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Stacy Behmer
Coordinator of Digital Learning Technology



Amber Bridge
Technology Consultant


Melinda Cairney
Technology Consultant


Julie Freed
Assistive Technologist/SLP


Jason Marshall
Technology Consultant


Gina Rogers
Technology Consultant


Beth Swantz

Technology Consultant


Jonathan Wylie
Technology Consultant

School Technology

21st Century Learning Institute

The goals of the 21st Century Learning E2T2 Institute are to build knowledge of the Iowa Core, create a collaborate community of learners, mentor peers and colleagues, and engage in a technology integration leadership efforts within a school/district.

21st Century Learning Institute

Assistive Technology

Assistive technology enables children and youth with disabilities to participate more fully in all aspects of life and helps them to access their right to a "free, appropriate public education" (FAPE) in the "least restrictive environment" (LRE).

Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology Tools and Resources

Curriculum Integration and Technology Planning

Staff skilled in both content areas and the use of technology will provide inservice and ongoing consultation in integrating technology in the curricular areas.


GWAEA Technology Consultants

Districts Served:

Amber Bridge

Lisbon, Lutheran Interparish, Midland, Mount Vernon, North Cedar, Olin, Scattergood Friends, Solon, Tipton, West Branch


Jason Marshall

Alburnet, Anamosa, Central City, Iowa Braille and Sightseeing School, Linn-Mar, Marion, Monticello, North-Linn, Sacred Heart, Springville, St. Patrick Catholic, Vinton-Shellsburg


Gina Rogers

Belle Plaine, Clear Creek Amana, College Community, Highland, HLV, Lone Tree,
St. James Catholic
, Washington


Beth Swantz

English Valleys, Iowa City, Iowa Mennonite, Iowa Valley, Mid-Prairie, Regina Elementary, Regina High, Willowwind

Jonathan Wylie

Benton, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids Metro Catholic, Center Point-Urbana, Central Lutheran, Summit, Trinity Lutheran, Williamsburg

Google Apps

Google Apps is a system of customizable applications (Sites, Docs, and Calendar) that allows users to work together more effectively.

Google Apps Iowa

Digital Learning

The Grant Wood Digital Learning team works with school districts in Eastern Iowa to help them enhance teaching and learning with the use of technology.

Digital Learning

Distance Learning

Grant Wood AEA schedules and organizes distance learning programs using local, state and national resources; and assists districts with the installation of and training in the use of distance learning classrooms.

Visit the Iowa Distance Learning Database presented by Iowa Public Television.


For information about scheduling for professional development, contact:

Tammy Carolan


E-Rate/Universal Service Fund

Eligible public and nonpublic schools and libraries are able to purchase certain approved telecommunications services, Internet access and internal connections at discounted rates through an annual E-Rate application process. Technology consultants are able to assist schools through the application process.

Lisa Fry Wilson
Programs/Services Administrator


Iowa AEA Online Resources

Iowa AEA Online provides access to magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, videos, photos & clipart, software training, plus many other resources.

Iowa AEA Online

Grant Wood AEA Webinars archives

Other Services (Not managed by Grant Wood AEA)


Affordable Colleges Online


Ed Tech Review


Schools Directory: Online Colleges in Iowa (IA)


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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.

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