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We're SO Excited to Start a New School Year!

Welcome ~ it's great to see you! We hope your summer was filled with fun, relaxation, rest, and learning. It's going to be a great year!

News

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  • Grant award helps make virtual reality a reality

  • Inclusive Classroom (Virtual) Conference: Feb. 15, 2023

  • Immerse your students in career options with CareerLabs VR

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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Want to immerse your 7th-12th grade students into careers, but not sure where to start? We have a solution for you: CareerLabsVR!
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Want to immerse your 7th-12th grade students into careers, but not sure where to start? We have a solution for you: CareerLabsVR! 
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Need help for a child? Looking to enhance your classroom or teaching? We are real people...making a difference every single day for students, teachers, administrators, families, and community partners.

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Please say hello and welcome the newest members of our #plaea team! We cant wait for you to meet them! #weareplaea

Youth Mental Health First Aid. Suicide Risk Assessment. Trauma-Informed Verbal Intervention & Nonverbal Crisis Intervention (CPI Intervention). Check out these options from our Social, Emotional, Behavioral Health Team scheduled before school starts. ow.ly/KCp550KaBqn ... See MoreSee Less

Youth Mental Health First Aid. Suicide Risk Assessment. Trauma-Informed Verbal Intervention & Nonverbal Crisis Intervention (CPI Intervention). Check out these options from our Social, Emotional, Behavioral Health Team scheduled before school starts. http://ow.ly/KCp550KaBqn

Regional #plaea CPI Verbal Intervention™ Training will be offered VIRTUALLY via Zoom from 8 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Aug. 10. Register for section #310922 today on the #iowaaea Professional Registration System.

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Regional #plaea CPI Verbal Intervention™ Training  will be offered VIRTUALLY via Zoom from 8 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Aug. 10. Register for section #310922 today on the #iowaaea Professional Registration System.

http://ow.ly/pufm50KaAf5

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.

“She’s more than just a speech therapist.
She has given our child a voice.”