Instructional Technology Consultant

Northwest Area Education Agency   Sioux City, IA   Full-time     Education
Posted on January 9, 2023
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Instructional Technology Consultant

Overview: Northwest AEA provides visionary leadership and quality, student-centered services through relationships with families, schools, and communities. In short, our focus can be summed up in these four words: Inspiring Learning. Changing Lives.

Our vision is to be the first contact for timely and ongoing support to improve the performance outcomes and well-being of all learners.

About the Agency: Northwest AEA provides special education and school improvement services to 34 public school districts and 32 accredited, non-public schools. The agency serves 45,000 students and more than 5000 educators in a 10-county area of Northwest Iowa (Lyon, Osceola, Sioux, O'Brien, Plymouth, Cherokee, Woodbury, Ida, Monona, and Crawford).

Our headquarters is located across from the Morningside College campus in Sioux City with regional offices in Cherokee, Denison, Le Mars, Onawa, and Sioux Center.

Why Northwest AEA?

Our vision, mission, and anchors guide our actions. Staff at Northwest AEA believe that what they do inspires learning and leads to changed lives for the students, staff, and families we serve. Our work is anchored in building positive, professional relationships with stakeholders and with one another. We embrace responsiveness in how we serve so that students, staff, and families can see improved results.



Job Purpose/Summary: Provide leadership, support, and professional development and will sustain Northwest AEA and the schools’ use of instructional technology for improved instruction, communication, and student achievement.
Essential Functions:

  • Provide leadership to the AEA and LEAs in the area of instructional technology integration and how it impacts student learning.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support districts in the use of instructional technology in all curricular areas.
  • Work with AEA Educational Consultants and Special Education Strategists to support integration of technology in classrooms.
  • Coordinate professional development activities directly related to the integrated use of technology in content areas.
  • Communicate with LEA staff about training, equipment, software, curriculum materials, instructional video, and other instructional technology resources.
  • Act as AEA liaison to consultants for resource alignment and professional development in the area of technology.
  • Provide backup support on an as-needed basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master’s degree in education
  • At least 4 years teaching experience in a K-12 school district
  • Experience within the areas of K-12 curriculum and technology

If you are an internal candidate interested in transferring to this Educational Services position, please contact Sherri Wing ( for the proper transfer form. By definition, a transfer in Educational Services means a change in assigned service center. All other candidates should apply by clicking "Apply for this Job." 

It is the policy of Northwest Area Education Agency not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy, please contact Jerome Schaefer, Equity Coordinator, 1520 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa, 51106, 712-222-6114.