Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 10.10.17

The PLAEA Principals' Leadership Network provides a regional forum for school principals as they work collaboratively to increase positive student outcomes within their districts. You are invited to join colleagues for a morning of learning, networking, and leadership. Credit will be offered through PLAEA for re-certification. Roundtables will be held:...
Are you looking for a research-based approach to a comprehensible classroom? Do you want students to spontaneously create language to authentically communicate? Do you want to learn how students can use authentic resources and be engaged with native speakers? Are you interested in moving from a textbook-based classroom to an...
Social Studies teachers from three AEAs, including Prairie Lakes AEA, are invited to come together for three days to build a curriculum using Open Education Resources (OER) to teach the new Iowa Social Studies Standards. The initial focus is seventh grade Global Issues. HOWEVER, this does NOT mean that you...
Networks are for teacher leaders who want to learn from one another, provide support for one another, share information, and cultivate a community of learners who assist each other to grow professionally. PLAEA staff want to support you with leveraging your role as a teacher leader for having a clear...
Almost 100 participants have already registered for the Prairie Lakes AEA Assistive Technology in EducationNov. 28 at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. The conference welcomes local and national speakers who will provide strategies and information about assistive technology in education. Topics include how to access academics (reading, math, and...
New Teacher Center and Grant Wood AEA are hosting a Summit on Teacher Development and Retention for Student Success on Oct. 30. The goal of the summit is to bring Iowa school districts, Area Education Agencies, and Pre-K-12 organization leadership teams together to learn from NTC's recent federal i3 study,...
The 2017 Global Education Institute for Teachers will be held on the University of Iowa campus on Dec. 2-3. The institute is sponsored by the Stanley Foundation and UI International Programs. K-12 teachers of all disciplines are invited to attend this year’s institute, a two-day, one license renewal credit experience...
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