General Supervision

Heartland AEA is responsible for providing general supervision of special education in accordance with the requirements of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Iowa Administrative Rules of Special Education (IAC Chapter 41) and Iowa Code Chapter 256B.

Heartland AEA investigates reports of non-compliance and makes recommendations for correcting non-compliance issues. The Agency also oversees special education complaints and requests for due process hearings.

For more information or questions, contact the Heartland AEA Regional Director who serves your district or Kristi Upah, Chief Student Services Officer (Heartland AEA Director of Special Education).

General Supervision