Monthly Archives: August 2015

AEA 267 Consultation Meeting with Accredited Non-Public Schools on behalf of Dr. Mary Stevens

Hello, IDEA requires a timely and meaningful consultation between local school districts and the non-public schools within their district. This consultation process addresses how the federal Part B funds will be used to serve students with disabilities enrolled in accredited … Continue reading

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FOR YOUR ACTION: Part B Applications

Just a reminder that completed applications for Part B funds are due at the AEA from the LEA on Friday, September 4, 2015. Please submit your application to Barb Ehrig (behrig@aea267.k12.ia.us) or Sarah Brown (sbrown@aea267.k12.ia.us) in the AEA 267 Business … Continue reading

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LEA Special Education Advisory Committee

The LEA Special Education Advisory Committee will meet four times this year in October, November, March and April prior to the Superintendents’ Meeting from 8:00-9:30 am. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss special education issues and for the … Continue reading

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

A district’s DDSDP for special education instructional services needs to be reviewed, revised and readopted by the local school board every five years. This year the districts that need to revise their DDSDP are Aplington-Parkersburg, Hampton-Dumont, Janesville, Nashua-Plainfield, Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock, … Continue reading

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Differentiated Accountability System

The Iowa Department of Education (DE) is piloting a new Differentiated Accountability system during the 2015-2016 school year as part of the work of Collaborating for Iowa’s Kids (C4K), a partnership of the DE, AEAs, and LEAs in the state.  … Continue reading

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LIEP (Language Instruction Education Program) updates:

Lau Plan is due with the district C-Plan. Districts should use the DE Lau Plan Checklist to ensure they have all criteria required for approval. Visit the AEA 267 ELL webpage for documents and further information. https://www.aea267.k12.ia.us/ell/lau-plan/ English Language Proficiency … Continue reading

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GOLD Online Assessment

School districts are reminded that Iowa Code section 279.60 requires districts to assess all preschool children with the GOLD online assessment and maintain local agreements with Teaching Strategies, Inc. under the GOLD State Service Umbrella Agreement. This includes any preschool-aged … Continue reading

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