Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 1.16.18

Prairie Lakes AEA is offering a 15-hour course that would allow an individual to be a substitute teacher. Those completing this course would be authorized to substitute teach in a elementary, middle school, junior high school, or high school for no more than five consecutive days in one job assignment....
Prairie Lakes AEA is pleased to welcome Dr.Douglas Reeves, founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. Dr. Reeves will address the factors that matter most for effective educational leadership. “Even when faculties, students, home environment, and socioeconomic status are the same, leaders make a profound difference for students.” Each presentation will include...
Join Mary Trent, Northwest STEM Regional Manager and Kelly Bergman, North Central Regional Manager, for a 30 minute overview of the 2018 STEM Scale-Up Program Menu and application process. This is scheduled from 12-12:30 p.m Jan. 24 via Zoom. Through legislative appropriation, the Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council is able...
Iowa State University offers summer research experiences for teachers. ​ Who: ​ All high ​school ​ eachers in any ​STEM ​area are encouraged to apply. ​ Time: June 11- July 27 Stipend ​:​ $6,300 plus travel, room and board (if required). Application and more information: https://www.cbirc.iastate.edu/education/precollege/ For more information, contact...
2018-19 Iowa STEM Scale-Up Programs have been announced: CASE - Animal & Plant Biotech CASE - Environmental Science CEESTEM Ramps & Pathways Computer Science Principals Engineering is Everywhere Making STEM Connections Pint Size Science PLTW (Project Lead the Way) Gateway- Computer Science for Innovators and Makers Power Teaching Math STEM...
Prairie Lakes AEA is pleased to welcome Dr.Douglas Reeves, founder of Creative Leadership Solutions. Dr. Reeves will address the factors that matter most for effective educational leadership. “Even when faculties, students, home environment, and socioeconomic status are the same, leaders make a profound difference for students.” Each presentation will include...
Fred Kinne, Iowa Department of Education Equity/Section 504 Consultant, will lead three sessions in Prairie Lakes AEA: Jan. 31 - Fort Dodge - 9-11:30 a.m. Feb. 1 - Storm Lake - 8:30-11 a.m. Feb. 1 - Estherville - 1-3:30 p.m. Details and registration are here.
The Iowa Department of Education is offering an electronic version for programs/districts to apply for Program Wide PBIS (PW PBIS) training. This training is appropriate for childcare centers and districts with preschool programs, as well as district buildings with grades K-3. The training commitment is 4 days with 2 days...
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