Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: Opportunities from PLAEA

We are offering the three courses needed for Paraeducator Generalist Certification. You'll find details for each of these courses below. Introduction to Course (Foundations and Professionalism) #306486 Dates/Times: June 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. AND June 8-11 at the Prairie Lakes AEA Office, 1235 5th Avenue South, Fort...
Episode 5: Decision Fatigue. What is it? Is it really even a "thing"? How do I combat it? Find the answers to all these questions in the latest episode of the Emotional Resilience for Educators Series. The information was intentionally condense to less than 15 minutes so it can be...
We are 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. An individual...
Iowa's Area Education Agencies are partnering to provide a statewide virtual professional learning opportunity that begins July 19. More information, including registration details, are in the download. We've compiled a variety of science professional learning opportunities in this document.
Looking for some summer reading suggestions? Each of our SEBH Team members has offered a book recommendation to consider adding to your “beach” reading list.
We've just added Fierce Conversations training to our summer learning lineup. Click here for a document that outlines the menu of options that includes topics like Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum & Other Developmental Disorders and Strategies for Preparing Students to be College and Career Ready.
Northwest AEA and Prairie Lakes AEA have partnered to provide a year-long professional learning opportunity with a Diane Sweeney consultant. This includes face-to-face learning and monthly zoom sessions with coaches from many districts. The face-to-face sessions will be held in Holstein. Cost is $35 which includes the book and lunches....
Why is Teen MHFA essential learning for our high school students? 1 in 5 teens has a serious mental health disorder at some point in their lives. Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for 15- to 24-year-olds. Research shows early intervention to a mental health challenge leads to...
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