May 26, 2021

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There are three upcoming opportunities for principal networking and learning offered by Grant Wood Area Education Agency.

Grant Wood AEA Principal Leadership Program 
Principals are invited to join a cohort with other PreK-grade 12 administrators and build capacity as an instructional leader to develop and successfully implement a MTSS framework to support all students. In addition to monthly learning sessions, principals in this cohort will receive one-on-one, job-embedded coaching on-site and virtually with an experienced administrator. Applicants for this comprehensive, year-long professional learning program are encouraged from both tradition and virtual learning settings. This course includes up to 30 hours of coaching with a focus on improving instructional leadership practice.

This course addresses the new Iowa Standards for School Administrators.

Registration fee:  $425
Evaluator approval credit is available: $70
Instructor(s): Tim Salmon, Erikka Vosmek and Jamie Larson
Course Number: 201154
Registration Deadline: Aug 30, 2021.
Professional Learning Dates: Sept. 14, 2021, Nov. 16, 2021, Jan. 25, 2022 AND March 29, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Brilliant Leadership: Facilitated by Kristin Anderson
The purpose of this course is to develop individual and collective efficacy by committing to such qualities as hope, trust, empathy, generosity, and compassion. Educational and behavioral science research will be applied and is supported by over two decades of experience in coaching and developing expertise in adaptive principles of improvement science and systemic program evaluation. We will identify logical, evidence-guided areas for development and growth, to build a stable platform for capacity, scale, and collective impact.

Recertification 2 credits are available.

Registration fee:  $300
Instructor(s): Kristin Anderson
Course Number: 201384
Registration Deadline: Sept. 14, 2021
Professional Learning Dates: Sept. 21, 2021, Oct. 19, 2021, Nov. 18, 2021, Feb. 15, 2022 AND April 19, 2022 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*Additional webinar dates to be determined.


Principal Networking Virtual Sessions
These informal, monthly sessions will provide area principals and assistant principals in the Grant Wood AEA service area with an opportunity to virtually network and share ideas. Topics are determined by the session participants to provide all K-12 school principals an opportunity to share timely and relevant feedback with peers that directly connects to the context of their work.

No registration is required. Invitations will be emailed by Grant Wood AEA. For more information please contact Director of Teaching and Learning John Zimmerman. (jzimmerman@gwaea.org)