Monthly Archives: January 2010

A few reminders about our weather announcement procedures

Mother Nature has provided plenty of opportunities over the past month to use our agency weather announcement procedures. Now that the weather has settled down (at least for now!), it’s a good time to step back and review. Below are … Continue reading

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Standard hours for internal meetings

As a reminder, if you are planning internal meetings that involve staff members from a distance, please remember to set meeting hours to start no earlier than 9 a.m. and end by 3 p.m. Having standard hours will promote car … Continue reading

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Guidance on office decorating

Some questions have been asked by staff members in service delivery center offices (Clear Lake, Marshalltown and Cedar Falls) about whether they are able to paint and decorate their office space to their individual taste. All service delivery centers have … Continue reading

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AEA 267 board begins process of recruitment for new Chief, Assistant Chief/Director of Personnel

The AEA 267 Board of Directors met in a retreat prior to their regular board meeting this month to discuss plans for recruiting a new Chief Administrator and Assistant Chief Administrator/Director of Personnel for the agency. The board received proposals … Continue reading

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AEA 267 staff member receives recognition in hobby magazine

Barb Ruiter, Special Education Secretary serving the Forest City office was recently notified that an article she had written about her love of paperdolls would be published in the March issue of Paperdoll Review Magazine, a quarterly publication. “I’m excited … Continue reading

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Good things happening at Devonshire

AEA 267 staff members representing the Special Education records department in Cedar Falls donated personal care products (cologne, Chapstick, deodorant, shampoo, nail polish, lotions), winter wear (socks, gloves, hats, scarves), food, and more to students at AEA 267 Devonshire school. … Continue reading

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Early retirement incentive programs: reviewing the pros and cons

With the 10% across-the-board cut plus declining enrollment, I’ve shared some perspectives about our future in past editions of Intersections.  A couple people replied wondering if an early retirement incentive might be the magic bullet or at least a piece … Continue reading

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