Leadership Networks

Central Rivers AEA hosts meetings that provide school administrators with an avenue to increase their knowledge and skills, gain support from peers and connect to agency resources.

Special Education

Monthly meetings that include Special Education Directors for districts/principals that might serve as SpEd directors, AEA regional administrators and contracted Sped Directors to districts are tentatively scheduled to fall on the second Monday of each month. Meetings will begin in September* at 9 am at the Cedar Falls Central Rivers AEA office. *This date is tentative. More details coming soon.

Special Education Contacts

Amy Knupp, Executive Director of Special Education | (319)-273-8261

Marcia Brolsma, Administrative Assistant for Director of Sp Ed/Office Manager for Sp Ed | (319)-273-8281

Ed Services

School Counselors Network

Check out the 2023-24 School Counselors Network flier here.

2023 Dates

  • September 8
  • October 13
  • November 10
  • December 8

2024 Dates

  • January 12
  • February 9
  • March 8
  • April 12

Counselors Network Contacts

Chuck Buseman, Authentic Learning Coordinator | (641)-425-5954

Angie Koop, School Social Worker | (319)-429-0567

Principal Alliance

Want more information? Check out the 2023-24 statewide AEA webpage

2023 Dates

  • August 31
  • September 29
  • October 31
  • November 30

2024 Dates

  • January 31
  • February 29
  • March 20
  • April 30
  • May 31

Principal Alliance Contact

Jen Sigrist, Executive Director of Educational Services | (641)-844-2424

Tech Coordinators

There are no official plans/dates for the 2023-24 school year yet. More details are coming soon!

Tech Coordinators Contacts

Terry Davis, IT Support Engineer | (641)-844-2461

Jess Lamp, IT Support Engineer | (319)-268-7753

CTE Network/CBE Collaboration

The Learner-Centered Cross-State Collaborative is a 12-week facilitated* professional learning and design experience focused on getting clear about the next right steps for you and your team as you explore learner-centered pathways.

View the fall 2023 Learner-Center Cross-State Collaborative flier here.

Check out the fall dates below!

  • September 20th (in person)
  • October 31st (virtual)
  • December 12th (in person)

CTE Network/CBE Collaboration Contacts

Rod Ball, Director of Special Programs | (319)-273-8285

Sarah Nelson, Director of IT & Special Programs | (319)-273-8296

Important Contacts

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