Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Administrator Update: Partner & Support

The Prairie Lakes AEA Principals' Network will meet virtually on Oct. 20. The agenda includes a Legal Lab with from Ahlers & Cooney Law Firm. Your Regional Administrator will send a more detailed agenda with a Zoom link later next week. Two additional Principal Network meetings are planned for Jan....
The Iowa Department of Education has developed a new informational document to assist schools that are experiencing challenges in finding substitute teachers and paraeducators this school year. The document outlines the different options and incentives made available through governor proclamations for the 2020-21 school year to broaden the pool of...
Substitute Authorization is being offered virtually by each AEA. Participants may participate in any of these trainings from any AEA and all are being held virtually. (We have sub authorization scheduled for 5-8:30 p.m. Nov. 3-10. Contact Carrie Guerin for assistance.) Click here to view the schedule and details.
We'll be offering one of three classes needed to secure paraeducator certification. Course #180867 - Paraeducator Certification Course Behavioral Supports (2) will begin Nov. 14. Registration deadline is Nov. 13. To register, https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/ The other two courses needed to be certified will be offered in early 2021.
The Iowa Department of Education has released new preschool programming guidance. The guidance addresses frequently asked questions regarding attendance, programming and services, and the use of different Return-to-Learn educational delivery models for Statewide Voluntary Preschool Programs, Early Childhood Special Education and Shared Visions Preschool Programs. The DE will continue to...
The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services’ Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released a Questions and Answers (Q&A) document in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B provision of services in the current COVID-19 environment: IDEA Part B Provision of...
We have arranged a Title IX training for Nov. 11. We can host some school teams who wish to work in Pocahontas OR we can set it up so you have the links that day and you work in your district. (For those attending in Pocahontas, lunch will be provided.)...
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