Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: Opportunities from PLAEA

We are excited to share that we have a full lineup scheduled of three keynotes, 24 breakouts, and a bonus session to preview FOCUS 2022 and prepare us for the 21-22 school year. A benefit of our virtual platform is our capability to also feature an "On Demand Library" of...
April is School Librarian Month so say thanks to your school librarian today!
Our FOCUS 2021 conference is now national with individual and building registrations from Washington and Minnesota! Early bird registration ends tomorrow (April 15)! Take advantage of discounted registration price! Those who register will receive immediate access to the Capstone Interactive Library with 100 social emotional learning eBooks that can be...
As part of the “3 resources to remember, 2 things I learned and 1 action I will take” protocol on the last day of Teen MHFA class, students in one PLAEA school shared the following as takeaways from the Teen MHFA curriculum: “Keep an open eye for anyone who you...
Wells Fargo has established a Financial Health Committee made up of volunteers within their workforce. Historically, Wells Fargo volunteers partnered with Des Moines schools to go into the classroom and deliver financial heath content to students, which they haven’t been able to do for over a year. There is an...
Your school district will be receiving a box of 250 Iowa state maps courtesy of the Iowa Department of Transportation. Because of decreased travel, the state has a plentiful supply of maps and wanted to share them with Iowa's schools. Generally these are being delivered to the high school in...
CPI’s De-Escalation Tip #5: Facts are important, but how a person feels is the heart of the matter. Yet some people have trouble identifying how they feel about what’s happening to them. Watch and listen carefully for the person’s real message. Try saying something like “That must be scary.” Supportive...

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