IMPORTANT UPDATE NEEDED! Enter your BoEE Folder Number in your My267 account.

We have some exciting news, but we need your assistance.  The Iowa AEAs are in the final stages of developing a new statewide professional learning registration system.  This will have a common login for all AEA systems such as courses, workshops, statewide Moodle server, and local AEA reservation systems.

However, in order for those systems to work properly, each user needs to have their BoEE folder number entered in their My267 account as soon as possible.  This means either an actual BoEE folder number, or a system-generated number for those of you that do not have a folder number (e.g. custodian, support staff, non-educators).  

Your BoEE Folder Number field in My267 and AEA Learning System accounts must match!

Click here for instructions.

Thank you!

 

 

 

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Assessing Academic Rigor (Evaluator III)

Course #15476, Section #30041, Cedar Falls Spring 17.

Credit Available: Two licensure renewal credit will be issued through SAI.

Instructor: Connie Toenjes.

Start Date: 4/13/17.

Administrators will build their understanding of how to support teachers with increasing academic rigor in classrooms.They will learn how to use the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (RBT) in the coaching and evaluation process with teachers as they work to implement the Iowa Core, Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW), and other statewide initiatives as connected to the Iowa Teaching Standards and the Iowa Standards for School Leaders.

Class Dates and Times:
Thursday, April 13, 2017 08:00:00 AM – 04:30:00 PM
Thursday, April 20, 2017 08:00:00 AM – 04:30:00 PM
Thursday, April 27, 2017 08:00:00 AM – 04:30:00 PM
Thursday, May 04, 2017 08:00:00 AM – 04:30:00 PM

 

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Assessing Academic Rigor (Evaluator III)

Course #4617, Section #30019 at Clear Lake.

Credit Available: Two Licensure Renewal credits will be issued through SAI.

Start Date: 3/23/17.

Instructor: Denise Schares.

Administrators will build their understanding of how to support teachers with increasing academic rigor in classrooms.They will learn how to use the Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy (RBT) in the coaching and evaluation process with teachers as they work to implement the Iowa Core, Authentic Intellectual Work (AIW), and other statewide initiatives as connected to the Iowa Teaching Standards and the Iowa Standards for School Leaders.

Class Dates and Times:
• 03/23/2017 09:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM
• 04/06/2017 09:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM
• 04/20/2017 09:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM
• 05/04/2017 09:00:00 AM – 02:00:00 PM

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UNI Graduate Programs Offered at a Distance beginning Summer & Fall 2017

The University of Northern Iowa has begun accepting applications in graduate programs offered at a distance via UNI Continuing & Distance Education. Many programs are offered entirely at a distance via a variety of delivery methods, including interactive video conferencing technologies and online via eLearning. Programs with cohorts starting this summer and fall are listed below, along with the corresponding application deadline. Click the program name for more information and next steps.

Summer 2017
Communication Studies: Communication Education Emphasis MA – April 14, 2017
Early Childhood Education MAE – March 31, 2017
Mathematics MAs (three tracks) – March 17, 2017
Science Education MA – February 3, 2017
Social Science for Teachers Grades 6-12 MA – March 10, 2017
Teaching English in Secondary Schools MA – March 17, 2017

Fall 2017
Art Education MA – March 15, 2017
Educational Leadership – Principalship MAE/ASC – March 17, 2017
Elementary Education MAE – March 13, 2017
Instructional Technology MA – June 15, 2017
Music Education MM – April 14, 2017
School Library Studies MA – June 2, 2017
Special Education: Field Specialization MAE – June 16, 2017

For more information about all programs offered through UNI Continuing and Distance Education, please visit distance.uni.edu/programs or call 1-800-648-3864.

 

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Professional Learning Series: 2017 Learning Opportunities

The overriding philosophy behind a teacher leader system is complex, but the ultimate goal is clear – improve student learning. There is no better way to do this than to empower teachers and administrators to lead the effort. The professional learning experts at AEA 267 have collaborated to put together this series of offerings to support local schools.

Please click here for the interactive brochure.

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Registration Deadlines to Change January 1, 2017

Effective January 1, 2017, all professional learning offerings will have a two week registration cut-off date prior to the start date of the offering.

For example:  If a professional learning offering begins February 1, 2017, the registration cut-off date will be January 17, 2017.  Please make note of this change in registration deadlines so you don’t incur a late registration fee.

This change is in preparation for AEA 267 transitioning to a statewide professional learning registration system with all nine state AEA’s.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Amy Moine, Director of Professional Learning, at amoine@aea267.k12.ia.us.

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AEA 267
Professional Learning

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UNI Accepting Applications for Distant Graduate Degree Programs, Endorsements and Certificates

The University of Northern Iowa is currently accepting applications for several distance graduate degree programs, endorsements and certificates. Programs with upcoming application and enrollment deadlines include the Education of the Gifted Endorsement, Superintendency Advanced Studies Certificate and Special Education: Consultant Emphasis MAE. These programs are are scheduled to begin classes in January 2017.

The Education of the Gifted endorsement program can be completed in just two semesters, and addresses all of the national standards for preparing teachers of the gifted. This four-course sequence satisfies state requirements for the Iowa PK-12 Talented and Gifted Endorsement (#107). Courses are offered entirely online and provide the opportunity to network and share strategies with practicing teachers facing similar challenges. Enrollments should be received by Nov. 14, 2016.

Designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or AEA administrator, the Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency program is also scheduled to begin this spring. This performance-based program is unique in that it minimizes student class time and maximizes on-site skill development. Summer sessions do include an engaging, short on-campus experience. Applications are due by Nov. 15, 2016.

The Special Education: Consultant Emphasis MAE program, offered for the first time at a distance, addresses the need across the state for highly effective special education consultants and instructional coaches to provide collaborative, job-embedded and personalized professional development related to the newly enacted Teacher Leadership and Compensation System. Applications received by Nov. 28, 2016, will receive full consideration for this program offered entirely online.

A full list of distance programs and start terms can be found at distance.uni.edu/programs.

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Sign up for the new Iowa School Alert system

Effective June 30, Iowa School Alerts is changing. In order to continue receiving valuable alerts regarding AEA 267 office closures, you will need to re-subscribe. Keep in mind that although it is a different system, it is still called Iowa School Alerts.

Simply visit the Iowa School Alerts website to subscribe. You may choose email or text alerts from the drop-down menu; however, please note that in order to receive both, you must go in and subscribe separately for each preference.

The agency will continue to post office closures to the front page of our website and also using our alerts line at 866-923-1089, but it is important that you re-subscribe to the new system to receive an alert by email or text message.

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Distance programs to begin Summer & Fall 2016 via UNI Continuing and Distance Education

The University of Northern Iowa has upcoming application deadlines for degree programs beginning summer and fall 2016. Most programs are offered entirely at a distance via a variety of delivery methods, including interactive video technologies and online via eLearning. Instructional Technology MA​ and School Library Studies MA programs will begin Summer 2016. A School Library Studies MA and Educational Leadership-Principalship MAE/ASC cohort will begin Fall 2016.

The Instructional Technology program prepares professionals to be leaders in Instructional Technology in the classroom, district and beyond. Students focus on integrating technology into the classroom and graduates focus on bringing progressive change to Iowa and beyond. Applications for the Instructional Technology MA program are due April 15, 2016. More information can be found at distance.uni.edu/itech.

A cohort for the School Library Studies MA program will begin ​Summer 2016, as well as Fall 2016. The SLS program offers a master’s degree for those who wish to become teacher librarians and qualify for the K-12 teacher librarian endorsement in Iowa. This program prepares students to become teacher librarians who use their acquired knowledge of children and young people, books and information technologies, curriculum and the power of collaboration to enhance the learning experiences of students in their schools. Applications are due April 1, 2016 for acceptance into the summer cohort and June 1, 2016 for acceptance into the fall cohort. More information can be found at distance.uni.edu/sls.

The application deadline for the Educational Leadership- Principalship MAE/ASC program is April 15, 2016. This program is unique in that it minimizes student class time and maximizes on-site skill development while working with a mentor. Students entering this program are required to devote a considerable amount of time in an internship experience where work products and skills are developed. More information can be found at distance.uni.edu/principalship.

For more information about all programs offered through UNI Continuing and Distance

​​Education, please visit distance.uni.edu/programs.

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Distance programs to begin Spring 2016 via UNI Continuing and Distance Education

The University of Northern Iowa is accepting applications for distance graduate degree programs beginning this spring. Most programs are offered entirely at a distance via a variety of delivery methods, including interactive video technologies and online via eLearning.

Programs beginning this spring include the Special Education MAE offered entirely at a distance, with the option of either a Consultant or Field Specialization emphasis. Completion of either emphasis area also leads to an additional endorsement. Both programs address the need across the state for highly effective special education teachers.

Designed for individuals seeking endorsement in the state of Iowa as a superintendent or AEA administrator, the Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency program will also begin this spring. This performance-based program is unique in that it minimizes student class time and maximizes on-site skill development. Summer sessions do include an engaging, short on-campus experience.

A full list of distance programs can be found at distance.uni.edu/programs.

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