PLC Relaunch - with Solution Tree


Is it time for a PLC Reboot?

  • Are your teams truly engaging in meaningful professional learning?

  • Is the learning in those teams centered around DuFour’s four questions?

  • Do you have protected time structured in the day for teams to meet?

  • How are your teacher teams implementing sustainable improvement efforts aligned to your action plans designed to improve student learning?

  • Are you thinking, “How does all of this PLC stuff work when my school/district staff has teachers who would say, “I’m the only one who does what I do?” These “singleton” teachers often include teachers of band, choir, art, auto mechanics, consumer science, technology, psychology, business, drama, nursing, special education, dance, media, agriculture . . . the list goes on and on. In a small school, you may have one person who teaches a grade level or subject.


Prairie Lakes AEA is pleased to host a Professional Learning Community Conference facilitated by Solution Tree. This conference is centered around a focus on small schools and singletons.

Date: January 27-28, 2020

Venue: Webster City - Briggs Woods Conference Center

Cost: $100 per person (minimum school team of 5)

More details, including registration, will be shared soon!

Questions: Contact Tabitha DeMey or Janie Eischen.

Presenter Aaron Hansen

Aaron Hansen is a nationally recognized presenter and author who empowers teachers and leaders to transform their schools. He is also a leadership consultant with the Northeastern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program.

As former principal, Aaron led the transformation of White Pine Middle School (WPMS) in Nevada into a nationally recognized, high-achieving school. WPMS won many awards including Title I Distinguished School and National Model School (2009–2012). It is the only middle school in the United States to be named a Middle School of Distinction (2010) by the International Center for Leadership in Education.

Aaron has been featured in many books, articles, and TV news stories including ABC World News With Charles Gibson, American Morning (CNN), Fox and Friends (Fox Network), and a BBC documentary, all highlighting the changes he led in transforming school culture and combating bullying. He was named Nevada Innovative Educator of the Year in 2009.

He has worked with thousands of educators across North America and beyond, helping them improve their processes for PLCs, RTI, teacher and leader improvement, student and staff culture, and comprehensive school transformation.