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Early Years are Learning Years: Celebrate National Week of the Young Child

Established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Week of the Young Child (April 11-17, 2010) brings to attention the needs of young children and their families, while highlighting the early childhood education programs and services available to meet those needs. Every day the Mississippi Bend...
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Iowa Microsoft Settlement

For important information and links regarding Iowa's Microsoft Settlement please click the following link: /en/programs_and_services/integrated_services/quality_learning/microsoft_information/
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AEAs: Impacting Lives for 35 Years

Iowa AEA’s celebrate 35 years of service to schools and communities Iowa Area Education Agencies (AEAs) are celebrating 35 years of service to children, families, educators, and communities. In 1974, the passage of Senate File 1163 established 15 area education agencies (AEAs) with the same service areas as community colleges....
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Regional Math Bee

172 area sixth grade students participated in the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency’s 32nd annual Regional Math Bee held at the Mississippi Bend AEA in Bettendorf, Iowa on March 9, 2010. 43 enthusiastic teams of students worked individually and as a team to solve problems and demonstrate their math skills....
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Regional Invent Iowa Winners

One hundred sixty seven student inventors from kindergarten through eighth grade shared their inventions at the Regional INVENT, IOWA Invention Convention on Saturday, February 20, 2010. Sponsored by the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency, the event was held at the Family Museum in Bettendorf, Iowa. The following students were chosen...
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Mississippi Bend AEA is Awarded Two Scholarships

The Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency received two scholarships for training Shanna Robinson as a Reading Recovery teacher leader at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Robinson is a Reading Recovery teacher, reading specialist, and has supported Reading First professional development in her building for the Davenport Community...
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Joan Marttila and Laura Cooley Receive Bingham Award

The Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation has awarded Joan Marttila and Laura Cooley, of the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA), the Bingham Innovation Award. The Bingham Innovation Award is funded by Dale and Celia Bingham and supports innovative projects in public schools. This is the third year the award has been...
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Assistive Technology Loan Library has Moved to WebMax!

New items have been added to the loan library and everything is now accessible through Mississippi Bend AEA WebMAX catalog. This will provide many benefits including easier searches and faster checkouts. If you have not used WebMAX, please click here to refer to the attached instructions to help you walk...
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Transition Strategies and Work Incentives Workshop

On Tuesday, October 27, 2009, at 6:00 p.m., the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency (AEA) is offering a Transition Strategies and Work Incentives Workshop. This workshop is for parents interested in different work incentives for their children receiving Supplemental Security Income. Suzanne (Suzie) Paulson of Iowa Work Incentive Planning and...
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Mississippi Bend AEA Early Childhood Academy 2009-2010

The Mississippi Bend Early Childhood Academy is a series of high quality professional development sessions designed for Early Childhood Educators, including teachers, para-educators, center directors, administrators and other professionals providing early childhood services. Each session aligns to the Iowa Quality Preschool Program Standards (QPPS), the (NAEYC) standards and Head Start...
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