Category Archives: Agency Updates

Agency Updates – October 2017

The Cornerstone – September 2017Welcome to Great Prairie AEA’s Agency newsletter, The Cornerstone!  Wishing you a successful 2017-18 school year! GPAEA Website: New Look, Same Navigation Instructional Services Professional Learning Opportunities GPAEA Science Support for 2017-18 GPAEA Sunsets Eduvision Portal Special Education Professional Learning Opportunities Heads up: … Continue reading

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Agency Updates – September 2017

Learn more about GPAEA’s New Chief Administrator Dr. Cindy Yelick September 6 – Superintendents Meeting No Advisory Meeting 9:30 – 11:15 AM – Superintendents Only 11:30 AM -1:30 PM – Lunch & Superintendent Business Meeting 1:30 – 3:30 PM – Planning for the Unexpected: A … Continue reading

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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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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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Special Education – June 2017

June 6 & 7 – Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training Great Prairie AEA will offer two summer opportunities for school teams who want to be trained in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (aka CPI) training.  Participants will be trained in a safe, non-harmful response … Continue reading

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External Partners – June 2017

June 20 & 21 – STEM Ed Chat & Fast-Track Iowa’s Future June 20 & 21 – KPEC Keystone’s Premier Education Conference (Keystone AEA) June 27 – The GWAEA Summer Leadership Symposium: The Leader as a Deep Change Agent (Grant Wood AEA)

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Agency Updates – May 2017

Message from Dr. Jon Sheldahl On Monday, April 24, the Great Prairie AEA Board of Directors accepted my resignation so I can become the new chief administrator at Heartland AEA in Johnston.  I have been in Southeast Iowa for nearly … Continue reading

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