For the first time, all of the AEAs are putting their online courses in one place. The result is AEA PD Online, and it is up and running, available for registration. Educators across the state have taken advantage of online courses. Online courses fit better in busy schedules, as instructors...Read More about Introducing AEA PD Online!
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Each year approximately 12,000 babies are born in the United States with permanent hearing loss. In addition, another 2 or 3 per 1,000 children will acquire a loss after birth. The majority of these children are born to families with no history of hearing loss. Early hearing loss detection and...Read More about Mississippi Bend AEA Receives Grant for Otoacoustic Emissions Equipment
The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA) received a $10,000 grant from Riverboat Development Authority (RDA) to expand the assistive device loaner library used by hearing impaired students. The objective of this library is to help provide access to devices that help hearing impaired students become independent learners and increase...Read More about Grant Helps Expand Loan Library Used by Hearing Impaired
A new reality is beginning to sweep across Iowa and the nation. There's a growing understanding that big changes are going to be needed in education for Iowa students to be successful learners, earners and citizens in the 21st Century. "It's not just the rest of the nation that Iowa's...Read More about Promoting the Need for Innovation
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Aspiring Administrator Program to Begin in January! Drake University will be starting another Masters program for school administrators at Mississippi Bend Information sessions at 5:00 and 7:00 on the following dates: Wednesday, September 15 Tuesday, October 5 Thursday, October 28 Wednesday, November 10 Thursday, December 2. Cohort format. Weekend classes....Read More about Drake Masters Program for Aspiring Administrators
Marcy Clausen, a consultant at the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency, recently completed her mentorship, professional requirements and the international comprehensive exam to become a certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist. Holders of this certification are recognized as providing a high level of service to families wishing to utilize listening...Read More about Mississippi Bend AEA Staff Member Becomes Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist