Author Archives: Beth Strike

Inspirational leadership series unveiled for 2017-18

Join your peers in learning from cutting edge experts in the field of education including George Couros, Kevin Honeycutt, Diane Sweeney, Dylan William, and others as part of the inspirational leadership series presented by AEA 267 (soon to be Central Rivers … Continue reading

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AEA 267 buys Pipac Center in cost-saving move

The Area Education Agency 267 (AEA 267) Board of Directors has approved the purchase of the Pipac Center from its owner at a price far below its estimated worth. The agency plans to use the facility for professional trainings for … Continue reading

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Thanks for your patience while we learn!

All AEA 267 staff members will be attending our annual all-staff meeting on Thursday, August 11. Please be aware that response time to inquiries may be slower than usual. Thanks for your understanding as we recharge our batteries and learn … Continue reading

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Public input sought on literacy standards

Iowa Department of Education Director Ryan Wise today announced he’s seeking input from Iowans on the state’s literacy standards for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Wise announced two public forums on April 25-26 and an online survey following a … Continue reading

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How starving our state’s education system is hurting us all

If you are not directly involved with budgeting for one of Iowa’s public schools or Area Education Agencies (AEAs), you might not fully grasp the crisis that our education system is really in. You might glance at the headlines about … Continue reading

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