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Metro West Hosting State Conference

Metro West Academy Selected To Host 2019 IAAE State Conference

Metro West Learning Academy has been selected to host the 2019 Iowa Association of Alternative Education (IAAE) State Conference, “Ignite the Fire,” taking place April 11–12, 2019, at The Meadows Events & Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa. For over 25 years, the IAAE has provided meaningful, insightful, and valuable learning opportunities for educators across our state.

The IAAE State Conference will bring together superintendents, district administrators, school principals, teachers, and related staff who work in alternative and/or at-risk programs for grades 7–12. It will provide opportunities for educators to connect and learn from colleagues throughout the state as well as enhance professional expertise. Sessions will include a variety of topics specifically designed to support educators working with alternative and/or at-risk youth. The keynote speaker will feature Buddy Berry “School on F.I.R.E.”

2019 IAAE State Conference
April 11-12, 2019
The Meadows Events & Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Drive
Altoona, IA 50009

If you’re in the education sector and interested in attending, please register online: IAAE Website by March 15, 2019. If you have any questions about the conference, please call (515) 727-6301 or email Jamie Evans, Metro West Academy Building Secretary.