Monthly Archives: September 2019

Leadership Connection – September 2019

  Welcome to the 2019-20 School Year! As a District Leader, we realize that your time is valuable and you receive a lot of emails. Leadership Connection is GPAEA’s way of streamlining the “need to know” information for the next two months. Check your … Continue reading

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Authentic Learning & Clearinghouse for Work-Based Learning

Sept. 18-19 Authentic Learning and WBL Immersion Ottumwa GPAEA (Room 21c) 9am-4pm Register here. (Audit, Renewal, Grad Credit available) Wednesday Authentic Learning Cohort Wednesdays Online via Zoom from 2-4pm Starts: 9-4-2019 Ends: 10-30-2019 (totaling 15 hours) See agenda for specifics. Register here. (Audit or … Continue reading

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GPAEA Science Support for 2019-20

Contact: Tracy Jarrett, tracy.jarrett@gpaea.org Iowa Science Standards Implementation Supports All Science Standards Modules are focused on supporting teachers in their learning and implementation of the new Iowa Core Science Standards and 21st Century Learning.   NOTE:  Most of the Science Standards Module … Continue reading

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Nine GPAEA Districts Awarded Computer Science Grant

Contact: Sally Lindgren, sally.lindgren@gpaea.org Nine GPAEA Districts have been included in Iowa’s Computer Science Professional Development Incentive Fund grant that has recently been awarded to GPAEA for this school year. These districts include Central Lee, North Mahaska, Cardinal, Pekin, Fort … Continue reading

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2019-2020 FAST Norms and Benchmarks Updated

The developer of the FAST assessment measures used at districts across the state has updated their norms and benchmarks. These updates go into practice starting fallof 2019. Why the update? Norms and benchmarks were updated to more accurately represent national performance. This was … Continue reading

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Early Childhood Network 2019-2020

Contact: Anne Michel, anne.michel@gpaea.org The focus of the 2019-2020 Early Childhood Network sessions will be Early Childhood Mathematics. Intended Outcome: Conceptual learning and instructional practices to support early mathematics in early childhood education (Erikson Institute Early Math Collaborative). The four … Continue reading

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GPAEA ESSA Regional Training Schedule for 2019-2020

GPAEA has once again scheduled tentative training dates for school teams to participate in required or optional ESSA training sessions.  Access the ESSA Regional Training Schedule to see the dates.  Registration links will be added as soon as available from … Continue reading

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