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Supporting learning Alternatives in Iowa since 1979
How do alternatives in education connect to the Iowa Core?
IAAE Annual Spring Conference
April 7-8, 2016
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
UNCOMMON APPROACHES TO THE COMMON CORE
The 2016 State Conference Evaluation will be open from April 7 - April 22. Please take a few minutes to complete this short survey at the conclusion of the conference. Your feedback helps in planning future events. Thank you!
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2016 Risky Business XXIX - Monday, October 31, 2016 - Airport Holiday Inn and Convention Center
2016 Risky Business XXIX Call for Presenters - Registration information coming soon!
Our listserve has been replaced by a private LinkedIn group.
Please be sure to join our new LinkedIn group to stay connected to other members of the Iowa Association of Alternative Education.
The IAAE continues to try to serve all kinds of alternative education programs. The expansive nature of the alternative education movement, with its growing number of students and educational programs, present significant challenges to the IAAE today. Recent legislation ensures a larger role for alternative education in Iowa’s future. One generalization upon which every member in the association can agree is the single sentence in Article II of the IAAE constitution: “Public alternative education serves to ensure that every young person may find a path to the educational goals of the community.” This hope of the founders still defines the mission of the IAAE today.