Monthly Archives: January 2021

IMPORTANT: COVID-19 vaccine update

The vaccine for Covid-19 is becoming more widely available and supply will increase in the weeks and months to come. Central Rivers AEA is working closely with local public health officials and we are optimistic that staff will be included … Continue reading

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Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave expired

This Act previously provided additional paid leave for various COVID related reasons.  As we shift from FFCRA provided leave, employees who are unable to work due to COVID related symptoms/self-care will need to use their own paid leaves, using specific … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our staff with 15 years of service!

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Sarah Nelson named Director of Information Technology and Special Programs

Sarah Nelson, Director of Information Technology/Consultant for School Improvement for Region 10, has been named Director of Information Technology and Special Programs, beginning July 1, 2021. In her new role, Sarah will continue to lead the Information Technology team while … Continue reading

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Creative Services rolls out new ordering system as part of unified effort with Iowa’s AEAs

As part of a unified effort with all nine of Iowa’s AEAs, the Central Rivers AEA Creative Services department is proud to roll out a new ordering system. The new system offers several benefits to our customers which include: 1.) … Continue reading

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Website designed to help Iowans with mental health needs

Mental health professionals from Iowa’s nine AEAs recently collaborated to create a website for Iowans who are searching for mental health assistance. The website at www.IowaAEAMentalHealth.org came from a request by the state legislature to help educators, parents, and students … Continue reading

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Health Savings Account (HSA) Calendar Year Maximums

The Health Savings Account (HSA) calendar-year limits are set for 2021.  Please email Betty Hesseling, Benefits Specialist, if you would like to change your HSA contributions.  Betty will create a life event on the Portal that will allow you to … Continue reading

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