Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

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2016-17 PLAEA Superintendent Meetings Details

All meetings are held from noon-3 p.m. at the PLAEA office in Pocahontas. Lunch is NOT provided. Instructional Rounds visits are scheduled for:

Sept. 8 - Manson Northwest Webster
Dec. 5 - Sioux Central (Snow date of Dec.8.)
April 12 - Estherville Lincoln Central
Learning times will be held before superintendent meetings on: Sept. 6, Nov. 1, March 7 and May 2. 

Sept. 6 - Everything TLC – Lively discussions about teacher and administrator support programs as well as PLAEA’s support for your districts.

Oct.4 - Assessments  Agenda for 10.4.16

  • Smarter Balanced
  • Iowa Assessments
  • MTSS
  • FAST

Nov. 1 - Legislative Conversations – Our statewide lobbyists have been invited
as well as some of our local legislators. Hope they, and you, will attend and
participate in this important work!  Agenda for 11.1.16


Jan. 10
Negotiations – How do we make “it” work for everyone involved? (Jim Hanks has been invited)

Feb. 1-2
Legislative Retreat in Des Moines (Joint effort for all school leaders hosted by Iowa's AEAs.)

March 7
ELI & Summer School – Are we making progress? What can we learn from one another?

April 4
Hot Topics from Des Moines – DE Director Ryan Wise (confirmed) 

May 2
Innovation Showcase 7.0 (Be thinking of what you can, and should, share with your colleagues!) 

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