Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: 7.28.2020

Welcome to the Prairie Lakes AEA Educator Connection. This weekly email is the primary way we share news about events, services, and other information with our district partners. All superintendents, principals, and curriculum coordinators, and other district administrators are automatically added to the distribution list. Please feel free to invite...
Prairie Lakes AEA has scheduled Substitute Authorization from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Aug. 7 and 12. (Participants must take both sessions.) This class will be held virtually using Zoom each day. You will need a computer with a camera and microphone to participate in the class. You will be given a...
A class for new special education teachers (including mid-year hires for the 19-20 school year) is being developed as a means to support both the new special education teachers and AEA staff next year. Day 1 content will be logging onto the IDEA system (web IEP), basic special education procedures,...
Iowa’s Area Education Agencies are pleased to partner with Iowa educators to share information about how to help support online learning. These practices can be utilized in online learning, but may be applied when educators and students are in the classroom together. This three-week series will cover topics around creating...
PLAEA has tentatively scheduled para courses to begin in September ending in December. However, we can offer a round of classes in August if there is enough interest. If your district interested in this, please contact Carrie Guerin - cguerin@plaea.org. If we have enough participants, we will get that class...
Teaching online? Check out PLAEA's bevy of digital databases including favorites like BookFLIX, iClipart for Schools, Britannica, and more. (Contact your school’s teacher librarian for your login information.) We've also added a new resource for teachers and students: Defined Learning. Formerly called Defined STEM, it offers hundreds of performance tasks...
Our Prairie Lakes AEA Print Department has designed a variety of posters to help you safely welcome back visitors in your buildings. Take at look at this flyer to see all the awesome options! To order, please fill out this form indicating your selections and return to Jenifer Krischel at...
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