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Evan Abbey is the Project Manager for Online Learning for the Area Education Agencies of Iowa.

AEA PD Online Learning System designed and developed by Marv Howard, Ph.D.

Iowa AEA PD Online Learning System
©2014 Heartland Area Education Agency
6500 Corporate Drive, Johnston, IA 50131

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If you are looking for Moodle courses, click the image below to go to the statewide Moodle server.

Welcome to the Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System


AEA PD Online Launches Self-Paced Courses June 1st, 2014

AEA PD Online’s self-paced courses are designed for educators who want to start and complete a course on their own schedule. Self-paced courses are available for license renewal, sub authorization, and para-educator renewal at $60/credit.

Digital Citizenship 1 credit • available June 1st

A six module series focused on instructing teachers how to build responsible digital technology use with students.

  • Overview to Digital Citizenship
  • Cyberbullying & Online Safety
  • Digital Literacy
  • Netiquette
  • Copyright and Fair Use
  • Digital Security

Using Iowa AEA Online’s Resources 1 credit • available June 1

An overview to integrating multimedia resources into your classroom.

  • Introduction to Iowa AEA Online
  • Using Video in the Classroom
  • Using Audio and Images in the Classroom
  • Using Resources for Student Research
  • Copyright and Fair use

Additional Self-Paced Courses Coming August 1, 2014

  • Exceptional Learner
  • Google Apps 101
  • Ethics for Educators

To register: beginning June 1st, click on the Course Catalog tab in the left column, pull down the Course Category selector to self-paced courses, and follow the usual registration procedure.

System Terms of Use

The Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System has been developed to meet the needs of educators and school personnel in the state of Iowa.

Use of this system is intended for employees of Iowa Area Education Agencies, employees of the public and private school districts they support, and other authorized users. Unauthorized use or distribution of passwords is prohibited. Authorized users should contact their local school officials to obtain the correct password needed to register into this Iowa AEA Professional Development Online Learning System.