Education is a big deal in Iowa. It's what drives our economy. What unites our communities. What ultimately determines our quality of life.
And yet, the majority of Iowans are not involved in how vital education policies are legislated. How higher education is governed. And truly understand how this affects our communities and our children.
UNIfy for Education Alliance is committed to changing all that. We're an alliance of Iowa organizations and individuals that seek to actively inform the education policies that affect our local communities. We want to increase community involvement in K-12 and higher education issues, and to make sure elected officials and appointees are held accountable for meeting the real needs of Iowa students.
Monday, Nov 28 - 6*pm Cedar Falls Comm. Schools - School Board Mtg. Cedar Falls City Hall, 220 Clay Street** Agenda Meeting will be televised by Channel 15 To watch channel 15 live online click here. *Please note earlier start time for this meeting. The board will hold a work session at 6 followed by the regular meeting of the board at 7pm **Please note at the beginning of this school year the board began meeting at this new location.
Tuesday & Wednesday, Nov 29 & 30 Thursday, Dec 1 University of Northern Iowa Presidential Search and Screen Committee Campus visits and open forums for presidential candidates Each forum will take place from 2:30pm to 3:45pm in the Old Central Ballroom of Maucker Union. Names of candidates will be released 24 hours before their scheduled interview. Live streaming of forums will be available here. The full on-campus visit schedule can be found here. Thursday & Friday, Dec 1 & 2 Board of Regents Public Hearings for Dec 5-6 meetings Dec. 1, 2016 Noon – 1:00 p.m. UNI Business and Community Services Building, Rm 13K 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Iowa State University Memorial Union, Oak Room 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Iowa School for the Deaf Administration Building, Room 1113
Dec. 2, 2016 Noon – 1:00 p.m. Univ of Iowa University Capitol Centre, Rm 2520C 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Iowa Braille and Sight Saving School Old Main, Room 101 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Board of Regents Office, 11260 Aurora Avenue, Urbandale
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You can read minutes from previous meetings of the Cedar Falls School Board on their website. here, listen to audio of the meetings here, and view video of meetings here. (*Video is a new offering from Cedar Falls. Older videos may not show meetings in their entirety.)
In addition to written minutes, the Waterloo Board of Education also records their meetings. You can watch video of previous board meetings here or read the official minutes here.
The Iowa Board of Regents posts minutes, agendas, and audio recordings of their minutes here.
To read the public comments on the Cedar Falls TAG program from the 4/27 school board mtg, click here.