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Coaching certification classes offered

Dec 7, 2007
Coaching authorization classes begin in February
Classes certify head or assistant coaches for any sport

 
SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Dec. 7, 2007)—Those wishing to acquire a coaching authorization can take a four-course sequence of classes, which certifies participants as head or assistant coaches in any sport. No prior college coursework is required.

The four courses needed for this program are: 1) Human Growth and Development; 2) Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries; 3) Structure and Function of the Human Body; and 4) Theory and Ethics of Coaching Interscholastic Athletics.

Classes will begin Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, in Orange City. The five-week course requires attendance during two evenings and all day on Saturdays. Cost is $75 per credit hour for this five credit hour program, plus materials fees. Registration deadline is Jan. 21, 2008.

For more information or to register for these classes, check out Northwest AEA’s website at <www.nwaea.k12.ia.us.> Select the link on the right called "Professional Development Online Registration." Search for activities under "Coaching Authorization/Endorsement."

If you have questions about the usability of previous coursework you may have taken, please contact Joyce Vander Wilt at Northwest AEA at 800/572-5073 or 712/722-4378.


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 With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Ida Grove, Le Mars and Onawa, Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) works in partnership with public and accredited private schools in a 10-county area of northwest Iowa to help assure that all children reach their full potential. The AEA provides special education support services, media and technology services, a variety of instructional services, professional development and leadership to promote school improvement. The Iowa General Assembly created the state's AEA system in 1975. It is widely regarded as one of the finest in the country. For more information about Northwest AEA, visit <www.nwaea.k12.ia.us>.

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