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Prairie Lakes AEA Summer Hours

The offices and staff members of Prairie Lakes AEA will begin their summer hours starting June 3rd . The agency will be open from 8AM-4PM Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday. Regular office hours will resume on August 12th. Have a safe and enjoyable summer.


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How we help educators, students & families

  • 1

    Keep students on track

    Focused on educational equity for all Iowa children with emphasis on those with diverse learning needs

  • 2

    Our supportive staff

    Committed to being caring partners that deliver accountable services

  • 3

    Enhance the classroom

    Professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment

  • 4

    Bursting with bright ideas

    From printing instructional materials for the classroom to designing and producing sophisticated visuals to help brand your school district

  • 5

    Partner with community organizations

    Work alongside health care and non-profit groups so that children who are experiencing delays can be evaluated by therapists and other specialists

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What We Are Proud Of

235 team members

Committed to being caring partners who deliver accountable services

36 & 11

Public school districts & accredited, nonpublic schools


Total enrollment in our K-12 schools


Number of students with an Individualized Education Program (IEP) both weighted and non-weighted. We are also serving over 170 families to assist children from birth to age 3.

“I have found Prairie Lakes AEA to be very responsive to my needs in all areas. This would include professional development, special education consultation, production services, etc.”