Monthly Archives: November 2014

American Education Week provides opportunity to give thanks to AEA 267 staff

Watch your van mail during the week of November 16-22 for a special token of the agency’s appreciation for all you do on behalf of children, families and educators! Your efforts to help all students reach their greatest potential are … Continue reading

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Responding to requests for support for students struggling with dyslexia

One of the new laws created during the 2014 legislative session focused on dyslexia. The legislation defined this as an educational diagnosis and so it was added to Iowa Education Code. Dyslexia is defined as “a specific and significant impairment … Continue reading

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New meeting agenda and minutes template for agency use

Do you lead or facilitate an internal meeting? Last month, the all-agency Leadership Team approved an official Meeting Agenda & Minutes template for use agency-wide. Please use this template for building agendas and maintaining minutes whenever you work with an … Continue reading

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Explore the Iowa Core through new website

The state has launched a new website, IowaCore.gov, to help teachers across the state put the standards into practice in their classrooms and to help increase public understanding of our statewide academic standards. Please take time to explore the new … Continue reading

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Stay in tune with agency closures and professional learning cancellations

November is upon us and that means that the potential for severe winter weather is increasing. Please be sure that you have taken time to thoroughly review the information on the inclement weather page of our staff website. (Use your … Continue reading

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