Support to help educators & families meet the unique needs of their students with disabilities


Central Rivers AEA is gathering guidance regarding special education services during the Covid-19 pandemic.  Please check back to this page often as information can change rapidly.

Final Parameters to Finish IEP Paperwork for the 19-20 School Year. In order to implement continuous learning for the remainder of the school year, a recalibration of guidance is necessary. IDEA rights and responsibilities still apply regardless of voluntary or required status. It is now time for  This document is designed to assist IEP teams to begin to shift toward long-term sustainable practices.

Special Education Part B Parameters for AEA Staff. This document contains important information for guidance on working remotely, IEP meetings & parental consent, IEPs evaluations documentation, and Part B.

Many documents are also available in Spanish and can be found in this Google folder.

Layered Supports Available for Schools about Teaching Online. This document provides supports for teaching online while schools remain closed due to the pandemic.

Special Ed Guidance  This document contains guidance around moving forward with IEPs during school closures. For more information, contact Amy Knupp, Executive Director of Special Education at knupp@centralriversaea.org.

The National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) have issued a letter regarding providing services for students with disabilities during this time of national crisis.