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Paula Crane Selected as Next President-Elect

Congratulations to Paula Crane who was recently voted as the 2015-16 IPA President-Elect. Click below to learn more about Paula.


Paula Crane, Principal
Westview Elementary School, Fairbury
Corn Belt Region
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Advocacy in Action (3/23/15)

Click here for highlights from the week at the Capitol, Vision 20/20, student discipline legislation and more.

The PrinciPal (3/27/15)

Considering a career change? Learn about resources that the IPA has available for you.  Get this and more in this week's PrinciPal.

IPA Happenings

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Upcoming Events

The Principal: Building a Staff, Establishing a Climate, Leading Achievement

Learn the basic skills and processes that separate the average principal from the excellent. Participants will be introduced to the basics of teamwork and collaboration, the new fundamentals of communication and develop an understanding of how leadership drives achievement. This popular online academy is filling up fast so make sure to register today by clicking here!

How to Implement Close Reading and Text Dependent Questions

Understanding the CCSS ELA shifts may feel like going to the Land of Oz but we'll help you find your way back to Kansas! This academy will demonstrate how to increase student outcomes practically and strategically! Participants will be able to communicate the rationale for a change in educational practices and leave with specific lessons for immediate application back at their campuses. Learn more about this March 27 academy by clicking here.

March 31 - Time Management: Accomplish More with Less Stress - Hillside

April 2 - Mobile Technology in the hands of the School Leader - Online

April 8 - Conducting Meaningful, Professional Conversations about Teaching Practices - Online

April 9 - Bring Your Own Technology Model: BYOT in Action - Online

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