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Register now for Advocacy Day

Register now for Advocacy Day

Register now for the 2018 Legislative Education Advocacy Event sponsored by Iowa’s Area Education Agencies. This event will bring together school administrators from across Iowa to learn the most up-to-date legislative insight, and meet with legislators face-to-face...

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Promising Practices in Family and School Partnerships

Promising Practices in Family and School Partnerships

Are there exciting and innovative programs going on in your school related to family and school partnerships? Would you like to be recognized by the Iowa Department of Education for these programs? Application for this recognition involves...

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November Superintendents’ Meeting Materials

November Superintendents’ Meeting Materials

The November Superintendents Meeting was held on November 1st in the Cedar Falls Conference Center. All materials from the meeting are available. Meeting Materials Agenda BrightBytes: Digital Privacy, Safety, and Security Overview BrightBytes Digital Privacy, Safety &...

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2018 Superintendents’ Retreat

2018 Superintendents’ Retreat

Plan now to attend the 2018 Central Rivers AEA Superintendents’ Retreat. This two-day professional learning experience is being planned around the themes of leadership, renewal and professional networking. For more information, including hotel details and to register...

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Assistive Technology Conference to be held February 23

Assistive Technology Conference to be held February 23

The Assistive Technology Conference will be held on February 23, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 3:10 p.m. at the Cedar Falls Conference Center. Participants will discover ways everyday teachers and students are utilizing assistive technology to access...

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Home School Testing Dates for 2018

Home School Testing Dates for 2018

Below are the dates for Iowa Assessment Testing for Homeschoolers for 2018: Cedar Falls AEA Office – March 26-27, 2018 – 8:00-12:00 Clear Lake AEA Office – March 22-23, 2018 – 8:00-12:00 Marshalltown AEA Office – March...

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Are you prepared to communicate in a situation like this?

Are you prepared to communicate in a situation like this?

The following article was distributed by the National School Public Relations Association. Consider sharing it at an upcoming administrative team meeting and facilitating a discussion around how prepared the district currently is for situations like this one. Questions?...

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New formative assessment resources coming in 2018

New formative assessment resources coming in 2018

Iowa’s Area Education Agencies are enhancing and expanding resources and services provided to all Iowa school districts. As an example, in September the AEAs negotiated a contract that made available myIGDIs literacy screening for preschool learners at...

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