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Our Lending Library is moving!

We can use your help to facilitate a successful move. All items must be returned by May 19.

News

All News
  • BookFlix, FreedomFlix, ScienceFlix & TrueFlix

  • ITAG’s list of opportunities for summer of ’23

  • Iowa’s Computer Science Professional Development Week

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

  • 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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You’ve significantly impacted so many people’s lives, and we’re all grateful for everything you’ve done for the kids and families of Prairie Lakes AEA. Best wishes on your retirement. ... See MoreSee Less

You’ve significantly impacted so many people’s lives, and we’re all grateful for everything you’ve done for the kids and families of Prairie Lakes AEA. Best wishes on your retirement.

Your contributions to the kids have been immeasurable, and we’re grateful for everything you’ve done for them. Best wishes on your retirement. ... See MoreSee Less

Your contributions to the kids have been immeasurable, and we’re grateful for everything you’ve done for them.  Best wishes on your retirement.

Working with you has been a privilege, and we are grateful for everything you’ve done for the kids of Prairie Lakes AEA. ... See MoreSee Less

Working with you has been a privilege, and we are grateful for everything you’ve done for the kids of Prairie Lakes AEA.

Congratulations on your retirement! Your contributions to the PLAEA team have been immeasurable, and we’re grateful for everything you’ve done. ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations on your retirement! Your contributions to the PLAEA team have been immeasurable, and we’re grateful for everything you’ve done.

Thank you. You’ve done so much for the students of Prairie Lakes AEA. Enjoy your retirement. ... See MoreSee Less

Thank you. You’ve done so much for the students of Prairie Lakes AEA. Enjoy your retirement.

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.”