Northwest AEA

Screenings, Evaluations and Assessments

In July 2007, the Chief Administrators of Iowa's Area Education Agency's charged the AEA Directors of Special Education with developing state-wide Special Education Procedures. Child Find, the process by which students with disabilities are located, evaluated, and identified as needing special education services, is a major component of Special Education Procedures, and has far reaching impact on Iowa's AEAs, local school districts, and the Department of Education. The attached documents provide additional information about the adopted procedures, their impact on various constituencies, and the AEAs plans for implementation and communication. 

Child Find Resources


Jim Gorman
Director of Special Education
800/352-9040 Ext. 6011

AEA - Iowa Area Education Agencies. Partners in Education.
Administrative Office
1520 Morningside Ave.
Sioux City, IA 51106
P. 800-352-9040
F. 712-222-6123

It is the policy of Northwest Area Education Agency not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Jerome Schaefer, Equity Coordinator, 1520 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106, 712-222-6114.

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