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About Keystone AEA

Stan Rheingans


Tesha Moser

Associate Administrator/Director of Educational Services

Annette Hyde

Director of Special Education


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Keystone Area Education Agency is dedicated to providing the children of Northeast Iowa with the best possible educational opportunities. Through its partnerships with local schools, teachers, and parents, Keystone AEA will continue to provide services that put children first in Northeast Iowa.

Area Education Agencies (AEAs) were established in 1974 to deliver equal support services to Iowa's children and schools. Keystone AEA provides quality services to 21 public school districts and 21 nonpublic schools, covering nearly 5,000-square-miles. Keystone AEA serves eight counties in Northeast Iowa. These are: Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek.



Improving Learning and Living for All Students


Grounded in Service

Provide leadership to ensure equitable, effective, and efficient services for schools and families


Guiding Philosophy

Leadership grounded in service


Core Values

  • Mindful Service

  • Professional Autonomy

  • Collaboration


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