Monthly Archives: March 2022

2022-23 Negotiations Summary

This month during the regular meeting of the Central Rivers AEA Board of Directors, the board took action to approve our recommended negotiation agreements. This article provides a summary of each settlement along with some additional information about our financial … Continue reading

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Legislative update: What’s happening in Des Moines?

A draft bill was filed recently through the House appropriations committee. HSB 727 would reduce the number of AEAs from nine to four and is almost identical to the original AEA reorganization bill filed earlier this year as HF 2182. … Continue reading

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Fridays off in the summer? Yes please!

The Central Rivers AEA Board of Directors recently approved a plan for summer hours that will bring greater flexibility to those on contract in the summer months. In June and July, staff will work one of the following schedules in … Continue reading

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Agency takes action to hire a wellness coach

As you know, Central Rivers AEA has been partnering with ESSDACK to provide various opportunities around INspired Leadership over the past few years. We consistently hear about how powerful the work is, and a desire to have additional development and … Continue reading

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Congratulations to our staff with 10 years of service!

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Update on Board Policy 403.7 Certified Employee Resignation

For certified staff only: The proposed policy #403.7 was taken to the Board on March 2, 2022, for the 1st reading. Action is set for the April Board meeting, scheduled for April 6, 2022.  Noted changes: Employees with individual contracts … Continue reading

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“Show the love” to those we serve throughout the month of March

During the last Coffee with the Chief Zoom meeting, several staff members expressed an interest in ways to show our appreciation for educators serving in our local school districts. We know that this is a tough time to be in … Continue reading

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