Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: Partner & Support

CPI’s De-Escalation Tip #1: Do not judge or be dismissive of the feelings of the person in distress. Remember that the person’s feelings are real, whether or not you think those feelings are justified. Respect those feelings, keeping in mind that whatever the person is going through could be the...
The Paraeducator Generalist I certificate program is delivered in three 30-hour courses, with the first class to begin on Jan. 9, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. via zoom. The additional hours needed to complete this class will be done online with work in Moodle units. A minimum of...
"Teacher as Facilitator" is the focus of this month's "Better Together, Collaborative Conversation" for Teacher-Librarians across Iowa. This session will be facilitated by Joanna Freking-Smith from Storm Lake and Christine Sturgeon of Prairie Lakes AEA. Click this link for the details.
Social Studies & English Learners December 15, 3:30-4:30 This interactive webinar will offer specific examples of engaging strategies for all language levels, strategies that maximize content mastery, and strategies for Social Studies-specific skills. Intended Audience Teachers of English Learners, Social Studies teachers, and instructional coaches Registration & More Information Rapid...
There’s no question that, especially this year, all teachers deserve to be Iowa Teacher of the Year. Still, only one can be named, and nominations are now being accepted for the 2022 Iowa Teacher of the Year. Past Teachers of the Year say the experience is well worth the process....
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