Monthly Archives: January 2014

FOR YOUR ACTION: District Developed Service Delivery Plan (DDSDP)

If your district had or will have a School Improvement Site visit this year, your DDSDP for special education instructional services needs to be reviewed, revised, readopted and recertified by September 15, 2014.  You will need to input the revised … Continue reading

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Agenda, SAI, BOEE, DE Notes and School Leader Update Links for January

Here are the links to the School Leader update, SAI Leadership Link and the Department of Education Notes for January 2014. 1-8-2014 Supt Agenda https://www.educateiowa.gov/sites/files/ed/documents/January2014SLU_0.pdf Jan 2014 SAI AEASuptUpdate DE Supt Notes Jan 14 Boee Supt meeting notes January 2014 … Continue reading

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Reading Recovery Districts – MEETING CANCELLED

Julie Davies, Director of Educational Services had previously notified you that she would like to have a short meeting on January 8, 2014 at 9:30 am before the AEA 267 Superintendents Meeting with those districts that receive services for Reading … Continue reading

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LEA Special Education Advisory Committee

The LEA Special Education Advisory Committee will meet in Conference Room 2 in the Cedar Falls Special Education building prior to the superintendents’ meeting on January 8th from 8:00-9:20. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss special education issues … Continue reading

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: January “PR Power Hour” Open to Superintendents

Just a friendly reminder that AEA 267 is hosting a series of professional learning opportunities this year in the arena of school public relations. Participants join to watch a webinar presentation by the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) and then … Continue reading

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Phase X (or what supports are availale for Early Literacy Implementation)

Iowa TIER, as well as IGDIs and FAST assessments, will be made available to all districts to support the requirement in 279.68 that all schools must implement valid and reliable universal screening and progress monitoring assessments by August 2014. We … Continue reading

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Background Checks

Under Iowa Code section 279.69, the Legislature has closed the gap on the requirement for school district employees to have background checks.  The newly passed law requires that all school district employees have a background check conducted in compliance with … Continue reading

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