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Virtual wellbeing conference to be held June 8

Join us for a virtual wellbeing conference to be held on June 8 from 8:30 – 11:30 am! The conference will feature keynote speaker Amanda Goodman (Executive Director of the Family and Children’s Council of Black Hawk County) as well as sessions on self-care … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Information and Guidance for Special Education (updated 4/15/20)

Guidance and information will be updated as additional information becomes available. All documents in this post are intended for the information of AEA staff only. Do not share these documents directly with districts. Please talk to your RA about sharing the … Continue reading

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Zoom Information and Guidance

The following resources are provided if you are new to facilitating Zoom. Protecting the Privacy of K-12 Users Using Zoom Zoom Directions for Parents Zoom Training Resources – This link will take you to Zoom’s webpage where there are training … Continue reading

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Save the Date! 2020-2021 Regional Meetings

Regional meeting dates are now set for 2020-2021.  Please note these as you are making plans for next year. August 18, 2020 September 18, 2020 October 14, 2020 November 11, 2020 December 15, 2020 January 11, 2021 February 11, 2021 … 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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Special Education Resources

CRAEA Guidance for Exiting Special Education CRAEA Guidance for Special Education Forms

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IEP Reminder: Move-in Students

When a student moves in from out of state, scan the out of state IEP and upload it to Associated Files of the new Iowa IEP.  Additionally, a Move-In IEP should only be used if a student moves in from … Continue reading

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Electronic Consent Forms

There have been a multitude of requests to Level 6 administrators requesting to unlock the Consent to Receive Electronic Consent forms.  If the form has been filled out incorrectly, the user(s) will need to add a new form and fill … Continue reading

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Discipline of Students with Disabilities: The Key Rules and Regulations from Removals to MDR

The Stream is an opportunity for everyone to share learning from conferences attended. The information below is good clarifying information from the LRP National Institute recently attended by some of our Regional Administrators.  If you have information from a conference … Continue reading

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