School Improvement

“To empower our educational partners to enhance children’s lives, now and in the future.”

-CRAEA School Improvement Team

The Central Rivers AEA School Improvement Team partners with schools and districts in the continuous school improvement process. The team provides support based on your current needs to increase student achievement and well-being by addressing the five conceptual areas within the Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) framework:

  1. Assessment and Data-Based Decision Making
  2. Universal Instruction
  3. Supplemental-Intensive Tiers
  4. Leadership
  5. Infrastructure

On-Demand Learning

Iowa Code for Competency Based Education (CBE)

Students demonstrate learning from situations outside our classrooms all the time. Sometimes they happen in other classes, sometimes from outside school experiences, and yet they often relate to the same content we are trying to teach. Just because the learning didn’t happen in front of a teacher in a classroom during a traditional class period doesn’t mean a student can’t earn credit for that learning. Iowa Code allows students to earn high school credit when demonstrating learning through competency-based pathways.…

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Iowa Standards for School Leaders (ISSL) Leadership Coaching

The earners of this micro-credential will demonstrate growth in their coaching and feedback practices. This micro-credential can be stacked with the Iowa Standards for School Leaders (ISSL) micro-credential to obtain Evaluator Approval credit.

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Contact Us

All AgencyJody AlbertsonRegional Administrator
School Improvement Co-Lead
All AgencyKelly GallagherSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 1Amy MoineSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 2Dustin ReeseSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 3Tina HalversonSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 4Kirstey EwaldSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 5Bill SoesbeSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 6Bradi JohnsonSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 7Mikayla MontgomerySchool Improvement Consultant
Region 8 Joe KremerSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 9Kim HurleySchool Improvement Consultant
Region 10Kara ShannonSchool Improvement Consultant
Region 11Janelle PirklSchool Improvement Consultant
Central Rivers AEA service territory showing all 53 public school districts and 18 non-public school districts we serve. The agency's service area reaches 18 counties and nearly 9,000 square miles.