Monthly Archives: August 2020

Reminder from Amy Knupp

Just a reminder that if parents decide to homeschool their child(ren) this school year, they need to be provided the opportunity to dual enroll for special education services.  Please have an IEP meeting and talk through this with parents once … Continue reading

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Additional Questions about Page I:

Once an IEP has developed and documented the virtual/hybrid learning plan for a leaner, if the IEP team determines the needs to make changes is an amendment required every time?   –Yes, any change to an IEP requires an amendment (with … Continue reading

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Procedural Safeguards for Parents

Parents are still to be offered Procedural Safeguards at IEP meetings.  Hard copy paper versions are normally given to parents, and those can still be given.  If the parent has signed Consent to an Electronic Communication and would prefer the … Continue reading

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IEP TIPS FOR HELPING IMS STAFF

Special Education Students and Virtual Learning  When submitting IEPs, add in the ‘End Comment’ section if the student is receiving services virtually. A simple statement such as “virtual learning” will help IMS staff accurately track student information for October count.   … Continue reading

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Clarification on Procedural Safeguards

(not to be confused with the Special Education Procedures Manual) While Iowa Idea Information (i3) provides information on procedural safeguards, the early intervention and special education procedures for providing parents with a copy of the Procedures Safeguards Manual for Parents … Continue reading

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You’re Invited:

Virtual IEP Training: Effectively Planning and Holding IEP Meetings in an Online or Phone Format  #190173 CR  September 3rd, 3:30-4:30  Zoom with a registration option to receive the recorded version after September 3 Participants will learn strategies and tips for … Continue reading

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Pear Deck

What is Pear Deck? Pear Deck is an interactive presentation tool used to actively engage students in individual and social learning. Teachers create presentations using their Google Drive account. Learners log into the presentation with unique access codes and interact … Continue reading

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CRAEA Schools Social Media Information

We’ve updated our google spreadsheet with our 2020-21 CRAEA School District Social Media Information linked here.  If there is any information incorrect or missing on this resource – please feel free to add it or make those changes for us … Continue reading

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Inspired Mentorship

We wanted to let you know based on being contacted by a few school districts across CRAEA  —  we have added an additional section for Inspired Mentorship on Sept. 8 & 11, 2020 from 9-noon each day.  We have chosen … Continue reading

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COUNSELOR INSPIRED & COUNSELOR DRIVEN CASUAL CONVERSATIONS

Please share the below information with your School Counselors and Student Support Personnel: Our CRAEA School Counseling Advisory Team has set up an opportunity for us to join each other virtually to share and support one another as we work … Continue reading

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