Monthly Archives: December 2019

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Episode 4: The One About Read&Write for Google Chrome Zoom with the CRAEA Assistive Technology team to learn more about Read&Write for Google Chrome including information and discussion about the following key questions:  1)What is Read&Write for Google Chrome? 2)What … Continue reading

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Forward a Full Thread in Gmail

Sometimes you want to share an entire thread or conversation rather than forwarding those messages one by one.  In Gmail, when Conversation View is activated, all emails with a common subject line are listed together for ease of reading. Use … Continue reading

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I3 Website

The I3 website will be the new location for procedures that will replace all of the information/guidance found on Iowa IDEA site.  It is open to everyone and anticipated to be open in the fall of 2020-21.

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RSD Tab Coding Clarification

The only code to be used on the RSD tab is EI (eligible individual). This is the primary code. This applies to any IEP regardless of service (speech only, hearing, vision, etc.)  The Department of Education only tracks the primary … Continue reading

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Translations

The statewide Special Education Directors and legal consultant for the Iowa Department of Education, attorney Thomas Mayes, have shared legal requirements for having IEP/IFSP documents translated. In addition to Prior Written Notices being translated, any ‘Consent’ documents must also be … Continue reading

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Inspired Mentorship 2020-21 Course Offerings

Inspired Mentorship is designed to prepare teacher leaders to serve as mentors and/or mentor facilitators in PS-12 school settings.  Through role definition, personal goal-setting and reflective practices, the program provides a unique opportunity to explore collaborative processes, instructional frameworks, protocols, … Continue reading

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“New” District Data Profile Site

We are pleased to announce that the District Data site on our CRAEA Intranet has been updated and has a new look!  When you get a chance, go to this link and check it out. We hope the changes will … Continue reading

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ACHIEVE

ACHIEVE is the new IFSP/IEP/DA site and through this site you are able to receive updates on its progress. A new feature of ACHIEVE will be a parent portal so that parents have access to information. The specific things parents … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Problem Solving Requests

Early Childhood Problem Solving Request (Revised 12/10/19) – Please review the revised Early Childhood (3-5) Problem Solving Request document that was previously called the “collaborative” request. We have made some changes to the Process section and Procedures number 1. If … Continue reading

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ISASP Data Tools for AEA Support Staff

To assist CRAEA support staff in utilizing the recently released Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress (ISASP) scores for individual student decision-making, a set of data analysis tools and resources have been developed and assembled.  These resources have been placed … Continue reading

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