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GPAEA Region Map Effective July 1, 2022

Just a reminder that our GPAEA Region Map has been updated effective July 1, 2022.


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  • Welcome to the 2022-23 School Year!

  • Paraeducator Course Opportunities in Burlington beginning in August & Ottumwa beginning in September

  • GPAEA Welcomes New Staff

How we help educators, students & families

  • 1

    Birth to 21

    From the moment a child is born the AEA is there - serving children birth to age 21.

  • 2

    Partnering with Educators

    We are committed to being caring partners that deliver accountable services.

  • 3

    Family Connections

    Resources, specialized training and support helps families in their efforts to reduce barriers to their students' learning.

  • 4

    Professional Learning

    We provide professional tools and learning experiences to support the implementation of evidence-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

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GPAEA By the Numbers


years of service


children and students served birth to age 21


teachers & administrators served


32 public school districts and 7 accredited non public schools

“She’s more than just a speech therapist.
She has given our child a voice.”