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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

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    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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Who will be the top #plaea News-O-Matic reading school this winter...AND win a prize for their school library? Read News-O-Matic articles from Dec. 1, 2021 to Feb. 1, 2022. The top three classrooms with the most time spent reading* will win a Barnes & Noble gift card for their school library! First place: $250. Second place: $150. Third place: $100.

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Who will be the top #plaea News-O-Matic reading school this winter...AND win a prize for their school library? Read News-O-Matic articles from Dec. 1, 2021 to Feb. 1, 2022. The top three classrooms with the most time spent reading* will win a Barnes & Noble gift card for their school library! First place: $250. Second place: $150. Third place: $100. 

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Looking for license renewal credit? Here are some of the most popular self-paced courses available at AEA Learning Online. Check out - https://www.aealearningonline.org/ for great options that work for license renewal credit! #plaea

What we’re proud of

235 team members

Committed to being caring partners who deliver accountable services

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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.”