Professional Development Courses

Check out our upcoming professional development courses & register online.

PEI License Renewal Credit Class Half Price Awards  – Up to $1000 Available

  • Apply now!  PEIF is offering half price scholarships for educators attending PEI Professional Development Classes. These scholarships are intended to help classroom teachers expand their professional skills and knowledge in areas of ethics, classroom management, dyslexia, leadership, financial literacy, and stem.
  • To apply for a scholarship, please submit a paragraph to info@peiowa.org describing the workshop that you wish to attend and the direct benefits that you expect this opportunity to bring to you and your students.
  • Scholarship awards will be applied directly to the Professional Development class specified in the application (limit one per person per year).
Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

March 2021

The Enneagram as a Lens for Understanding Student Behavior: A Tool for Increasing Empathy, Compassion & Resilience, for Self and Others with Barb Ranck – March 23, March 30, & April 6 – ZOOM ONLY

March 23 @ 5:30 pm - April 6 @ 9:30 pm
ZOOM ONLY

This course, taught by a certified Enneagram coach, will provide awareness, education, and resources for educators to identify and appropriately respond to student and peer behaviors they encounter in the classroom. The 9 Personality Types of the Enneagram are driven by their own set of core emotions, fears, and beliefs.  Understanding these 9 Personalities increases empathy and compassion – for self and others leading to greater resilience. This course will be held via Zoom meeting.  Instructor: Barb Ranck March 23…

Find out more »

The Enneagram as a Lens for Understanding Student Behavior: A Tool for Increasing Empathy, Compassion & Resilience, for Self and Others with Barb Ranck – March 27, April 3, & April 10 – ZOOM ONLY

March 27 @ 8:00 am - April 10 @ 12:00 pm
ZOOM ONLY

This course, taught by a certified Enneagram coach, will provide awareness, education, and resources for educators to identify and appropriately respond to student and peer behaviors they encounter in the classroom. The 9 Personality Types of the Enneagram are driven by their own set of core emotions, fears, and beliefs.  Understanding these 9 Personalities increases empathy and compassion – for self and others leading to greater resilience. This course will be held via Zoom meeting.  Instructor: Barb Ranck March 27…

Find out more »

June 2021

Unleash Your Genius Mode! with Dave Dubczak – June 15/16 – ZOOM ONLY

June 15 @ 8:00 am - June 16 @ 4:30 pm
ZOOM ONLY

Do you have students struggle to think outside the box? When you give your students an example, do they wind up just copying the example? How many of your students think they’re geniuses? The good news is, we all have an internal “Genius Mode” we can turn on! Geniuses are good at a few specific creative thinking skills, and these are skills that should be taught and incorporated into our classrooms. In this course, learn how to Activate the Genius…

Find out more »

Ethical Educators with Terry Gladfelter & Bryan Stearns – June 17/18

June 17 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 4:30 pm
PEI Conference Center, 974 73rd Street, Suite 30
West Des Moines, IA 50265 United States

With the increase in litigation and risk, it is important for educators to know the legal and ethical boundaries while working with students. The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), Board of Educational Examiners (BOEE), the Department of Education (DOE), Professional Educators of Iowa (PEI), and individual school districts all have polices that need to be understood in order to keep oneself from litigation. Case studies and interactive solutions make this a course offered in…

Find out more »

July 2021

Ethical Educators with Terry Gladfelter & Bryan Stearns – July 19/20

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 20 @ 4:30 pm
PEI Conference Center, 974 73rd Street, Suite 30
West Des Moines, IA 50265 United States

With the increase in litigation and risk, it is important for educators to know the legal and ethical boundaries while working with students. The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), Board of Educational Examiners (BOEE), the Department of Education (DOE), Professional Educators of Iowa (PEI), and individual school districts all have polices that need to be understood in order to keep oneself from litigation. Case studies and interactive solutions make this a course offered in…

Find out more »

November 2021

Ethical Educators with Terry Gladfelter & Bryan Stearns – November 12/13

November 12 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 4:30 pm
PEI Conference Center, 974 73rd Street, Suite 30
West Des Moines, IA 50265 United States

With the increase in litigation and risk, it is important for educators to know the legal and ethical boundaries while working with students. The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), Board of Educational Examiners (BOEE), the Department of Education (DOE), Professional Educators of Iowa (PEI), and individual school districts all have polices that need to be understood in order to keep oneself from litigation. Case studies and interactive solutions make this a course offered in…

Find out more »
+ Export Events