Monthly Archives: February 2023

Dyslexia support

If families are asking about places to get a Dyslexia diagnosis other than Iowa City are we providing any recommendations? If yes, where and if no, what is our stance?  We recommend sharing the list from DDIA. Here is the … Continue reading

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Special education – data lead update

When a student moves into the district and you update them in ACHIEVE please remember to also update them in Legacy. Having both systems updated will prevent delays and issues for districts. Reports continue to be pulled from both systems … Continue reading

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ACHIEVE – specialized transportation documentation for weighting

ACHIEVE – Specialized Transportation Documentation for Weighting (Please share with teachers) A reminder weightings are only completed in the system when an Initial or Reevaluation are completed. Here you will see the drop-down options for “specialized transportation” and one of … Continue reading

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East lead team representative position filled

As most of you know Rusti Sparks stepped down as the East Team Rep Lead after the completion of the 2022-2023 school year. Shannon Sterling will take on these duties starting in the 2023-2024 school year.  Congratulations, Shannon!

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Current openings

Current Openings Office/Location Posted Start Date Type 1.0737 Consultant for School Improvement Certified 2/24/23 2023-24 Certified 1.0 FTE English Language Learner (ELL) Teacher Agency Wide 2/21/23 2023-24 Certified School Technology Specialist II (full or part time) South Sector 2/21/23 ASAP … Continue reading

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Recent updates to the i3 website

There have been some recent updates to the i3 website. Release notes and links to modified text and documents are the most recent changes to i3. These updates can be accessed in the Site Updates section which is linked in … Continue reading

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An EdS in School Psychology at a Significantly Reduced Price

Central Rivers AEA, in collaboration with the University of Northern Iowa, Northwest AEA, and Great Prairie AEA, is excited to offer a grant-subsidized “Grow Your Own School Psychologist” program for area educators. Candidates admitted to and who complete the program … Continue reading

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AEA support for LEA Medicaid Billing

Please share this link with your schools.  Rod presented this on Wednesday, February 9 at 8:00 a.m. during Wednesdays with Amy.  Here is the link and password for the zoom conversation. Zoom Recording Password:  9Bv*^LMK Start at:  9 min 50 … Continue reading

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Gathering ACHIEVE Feedback

We know many of you have feedback for enhancements or changes to recommend in ACHIEVE. Please individually complete this feedback form as we will share this with a couple of different teams at the State. This doesn’t mean they will … Continue reading

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Central Rivers AEA Special Education Legal Summit: Current Issues and Emerging Trends in Special Education

We’re excited to announce the upcoming Special Education Law Summit, a one-of-a-kind event that will bring together experts in the field to discuss current cases and the most pressing issues facing educators. We have an excellent lineup of speakers and … Continue reading

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