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Anita Collier

Master of Education Instructor

M.Ed., Iowa State University
B.S., Westmar College


Professor Collier taught both kindergarten and special education classes before working as a special education strategist and consultant for the Area Education Agency for 36 years. She is trained in Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling and has worked with the Iowa Department of Education on a statewide project for Child Find, a requirement of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Professional experience

  • Adjunct professor, Buena Vista University
  • Special education consultant/strategist, Northwest Area Education Agency, Sioux City, Iowa
  • Special education consultant, Area Education Agency 4, Sioux Center, Iowa
  • Special education teacher, West Marshall Community Schools, State Center, Iowa
  • Special education teacher, Kingsley-Pierson Community Schools, Kingsley, Iowa
  • Kindergarten teacher, LeMars Community Schools, Iowa