Monthly Archives: October 2021

Central Rivers AEA launches new staff mental health initiative

Mental health is just as important as your physical health and deserves the same quality of support. In the past, we have shared information regarding our Employee Assistance Program (EAP), virtual mental health visits through Doctor on Demand and the … Continue reading

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The 2021-22 Central Rivers AEA annual employee policies and informational items now available

Our agency’s annual review of mandatory policies and procedural items are now available! For viewing, please visit the document as there are important updates to read. A few examples include: Inclement Weather policies – We’re in Iowa and winter is … Continue reading

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Thinking of retiring? Take advantage of the early retirement notification incentive!

In an effort to support a timely staff replacement selection process and assist in budget planning, the Central Rivers AEA Board of Directors has approved an incentive be provided for Certified, NUSS, and Administrative Staff who provide early notification of … Continue reading

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What’s the latest with the agency Equity Audit?

As was shared during the August edition of The Channel, the agency has contracted with the New York Leadership Academy to facilitate an equity audit alongside our agency equity committee. This month, the work focused on: Identifying success criteria Reviewing … Continue reading

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Coffee with the Chief

Grab a cup of coffee (or your favorite morning beverage) and join Chief Administrator Sam Miller for an update on agency events and current trends in K-12 education.  These informal meetings are a great place to get any questions you … Continue reading

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October is Cybersecurity awareness month

Now in its 18th year, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2021 and this year’s theme is “Do your part. #BeCyberSmart.”  This theme encourages individuals and organizations to own their role in protecting their part of cyberspace, stressing personal accountability and … Continue reading

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Refinements made to improve the ease of working through the required Digital Accessibility Module

Thank you to everyone who has taken the Accessibility Self-Paced Training – CRAEA Module and given us feedback. Based on the feedback, we have made refinements to the module. Since only some sections are recommended vs required, there is no … Continue reading

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