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New Digital Resources Added!

Iowa's AEAs are proud to announce the lineup of digital instructional resources for the 2022-23 school year, including six new offerings! Students, educators and parents have 24/7/365 access to these ebooks, streaming videos, encyclopedias, reference materials, and more!

News

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  • Regional Special Education Resource Fair planned for Nov. 3

  • Update to ELPA21 evidence-based workshop dates

  • Calling all Teacher Librarians – Oct. 25 networking/learning just for you!

How we help educators, students & families

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    Keep students on track

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

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    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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Students at our Lakes Partnership School (LPS) soldered components to assemble a blinky robot badge. They learned how to tin their soldering iron, which leg on the LED is the anode (+) and cathode (-), and techniques to safely and properly solder their electronics together. Thanks to #plaea Technology Innovation Consultant and staff for this interesting and fun experience! ... See MoreSee Less

Students at our Lakes Partnership School (LPS) soldered components to assemble a blinky robot badge. They learned how to tin their soldering iron, which leg on the LED is the anode (+) and cathode (-), and techniques to safely and properly solder their electronics together. Thanks to #plaea Technology Innovation Consultant and staff for this interesting and fun experience!

Don’t be shy…share! Submit a proposal to present at the 2023 Inclusive Classroom Virtual Conference planned from 8 a.m.-4 p.m Feb. 15, 2023. This is a free conference for anyone. ow.ly/TSan50KQRgJ ... See MoreSee Less

Don’t be shy…share! Submit a proposal to present at the 2023 Inclusive Classroom Virtual Conference planned from 8 a.m.-4 p.m Feb. 15, 2023. This is a free conference for anyone.  http://ow.ly/TSan50KQRgJ

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.”