Mark Draper

Role: Area Education Agency

A Council Bluffs, Iowa native, Mark has BA and MA degrees in Education and Special Education, respectively, from the University of Northern Colorado. Additionally, he has Educational Specialist degrees from both the University of Nebraska and Drake University. Initially a music and language arts teacher in eastern Colorado, Mark has worked in the private, non-profit Special Education setting in both Denver and Omaha. He is currently in his 26th year as an administrator in the AEA system and is currently the Director of Special Education at Green Hills AEA in Council Bluffs.

A life long child advocate, Mark is a trained mediator, an avid reader and creator of fabulous Sunday dinners for his blended family with his wife, Roxanne.