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Ensuring Success for all Learners

Grant Wood Area Education Agency is one of nine of Iowa’s intermediate educational service agencies. GWAEA staff work as educational partners with public and accredited, nonpublic schools to improve the learning outcomes and well-being of all children and youth in a seven county area.

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GWAEA - Make the Most of Your Summer Reading Program

Make the Most of Your Summer Reading Program

Jul 20, 2017

The summer sun is high in Iowa: it’s that magical time of the season when parents have exhausted their supply of sunscreen and w…

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Jul 19, 2017

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GWAEA - Grant Wood AEA's College for Kids Begins Its 30th Year

Grant Wood AEA's College for Kids Begins Its 30th Year

Jun 15, 2017

Grant Wood Area Education Agency is marking its 30th year of bringing college experiences to local middle school students this s…
GWAEA - Fox 28/CBS2's

Fox 28/CBS2's "Pay It Forward" Recognizes RCRV/GWAEA Partnership

Feb 27, 2017

Ann Griffin and Dave Knuth, president of RCRV, receive recognition from Fox 28/CBS2's Pay It Forward with Impact.

Learn more about the impact of Grant Wood and other AEAs in Iowa.

The New Compact is a collaborative venture among Iowa's AEAs, Iowa's public and non-public accredited school and the Iowa Department of Education. The goal is that by 2018, every child in Iowa who graduates will be fully prepared for success in post-secondary studies, a career, citizenship, and in life. The brief video in the below link outlines how Iowa's AEAs work together with families, educators, students and communities to impact lives.