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GWAEA SUPPORTS FOR

HLV CSD

 

A MESSAGE FROM REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR

Hello!  I am pleased to continue my support with (enter district) as your GWAEA Regional Administrator this year.  My goal is to build and maintain collaborative partnerships with your district and GWAEA in order to effectively meet the needs of all learners.  I work closely with district administration to align district/building goals with GWAEA’s services.  On behalf of the entire dedicated team from GWAEA, we are excited for 2015-16!  Let us know how we may help!

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Janel Lesan

319-399-6810

jlesan@gwaea.org

 

A Few GWAEA Notes for HLV CSD Staff
  • School Improvement and Professional Development Support

    - GWAEA partners with HLV to provide support in the areas of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.  Teachers will participate in the Learning for Continuous Improvement (LCI series) at GWAEA throughout the year. Prioritizing standards are the continued focus. School improvement consultant, Myra Hall, works closely with principals, Curriculum Director Jo Prusha, and the teacher leadership team to support this important work. Gina Rogers, technology consultant, supports the district’s emphasis on technology integration.

     

  • Early Literacy Implementation (ELI)

    - Our goal is to assist your district in the successful implementation of best practices in the area of literacy, including development of effective teaching practices within a multi-tiered system, support with universal screening (FAST) and progress monitoring of students K-6, and ensuring the core curriculum is viable. Components of ELI:  Iowa Code section 279.68.  Andrea Compton, GWAEA general education literacy consultant, is available to support teachers in this important work!  

  • Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS)

    - For information, contact your external coach, Melody Williams, GWAEA School Social Worker. 

     

    - New Teacher IEP Training:  Writing quality IEPs is an essential skill for all LEA and AEA staff working with special education students. It is the responsibility of the AEA to provide training and support to ensure all staff understand the basics of the IEP and the expectation of quality IEPs. If you have questions please contact me.  The dates/times/course numbers for the half day face-to-face follow-up training are:
    Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 8:30-11:30 a.m., 19371-15-01
    Monday, Sept. 21, 2105 1:00-4:00 p.m., 19371-15-02
    Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 8:30-11:30 a.m., 19371-15-03
    Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 1:00-4:00 p.m., 19371-15-04

     

    - Professional Learning Communities

    The district will continue to refine their work in Professional Learning Communities with the support of GWAEA. In addition, GWAEA will be hosting a couple of professional learning opportunities in September centered around PLC’s. For more information please click on the GWAEA Featured Events and Professional Development link for details.  

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MORE INFORMATION

GWAEA Programs/Services

 

The GWAEA Yellow Pages
A summary of agency programs and services.

 

GWAEA Professional Development

- Course Offerings by Date

- Course Offerings by Topic

- GWAEA Featured PD

 

GWAEA Creative Services

 

GWAEA Media Center Catalog

 

GWAEA's The Linker

A monthly publication of GWAEA that highlights news from our service areas and upcoming professional development.

 

Profile of Services

Printed reports combined with onsite presentations to local school boards reporting how GWAEA has served the district during the previous school year.

 

Special Education Forms

 

HLV School District website

- District Calendar

 

GW logoAEA logo

 

Grant Wood Area Education Agency extends equal opportunities in its employment practices, educational programs and services, and does not discriminate on the basis of color, gender, race, national origin, religion, creed, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or as otherwise prohibited by law. If you believe you or your child has been discriminated against or treated unjustly, please contact the Agency’s Equity Coordinator, Maria Cashman, at 319-399-6847 or 800-332-8488 or TDD 319-399-6766, Grant Wood AEA, 4401 Sixth St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

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