The Great Prairie AEA Board of Directors will hold an emergency meeting due to Covid-19, office closures, and board action regarding compensating staff on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at Noon (12 PM). The agenda and zoom link may be found at https://www.gpaea.org/about-us/board-of-directors/.
All GPAEA Offices are closed this week, March 16-20, 2020.
Our agency is currently closed in response to public health recommendations related to COVID-19. This also means that any classes or workshops scheduled in these offices are canceled.
We know these are unprecedented times and appreciate everyone's efforts to support our GPAEA schools, families, and each other.
GPAEA Staff please continue to monitor your email for further updates.
The ALN Professional Learning & Expos scheduled for April 8 in Ottumwa & April 22 in Burlington have been canceled. Contact Laura Williams, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions.
The Parent Cafe: Filling Our Pots With Gold scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 has been canceled. At the end of March, the planning committee will review the situation to determine if / when the next Parent Cafe will be scheduled. Contact Jill Lane, email@example.com, with questions.
GPAEA's Battle of the Books for Elementary & Middle School Students scheduled in Fairfield on March 30 & 31 has been canceled. Please contact Jane Frizzell, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions.
The Great Prairie AEA Board of Directors will hold a special meeting zoom on Monday, March 16 at Noon (12 PM) to discuss the ERATE program and contract. Agenda and past minutes may be found at https://www.gpaea.org/about-us/board-of-directors/.
CANCELED 3/13/2020, 5:44 PM
The special board meeting zoom has been canceled. The item will be added to the April regular board agenda.
The Great Prairie AEA Board of Directors meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10 at 5:30 PM at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main, Fairfield, IA. Agenda and past minutes may be found at https://www.gpaea.org/about-us/board-of-directors/.
Addendum posted 1:36 PM on Monday, March 9.
Notice of Public Meeting
DATE: February 18, 2020
FROM: Jennifer Woodley, Public Relations Coordinator Great Prairie AEA
RE: Certified Bargaining Session (Board of Directors Opening Proposal)
Please be advised that the initial bargaining session between the Great Prairie Education Association and the Great Prairie Area Education Agency Board of Directors will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 4:30 PM in the Great Prairie AEA Conference Room, 2000 West Jackson, Fairfield, IA. The Board of Directors will present their opening proposal. Presentation will be open to the public.
For additional information, please contact:
Greg Manske, Human Resources Director
Great Prairie AEA
319-753-6561 Ext. 1217
The Albia, Fairfield & Ottumwa Offices are closed
The GPAEA Burlington Office remains on a 2 (two)-hour delay and will open at 10 AM.
Courses/events canceled for today, 2/13: Intervention Systems Training, Digital Planetarium Class, OCSD TLC Committee