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
Mandie Sanderman Consultant for Science and TAG
Chelsie Byram Consultant for Science and TAG

MTSS Advanced Learners Guide

In April 2018, the Advanced Learner Multi-Tiered System of Support Guide was created to assist classroom teachers, ensuring all students are appropriately challenged.  This tool was written to be content-neutral and can be used across all disciplines.

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 29th, 2020
December 10th, 2020
March 23rd, 2021

Cedar Falls
September 25th, 2020
January 15th, 2021
March 26th, 2021

TAG Network Agendas**Anyone can view/edit these agendas

Clear Lake 2020-2021 TAG Network Agenda

Cedar Falls 2020-2021 TAG Network Agenda


Archived Agendas

Clear Lake 2019-2020 TAG Network Agenda

Cedar Falls 2019-2020 TAG Network Agenda

Clear Lake 2018-2019 TAG Network Agenda

Cedar Falls 2018-2019 TAG Network Agenda

Cedar Falls 2017

Clear Lake 2017