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Parents have the loudest voices

Parents have the loudest voices

In my role with Central Rivers Area Education Agency, I get a front row seat to the hard work our local teachers and administrators are doing every day. Our local schools are stretching every dollar in their...

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I suspect my child has a disability – now what?

I suspect my child has a disability – now what?

Oftentimes parents are the first to notice their child is struggling in school or at home. Many, however, are unsure what to do. Central Rivers AEA, in conjunction with your local school district, can help. If you...

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What is Cultural Competence?

What is Cultural Competence?

Which skills are critical to preparing students to enter the workforce or college? Strong skills in academics and technology typically top the list. Undoubtedly, critical thinking, problem-solving, effective communication, and the ability to collaborate are equally important....

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Resources to encourage your students in STEM

Resources to encourage your students in STEM

STEM or Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education is important because it spreads through almost every part of our lives. By exposing students to STEM and giving them opportunities to explore STEM-related concepts, they may develop a...

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Parenting in the social media age

Parenting in the social media age

By Sarah Nelson, Central Rivers AEA Technology Services Coordinator Parenting is hard. Parenting in an age of social media, instant access, and constantly changing technology is even harder. Common Sense Media recently reported that children ages eight...

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