• Inclusive Classroom (Virtual) Conference: Feb. 15, 2023

  • Immerse your students in career options with CareerLabs VR

    Want to immerse your 7th-12th grade students into careers, but not sure where to start? Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency has a solution for you:… Read More

  • Meet Our New PLAEA Team Members

    Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our newest members of the PLAEA family! Kate Besch – Assistive Technology, Significant… Read More

  • Paraeducator Certification Courses FREE for District Staff beginning July 18

    Prairie Lakes AEA has received the Teacher and Paraeducator Registered Apprenticeship (TPRA) Grant Program offered by the State of Iowa. This grant allows us… Read More

  • We are so grateful to have the support of Fort Dodge Noon Sertoma!

    Fort Dodge Noon Sertoma donated $2,200 to Prairie Lakes AEA in support of purchasing Diagnostic Auditory Brainstem Response Testing equipment. This equipment is used to… Read More

  • Offerman earns scholarship in Special Education Leadership 

    The Iowa Council of Administrators of Special Education (I-CASE) has awarded Haley Offerman  the Scholarship in Special Education Leadership. Of… Read More

  •  Iowa organization honors Julie Meyer for Distinguished Service

    Congratulations to Julie Meyer, a Special Education Consultant with Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency on being awarded for Distinguished Service by the… Read More

  • Accelerating Learning to Fill the Gaps: a summer workshop with Suzy Pepper Rollins

    Join us for a summer workshop with Suzy Pepper Rollins, whose mission is to create academic success in ALL learners by embedding instructional practices that… Read More

  • Last training session for ELPA21 is May 23 & 24

    The final training session in our ELPA21 workshop series, Differentiating Instruction for English Learners (Level 2), will be held from 4-7:15 p.m. on May 23… Read More

  • Early Bird registration extended for FOCUS Conference