Monthly Archives: March 2014

Transition success story: Working to build a life beyond the classroom

Many thanks to Farrah Olson for co-coordinating the development of our latest Success Story! Watch and learn how Elias, a student with Pervasive Developmental Disorder, is working toward building a life beyond high school. Elias has received assistance and guidance … Continue reading

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Friendly note about using the office on “office closed” days

Unfortunately, this winter’s crazy weather has meant a handful of days when an AEA 267 office had to be closed. As you can probably imagine, clearing the parking lot and sidewalks on these days can sometimes take several hours. Please … Continue reading

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Do you know what your Digital Footprint looks like?

Special thanks to Kay Schmalen for contributing this valuable article. The rise of social media (e.g. Facebook, Google+, Twitter) and its use across multiple devices has increased access to personal information, such as birthdate, phone numbers, addresses. While sometimes it … Continue reading

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Accreditation site visit just over a month away

Every five years, the agency participates in an accreditation site visit facilitated by the Iowa Department of Education. The site visit serves as an opportunity to ensure that AEA standards for service are being met and that progress is being … Continue reading

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Annual AEA/DE Customer Feedback Survey now underway

The annual AEA/DE Customer Feedback Survey, which provides educators we serve with an opportunity to share feedback about our services, launched on Monday, March 3. Traditionally, our agency has enjoyed an enviable return rate on the survey (typically around 40%), … Continue reading

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