Iowa has nine Area Education Agencies (AEAs). The function of each AEA is to serve as an intermediate unit between the Department of Education, school districts, and local schools. Each AEA offers media services, special education services, and general educational services.
The AEAs found below partner with Drake Continuing Education & Professional Development to offer graduate credit to area educators enrolled in professional development courses. These courses are reviewed and approved by the Drake School of Education's Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies department. More than 2,100 courses are offered each year.
Please check with your AEA, school district or the Iowa BOEE to confirm that each course you want to take will meet your individual requirements.
Drake credit (EDMA) may be used in the following ways: