GHAEA At-A-Glance

September 17, 2021

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This flyer lists some of our fall professional learning opportunities. See ALL of our Fall classes HERE! Don’t miss out on all the opportunities in Literacy, Specially Designed Instruction, Social-Emotional Behavioral Health, Crisis Prevention & Intervention, Coaching, Mentoring, Assessment, and more!

Substitute Authorization

Are you interested in serving as a substitute teacher? Sign up for a virtual substitute authorization program from Iowa's Area Education Agencies to teach you the skills and requirements needed to enter the classroom. Find out more HERE!

Progress Monitoring for 6-12 Math

We are pleased to announce that Green Hills AEA is sharing the algebra progress monitoring measures! The research evidence supporting these measures will be summarized and the training session will include detailed, hands-on experiences with administration, scoring, and data interpretation. Research shows that algebra is a vital skill associated with improved outcomes in both employment and postsecondary education. Check out this flyer for more information!

OpenSciEd Science Unit Workshops

These hybrid professional learning experiences are designed for teachers and curriculum leads interested in a free OER science curriculum: OpenSciEd. All courses will meet ONCE for face-to-face learning. Participants will engage in additional learning through Canvas for 1-2 weeks prior to the face-to-face date and 3-5 weeks following. Learn more HERE.
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NEW Drake University Master of Science - Teacher Effectiveness & Professional Development Option

Drake University is now offering a cohort-based pathway to a Master of Science Degree in Teacher Effectiveness and Professional Development. Learn more here. The informational zoom has already taken place, but if you have questions, feel free to reach out to Kelly Marckres at or 515-271-3976.
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Explore & Implement the Iowa Standards for School Leaders

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Scholarship Alert for Graduating Iowa Seniors: USJCI Foundation Senate Scholarship Applications are Now Being Accepted

Please share with your seniors!

Applications are now being taken for the United States Junior Chamber International Senate Foundation Scholarship Program. Graduating high school seniors in Iowa are eligible to apply. Each year $1,000 national grants will be awarded to graduating high school seniors in the United States, who plan to continue their education at accredited post-secondary colleges, universities or vocational schools.

The Iowa JCI program will be honoring three high school seniors with at least a $100 scholarship and send the top two forward to USJCI national judging, where the top 33 national seniors will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Applications must be postmarked by Jan. 14, 2022. For more information, see this scholarship program flyer and application checklist or contact John Buttolph at (515) 290-0383.

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Rachel's Challenge is Coming to Green Hills Districts!

Rachel's Challenge