Professional Learning Institute 2023: Last Chance to Register!

Professional Learning Institute 2023 Registration Closes June 12!

Registration is open NOW!

Register as a Grant Wood AEA Staff Member — Course #205096

Register as a NON Grant Wood AEA Staff Member — Course #205150

Speakers Announced!

The Grant Wood AEA Professional Learning Institute, 2023, will offer a variety of learning opportunities throughout the week of June 26-30, 2023. These learning sessions will take a deeper dive into Social Emotional Learning and Learning, Design, and Access for All. Both of these learning themes will provide deeper learning by researchers, practitioners, authors, and national-level speakers. 

Below you will find a list of this year's speakers and topics:

Theme 1 — Learning, Design and Access for All

  • Paula Kluth (Monday, June 26, 2023)
    • Joyful Learning: Using Active & Collaborative Structures to Differentiate Instruction
  • Katie Novak (Tuesday, June 27, 2023)
    • Zooming in on MTSS
  • Weston Kieschnick (Morning In-Person Session) (Wednesday, June 28, 2023)
    • The Educator’s ATLAS: Your Roadmap to Engagement 
  • Heath Peine (Afternoon In-Person Session) (Wednesday, June 28, 2023)
    • Pathway to Student Engagement
  • Vince Bustamante (Thursday, June 29, 2023)
    • Great Teaching By Design
  • Jen Manly (Friday, June 30, 2023)
    • Student-Led Learning for All Learners

Theme 2 — Social Emotional Learning

  • Sarah Ward (Monday, June 26, 2023)
    • The 360 Thinking Model: Breakthrough Strategies to Develop Independent Executive Functioning Skills
  • Heidy LaFleur (Tuesday, June 27, 2023)
    • The Social Emotional Alphabet
  • Lori Desautels (Morning Zoom Session) (Wednesday, June 28, 2023)
    • Our Journey Through the Developing Nervous System as We Rewire Our Perceptions of Discipline 
  • Robert Beltz (Afternoon Zoom Session) (Wednesday, June 28, 2023)
    • Make Your Mark: Creating Systems of Relational Safety from the Inside Out
  • Sean Austin (Thursday, June 29, 2023)
    • Using PBIS to Increase Equity in Schools
  • Mike Anderson (Friday, June 30, 2023)
    • Teach Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Through (not instead of) Academics