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- HQ location:
- Cedar Falls, IA
Area Education Agency 267 provides support in the areas of quality instructional materials, curriculum planning, best practices in teaching and learning, safe and caring learning environment, appropriate educational opportunities for all learners, technology planning, professional learning, assessment, special education, leadership development, and more. Area Education Agency 267 is one of nine Area Education Agencies created in 1974 by the Iowa legislature to ensure equal educational opportunities for all children from birth through age 21. Area Education Agencies are funded from federal-aid and state-aid payments; legislatively controlled property tax; federal, state and private grants; and tuition for classes.
In addition to the main office in Cedar Falls, the agency also has main offices in Marshalltown and Clear Lake. We serve over 66,000 students including 55 public school districts and 18 non-public school districts. In addition, nearly 5,000 educators rely on AEA 267 for services in special education, school technology, media and instructional/curriculum support. The agency's service area reaches 18 counties and nearly 9,000 square miles.
“I feel that I am doing something meaningful to help impact children's lives.”
“I love to work with children and I feel like I make a difference in a child's life.”
“Meaningful work with a dedicated staff.”