Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 5.8.18

On May 16, PLAEA will offer the FREE elementary coding workshop for teachers who are interested in implementing the curriculum in the classrooms. All materials will be provided, but it is only open to classroom teachers who have not previously participated. The workshop will run from 9 a.m. - 3...
The 9th Annual TICL Conference is planned for June 11-12 at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake. Keynote speaker is Eric Curts has been in education for 26 years, and currently serves as a Technology Integration Specialist for SPARCC in Canton, Ohio. He oversees Google Apps for Education implementation, training,...
Reaching Children from High Stress Environments For: General Education Teachers, Special Education, Paras, Substitutes, School Counselors Dates: June 12-13 Location: Emmetsburg, Iowa Lakes Community College Registration: https://aea8.avatarlms.com/login.html Prime for Life: Teachers Addressing Alcohol and Drugs with Students For: General Education Teachers, Special Education, Paras, Substitutes, School Counselors Dates: June 14-15...
A class for new special education teachers (including mid-year hires for the 17-18 school year) is being developed as a means to support both the new special education teachers and AEA staff next year. By offering a year-long class, the special education teachers can receive additional instruction and supports as...
Diagnostic Reading Instruction & Assessment For: Reading Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Reading Interventionists Dates: June 6-7 Location: Storm Lake PLAEA Office Registration: https://www.smore.com/w01qd-diagnostic-reading Digging Deeper - Next Step in Guided Reading 2 For: Elementary Reading Teachers Dates: June 11-12 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office Registration: www.smore.com/c8zy5 Connecting Creativity For: All educators...
Number Talks - Beyond Whole Numbers For: 5th-8th Grade Teachers of Mathematics Dates: June 11-12, Aug. 6 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office Registration: https://aea8.avatarlms.com/login.html Look for Class 8024 Math Overview for Elementary Principals For: Elementary Principals Dates/Locations: June 18 - Spencer PLAEA Office; June 25 - Webster City PLAEA Office Registration:...
Paraeducator Generalist I Certification Class 1: Introduction, Ethics & Professional Practices Dates: June 11-14 Class 2: Instructional Support Dates: June 18-21 Class 3: Emotional & Behavior Support Dates: June 25-28 Location: All classes held in Fort Dodge Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfGNDPzdYPEg__mS3EqjKUhrUwZHghy1cjvYxmhcEx0IaV7BQ/ viewform Preschool Academy 2 days - Creative Curriculum. 1 day -...
N is for No More Letter of the Week For: Preschool Teachers and Instructional Coaches Dates: June 12-13, Aug. 13 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office Registration: www.smore.com/na3y4 Preschool - More Math Please For: Preschool Teachers and ECSE AEA Staff Dates: June 20-21 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office Registration: www.smore.com/mq92x Preschool Academy 2...
Understanding the New Vision for Iowa Core Science: (Module 2) For: K-12 Science Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Principals Dates: June 13-14 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office Registration: https://aea8.avatarlms.com/login.html Look for class 8044 Iowa Core Science Assessment: (Module 3) For: K-12 Science Teachers, Instructional Coaches, Principals Dates: June 18-19 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office...
Inspiring Kids to Take Action For: Social Studies Teachers Dates: June 6-8 Location: Pocahontas PLAEA Office Registration: https://aea8.avatarlms.com Look for course number 8014

Our Kids Summer Institute focuses on leaders of English Learners

Are you interested in teaching students to ask their own questions? This book, Make Just One Change, has been used and referenced in the new Social Studies trainings, NGSS trainings, and project based learning trainings as a tool that enables learners to produce and improve their own questions and strategize...
The Okoboji Summer Reading Conference will be June 12-13 at Pearson Lakes Arts Center, 2201 US-71 in Okoboji.
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