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Administrators

Those who lead and inspire.

Prairie Lakes AEA connects school leaders to resources that enhance the effectiveness of their work of directing, supporting, and sustaining district-wide and/or building-wide school improvement. By providing professional learning, consultation on compliance issues and networking outlets,  we support district and building leadership teams in enhancing the knowledge and skills needed to enhance the effectiveness of their work of directing, supporting and sustaining district-wide and/or building-wide school improvement.

Locate resources specifically for superintendents and other building administrators.

Superintendents




Superintendent meetings are held from 9:30 a.m.-noon September-May in the Pocahontas office. Lunch is provided. The superintendents also meet weekly at 8 a.m. each Tuesday.
Contact: Dr. Susie Meade, PLAEA Chief Administrator

2021-22 Meeting Dates

  • Sept. 7
  • Oct. 5
  • Nov. 2
  • Dec. 7
  • Jan. 4
  • Feb. 1
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3

Principals




All meetings will be from 9 a.m.-noon in Pocahontas. Click here for more details.
Contact: Dr. Lisa Hartman, PLAEA Director of Education & Media Services

2021-22 Meeting Dates

  • Sept. 21
  • Oct. 19
  • Nov. 16
  • Dec. 21
  • Jan. 18
  • Feb. 15
  • March 15
  • April 19
  • May 13

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Curriculum Directors




Statewide Updates from 8:30-10 a.m. originate from Heartland AEA. The PLAEA portion is held from 10-11:30 a.m. Zoom details, meeting details, and other information available at this link.

2021-22 Meeting Dates

  • Sept. 3
  • Oct. 1
  • Nov. 5
  • Dec. 3
  • Jan. 7
  • Feb. 4
  • March 4
  • April 1
  • May 6

Contact: Dr. Lisa Hartman, Director of Education and Media Services

State Special Education Network




Meetings will be held virtually on these dates: Aug. 10, Oct. 26, Jan. 11, and April 5.

Contact: Kris Ahrens, PLAEA Special Education Director.

 

Important contacts

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