

Pace Conference 2018

Iowa PACE Symposium

April 24, 2018
AEA personnel across the state will have a unique opportunity to network and participate in PD sessions designed by autism consultants in Iowa. This workshop will provide networking opportunities with AEA personnel across the state who provide autism consultation for their respective LEA/AEAs and develop consistent practices and professional development within each AEA.

Grant Wood AEA
Summer Literacy Symposium

June 18-19, 2018
The Literacy Symposium is designed to provide area educators with an opportunity to hear from national literacy experts whose research focuses on effective practices that support early readers, struggling readings, writing, and the integration of literacy instruction across content areas. The symposium will engage participants in learning that supports the implementation of research-based effective practices that lead to a strong core literacy program.

Summer Literacy

Summer Leadership Conference

Grant Wood AEA
Summer Leadership Symposium

Leading for Impact:
Every Learner, Every Day

June 26, 2018
This symposium will provide educational leaders with an opportunity to participate in engaging learning sessions with national experts. The sessions will focus on how to lead school-wide efforts that are cohesive and collaborative resulting in educational equity and increased student learning.