Legislative Education Advocacy 2019

A time for administrators & legislators to discuss issues

Register now for the 2019 Legislative Education Advocacy Event sponsored by Iowa's Area Education Agencies. This event will bring together school administrators from across Iowa to learn the most up-to-date legislative insight, and meet with legislators face-to-face at the Capitol.


Feb. 4-5, 2019


Bishop A Conference Room - Prairie Meadows Racetrack, Hotel & Casino
1 Prairie Meadows Drive, Altoona


Monday, Feb. 4 - Bishop A Conference Room, Prairie Meadows Hotel

5:30 p.m.
Legislative update & preparation with education lobbyists in a panel moderated by AEA Executive Director Tom Lane. Panelists include Margaret Buckton, Dave Wilkerson, Matt Eide, and Kate Walton.

6:30 p.m.

Dinner on your own. A list of restaurants is available here. Your AEA chief administrator may also be making arrangements for the superintendents in your AEA.

Tuesday, Feb. 5 - Iowa State Capitol

7:30-9 a.m.

Meet legislators at the Capitol in the Rotunda. Individual meetings with legislators may also be arranged.


A block of rooms is available for $107/night plus taxes. Reservations must be made by 5 p.m. Jan. 16, 2019. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at (800) 325-9015. Be sure to ask for the AEA Superintendents' Legislative Advocacy Event. Reservations can also be made online by clicking here. Group code is 02032019AEA.

Please note that districts are responsible for paying for their own rooms.