Author Archives: Beth Strike

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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North Linn superintendent selected as AEA 267 assistant chief administrator/director of human resources

Area Education Agency 267 (AEA 267) is pleased to announce that Karl Kurt, currently the superintendent/elementary principal at the North Linn Community School District, has been selected as the agency’s new assistant chief administrator/director of human resources. Kurt will succeed … Continue reading

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Notice of Public Hearing on AEA 267’s Proposed Budget for the Fiscal Year 2016-17

Pursuant to Iowa Code Section 273.3(2), the Area Education Agency 267 Board of Directors presents notification of a public hearing on the proposed budget. Persons will be heard for or against the proposed budget. Area Education Agency 267 will hold … Continue reading

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Iowa AEA Online: A great resource for Iowa’s students & families

Iowa AEA Online is a statewide collaborative project provided by Iowa’s Area Education Agencies. (AEAs) that provides no-cost access to 14 high-quality, web-based resources for all Iowa PreK-12 grade students and teachers. These electronic, across-the-curriculum resources allow all schools, regardless … Continue reading

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AEA 267 school psychologists help students “Connect the Dots” so that they can achieve

The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) has designated November 9–13, 2015 as National School Psychology Awareness Week. This year’s theme, “Connect the Dots and THRIVE!” highlights the importance of connecting students to the academic and social-emotional skills they need … Continue reading

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