• Iowa Senate Youth application reminder

    The application deadline for Iowa Senate Youth is Jan. 13. Read More

  • Early Childhood News

    The December newsletter highlights: FREE Visual Discrimination Letter Activity Barbara Sorrels Learning Opportunity IDOE Preschool Suspension and Expulsion Guidance Tool banks for… Read More

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    2023 regional FREE YMHFA training dates released

    To help educators recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges, PLAEA is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)… Read More

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    FREE Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop is Feb. 7

    Learn best practices on developing and implementing effective suicide prevention, assessment, intervention and postvention strategies at our FREE Suicide Risk Assessment Workshop. Read More

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    April 26-28 workshop features ELL expert Steve Gill

    Get a team together to learn about distinguishing between disability and language acquisition. Steve will present live from our Pocahontas office. To maximize the reach of… Read More

  • AEAs host Principal Alliance: Wednesday, Nov. 30

    Iowa’s Area Education Agencies host the Principal Alliance, a “lasting leadership series” that focuses on current practices in the field of leadership/principalship. Join your colleagues… Read More

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    Title 3 Network is Dec. 6

    Prairie Lakes AEA ESL/EL/Title III Consultant Kathy Brenny will host a virtual network each month for educators who focus on ESL/EL/Title III. The December… Read More

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    FBAs and BIPs: What Special Education Teachers Need to Know

    Attention Special Education Teachers (and supporting administrators)! Have the ACHIEVE Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plan processes left you scratching your head a little… Read More

  • Prairie Lakes AEA achieves full accreditation 

    Prairie Lakes Area Education Agency has achieved full accreditation from the Iowa State Board of Education at its regular board meeting held Wednesday,… Read More

  • Join the Principal Huddle Zoom on Nov. 15