Northwest AEA Preschool Newsletter
Joyce serves the districts in the North Region.
Brenda serves the districts in the West Region.
Shelley serves the districts in the East Region.
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Preschool Desk Audit Information for the 2021-22 School Year is here!
Submissions are due December 15th. Let us know how we can help.
IQRS changing to IQ4K
Intentional Teacher 2021
Substitute Authorization Classes
Here you have access to professional development designed specifically for early childhood staff for the 2021-22 school year.
Other Professional Development Opportunities
Nature Learning Indoors and Out
Click HERE for support from TS GOLD. Once the Fall Checkpoint is complete, the GOLD Website Elevation will occur for all Iowa users.
GOLD Support from the Iowa Department of Education
Sherri Anderson shared this article from !Colorin Colorado! with our Early Childhood Department.
The Iowa Department of Education has a page on their website with information helpful to teachers and staff who work with children in early childhood special education. Click here to access the page.
Northwest AEA also has a website page designed to assist you as you support students with special education needs. Here is a link to that page.
ACHIEVE Updates for ECSE staff
Updated Implementation Dates
All districts will be using the ACHIEVE system no later than September 15, 2022, with the inclusion of all IEPs/IFSPs by June 30, 2023. This slide deck provides milestones in a few different formats to help provide you with an overview of the system rollout.
Find updates here: ACHIEVE website.
Northwest AEA Early Childhood Consultants
Joyce, Brenda & Shelley