Grant Wood AEA is one of 9 AEAs that serve all schools in Iowa. Grant Wood has a 7-county service area; about 3/4 of its budget is devoted to providing services in support of special education. The remaining dollars are used to provide professional development, school management and web services, library, curriculum planning and consultation, anti-bullying, and many other services for public and private schools.
Chief Administrator Joe Crozier participates in America Reads at a local school.
GWAEA's staff support 32 Public Schools, 17 State Accredited Nonpublic Schools and seven Independent Accredited Nonpublic Schools across seven Iowa counties.
Grant Wood Area Education Agency has three primary office locations and employs more than 500 employees.
The staff at Grant Wood Area Education Agency are focused on student achievement in its partnerig school districts.