Monthly Archives: October 2020

Recovery Services Information and Clarification

Amy Knupp Special Education Zoom Recording  10/21/20 Password:  B8$pZiLC Special Education Q & A Document Recovery services apply only to the time of school closure to last day of school for students If a student qualifies (similar process to ESY … Continue reading

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Child Sized Masks Available

We now have child-sized masks available for staff to use when providing direct services. You can pick up or request masks in each office location.  Cedar Falls: Front Desk in Upper Level – Corlene Collum & Julie Danker Marshalltown: Carolyn … Continue reading

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Assistive Features of Iowa Digital AEA Online Resources

Check out this latest resource from Media:  Assistive Features of Iowa Digital AEA Online Resources.  This fantastic resource includes the name and icon for each Digital AEA Online Resource, its description and the Assistive Features you can access within each … Continue reading

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AT Learning Boards

The Assistive Technology Team has been working on putting together “Learning Boards” in different areas of assistive technology this year.  These “Learning Boards” focus on different areas of assistive technology that we get a lot of questions about.  The “Learning … Continue reading

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Google Slides Timer

Ever wanted to add a timer to a Google Slide? In the past, we’ve usually added a YouTube video of a timer.  But if you already have a Google Slide show you are using, install Slides Timer and then you’ll … Continue reading

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Mobile Crisis Units:

Do you need support when a student is in an immediate crisis? Do you know who to contact and the type of services available? Central Rivers is dedicated to supporting districts to implement comprehensive mental health services and supports. A … Continue reading

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IEP Basics Training 2020-2021

Basic IEP training for the remainder of 2020-2021 school year will be offered through the Statewide IEP Training with coaching support by our Central Rivers IEP trainers. Anyone in need of Basic IEP training for the remainder of the 2020-2021 … Continue reading

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Iowa Idea Information (i3) Updates

The COVID-19 Resources link on i3 has been updated to accurately reflect the current documents and resources related to COVID-19. An i3 “Site Update” has been posted outlining the Early Intervention Updates for October 2020 for staff supporting Early ACCESS.  … Continue reading

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Looking for Pear Deck, edpuzzle, Screencastify, or Flipgrid One-Pagers?

Look no further than your own Central Rivers AEA Intranet! Under the Technology drop-down, you’ll find the page that houses each of these one-pagers!  They are a great resource for you and others when looking for support, tips, and examples.  … Continue reading

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EdPuzzle, Flipgrid & Screencastify

We recognize there are many tools out there for your teachers to choose from to support student engagement. As most of you are aware our instructional tech team has created a Pear Deck for AEA as well as a Pear … Continue reading

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