Communications & Media Relations


The Heartland AEA Communications Department works to help parents, teachers, students, administrators and other partners know the work of the Agency and understand the ways we enrich the lives of those we serve.

Dissemination of Information & Materials For External Organizations  

Heartland AEA has guidelines for the dissemination of materials from external organizations, whether it be via our van delivery service or via electronic means. 

Dissemination & School Contact Info Guidelines

Requests for Educator Contact Information

The Agency also is required by law to provide the contact information of educators that it stores in its database if it is requested by the public.

Speakers’ Bureau

Heartland AEA is pleased to offer the services of its Speakers’ Bureau to any group or organization that is looking for an informative presentation for meetings or gatherings. Staff members are eager to speak to groups about the actions the Agency is taking to improve the learning and well-being of students in central Iowa.

Media Requests

If you are a member of the media and have a question about the Agency’s programs, services or staff, contact the Communications Department, and they can answer your question or put you in contact with a subject matter expert.

Important Contacts

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Courtney Croatt

Courtney Croatt

  • Communications Specialist
Julie McCarty

Julie McCarty

  • Communications Specialist