Midland SD


I am delighted to be serving your school during the 15-16 school year. Grant Wood AEA staff are eager to assist you with the goals that your district is striving to ensure that each student finds success academically as they prepare for their future. You are encouraged to reach out and use Grant Wood AEA resources that are available. Please contact me if you desire further information. Best wishes for a successful 2015-16 school year.

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Keith Stamp



A Few GWAEA Notes for Midland CSD Staff

  • Social/Behavior Supports

    -Midland and Grant Wood AEA staff will continue to develop and refine the PBIS system with a focus on ensuring consistent development of social expectations for students.  


    -Special Education Teachers will engage in evidence-based instruction and progress monitoring to support students’ development of appropriate social skills and behavior.

  • Supporting Student Learning

    - Grant Wood AEA will continue to partner with Midland staff to review and refine our collective work related to MTSS(Multi-Tiered Student learning System).  Some specific efforts include:

1. Prioritizing Standards for each class.

2.  Supporting the implementation of instructional strategies that promote student engagement and understanding.

3.  Develop, implement, and review evidence from quality classroom assessments to guide further instruction for students.

  • Early Literacy

    - Grant Wood AEA will continue to support the implementation and use of literacy screening to guide classroom literacy instruction.


    Additionally, we’ll help you provide progress monitoring assistance for those students not meeting benchmark quality instructional interventions.

  • LCI (Leadership for Continuous Improvement)

    - Grant Wood AEA will partner with Midland teachers and administrators during professional learning related to LCI.  This will include ensuring the professional learning is focused and evidence is collected related to the professional learning goals.  Focus areas will be:

Prioritizing standards to enhance clarity of instruction and monitoring student progress. The secondary school will begin plans to implement SBG (Standards Based Grading).


Provide teachers support to design, implement and analyze student classroom assessment evidence.




GWAEA Programs/Services


The GWAEA Yellow Pages
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GWAEA Professional Development

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GWAEA Creative Services


GWAEA Media Center Catalog


GWAEA's The Linker

A monthly publication of GWAEA that highlights news from our service areas and upcoming professional development.


Profile of Services

Printed reports combined with onsite presentations to local school boards reporting how GWAEA has served the district during the previous school year.


Special Education Forms


Midland School District website

- District Calendar


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Grant Wood Area Education Agency extends equal opportunities in its employment practices, educational programs and services, and does not discriminate on the basis of color, gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or as otherwise prohibited by law. If you believe you or your child has been discriminated against or treated unjustly, please contact the Agency’s Equity Coordinator, Maria Cashman, at 319-399-6847 or 800-332-8488 or TDD 319-399-6766, Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

ADDRESS: 4401 Sixth Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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