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Positive. Supportive. Rewarding. Friendly. Collaborative. Patient. Welcoming. Those are a few of the words our staff use to describe Prairie Lakes AEA. We have openings for School Social Worker, ECSE Teacher/Consultant, School Improvement Facilitator, and Speech-Language Pathologist. Click here to explore our job openings!

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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

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    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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#plaea principals: join your colleagues from across the state on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The Principal Alliance, hosted by Iowa's AEAs, will focus on Addressing Challenging Student Behaviors Through the Lens of School Administrators.
www.plaea.org/news/2022/11/aeas-host-principal-alliance-wednesday-nov-30/
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#plaea principals: join your colleagues from across the state on Wednesday, Nov. 30. The Principal Alliance, hosted by Iowas AEAs, will focus on Addressing Challenging Student Behaviors Through the Lens of School Administrators. 
https://www.plaea.org/news/2022/11/aeas-host-principal-alliance-wednesday-nov-30/

Attention Special Education Teachers (and supporting administrators)!

Have the ACHIEVE Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan processes left you scratching your head a little bit? Are you curious to learn more about how and why these documents and plans are created? Please join us for a one-hour Zoom learning session to increase your knowledge and learn more about what your obligations as a special education teacher are with FBAs and BIPs.

www.smore.com/wvf56
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Attention Special Education Teachers (and supporting administrators)! 

Have the ACHIEVE Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan processes left you scratching your head a little bit? Are you curious to learn more about how and why these documents and plans are created? Please join us for a one-hour Zoom learning session to increase your knowledge and learn more about what your obligations as a special education teacher are with FBAs and BIPs.

https://www.smore.com/wvf56

Positive. Supportive. Rewarding. Friendly. Collaborative. Patient. Welcoming. Those are a few of the words our staff use to describe Prairie Lakes AEA.

We have openings for School Social Worker, ECSE Teacher/Consultant, School Improvement Facilitator, and Speech-Language Pathologist. Explore our job openings & apply now!
... See MoreSee Less

Positive. Supportive. Rewarding. Friendly. Collaborative. Patient. Welcoming. Those are a few of the words our staff use to describe Prairie Lakes AEA. 

We have openings for School Social Worker, ECSE Teacher/Consultant, School Improvement Facilitator, and Speech-Language Pathologist. Explore our job openings & apply now!

... See MoreSee Less

What We Are Proud Of

235 team members

Committed to being caring partners who deliver accountable services

38 & 11

Public school districts & accredited, nonpublic schools

31,687

Total enrollment in our K-12 schools

4,393

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.”