PLAEA Early Childhood News
**HIGHLIGHT OF THE MONTH**
**NEW-Teaching Strategies GOLD: Online Learning Resource
Updates In The Early Childhood World
2) UPDATED AND NEWLY REVISED IQPPS Student-Teacher Ratio Document
** PLEASE share this guidance with your Administrator as there is NEW ratio requirements for IQPPS, Head Start and NAEYC accredited classrooms.
3) Classroom Clinic: provides-telehealth services for students in school. If you have student(s) that would benefit from therapy services, PLEASE checkout this resource. More info can be found from your district Admin, Counselor or Nurse.
Supporting Dual Language Learners In The Preschool Classroom
February 9th 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Techniques Supporting Dual Language Learners with Virtual Learning in Preschool
March 9th 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Techniques & Tips - Early Childhood Teachers Who Speak/Don’t Speak the Language of a
April 13th 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Enriching The Preschool Classroom Environment to Support Dual Language Learners
Shaping Preschoolers into Readers and Writers
Plan A - Face to Face
June 14th & 15th; August 17th - 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Plan B - Virtual via Zoom
June 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th - 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
*Participants will be notified no later than May 1st, 2021 of the facilitation method.
Registration Link: AEA Course Catalog - Course # 200901
Jan. 20 - Reaching & Teaching Students with Challenging Behavior (3:30-4:30PM)
Jan. 29 - Reaching & Teaching Students with Challenging Behavior (7:30-8:30AM)
Feb. 10 - Visual Supports (3:30-4:30PM)
Feb. 19 - Visual Supports (7:30-8:30AM)
March 3 - Structuring Your Classroom: The Physical Environment & Routines (3:30-4:30PM)
March 12 - Structuring Your Classroom: The Physical Environment & Routines (7:30-8:30AM)
March 24 - Tools and Strategies for Collecting Meaningful Data to Reduce Problem Behavior (3:30-4:30PM)
April 1 - Tools and Strategies for Collecting Meaningful Data to Reduce Problem Behavior (7:30-8:30AM)
Early Childhood Websites & Resources
Social Emotional Behavioral Health (SEBH)
Self - Care
***COVID-19 Supports***(Virtual Learning)
Early Childhood Special Education Supports
i3 WebsiteThe new i3 IDEA website was launched this past summer. It is full of information, guidance, resources and procedures. i3 - Iowa IDEA Information - Guidance - Resources - Procedures
Procedural Safeguards Manual
Do you every have a difficult time finding an updated Procedural Safeguards Manual for Parents prior to an IEP meeting? Do you ever need a copy for families in Arabic, Bosnian, Lao, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish or Vietnamese? See the links below for updated Manuals.
Resources Preparing Parents for IEP Meetings
MEET YOUR EARLY CHILDHOOD CONSULTANTS!
Supporting Districts: East Sac County, Greene County, Manson Northwest Webster, Newell Fonda, Paton-Churdan, Pocahontas Area, Schaller-Crestland, Storm Lake, South Central Calhoun, South Hamilton, Stratford, Gilmore City-Bradgate (EC & ECSE), Southeast Valley (EC & ECSE), Fort Dodge Partner Preschools: St. Edmond's, Little Lambs & Dodger Preschool (ECSE).
Supporting Districts: Albert City-Truesdale, Algona, Alta-Aurelia, Clarion-Goldfield, Clay Central-Everly, Eagle Grove, Emmetsburg, Estherville Lincoln Central, Fort Dodge, Graettinger-Terril, Harris-Lake Park, Humboldt, Laurens-Marathon, North Kossuth, North Union, Okoboji, Ruthven-Ayrshire, Sioux Central, Spencer, Spirit Lake, Twin Rivers, Webster City, West Bend/Mallard.