Professional Development Courses

One licensure renewal credit for each of the following courses:

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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 describing the workshop you wish to attend and the direct benefits you expect this opportunity to bring to you and to your students.

Scholarship awards will be applied directly to the Professional Development class specified in the application (limit one per person per year).

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February 2-3, 2024 – Ethical Educators

PEI Conference Center 974 73rd Street, Suite 30, West Des Moines

Friday, February 2 - Saturday, February 3 (8:00 am - 4:30 pm) Course Description 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 ...

June 19-20 – Applied Improvisation in the Classroom – with Joe Van Haecke

PEI Conference Center 974 73rd Street, Suite 30, West Des Moines

IN PERSON ONLY - Monday, June 19 and Tuesday, June 20 (8:00am - 4:30pm) Improvisation is the performance art of adapting to random situations, thinking on your feet, and problem solving with others. Applied Improvisation uses the tenets of improvisation to bring those skills into the workforce, classroom, and everyday life. It provides a set of tools to participants, where ...

June 23-24 – Doubling Down on Dyslexia – with Elizabeth Hoksbergen

PEI Conference Center 974 73rd Street, Suite 30, West Des Moines

Thursday, June 23 - Friday, June 24 (8:00am - 4:30pm) Course Description When it comes to dyslexia, we are in the beginning phase of turning the tide for students and teachers in Iowa. In this engaging course Elizabeth Hoksbergen invites you to join her for an interactive adventure to learn all about dyslexia. Together, we will travel through understanding the ...