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English Learners (EL) and state assessment preparation

English Learners (EL) and state assessment preparation

ELPA21 is a required assessment for all English learners. New this year, all local school districts need to update the Test Information Delivery Engine (TIDE) with their student information.  The DE will no longer do a statewide data upload...

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Moving beyond power and control with challenging students

Moving beyond power and control with challenging students

Join us on Dec. 4 with Dr. Ablon for this overview of Collaborative Problem Solving as an approach to support students with Behavioral Challenges.  Think:Kids teaches a revolutionary, evidence-based approach called Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) for helping...

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Register now for the AEA Legislative Advocacy Event

Register now for the AEA Legislative Advocacy Event

Register now for the 2019 Legislative Education Advocacy Event sponsored by Iowa’s Area Education Agencies on Feb. 4-5, 2019, at Prairie Meadows. This event will bring together school administrators from across Iowa to learn the most up-to-date...

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Children’s Mental Health Listening Posts

Children’s Mental Health Listening Posts

Listening posts are being hosted at locations across Iowa on behalf of the Children’s System State Board established by Gov. Kim Reynolds in April. The focus of the listening posts is to understand what children mental health...

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ISPRA Fall Conference

ISPRA Fall Conference

Iowa School Public Relations Association (ISPRA) is holding their fall conference on Friday, October 12. This year’s conference is centered around social media strategies. The keynote speaker is Chris Snider, Associate Professor, Drake University who is presenting on Beyond...

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October Superintendents’ Meeting Materials

October Superintendents’ Meeting Materials

October’s Superintendents’ Meeting was held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, with Brad Waid presenting on Transforming the Classroom through Augmented Reality. All information shared during the business meeting is available here. The next meeting will be held...

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