Monthly Archives: November 2017

Agency Updates – November 2017

Great Prairie AEA Board of Directors Election Results In October, Great Prairie AEA held Board Elections in four of their nine Director Districts. Congratulations to the following elected Board Members: Melissa Ballard – Director District #2, which includes Albia, Chariton, … Continue reading

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Instructional Services – November 2017

Applying Literacy Practices in Secondary Classrooms, November 7 at Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (participants get Doug Fisher’s  Visible Learning in the Secondary Classroom) Social Studies Standards Training Secondary Teachers, November 8 & 9 at Ottumwa … Continue reading

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Media, Technology & Science – November 2017

Science Standards for Administrators & Instructional Coaches, Part 2, – November 17 at Ottumwa December 5 – Tech Coordinator Meeting (Rescheduled from Nov 21), 9:30am – Noon. Ottumwa AEA Topic:  Cyber Threats, Incident Response and Breach Reporting

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Special Education – November 2017

Due Process Decision and Impact Upon Current Special Education Evaluation Practice This summer, a decision by an Iowa administrative law judge (ALJ) called into question aspects of Iowa’s procedures for determining how students qualify for special education.  The ALJ confirmed … Continue reading

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External Partners – November 2017

SAI Report – November NTC Summit on Teacher Development and Retention for Student Success – Oct. 30, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St. SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Leadership Now Conference – Indian Hills … Continue reading

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