Monthly Archives: October 2013

Response to Intervention: A framework to raise student achievement

Much attention has been given by educators across the state lately to an approach known as Response to Intervention (RtI). So what is RtI and how can educators use it to their advantage in addressing the needs of all students? … Continue reading

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AEA 267 and Solution Tree partner to offer RTI at Work™ Coaching Academy

Area Education Agency 267 (AEA 267) will partner with Solution Tree, a nationally recognized provider of professional learning opportunities, to offer face-to-face meetings and webinars in 2014-15. The series, entitled “RTI at Work™ Coaching Academy,” will feature Mike Mattos, a … Continue reading

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Dr. Jon McKenzie appointed to Assessment Task Force

Dr. Jon McKenzie, Director of Assessment and Comprehensive Improvement for AEA 267, will serve on a new task force to study Iowa’s assessment needs and recommend a new state test for public and accredited nonpublic schools. “This task force is … Continue reading

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Nearly one-third of all school-aged children are bullied each year with devastating effects such as school avoidance, loss of self-esteem, increased anxiety, and depression. Studies show that children with disabilities are two to three … Continue reading

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AEA 267 van delivery changes Monday, October 21

AEA 267 is changing to a once-a-week van delivery schedule to our school buildings beginning Monday, October 21, 2013. Given the undeniable trend toward digital delivery of classroom materials, it has become apparent that we could better serve you by … Continue reading

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