Monthly Archives: August 2017

Agency Updates – August 2017

GPAEA Welcomes New Chief Administrator Dr. Cindy Yelick  JUNE 9, 2017 – The Great Prairie AEA Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of a new chief administrator for the Agency. Dr. Cindy Yelick, who is currently the … Continue reading

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Instructional Services – August 2017

FAST Bridge Please make sure your district representatives join the webinars for management training and start-up. Information from IDE linked here. GPAEA literacy consultants will be able to support your teachers, however, they are not “official trainers.” The webinars will … Continue reading

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Media, Technology & Science – August 2017

Science Registration links for the Iowa Science Standards Module 3: Gathering and Using Evidence of Student Learning in the Science Classroom will be available soon!  If your teachers have not attended Modules 1 and/or 2, please contact Tami Plein ( … Continue reading

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Special Education – August 2017

Special Education Director Network Special Education Director Network meetings will occur three times throughout the school year. Special Education Directors, building administrators, and special education coaches are welcome to attend to learn more about current issues in special education. Meeting … Continue reading

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External Partners – August 2017

Reminder: FASTBridge K-6 Literacy Training Underway The Department of Education is transitioning to a new statewide data system for K-6 literacy through FASTBridge Learning. To help school districts with this transition, comprehensive training via webinars and regional face-to-face meetings are … Continue reading

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