ESSA information session to be held Dec 18 for administrators

As part of the support that Central Rivers AEA is providing districts and schools around the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), an Administrator Information Session will be held on December 18th in the Clear Lake, Cedar Falls and Marshalltown offices from 9 am until 3 pm.  Staff from the Department of Education will be facilitating these sessions and will be on site in the Cedar Falls AEA office with Zoom links to both the Clear Lake and Marshalltown AEA offices.

Registration description below:

The ESSA Administrator Information Sessions are restricted to administrators of buildings/districts where schools have been designated in need of either Targeted or Comprehensive supports.  The day-long information and planning session is to allow administrators an opportunity to become familiar with the items below, and plan for next steps:

  • Our collaborative work and alignment with existing practices/resources
  • ESSA Accountability Index, designations, calculations, what it means and how to explain it
  • Communication toolkit to support sharing information with school board, staff, parents, community and legislators
  • ESSA contacts and support from the Department and Area Education Agencies
  • ESSA Administrator Organizer as a planner to ensure access to all required and optional supports, and
  • Supports available, including the purpose, access, importance, who should be involved, and challenges/solutions

To register:  Course # 160614

For additional information, please contact the Central Rivers AEA Regional Administrator or School Improvement consultant assigned to your district