Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 5.1.2020

The PLC Conference originally scheduled for June 16-17 in Webster City has been shifted to a VIRTUAL Conference. The dates will remain the same, however building teams will have the opportunity to join from the comfort of your school building! This will allow your buildings to ensure appropriate team representation...
Prairie Lakes AEA is offering learning opportunities specifically for paraeducators. Click here for the list. There is no cost to attend and no registration needed. These are not offered for credit. This list will be updated as new learnings are scheduled.
Are you interested in connecting with someone other than your pet? Do you want to connect and learn from others in an easy and quick way? Are you ready to be creative and participate in some fun challenges to earn prizes? If you answered yes to any of these questions,...
The FOCUS 2020 conference WILL BE OFFERED online on June 24-25. We're thrilled to share that Dr. Ross Greene will still be joining this online learning, and we are making arrangements for a private screening of his documentary, "The Kids We Lose." We are also contact with our other planned...
For the first time, The National Council of Behavioral Health is offering a Teen MHFA Train the Trainer option designed to be taught by a school employee to all students of a specific grade level (grades 10, 11 or 12). Teen Mental Health First Aid teaches high school students how...
Prairie Lakes AEA recently added Defined Learning to its lineup of digital resources. Click here to access more information.) Defined Learning's literacy tasks are designed for students in grades 3-12 and have been created using templates from the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC). The tasks are developed to align with the...
Are you thinking ahead to implementing the new Social Studies standards next fall? This course will dive largely into the works of Peter Reynolds as a starting point for how children's books can launch opportunities for students to take informed action with the new social studies standards. The course will...
Have you ever wanted to give a TED-style talk? Are you interested in having your students deliver a talk? Maybe you or your students are interested in becoming better story-tellers. If these ideas interest you, this course is a great place to start. This course will work through identifying ideas,...
Lisa Hartman has accepted the position of Director of Education, Media, and Technology Services. Lisa is currently the principal at Nevada Middle School, a position she has held since August 2018. She has served as assistant principal at Nevada Middle School, principal at Farragut Community School, and taught at Omaha...
Courses, digital resources, webinars, case studies, learning management systems, and Iowa's Continuous Learning Resources can be accessed at http://covid.aealearningonline.org
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