Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 11.12.19

The Paraeducator Generalist I certificate program is delivered in three 30-hour courses, with the first class to begin on Jan. 4, 2020. View the download for additional details.
The November issue of the SEL News for Well-being, brought to you by the PLAEA SEBH Team, can be downloaded here. We encourage you to print the one-page newsletter and post in a prominent, heavy traffic area in your school. (We suggest posting in the staff bathrooms or by the...
Emergency Management Planning. Live Streaming. Designing and painting an outdoor mural. Designing instructional lessons that are innovative and create awareness of the motor truck transportation industry in Iowa. These are a few of the projects waiting for students on the Iowa Clearinghouse for Work-based Learning. The Clearinghouse, which launched in...
Teachers are you looking for learning opportunities to improve teacher and student learning? If so, PLAEA offers a scope and sequence of credit opportunities that several districts provide for their teachers who engage in coaching cycles with an instructional coach. Check out the scope and sequence for credit and register...
PLAEA Teacher Librarian Christine Sturgeon shares some of the resources available through your AEA. A Learn 360 video program on Native Americans (Elementary) A Freedom Flix book, The Trail of Tears (Elementary-middle) A Mackin Via book, Myths and Legends of the Sioux (Elementary-middle) An AEA Digital Library video about when...
Prairie Lakes AEA is pleased to host a Professional Learning Community Conference facilitated by Solution Tree. This conference is centered around a focus on small schools and singletons. The conference will be Jan. 2728 at Briggs Wood Conference Center, Webster City. Early bird registration is $100 per person for those...
This course will prepare teachers with the practical elements of enacting a curriculum for the first time and provide a vision for the long term goals of the OpenSciEd Project and the implementation of A Framework for K–12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Click here for...
Please welcome Brenda Prentice to her role as the new Administrative Assistant to the Director of Special Education. (This position was held by Lynn Vaught who retired in October.) Brenda has been with the AEA since 1993 and has worked with the Web IEP/IMS system, and overseeing the Medicaid claim...
As the Telecommunications Relay and/or Captioned Telephone service provider for the state of Iowa, Hamilton Relay acknowledges that opportunities for higher education affect the future of Iowa’s high school students. The Hamilton Relay Scholarship opportunity is available to graduating high school seniors in Iowa who are deaf, hard of hearing,...
The ITEC Leadership & Learning Symposium is a half-day leadership event followed by a one-day conference full of sessions on supporting Technology in Education. Leadership Day is March 31, 2020, with the converence on April 1. Both are at the Iowa Events Center,730 3rd Street in Des Moines. Registration will...
The Iowa Council of Administrators of Special Education has two additional webinars planned that focus on special education issues.
The Google for Education team invites educators to the Google for Education’s Elevate: Iowa on Dec. 12 at the Google Chicago office. Google for Education’s Elevate: Iowa is an event aimed to bring Iowa district leaders with principals and educators from at risk programs and alternative high schools together. Through...
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