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KPEC 2020 (Keystone's Premier Education Conference) attendees will connect with peers, hear keynote addresses from nationally-recognized speakers, and choose from dozens of breakout sessions.  The conference will feature hands-on sessions on leadership, technology, curriculum content, special education, and social-emotional behavioral health. Recertification credit is available. 


A special announcement from #KPEC2020 Keynote @TBrianKight:

The early bird conference fee is just $109 and includes breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
The fee increases to $139 on May 1. Recertification credit is available for $85. If you need assistance with registration please contact 
Kathy Wessel at 800-632-5918. 

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January 18 is National Winnie the Pooh Day

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We've pulled together some activities to make it easy for you and your students to celebrate Winnie the Pooh.

12 Activities to Celebrate Winnie the Pooh from We Are Teachers

Video: Finding Winnie 

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Lindsay Mattick tells the true story of how her great-grandfather, Harry Colbourn, adopted an orphaned bear cub on his way to WWI. The cub, Winnie, lived in an army camp until Colbourn was sent into France. Winnie moved to the London zoo, where she became friends with Christopher Robin Milne and became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.

Use your digital resources login to watch the video.

Iowa’s AEAs seek nominations for annual awards recognition

Iowa’s AEAs bestow three awards annually to outstanding candidates for their contributions to education and the work of Iowa’s AEAs. To submit a nomination, complete this application by February 14, 2020. Anyone is welcome to submit a nomination. The three awards and criteria can be found here