Central Rivers AEA Talented and Gifted team is committed to being advocates and providing educational and networking opportunities for those who serve our almost 3,000 Talented and Gifted Students.

All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.” – John F. Kennedy Civil Rights Address

Iowa Code and Gifted Education


Have questions? Want to know more? Get in touch with us!

Name/Contact Title
Kay Schmalen Consultant for Educational Services
Mandie Sanderman Consultant for Science
Ashley Flatebo Instructional Technology Consultant

Upcoming Events

TAG Network

The Central Rivers AEA Talented and Gifted Network is designed to assist and support educators who provide quality services to gifted children. The network consists of a professional learning opportunities and collaboration. Agendas are driven by those in attendance and it is a great opportunity to problem-solve and share resources.  Each network runs from 9:00am- 3:00pm and if you would like to attend, please complete this registration form so we can plan for the day.

Dates and Locations

Clear Lake
September 18th, 2018
December 13th, 2019
March 21st, 2019

Cedar Falls
September 21st 2018
January 18th, 2019
April 18th, 2019

TAG Network Agendas

**Anyone can view/edit these agendas

Clear Lake 2018-2019 TAG Network Agenda
Cedar Falls 2018-2019 TAG Network Agenda

Archived Agendas

Cedar Falls 2017

Clear Lake 2017