Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: Partner & Support

This document includes links to the many professional learning opportunities we're creating for you and all the educators within Prairie Lakes AEA. Each option listed includes a link to a flyer with more information, including registration links, time/date, and other details. We'll continue to update this document with new learning...
Teachers within Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency (AEA) will be able to enhance their computer science teaching skills thanks to a grant awarded recently by Gov. Kim Reynolds. Prairie Lakes AEA was one of 167 urban, rural and suburban school districts, nonpublic schools and Area Education Agencies receiving an award...
Interested in being a school principal? Consider the Iowa Principal Leadership Academy. The next cohort begins in April and there's still space available.

Celebrate a Shining Star: Brian Knapp

Coaches are invited to join an informal coaching network from 1-2 p.m. Jan. 8 to share successes with other coaches and pose challenges to seek solutions. Click here for zoom information. Contact Jaymie Randel for more details.
Rapid Literacy: ELL Strategies for Secondary Emergent Readers will be from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Registration & more info The training will include: Hands-on techniques educators can start using Monday Overview of balanced literacy and foundations of literacy development Practical methods that build decoding skills while supporting students...

Celebrate a Shining Star: Tonya Caquelin

The Iowa Department of Education is seeking licensed Iowa educators to develop online courses for inclusion in the Iowa e-Learning Central (ILC). The ILC is being developed as a new resource to provide access to courses and tools to support educators as they navigate virtual learning environments and incorporate online...
It’s a great time to start thinking about your student’s State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI) research projects! Prizes offered at both junior and senior high levels. Over $50,000 awarded! Youth who register by February 1, 2021 will receive a FREE SSTFI T-SHIRT & PIN! Senior High paperwork...
All Prairie Lakes AEA offices will close at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22 for the holiday break. All of our staff will be in an agency staff meeting on Jan. 4 and our offices will remain closed that day. Our offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 5. Wishing you...
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