• Good versus bad math beliefs: Let’s remove the labels for kids

    Take a moment to reflect and answer this question: Do you like math? Overwhelmingly, both students and adults alike typically… Read More

  • Central Rivers AEA named Top Iowa Workplace for second year in a row

    We are pleased to share that the Des Moines Register announced Central Rivers AEA has received recognition as one of… Read More

  • Iowa’s Area Education Agencies are an important part of our state’s valued education system

    Gov. Reynolds and her administration have made it a priority to make Iowa the best place to raise a family… Read More

  • The role of a paraeducator

    Paraeducator, educational assistant, teacher associate, teacher aide, media associate, lunchroom aide, etc., are often used to describe those who support… Read More

  • Navigating Career Conversations with Your Child

    As parents, one of our most important roles is to support and help guide our children as they navigate the… Read More

  • My child is struggling with a mental health concern. Where do I turn for help?

    As a parent/guardian/caretaker, you’ve noticed some social, emotional and/or behavioral changes in a child you are providing care for. Have… Read More

  • Central Rivers AEA partners with Mason City High School to provide Students with Unique Needs (S.U.N.) with work experience at local businesses

    The key educational ingredients for some students are local opportunities and fresh pizza pies. At Mason City High School, the… Read More

  • New Administrators Orientation is Monday, August 14

    The New Administrators Orientation will be held on Monday, August 14, from 9 am – 12 pm, at the Cedar… Read More

  • Meet Kacen – a student with autism who is thriving thanks to a partnership between his school and Central Rivers AEA

    April is Autism Acceptance Month! Why acceptance vs. awareness? Acceptance is about moving beyond the idea of awareness – you want acceptance and support,… Read More

  • Central Rivers AEA achieves full accreditation

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