Monthly Archives: April 2017

Agency Updates – April 2017

Have You Started Your 2017-18 Transportation Approval Process? Superintendents/Transportation Directors: Chapter 285.9(3) of the Iowa Code requires the Area Education Agency Board of Directors to approve all bus routes outside the boundaries of the school district operating the buses. This … Continue reading

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Instructional Services – April 2017

April 18 or 20 – Summer School Planning Download PDF: Summer School Planning Flyer FINAL When? April 18 (Burlington) or April 20 (Ottumwa and Albia), 9:00 AM – Noon Teams are welcome to stay in the afternoon for planning with support from literacy … Continue reading

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Media & Technology – April 2017

April 10 – Battle of the Books Fairfield Convention Center Fairfield Arts & Convention Center Contact: Tricia Slechta, April 18 – Google Certified Administrator Training for Tech Coordinators Ottumwa AEA Office Contact: Sally Lindgren, or 800-622-0027 Ext. 1253 April 18 – … Continue reading

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Special Education – April 2017

Supreme Court Ruling on FAPE On March 22, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a unanimous decision today in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1.  The Court articulated the following standard for a FAPE: “To meet … Continue reading

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External Partners – April 2017

The GWAEA Summer Leadership Symposium: The Leader as a Deep Change Agent – June 27 (Grant Wood AEA) KPEC Keystone’s Premier Education Conference – June 20 & 21 (Keystone AEA) School Leader Update – April (DE) Each and Every Child – … Continue reading

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