Monthly Archives: November 2019

Technology Tip!

Google Keep is a little known feature that has so many possibilities!  One of them is the ability to transcribe a note. In order to use this feature, download the Google Keep app for your Apple mobile device or the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Multi-sensory Course January 9th

Are you looking for instructional strategies for struggling readers? This course is geared to K-5 general education teachers as well as special education teachers, Title I, ELL and Team Reps who work with students reading below grade level. Participants will … Continue reading

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IEP Reminder: When parents decline services

Please remember to submit IEPs even in the event that parents decline services. Thank you, Pam and Nicole L6 IMS Administrators

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IEP Midyear Training

We are offering 2 IEP trainings in January. The first is a one-day IEP basic training on January 13th; it’s perfect for a person who may have very little experience in the development of an IEP. The training will be … Continue reading

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Online Data Systems Resource Guide for CRAEA Staff

With the increasing amounts of data that are available to CRAEA staff via online data systems, it can easily cause confusion regarding which system to use to access what data.  Furthermore, the task of keeping all of those passwords in … Continue reading

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TLC Allowable Funds

TLC Allowable Funds We are in the 6th year of Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) and there have been many administrators and teachers who were not in their current positions when TLC was implemented.  Recently the Iowa Department of Education … Continue reading

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CRAEA Connecting the Dots

CRAEA Connecting the Dots:  June 15 & 16, 2020  In schools where the achievement gap is being closed, what roles, structures, supports, policies, and mindsets allow for that?  It’s time we connect the dots between School Improvement, Teacher Leadership, and … Continue reading

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Tech Tip!

Did you know that you can email collaborators right from a Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides file?  If you’re working on a shared drive file, you can email all members of the shared drive at once! It is one of … Continue reading

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Standards-Based IEP Development Class

CRAEA will be offering a Winter/Spring Standards-Based IEP Development class beginning in January.  If you are currently working with a special education teacher who would like to learn more about this process, please let them know that this class is … Continue reading

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Special Education Guidance Documents Update

There are paper copies of Exiting Special Education and Guidance for Special Education Forms available in Central Perk below the TVs. In addition, there are copies of a Prior Written Notice guidance document. Once these documents run out they will … Continue reading

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