Monthly Archives: February 2011

SPECIAL: AEA 267 chief administrator provides budget outlook

What’s happening with respect to cuts in education funding in Iowa? How will the agency be impacted if severe budget cuts are imposed by the legislature? How will programs and services be impacted? AEA 267 Chief Administrator Roark Horn answers … Continue reading

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Polycom “etiquette” resources now available

The agency Polycom units continue to be the most popular way for agency staff to conduct planning and other types of meetings. To maximize the effectiveness of this valuable technology, a new set of resources have been added to the … Continue reading

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What does the public think about AEA services?

Recently, the AEA Communications Committee conducted a communications audit to gather perception data from a variety of audiences about AEA services. Legislators, higher education officials, educators and parents were all surveyed. Here’s a summary of what the data found: Contrary … Continue reading

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New website seeks to promote innovation in education

A new website devoted to promoting the need for innovation in education has recently launched. Iowa Future was developed in collaboration with five state education groups (Iowa Association of School Boards, Iowa Department of Education, Iowa State Education Association and … Continue reading

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Issues addressed with Iowa School Alerts email notices

Are you signed up to receive email alerts for agency weather announcements from Iowa School Alerts? If so, you may have experienced some delays last month in receiving your messages. Agency IT staff worked closely with technicians from Iowa School … Continue reading

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