Author Archives: Jen Woodley

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 (tami.plein@gpaea.org) … 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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Agency Updates – June 2017

Enjoy the May issue of The Cornerstone at https://gpaeanews.wordpress.com/ The Simplest, Hardest Lessons Make the Biggest Difference by Dr. Jon Sheldahl Activities to Gain Independence GPAEA’s Battle of the Books Results – Elementary & Middle School May is School Board Recognition Month GPAEA Students have Success … Continue reading

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Instructional Services – June 2017

State TLC Opportunities AEA_TeacherLeaderSupportSystem_Flyer_FINAL AEA_Student-CenteredCoaching_Flyer_FINAL AEA_CognitiveCoaching_Flyer_FINAL AEA_TeachingTransparently_Flyer_FINAL July 13 – 4th Annual Leveraging Teacher Leadership: An Institute for Teacher Leaders and Administrators Federal Title Program Regional Meeting June 13 – Title One Meeting hosted by the DE June 5 – Maximizing School … Continue reading

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