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Advanced Degrees in Educational Leadership

Persons wishing to obtain a principal's endorsement, a superintendent's endorsement, or a master's degree in Educational Administration may enroll in educational administration programs at Grant Wood AEA, with Drake University as the degree-granting institution. Most courses will be offered on weekends.

Sherry Sines
Professional Development Coordinator

319-399-6517



Evaluator Approval

Iowa Teacher Quality legislation required that the state of Iowa develop new training for educators who evaluate staff members. This training, called, Evaluator Approval Training and the Iowa Evaluator Approval Renewal Training Level II, are offered throughout the state of Iowa in various locations. The training involves six days of classroom instruction, various independent projects, and a performance review.  Click to review training guidelines and schedules.

Sherry Sines
Professional Development Coordinator

319-399-6517



Grant Wood AEA Mentoring and Induction Program

The Grant Wood AEA Mentoring and Induction Program is designed to train district mentors to work with beginning teachers. It consists of six days of research based training in cooperation with the New Teacher Center at the University of California in Santa Cruz.

Kim Owen
Regional Administrator

319-399-6803

Grant Wood AEA Mentoring and Induction Program


Reading Seminars

Reading Team members provide agency-wide seminars for K-12 school teams composed of administrators, teachers, and AEA staff. The purpose of these seminars is to continue the inquiry into the areas of research-based reading instruction, professional development, and data-based continuous improvement. Teams are encouraged to collect and analyze data plus study research to determine collective actions to raise student achievement. Technical assistance includes additional information in using data, planning professional development, and monitoring for implementation.

Josh Lyons
Regional Administrator

319-399-6876


The Grant Wood AEA Internal Leadership Development Program

Personal Leadership

Personal Leadership Description.doc

Role Leadership

Role Leadership Description.doc

Organizational Leadership

Experience Log.doc

Leadership Development Plan Worksheet.doc

Organizational Leadership Program Application 2013-2014.doc

Organizational Leadership Program Participant Requirements.doc

Personal Leadership Development Plan Form.doc

Internship

Internship Description.doc

 

Lisa Wilson
Program/Services Admin.

319-399-6732



Superintendents’ Network

Each Area Education Agency (AEA) in Iowa offers superintendents an opportunity to join a Superintendents’ Network. Iowa is the only state in the nation that has a statewide ‘network of networks’ dedicated to supporting superintendents in their work as instructional leaders. Coordinated through the Iowa Leadership Academy, networks are supported by the AEA statewide system and School Administrators of Iowa.

Lisa Wilson
Program/Services Admin.

319-399-6732


 

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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
TELEPHONE: 319-399-6700 | 800-332-8488
Fax: 319-399-6457
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