Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency

Educator Connection: Opportunities from PLAEA

Join the PLAEA Math Team in collaboration with PLAEA Special Education Consultants to learn more about your role in MTSS and use of the Georgia Numeracy materials to guide instruction for SDI or Tier 3 Interventions. These days of learning include of a variety time options to participate in order...
Have you tried Defined Learning yet? It's easier than ever to access this online tool that has hundreds of performance tasks to use and grow skills of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity, for students in grades K-12. Both students and teachers can go to launchpad.classlink.com/plaea to find quick access...
The third Mentor Mingle is planned for Feb. 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Mentors and mentor coordinators are invited to mingle via Zoom to share ideas and find solutions for problems of practice. This is an informal network opportunity that is held four times a year. Please register to receive...
OpenSciEd Winter PD begins Feb. 2 - The next round of professional learning for released OpenSciEd units (Grades 6-8) will begin Feb. 2! Click the link to learn more and register for the course through the AEA Learning system. The courses are a collaboration of the Iowa AEA Science consultants...
Registration deadline is Jan. 27 for the Suicide Risk Assessment Training on Feb. 10. Virtual Training Details 8:30-3:30 with one-hour for lunch Cost $50 (your school will be invoiced at the conclusion of the workshop) Cost includes the book Suicide in Schools and hard copy handouts. These resources will be...
For support in thinking about the questions above or sharing how your district approaches these or similar questions, please contact Jaymie Randel, jrandel@plaea.org Instructional coaches are often asked to update the school board about their work with teachers. Board members are curious about the difference coaching is making. Authors Diane...
Our Challenging Behavior Team has created this Zoom series designed to support educators who work with students with challenging behavior. You'll find session topics and more information at this link.
This course is for elementary teachers who teach or support the ELA Standards. You will gain a deeper understanding of how to leverage the ELA Standards by using the ELA Shifts of the Iowa Core Standards in the classroom. The course will directly address how the ELA shifts impact classroom...
PTR-YC is a model of intervention for young children with the most persistent and severe challenging behaviors. The model is based on the well-established procedures of positive behavior support, but is designed to help providers implement the assessment and intervention strategies with a high level of fidelity, leading to improved...
We're offering a series of online workshops designed for early childhood teachers, administrators, classroom associates/paras to learn developmentally appropriate strategies for supporting dual language learners in the early childhood classroom. Participants will walk away with knowledge on how to adapt their practices to help dual language learners reach their full...
Overview of Illustrative Math registration deadline is Friday.
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