Students ‘Jazz It Up’ at Summer Enrichment

Great Prairie AEA’s Summer Enrichment Program Held at Iowa Wesleyan College

Student in Hyperstudio 4.5 class

The Great Prairie AEA Summer Enrichment 2012 program themed, “Jazzin’ It Up,” was held June 11-21 at Iowa Wesleyan College, Mt. Pleasant. Approximately 207 students from 16 area school districts and 5 non public schools have the opportunity to participate in more than 60 classes, taught by area educators. Classes cover the fine arts, languages, literature & writing, mathematics & logic, science, social studies, and computers & industrial technology. Great Prairie AEA thanks Iowa Wesleyan College for generously donating the use of their campus for this year’s program!

Summer Enrichment Program 2012 is a “college-for-kids” type program for students in grades 2-6 who live in southeast Iowa.  To qualify, students need to be in a talented and gifted (TAG) program, or have high ITBS test scores, or be recommended by a teacher, counselor, or building principal.

For more information about Summer Enrichment contact Shannon Johnson,, or 319-753-6561 ext. 1136.

Emails Change to

GPAEA staff emails are changing to beginning July 1, 2012.  We suggest that you add email addresses to your mail address book, so as to ensure delivery.

Don’t panic emails ending in will continue to work and we will not officially change to until the next school year. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we transition.

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