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Grant Wood Area Education Agency

The Bulletin Board

2009-2010

 

Date of issue

 

Articles

June

   

June 25, 2010

 

Texting ban begins on July 1
Notice to Grant Wood AEA Health Plan Participants
Addition to Summer Van Mail
Ticket to Hope
Brain Injury Association of Iowa Midwest Advocacy Project
CRMA Summer Actitvities
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

June 11, 2010

 

Who's on First?
Health Benefits Update or All Grant Wood AEA Staff
Notice to Grant Wood AEA Health Plan Participants
Lodging Policy Update
The Bulletin Board on summer publication schedule
Summer E-mail Reminders
The Agency will play June 18
Congratulations!
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

June 4, 2010

 

Facilities to be Sold, New Opportunities to be Sought
PBS Isn't an OK Acronym
Summer E-mail Reminders
Retirement Celebration
Congratulations!
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

May

   

May 28, 2010

 

College for Kids enters 24th year
IPERS Contribution Rates are Changing
DIBELS Next (7th edition) release
Final date for 09-10 Teacher Quality Professional Development Proposals is June 2, 2010
Technology Survey for all GWAEA staff
Your community needs your help!
Book donations wanted
Sam's Club Trial Membership Offer - 15 weeks for $15
Community Baby Shower/Resource Fair planned June 2
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Dex Phone Books here
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

May 21, 2010

 

Agency wireless network upgrade planned May 26; Ethernet will be needed for Internet access
Grant Wood AEA receives award as IOWATER Classroom of the Year
Technology Survey for all GWAEA staff
GWAEA Summer Hours, June 21-Aug. 13
Final date for 09-10 Teacher Quality Professional Development Proposals - June 2, 2010
Retirement Celebrations
Your community needs your help!
Book donations wanted
Sam's Club Trial Membership Offer - 15 weeks for $15
Community Baby Shower/Resource Fair planned June 2
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Dex Phone Books here
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

May 14, 2010

 

Agency wireless network upgrade planned May 26; Ethernet will be needed for Internet access
Final date for 09-10 Teacher Quality Professional Development Proposals - June 2, 2010
Your community needs your help!
Sam's Club Trial Membership Offer - 15 weeks for $15
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

May 7, 2010

 

Iowa School Board Recognition Week, May 9-15, 2010
ARRA Initiative for AEA 10 Requires New Thinking
AEA Collaborative Special Education Professional Development Consultant
Contracted Staff - Assignment Change Procedures
Employee Insurance Benefits
Final date for 09-10 Teacher Quality Professional Development Proposals - June 2, 2010
Work Experience Coordinator Endorsement - Classes begin this fall via the ICN in Area 10
Lace Up for Learning at Kingston Stadium, May 8
Vinton Dog-A-Fair, May 8
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

April

   

April 30, 2010

 

Banquet Feedback - Our Thanks
Get involved! GWAEA's Brain Injury Resource Team
Lace Up for Learning at Kingston Stadium, May 8
Vinton Dog-A-Fair, May 8
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

April 23, 2010

 

Staff Recognition Banquet a success
Get involved! GWAEA's Brain Injury Resource Team
21st Century Learning Institute registration available for Grant Wood AEA staff
Educational Technology ARRA Grant
Lace Up for Learning at Kingston Stadium, May 8
Vinton Dog-A-Fair, May 8
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

April 16, 2010

 

Rules Have Changed for Videotaping of Students
New video update from Dr. Fielder
Get involved! GWAEA's Brain Injury Resource Team
"Impacting Lives for 35 Years" GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
21st Century Learning Institute registration available for Grant Wood AEA staff
Assessment for Learning, April 21
Jars wanted
Sam's Club Spring Fling Event, April 18
Educational Technology ARRA Grant
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

April 9, 2010

 

Negotiations Update
April is Autism Awareness Month
"Impacting Lives for 35 Years" GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Heath Screen Blood Profile planned during April
21st Century Learning Institute registration available for Grant Wood AEA staff
Assessment for Learning, April 21
AEA 267 names chief administrator
Distribution of The Linker, Summer 2010
Jars wanted
2010 MoneySmart Conference
Bookshare webinar
Sam's Club Spring Fling Event, April 18
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

April 2, 2010

 

Severe Weather Preparations at GWAEA; Tornado Drill planned Wednesday, April 7, at 10 a.m.
"Impacting Lives for 35 Years" GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Heath Screen Blood Profile planned during April
Teacher Quality Update; Proposals due April 7 and June 2
Delivery question from the Media Center
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

March

 

 

March 26, 2010

 

East Conference Center hallway door to be locked beginning March 26
Severe Weather Preparations at GWAEA; Tornado Drill planned Wednesday, April 7, at 10 a.m.
Teacher Quality Update; Proposals due April 7 and June 2
Autism Walk 2010
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

March 19, 2010

 

The Agency Banquet Location Has Changed
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month
Grant Wood AEA's Brain Injury Resource Team (BIRT) to receive recognition
Organizational Leadership Program application date extended to
March 19
Teacher Quality Update 3/5/10
Door to Computer Services/Tech Support area to be replaced on
March 25
Autism Awareness Day with the Cedar Rapids Kernels
Retreat for parents
Chair Massages
Half Price Books seeks donations for annual children's book drive
Sam's Club membership/renewal information
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

March 12, 2010

 

Information for Contracted Staff
Negotiations Update, March 12, 2010
Joint Insurance Committee Update
Organizational Leadership Program applications due March 12
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at The University of Iowa presents "Grandparenting the Child with Disabilities"
Autism Awareness Day with the Cedar Rapids Kernels
Retreat for parents
Half Price Books seeks donations for annual children's book drive
Sam's Club membership/renewal information
Signed Art Tour for the Hearing Impaired
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

March 5, 2010

 

"Impacting Lives for 35 Years"
Iowa AEA’s celebrate 35 years of service to schools and communities
Customer Survey Starts Monday
Teacher Quality Update 3/5/10
Grant Wood AEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Organizational Leadership Program applications due March 12
Does this book belong to you?
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

February

 

Feb. 26, 2010

 

Board policies distributed annually
Coffee at the Sixth Street Office
Nominations due today for Grant Wood AEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Organizational Leadership Program applications due March 12
U of I to host presentation by Margaret Crocco on March 4
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

Feb. 19, 2010

 

Organizational Leadership Program applications due March 12
Does this book belong to you?
GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar

Feb. 12, 2010

 

Organizational Leadership Program applications due March 12
State Library of Iowa Databases
Dr. Fielder Budget Update Video
Revised Superintendents' Fingertip Phone Guide
GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites

Feb. 5, 2010

 

Agency Preparing for Possible Flooding
GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Vincent Selected as Next Chief Administrator of Heartland AEA
American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days
NE Region Special Event, Thursday, Feb. 11
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites

January

 

Jan. 29, 2010

 

Grant Wood AEA Leadership Series provides support for the Iowa Core Curriculum
From the Payroll/Benefits Desk . . .
GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Iowa TeenScreen Program
American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days
NE Region Special Event, Thursday, Feb. 11
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites

Jan. 22, 2010

 

Say “Thank You” to Those Who Make a Difference- GWAEA Staff Recognition and Partnerships Banquet
Clarification on Employee Name Badges, January 19, 2010
PODD Open House rescheduled to Wednesday, Jan. 27 (updated 1/25/10)
American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days
NE Region Special Event, Thursday, Feb. 11
Beyond Rubies Conference
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites

Jan. 15, 2010

 

Legislative Session Under Way – Do’s and Don'ts for Lobbying
Staff Directory by District and Building Now Available
Teacher Quality Professional Development proposals due February 3
PODD Open House, Jan. 25
Reminder for Contracted Staff: Professional Leave Reimbursements
New resources in the PEP Library
Send a $10 Donation by Texting ‘Haiti’ to 90999
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites

Welcome, New Staff!

Jan. 8, 2010

 

Sixth St. Security - Back Door Now Locked
Census planned during March
Agency Advisory Council representatives
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites

Blanket collections through Jan. 15
Thank you from the Shelter!

December

 

Dec. 18, 2009

 

Agency Separation Plan Update
Update for Contracted Staff – TQ Salary Dollars
Conference Center Concierge Service Initiative
What Happened with Our Email
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites
Welcome, New Staff!
Blanket The Height
Angel Tree for animals

Dec. 11, 2009

 

Separation Plan Policy
Agency Schedules
Sam's Club Membership information
Project Manager, Statewide Online Learning:
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites
Welcome, New Staff!
Blanket The Height
Angel Tree for animals
Summer trip to England, Scotland and Ireland

Dec. 4, 2009

 

Agency or School Closings
Agency Schedules
Meet Your New Board Member
Email Hoaxes, Viruses and Pfishing Scams
Assistive Technology Integration Program (ATIP)…Now Taking Applications
Project Manager, Statewide Online Learning:
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Using Google Docs and Sites
Welcome, New Staff!
Blanket The Height
Wanted: Pink Yoplait yogurt lids s
Angel Tree for animals
Summer trip to England, Scotland and Ireland

November

 

Nov 20, 2009

 

Agency Institutes New Security for Its Offices
Retirement Investors’ Club (RIC) 403b Program- Calendar Year 2010 Product
Summary Preview
RIC 403b Provider Summary
Agency Schedule
Meet Your New Board Member
Agency Servers and Web Will Be Down for A Day
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Grant Wood AEA Webinar
Grant Wood AEA Online Resources Webinar
Welcome, New Staff!
Blanket The Heights
Angel Tree for animals
Summer trip to England, Scotland and Ireland

Nov.13, 2009

 

From the Payroll/Benefits Desk
United Way update
Agency Servers and Web will be down for a day
GWAEA Professional Development opportunities
GWAEA Webinars

Welcome, New Staff

Nov. 6, 2009

 

Agency Open House Celebrates Flood Recovery
Retirement Investors' Club 403(b) Plan Annual Eligibility Notice
United Way update
GWAEA Professional Development opportunities
Welcome, New Staff

October

 

Oct. 30, 2009

 

Open House for Sixth St. Office
Gates re-elected to GWAEA Board of Directors
Teacher Quality proposals are due November 4
Retirement Investors' Club 403(b) Plan Annual Eligibility Notice
New look to agency website
GWAEA Professional Development opportunities

Oct. 23, 2009

 

Teacher Quality proposals are due November 4
Open House for Sixth St. Office
Got an Idea, Suggestion or Complaint?
Link to Grant Wood AEA Events posted to homepage
21st Century Learning Institute - cohorts for GWAEA staff
Did you know?
Facilities Update
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
New look for The Linker

Oct. 16, 2009

 

Thoughts about The United Way Campaign
News from Computer Services
Facilities Update
Phishing Scams
Reminder to update emergency contact information and beneficiaries
Open House for Sixth St. Office
21st Century Learning Institute - cohorts for GWAEA staff
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Agency Craft Show

Oct. 9, 2009

 

United Way Campaigns begins
Governor's Budget Cut
Did you know?
Facilities Update
Open Minds, Open Doors Conference, Oct. 13
Open House for Sixth St. Office
21st Century Learning Institute - cohorts for GWAEA staff
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Agency Craft Show

Oct. 2, 2009

 

Open House for Sixth Street Office
John Nietupski Memorial Scholarship announced
E-mail Update
Stimulus Funds Update
21st Century Learning Institute - cohorts for Grant Wood AEA staff
Cell Phone Manager Training
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Flu Shots
Facilities Update
New archive feature for The Bulletin Board
Retirement - Careece Thompson
Welcome, New Staff!
Linn-Mar Transition Program Fall Open House Celebration

September

 

Sept. 25, 2009

 

Two People Retire from GWAEA Board
Four positions open on GWAEA Board
Teacher Quality Update (Salary Dollars)
Employee Leave Balance Information
21st Century Institute - cohorts for Grant Wood AEA staff
Call Manager phone trainings
Iowa Youth Survey Trend Report available online
Harkin and Roberts introduced Legislation for Congress to Fully Fund IDEA
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Flu Shots
Agency Craft Show

Sept. 18, 2009

 

How to Cope with H1N1 Outbreaks
Public Notice-Furniture Sale, Sept. 22, 2009
Breaking News from AV Checkout
Call Manager phone trainings
Directories added to agency website
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Blue Ribbon Recognition for Cedar Rapids School
Free Program on Middle School Female Bullying Offered
Flu Shots

Sept. 11, 2009

 

Special Education Eligibility Process Presentation
Park Before You Talk
The Conference Room Calendar is now called Room Scheduler
Iowa Core Leadership Series for the 21st Century
Coffee Service FAQ
Flu Shots
Tech Support located at 33rd Avenue
Upcoming Grant Wood AEA band performance
Quit smoking study at the U of I
Ticket to Hope provides assistance

Sept. 4, 2009

 

Phone System Update
PD360 Online Resource to be discontinued
Flu Shots
Sign Language Classes for 2009-10
Kids on the Block puppeteers wanted
Grant Wood AEA featured in City Revealed magazine
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development Opportunities
Acoustic guitar concert
Circle of Care Conference, Sept. 26
Memorial Walk, Sept. 27
Iowa Braille School's Fall Vision Conference

August

 

Aug. 28, 2009

 

Iowa AEA Online offers educational resources to students, teachers
Corridor STEM Initiative grants
The 2009-2010 Area 10 Education Directory is online
H1N1 Containment (poster)
Child Check screening schedule available online
Iowa SAT Scores Top in Nation
Coming Soon...New look to agency website
Grant Wood AEA Professional Development opportunities
Teacher Quality Funding periods
St. Luke's EAP has moved
Food Bank donations still possible
Atomic Learning offers free assistive technology webinars

Aug. 21, 2009

 

Iowa ACT Scores Improve
Videos from All Agency Event
Insurance ID Cards
H1N1 Update from Iowa Department of Health
Child Check screening schedule available online

Aug. 14, 2009

 

Fixture Sale
Judy Jeffrey announces Statewide Student Performance Data
Summer Clean Up Needed
New archive feature for The Bulletin Board
Grant writer info

Aug. 7, 2009

 

Grant Wood AEA All Agency Inservice Will Feature Ted Stilwill
Office Furniture for Sale
Iowa AEAs to feature booth at the Iowa State Fair
Upcoming Grant Wood AEA band performances

July

 

Attachments

July 24, 2009

 

Summer Clean Up Needed
Moving to 6th St.

July 10, 2009

 

Leadership changes in Area 10
Bunker Open House

6th St. Facility Move-Back
Quote International Charity Golf Tournament

Archival copies, 2008-2009