ESSA Consolidated Application Workshop – September 6 or 13
These workshops will introduce attendees to the Consolidated Application within the CASA system, allowing districts to apply for all Title program funds at once. Presenters will also provide a summary of all Title programs and assist attendees in preparing and submitting their consolidated applications.
Weekly Q&A around ESSA and the Consolidated Application
IDE’s Mark Crady and Amy Williamson every Friday from 1:00 – 3:00 pm beginning September 7 will answer any questions you may have about the Consolidated Application or ESSA implementation in general. Link https://heartlandaea.zoom.us/j/8107179477
October 15: Superintendents will receive ESSA designations (Universal, Targeted, or Comprehensive)
Oct 31st: AEA Online Courses Open to districts
- Data based decision Making
- Assessment Basics
- MTSS in Iowa
- Universal Instruction Introduction
- Additional FAST online modules
College & Career Readiness
Kuder Career Software Training – September 18
- Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
PREP Dashboard Opens the week of Sept 21
Iowa Science Standards for Instructional Leaders: Modules 1, 2 and 3 (compressed) – September 17
AUDIENCE: School Administrators, Curriculum Directors, Instructional Coaches, etc.
PURPOSE: To provide condensed and targeted learning pertinent to instructional leaders’ roles in supporting the implementation of Iowa Science Standards.
REGISTRATION LINK for Iowa Science Standards for Instructional Leaders (Condensed Modules 1-3)
Blended Module 2: Iowa Science Standards- Planning for Three-Dimensional Learning through Phenomena and Storylines – Beginning September 1
AUDIENCE: K-12 Science teachers, District Science Leads and Instructional Coaches
PREREQUISTE: Module 1
COURSE FORMAT: 8 hours in-district work + 1 face-to-face date on October 11 (Fairfield Arts & Convention Center) with in-district work starting September 1- October 1, 2018
REGISTRATION LINK: https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/U/P/Channel/-/ExternalChannel?_ct=Courses&Path=%2Fia%2Fempari%2Flearning2%2Fsection%2FviewCourseSection%3FcourseId%3D167603%26sectionId%3D249567
Student-Centered Coaching – beginning September 25
Julie Wright will work with a host District to facilitate coaching labs. Colleagues will observe a coaching session which includes a pre-brief, observation and debrief. Participants observe and reflect on the coaching process. Participants improve their practice by learning from each others’ experience. Search #162408 GP in Course Catalog.
- East – September 25 & April 4 – Beginning 7:45 AM, Fort Madison Middle School and ending in Keokuk
- West – September 26 – Beginning at 8:30 AM, Ottumwa James Elementary
- West – April 5
Leading Student-Centered Coaching (course #167515) – September 27, FACC
Julie Wright, National Consultant for Diane Sweeney’s Student-Centered Coaching, will host a session designed to help principals successfully lead student-centered coaching. She will tackle the challenges and share strategies to support principals in their role of leading instructional coaches. This session will be valuable for all principals and especially, principals who have had instructional coaches participate in the Student-Centered Coaching Workshops and Labs previously sponsored by GPAEA.
PDF: GP Student-CenteredCoaching_Flyer 18
DR. ERIC JENSEN EVENTS
Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind with Dr. Eric Jensen
- October 15 – OTTUMWA, Bridge View Center. Registration from 7:45 – 8:30 am, the Workshop will begin at 8:30 am and end at 3:30 pm.
- October 16 – BURLINGTON, PZAZZ. Registration from 7:45 – 8:30 am, the Workshop will begin at 8:30 am and end at 3:30 pm.
Dr. Anderson will contact districts that pre-registered last spring. For districts bringing their entire staff, Lonna will send a template to collect staff names. For districts bringing a small group (leadership team), a registration link will be provided. A special course section can be created for districts offering this for TQ. Please contact Dr. Anderson if your district needs this option. The cost will be $50 per participant.
Note: Dr. Jensen will return on Nov 20 at the FACC to work with Leadership Teams to implement and sustain a change mindset, Registration will be available in the PD Catalog. The cost will be $150 per participant.
MTSS at Work within Professional Learning Communities with Mike Mattos – October 23
National Solution Tree Consultant, Mike Mattos, will share how to utilize collaborative team structures (PLC’s) to implement an effective Multi-tiered System of Support within your school. Participants will learn the responsibilities of the school leadership team and teacher teams to create effective MTSS supports for all students.
- September 13 – RPP 16 Program Review Committee – Burlington AEA 9 a.m.
- September 20 – RPP 15 Program Review Committee – Ottumwa AEA
- October 18 – RPP 16 Board Meeting at SCC 8:30 a.m.
- October 23 – RPP 15 Board Meeting at IHCC 1 p.m.
Business Ed Advisory
- Sept 18 Area 16 Business Ed Advisory at SCC
- Sept 26 Area 15 Business Ed Advisory at IHCC
GPAEA Induction Principal Network, 9-noon, Ottumwa AEA – October 4
Early Childhood Network – October 17, FACC
Content: Getting to Know the Revised Iowa Early Learning Standards & the IQPPS Desk Audit
Principals’ Network – September 27, FACC
Fairfield Arts & Convention Center
- Elementary and Secondary Principals are invited to Network from 8:30 to 11:30 am
- (We will break into elementary & secondary groups as appropriate for topics)
- Leading Student-Centered Coaching for Principals will follow from 12:30 to 3:30 pm
Additional Principal Networks: November 20: Leadership Teams with Dr. Jensen, Dec 6, Feb 7, & April 18