Monthly Archives: February 2009

Update on agency financial picture

It is no secret that the Governor’s across-the-board cuts, declining enrollment, federal funding issues, and now a likelihood of a partially funded allowable growth rate will all have an effect on our Agency. Staff reduction will be a necessary result … Continue reading

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AEA 267 Francis Lauer Youth Shelter receives Picturing America honor

The Area Education Agency 267 (AEA 267) Francis Lauer Youth Shelter is one of over 56,000 schools and public libraries across the nation awarded the Picturing America program. Picturing America is a free initiative from the National Endowment for the … Continue reading

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Service to our partners…big and little things

The comments in this article are focused on one of the little things we can do to serve our customers well. I was reminded of this as I visited a local retailer and noticed all the employees’ cars parked at … Continue reading

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Accreditation site visit on the horizon

The Iowa Department of Education (DE) will begin AEA 267’s accreditation visit on March 10-11, 2009 with a document review. The DE team will follow up with LEA and AEA interviews on April 14-16 and on May 12-13, the team … Continue reading

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Annual Progress Report now available

The 2008 Annual Progress Report, which details the agency’s progress toward meeting established goals, is now available. In addition to being available here, it can be accessed on the accreditation section of our agency’s website. aea_apr_0708

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