About Iowa’s AEAs

Prairie Lakes  Area Education Agency (AEA) is one of nine AEAs across the state of Iowa. These organizations were created by the state legislature in 1974 to provide equity, efficiency, and excellence in education across the state. AEAs provide special education services, school improvement assistance, media resources, and early childhood education support.

Learn about the Iowa Area Education Agency (AEA) system by visiting the state AEA website at www.IowaAEA.org.