Heartland Area Education Agency

Professional Development

EducatorsHeartland AEA offers opportunities for professional learning for educators to enhance their skills and practices to improve student learning. These opportunities include a variety of courses for credit, workshops that offer the latest evidence-based professional learning for educators and paraeducator and substitute authorization training programs.

The Agency partners with Drake University to offer graduate credit for courses and as a link to their endorsement programs offered as collaborative partners with our AEA. Additionally, we serve as a point of contact for information regarding professional educators' license renewal and mandatory training.

For more information, contact:

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Main Professional Development Phone:
(800) 255-0405, ext. 14701

Fax: (515) 270-5383

Sue Schirmer, License Renewal Coordinator
ext. 14379
Andrea Krier, Registrar/Licensure Assistant
ext. 14348
Kathy Bringle, Registrar/Licensure Assistant
ext. 14354
Carol Naylor, Registrar/Licensure Assistant
ext. 14443
Shelley Christensen, Registrar/Licensure Assistant
AEA PD Online Contact
ext. 14668
Dawn Peitzman, Registrar/Licensure Assistant
ext. 14634


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