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Those who lead and inspire teachers.

Mississippi Bend AEA connects school leaders to resources that enhance the effectiveness of their work of directing, supporting, and sustaining district-wide and/or building-wide school improvement.

Locate resources specifically for superintendents and other building administrators.


Superintendent meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (September-May) in the Bettendorf office. Contact: Bill Decker, Chief Administrator.

MBAEA Leadership Network

This monthly course is for administrators to support each other in gaining leadership experiences that are critical components of the entire improvement effort of a school district. The new Iowa Standards for School Leaders will be used to frame the content of the networks to connect the important work administrators do every day ensuring the achievement and well-being of each student.

For details about this course see the Leadership Network Series Page.

Statewide Curriculum Network

Statewide updates will be held virtually from 8:30-10 a.m. on these dates in 20-21: Sept. 3, Oct. 7, Nov. 11, Dec. 9, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, March 3, April 7, May 5

Contact: Diane Campbell, District Support Lead


State Special Education Network

Meetings will be held virtually on these dates in 20-21: Aug. 10, Oct. 26, Jan. 11, and April 5.

Contact: Kim Hofmann, Special Education Director.