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1. MTDS Emerging II (BTAP 2) - Cohort 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/5/2021 to 5/2/2022

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​You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging II begins with a statewide kick-off event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher!. Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book "The Artisan Teacher".

Emerging II is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri.

This opportunity provides:

  • access to experts- Kick-off event with Mike Rutherford!
  • access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series
  • consultant support
  • networking with other teachers
  • competency-based programming

Emerging II emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

  • Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Designs lesson variations to: (a) contanet; (b) process; (c) product; and/or (d) environment based on analysis of student needs.

  • Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

  • Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs

2. MTDS Emerging II (BTAP 2) - Cohort 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/5/2021 to 5/4/2022

​You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging II begins with a statewide kick-off event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher!. Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book "The Artisan Teacher".

Emerging II is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri.

This opportunity provides:

  • access to experts- Kick-off event with Mike Rutherford!
  • access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series
  • consultant support
  • networking with other teachers
  • competency-based programming

Emerging II emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

  • Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Designs lesson variations to: (a) contanet; (b) process; (c) product; and/or (d) environment based on analysis of student needs.

  • Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

  • Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs

3. ESL Regional Collaboration

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/20/2021 to 4/8/2022

Bring your lunch and join our group of educators for an afternoon of collaborative networking, sharing resources, and updates on all things dealing with English Language Development.

4. MLDS Emerging Level II

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 9/8/2021 to 3/1/2022

Year 2 of Emerging Level provides new leaders with continued support which builds upon Year 1 training.

The Missouri Leadership Development System provides support to new leaders to allow them to be successful in their first "Building Leadership" position.

Year 2 dates include:
September 8, 2021 - Regional Meeting #1 Room Kem Hall-RPDC
October 14, 20 or 27, 2021 - School Culture Walk (off campus site) choose one
February 22, 2022 - Regional Meeting #2 Room Kem Hall-RPDC
March 2022 - School Walk Around (in your building)

For additional information, contact Vince Powell at 573.651.5962.

5. MTDS Mastering: Mentoring

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 9/9/2021 to 5/3/2022

This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers.

Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

This opportunity provides:
  • Coaching, observation, and feedback training and support
  • consultant support
  • networking with other mentor teachers
  • opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers
  • competency-based programming

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    I. Professional: Communicates Professionally
  • Develops and applies coaching conversation skills while mentoring aspiring/preparing/emerging teacher
    II. Competencies Related to Coaching & Mentoring Teachers on:
  • Building a Community: Accessing & Building Systemic Services and Supports
  • Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals
  • Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals
  • Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction
  • Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals
  • 6. MTDS Developing I: Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/15/2021 to 4/11/2022

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers. Developing I begins with a statewide kick-off event featuring John Antonetti, author of 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong! Developing I is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) and is open to any teacher who has: a)completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO; b)completed at least 3 years of successful teaching; and c)a strong desire for professional improvement.

    This opportunity provides: access to experts (State Kick-off event with national expert John Antonetti); a copy John's book: 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong; access to on-demand learning modules to enrich teacher learning anywhere & anytime; consultant support; networking with other teachers; and competency-based programming.

    Developing I emphasizes these MTDS Competencies: Community Builder-Works in a Community of Practice (Shares innovative practices and revisions to instruction obtained from conducting action research and the use of emerging research within a community of practice); Reflective Learner-Engages in Ongoing Reflective Practice (Reflects on, in, and for practice, focusing on: (a)directing future instruction by reflecting; and (b)monitoring progress, evaluating results, and adjusting instruction based on the use of action research and student growth data); Instructional Designer-Uses Data to Make Decisions (Designs and adjusts lessons &/or learning goals in response to ongoing analysis of student needs based on multiple sources of data to meet individual learning needs and promote student progress); and Facilitator of Student Thinking & Learning-Engages Students in Content (Facilitates learning experiences that combine engaging qualities of work, higher level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies to engage students intellectually, academically, &/or emotionally in content and in advancing their own learning.

    Teachers must complete the APPLICATION process before registering.

    7. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/21/2021 to 4/19/2022

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

    This opportunity provides:
    - networking with other new teachers and educational consultants
    - just-in-time learning (critical firsts)
    - awareness of the phases of a new teacher
    - relationship-building skills
    - on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford
    - a copy of Mike Rutherford's The Artisan Teacher

    Emerging I meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    -Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating *culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual *respect for all
    -Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to: (a) promote student interaction; (b) meet student needs and well-being; (c) minimize disruption; (d) allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e) increase & manage student productivity; and (f) encourage self-directed student learning
    -Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using *research-based *lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include: (a) lesson targets; (b) *activities, tasks, and/or experiences; (c) *research-based and/or *evidence-based strategies; and (d) methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target
    -Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, higher level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    8. MLDS Developing Level II

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/22/2021 to 3/2/2022

    Developing Level II continues the growth of leaders who have completed Emerging Level and Developing Level I/Leadership Academy. Developing Level II works with leaders addressing pertinent topics in regard to their level of leadership and their growth as a leader. Developing Level II consists of 4 1/2 day meetings. Meeting dates for the 2021-2022 school year are: September 22, November 3, February 1, and March 2.

    9. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/23/2021 to 4/21/2022

    Closed
    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

    This opportunity provides:
    - networking with other new teachers and educational consultants
    - just-in-time learning (critical firsts)
    - awareness of the phases of a new teacher
    - relationship-building skills
    - on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford
    - a copy of Mike Rutherford's The Artisan Teacher

    Emerging I meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    -Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating *culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual *respect for all
    -Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to: (a) promote student interaction; (b) meet student needs and well-being; (c) minimize disruption; (d) allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e) increase & manage student productivity; and (f) encourage self-directed student learning
    -Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using *research-based *lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include: (a) lesson targets; (b) *activities, tasks, and/or experiences; (c) *research-based and/or *evidence-based strategies; and (d) methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target
    -Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, higher level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    10. Components of Effective Literacy

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 10/25/2021 to 3/22/2022

    This module focuses on the science of reading through seven separate modules, each section of the module addresses the different elements skilled readers possess, as well as the instructional elements necessary to produce success in reading. Research based practices are modeled and examined with participants to provide the opportunity for quality decision making in regard to instruction and use of curriculum. Sessions will delve into "what works" and provide hands-on application for preventing reading difficulties and intervening effectively to close the gap for struggling readers. This series must be completed sequentially beginning with Module 1 without skipping or randomly taking sessions apart from the whole. There are 3 dates of training with a preview video. This workshop is spread out so that you have time to implement practice of skills modeled with your students.

    11. MLDS Transformational Leader I

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 11/2/2021 to 3/15/2022

    Transformational leaders have completed Emerging Level and Developing Level work in the Missouri Leadership Development System. Transformational level work allows experienced leaders to continue their growth through participation in the learning experiences and treatments of the transformational level. Four half day meetings will be held throughout the year.

    12. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia -- Part I

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 12/1/2021

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    Is your student showing signs of dyslexia? What are those signs? What are things we can do to address the needs of these struggling readers? This workshop will take a closer look into understanding, reaching, and teaching students with reading difficulties that might be signs of dyslexia. The challenges of dyslexia may seem daunting. But there is good news. Early identification of dyslexia helps a student receive the assistance and resources they need to be successful. Introductory time will be spent understanding signs of dyslexia but most of the instructional time in this training will be hands-on strategy development of effective instruction for students who show common characteristics of dyslexia. Part 2 will be on 1/19/22, Part 3 will be 2/15/22, and Part 4 will be 3/30/22. This series is offered yearly, and is a repeat.

    13. Wanted: Better Outcomes for Middle School and High School Struggling Readers

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 12/7/2021

    This focus of this workshop is to help educators determine how to assist their struggling readers. We will look at what science says about reading, what role phonemic awareness and phonics play in their struggle, and how to increase student vocabulary acquisition. Participants will leave with several resources to use immediately in the classroom.

    14. Special Education Discipline 102: Beyond the Basics

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: Virtual Training (-, -)

    Dates: 12/8/2021

    The discipline of students with disabilities frequently leads to litigation and OCR complaints. This presentation will take a deep dive into the discipline process and examine tricky discipline issues to provide practical guidance and a solid understanding of how the legal requirements play out in everyday discipline scenarios to help schools minimize and limit liability. From conducting manifestation determination meetings to the services provided following a suspension, this presentation will go beyond the basics of the discipline process for students with disabilities.

    15. Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Math Coaches/Leaders Meeting 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 12/9/2021

    This 4-day series of meetings is designed for mathematics instructional coaches and teacher leaders who support other teachers and students in the teaching and learning of mathematics. The focus will be on increasing student engagement to impact student learning. Participants will have the added opportunity of networking with other teachers and sharing best practices and resources.

    Be sure to sign up for each day of this series:
    Meeting 1: September 15, 2021
    Meeting 2: December 9, 2021
    Meeting 3: February 28, 2022
    Meeting 4: April 12, 2022

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 1: Content Knowledge
    Standard 2: Student Learning, Growth, and Development
    Standard 3: Curriculum Implementation
    Standard 4: Critical Thinking

    16. Diving Deeper into Grades 6-8 Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics: Part 2 of 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 12/10/2021

    This 2-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

    Join this group of grade 6-8 math educators as they explore research-based practices and network together and transform yourself into an awesome mathematics teacher leader!

    17. The Reading Brain

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 12/10/2021

    Did you know that every brain follows the same basic path when learning to read? Join Karen Engelen, Literacy Consultant, in learning the way the brain processes reading and what you can do to foster greater reading achievement in your students.

    18. LETRS, Cohort I, Session 2 (Unit 2) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 12/13/2021

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu.

    Training dates for this cohort group are 8/11/21 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/5/21, 12/13/21, 2/16/22, and 4/13/22. Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series, but you MUST register for ALL five dates separately.

    19. Mindful Movement in the K12 Classroom: Strategies for Helping Students Manage Behavior and Emotions

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 University Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 12/13/2021

    Increasing numbers of students lack the skills of self-regulation, impulse control, and focus which can negatively affect their behavior, ability to learn, and overall well-being. These critical life skills are essential to success at home, in school and throughout life and can be learned when taught in a trauma-informed, developmentally appropriate, and engaging way. This workshop is designed to empower you with simple, accessible 'mindful moments' that are classroom-friendly, require no prior experience or equipment, and can be integrated easily into the physical or virtual classroom.

    Through the framework of NOW-Noticing, On Purpose, Without Judgment-you will learn how to empower your students and yourselves with increased self-awareness, the foundation for the development of skills of self-regulation and cognitive control.

    Participants will:
    •Explore the mind-body connection and how stress and trauma affect learning and behavior.
    •Examine the physical, cognitive, social, and emotional benefits of mindfulness-based movement and activities for children and adults.
    •Determine signs of imbalance in yourself and your students and identify opportunities to take "mindful breaks" during the school day.
    •Practice simple, engaging, classroom-friendly strategies designed to support stress management, focus and attention, social and emotional learning, and resilience.
    •Design outcome-focused sequences and activities: calming, focusing, energizing, community-building, etc.
    •Become a more effective educator, counselor, or administrator while supporting your own well-being.

    Participants are encouraged to wear regular, comfortable clothing and flat-soled shoes to the workshop as we will be doing hands-on activities. This accessible, fun and informative workshop will also relax and inspire you.

    20. Special Education Compliance Connection: Doniphan

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 12/14/2021

    New
    In person meeting to review DESE Special Education Compliance updates, hot topics and an opportunity to network with regional Special Education Directors. We will be meeting at the Current River Career Center located at 302 East Spring Street, Doniphan, MO.

    21. Special Education Compliance Connection: Pemiscot County Special School District

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 12/15/2021

    New
    In person meeting to review DESE Special Education Compliance updates, hot topics and an opportunity to network with regional Special Education Directors. We will be meeting at Pemiscot County Special School District 1317 West Highway 84, Hayti, MO 63851 for this meeting.

    22. Special Education Compliance Connection: Southeast RPDC, Cape Girardeau

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 12/16/2021

    New
    In person meeting to review DESE Special Education Compliance updates, hot topics and an opportunity to network with regional Special Education Directors. We will be meeting at the Southeast RPDC, 920 Broadway, Cape Girardeau, MO.

    23. LETRS for Early Childhood Educators, Session 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 1/4/2022

    This three-day series is designed to deepen your understanding of the what, why, and how of early literacy and language development, including assessment and instruction strategies. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides the "science of reading” application of research into the classroom no matter the curriculum or program used. The blended learning format of this series includes three days of face-to-face training and self-paced online tutorials/videos of effective early childhood classroom instruction.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Participants must purchase LETRS Early Childhood Educator manual and online course from Lexia Learning (1-800-547-6747, ext. 5136) for $199, prior to the first session. Cost for face-to-face training is $100 per day. Total cost for the blended format is $499. ($199 course materials + $300 Trainings = $499) Although RPDC billing occurs with registration of the first session, participants must still register for next two sessions for attendance verification. The three training dates are 1/4/22, 2/2/22, 3/16/22. For more information, please contact crodgers@semo.edu.

    24. Diving Deeper into Grades K-2 Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics Part 2 of 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/6/2022

    This 2-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

    Join this group of math educators as they explore research-based practices to make meaning of mathematics and transform yourself into an awesome teacher leader in mathematics.

    25. Transition Academy-Planning for a Bright Future

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/7/2022 to 1/14/2022

    The Transition Academy is designed to help educators plan for college and career readiness an positive postsecondary outcomes for all students with an IEP. The components to be addressed during the academy include Indicator 13-the compliance portion of the student's IEP- how to plan for postsecondary outcomes and the framework and practice of self-determination strategies and skills during instruction. Specific components will include Transition Assessments, using MO Connections and more. This will be a two part Transition Academy for grades 5-12 to learn to develop self-determination skills for their future.

    26. Components of Effective Literacy

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/10/2022 to 3/22/2022

    This module focuses on the science of reading through seven separate modules, each section of the module addresses the different elements skilled readers possess, as well as the instructional elements necessary to produce success in reading. Research based practices are modeled and examined with participants to provide the opportunity for quality decision making in regard to instruction and use of curriculum. Sessions will delve into "what works" and provide hands-on application for preventing reading difficulties and intervening effectively to close the gap for struggling readers. This series must be completed sequentially beginning with Module 1 without skipping or randomly taking sessions apart from the whole. There are 3 dates of training: January 10, February 25 and March 22.

    27. Literacy Collaborative Group

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/13/2022

    In this five-part series, we will dive deeply into literacy learning and teaching. We will explore best practices in reading and writing instruction and we will work together collaboratively to problem solve issues relevant to our classrooms and students. Each session will involve new learning that can be taken back and shared with teachers to deepen their understanding of how children learn to read. The format will be very interactive and adaptive. (Note: You must enroll in each session separately. It is not mandatory to attend all five sessions.)

    28. SW-PBS Tier I Sustain - Meeting 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/13/2022

    This workshop is designed for SW-PBS Tier 1 teams to sustain/maintain while Tier 2 and/or Tier 3 are being implemented. Below you will find a series of questions to reflect on before signing up for this workshop. If your school can say "yes" to any of the questions, then this workshop will help you sustain/maintain your Tier 1 systems.

    Have you completed the first 3 years of Tier 1 training and your school is ready to implement Tier 2?

    Is your school implementing Tier 2?

    Is your school implementing Tier 3?

    Please sign up separately for the Tier 1 Sustain Workshops:

    October 12, 2021
    January 13, 2022

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis

    Room: SE - RPDC - KEM Hall

    29. SW-PBS Tier 2 Check-In, Check-Out Day 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/24/2022

    By Invitation Only. This training is designed for schools new to Tier 2.

    Check-In, Check-Out Day 1 and 2 - Teams work toward implementation of The Behavior Education Program: Check-in/Check-out (CICO), a research-based intervention. Clear entry and exit criteria are established for the CICO intervention, and data to be collected for progress monitoring is identified. Specific learner outcomes include: identifying implementation components of CICO, describing students most likely to benefit from this intervention, explore research associated with CICO, designing and implementing a CICO program for participant schools, delivering implementation training to school-level stakeholders (staff, piloting teachers, students, and families).

    Recommended participants: School administrator, representative with specialized academic knowledge (general ed teacher, at-risk teacher, etc.), representative with specialized behavior knowledge (special ed teacher, counselor, interventionist, etc.), additional participants who will serve as Tier 2 team members.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    30. LETRS Volume 2, Session 3 (Unit 7) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/25/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. The two primary areas of focus for this volume are comprehension and writing. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS Volume 2 materials two months prior to Session 1 to allow ample time to process content before the first training. Materials should be purchased from Lexia Learning. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu. Full day training dates for this cohort group are 9/30/21, 11/16/21, 1/25/22, and 3/8/22. These four trainings will address Units 5 thru 8, respectively. There will be one charge for all four sessions after attendance of the first training, but you MUST register for ALL four dates separately.

    31. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia -- Part II

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 1/26/2022

    This session will provide a closer look into understanding, reaching and teaching students with reading difficulties that might be signs of dyslexia. Most of the instructional time in this training will be hands-on strategy development of effective instruction for students who show common characteristics of dyslexia. If you are wanting strategy instruction to put into place immediately - this workshop is for you whether you teach in a general education classroom, reading, or Title Reading. Part 3 will be 2/15/22, and Part 4 will be 3/30/22. This series is offered yearly, and this is a repeat.

    32. The 5 Practices in Practice; Successfully Orchestrating Mathematics Discussions in your K-8 Elementary Classroom

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 1/27/2022

    Take a deep dive into understanding the 5 practices for facilitating rich mathematics conversations in your elementary mathematics classrooms and learn how to apply them with confidence. Participants will receive a copy of the book, The 5 Practices in Practice by Peg Smith, Victoria Bill, and Miriam Gamoran Sherin.

    33. Bring Personal Finance to Life in your Classroom (Grades 6-12)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 1/31/2022

    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and the Southeast Missouri RPDC invite you to join us for a free one-day workshop demonstrating a variety of middle and high school personal finance lessons that align with state standards.

    The goal of this workshop is to introduce resources that will enable students and teachers to make better personal finance decisions. Lessons are differentiated, with online modules, videos, podcasts, and hands-on, up-out-of-your seat activities that bring excitement along with learning. Be sure to bring your computer; we will help you set up your curriculum on Econlowdown.org.

    Teachers attending the workshop will receive free copies of the curriculum, lunch and six professional development hours.

    34. Supporting Students Through a Trauma Informed Lens

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/1/2022

    Everyday students enter the classroom having experienced trauma. Learning the impact of these events and approaching student needs with a trauma informed lens provides the appropriate support to create a safe and viable learning environment. This workshop focuses on the types of trauma, the impact of trauma on the whole child, and providing a supportive classroom culture. Participants will walk away with the tools needed to identify behaviors related to trauma, recognize and address student triggers, and create Trauma Support Team Plans. This workshop is available for building and/or district-wide training. Please contact the Southeast RPDC for more information regarding additional support.

    35. LETRS for Early Childhood Educators, Session 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 2/2/2022

    This three-day series is designed to deepen your understanding of the what, why, and how of early literacy and language development, including assessment and instruction strategies. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides the "science of reading” application of research into the classroom no matter the curriculum or program used. The blended learning format of this series includes three days of face-to-face training and self-paced online tutorials/videos of effective early childhood classroom instruction.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Participants must purchase LETRS Early Childhood Educator manual and online course from Lexia Learning (1-800-547-6747, ext. 5136) for $199, prior to the first session. Cost for face-to-face training is $100 per day. Total cost for the blended format is $499. ($199 course materials + $300 Trainings = $499) Although RPDC billing occurs with registration of the first session, participants must still register for next two sessions for attendance verification. The three training dates are 1/4/22, 2/2/22, 3/16/22. For more information, please contact crodgers@semo.edu.

    36. SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced - Meeting 3

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/3/2022

    By invitation only. This training is intended for MO SW-PBS schools that have already completed the first year of Tier 3 training. The purpose of these sessions is to assist school teams that are already experienced in FBA-BIP to further develop a team-based approach to intensive, individualized behavior support. Focus will be on-going guided practice with the FBA-BIP process and a deeper understanding of using effective strategies when developing the behavior plan. Teams will have the opportunity to participate in case-study examples, and learn more about data collection tools. In depth study of data collection and metric selection, exploration of research, managing and organizing student file information, and analyzing systems and practices for data management and decision making. Additional topics for these trainings will include monitoring fidelity of implementation, determining the extent to which stakeholders value interventions currently in place using social validity data, working to engage and support families of students receiving Tier 3 interventions, evaluating outcomes, and impact of intervention on student achievement. Tier 3 teams will also have the opportunity to share information, resources, practices, and ideas with other teams.

    Recommended participants: Tier 3 core team, including building administrator. Missouri Learning Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    37. Using Reading, Writing, and Math to Teach Economics and Personal Finance (Elementary)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 2/8/2022

    The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and the Southeast Missouri RPDC invite you to join us for a free one-day workshop demonstrating a variety of elementary school personal finance and economics lessons that align with state standards.

    The goal of this workshop is to introduce resources that will enable students and teachers to make better personal finance decisions. Lessons are differentiated and use stories, videos, and hands-on, up-out-of-your seat activities that bring the story concepts to life. Be sure to bring your computer; we will help you set up your curriculum on Econlowdown.org.

    Teachers attending the workshop will receive free copies of the curriculum, lunch and six professional development hours.

    38. Diving Deeper into Grades 3-5 Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics Part 2 of 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/9/2022

    This 2-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

    Join this group of math educators as they explore research-based practices to make meaning of mathematics.

    39. Occupations/Careers Exploration Using Missouri Connections - Virtual Workshop - Spring 2022

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: Virtual Training (-, -)

    Dates: 2/10/2022

    New
    Virtual Training Overview
    EXPLORING THE OCCUPATIONS TAB IN MISSOURI CONNECTIONS
    The Careers/Occupations component in the Missouri Connections high school version provides job descriptions, wage information, employment and outlook, education/training requirements, employability skills in addition to specific information related to the occupation.

    Agenda
    Training will demonstrate from the student perspective the contents of the Occupations/Careers section including:
    • Career Clusters
    • Green Jobs
    • Military Occupations
    • Self-Employment
    • Entrepreneurial Career Assessment
    • Occupations by Industry
    • Occupation Sort, Filter and comparison features
    • As well as information relating to wages, employment & outlook, education & training requirements, etc.

    Prior to the workshop, an email with the Zoom link and the handout will be provided to participants.

    40. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia -- Part III

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 2/15/2022

    This session will provide a closer look into understanding, reaching and teaching students with reading difficulties that might be signs of dyslexia. Most of the instructional time in this training will be hands-on strategy development of effective vocabulary and comprehension instruction for students who show common characteristics of dyslexia. This workshop is for you whether you teach in a general education classroom, reading, or Title Reading. Part 4 will be 3/30/22. This series is offered yearly, and this is a repeat.

    41. LETRS, Cohort I, Session 3 (Unit 3) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/16/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu.

    Training dates for this cohort group are 8/11/21 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/5/21, 12/13/21, 2/16/22, and 4/13/22. Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series, but you MUST register for ALL five dates separately.

    42. MTDS: Grow Your Own (GYO) Cohort (Southeast)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/17/2022 to 5/10/2022

    These cohorts are designed as active collaborative regional cohorts to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators across the region and to promote resource/information sharing. They support the implementation of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools.

    Your regional MTDS (mo-mtds.net) Teacher Development Specialist (TDS) will be hosting and facilitating cohort gatherings. Guest speakers and additional learning opportunities will be organized to meet cohort needs. On-going technical assistance and guidance for the DESE Recruitment Grant will be provided by your MTDS TDS.

    43. SW-PBS Tier 2 Sustain - Meeting 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/17/2022

    BY INVITATION ONLY. This training is for Tier 2 teams who have completed Tier 2 Advanced and want to keep Tier 2 strong within their schools. The content of the two days will depend on the needs of the schools involved. This training may also be helpful for schools who are already implementing Tier 3 interventions, but again want to keep their Tier 2 interventions strong within their schools.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    44. Missouri Connections Assessments-Spring 2022

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: Virtual Training (-, -)

    Dates: 2/17/2022

    Virtual Training Overview
    Missouri Connections offers a variety of career assessments to assist students in identifying interests, skills and values that match to occupations. Training will provide an overview of assessments as well as review and exploration of results.

    Agenda
    Training will demonstrate from the student perspective
    ○ Assessments/Results
    ○ Career Cluster Inventory
    ○ Interest Profiler
    ○ Realty Check
    ○ Work Importance Locator
    ○ Workplace Employability Skills
    ○ Learning Style Survey
    ○ Entrepreneurial Career Assessment

    Prior to the workshop, an email with the Zoom link and the handout will be provided to participants.

    45. LETRS, Cohort 2, Session 3 (Unit 3) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/22/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase. Training dates for this cohort group are 8/30/21 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/18/21, 11/29/21, 2/22/22, and 3/28/22. call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu.

    Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series, but you MUST register for ALL five dates separately.

    46. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Audience: Professional Development Committee (PDC) Chairs, Committee Members, and Administrators

    Dates: 2/23/2022

    This program offers learning and support for teachers and administrators serving on the district's professional development committee.

    Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC) is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

    This opportunity provides:
  • access to updates to professional learning standards, guidelines, and requirements
  • facilitation of team planning processes
  • opportunities for regional team networking
  • competency-based programming

    Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC) emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
  • Reflective Learner: Increases Knowledge & Skill Through Professional Learning
    Develops knowledge/skills to support new teachers by attending mentor, cooperating teacher, and/or PDC training
  • Professional: Understands & Promotes the Profession
    Serves as a mentor, coach, cooperating teacher, resource provider, committee member and/or a representative of the local educational association
  • Professional: Demonstrates Professional Growth & Development
    Demonstrates learning gained from: (a) committee work; (b) mentor training; (c) providing resources; and (d) observing, coaching, and providing feedback to aspiring, preparing, and emerging teachers

    A small panel of experienced professional development committee members will be available to share their experiences, approaches, and answer questions. It is recommended to bring your PD plan and CSIP.
  • 47. SW-PBS Tier 2 - Check-In, Check-Out Day 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/24/2022

    By Invitation Only. This training is designed for schools new to Tier 2.

    Check-In, Check-Out Day 1 and 2 - Teams work toward implementation of The Behavior Education Program: Check-in/Check-out (CICO), a research-based intervention. Clear entry and exit criteria are established for the CICO intervention, and data to be collected for progress monitoring is identified. Specific learner outcomes include: identifying implementation components of CICO, describing students most likely to benefit from this intervention, explore research associated with CICO, designing and implementing a CICO program for participant schools, delivering implementation training to school-level stakeholders (staff, piloting teachers, students, and families).

    Recommended participants: School administrator, representative with specialized academic knowledge (general ed teacher, at-risk teacher, etc.), representative with specialized behavior knowledge (special ed teacher, counselor, interventionist, etc.), additional participants who will serve as Tier 2 team members.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    48. Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Math Coaches/Leaders Meeting 3

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/28/2022

    This 4-day series of meetings is designed for mathematics instructional coaches and teacher leaders who support other teachers and students in the teaching and learning of mathematics. The focus will be on increasing student cognitive engagement to impact student learning. Participants will have the added opportunity of networking with other teachers and sharing best practices and resources.

    Be sure to sign up for each day of this series:
    Meeting 1: September 15, 2021
    Meeting 2: December 9, 2021
    Meeting 3: February 28, 2022
    Meeting 4: April 12, 2022

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 1: Content Knowledge
    Standard 2: Student Learning, Growth, and Development
    Standard 3: Curriculum Implementation
    Standard 4: Critical Thinking

    49. Literacy Collaborative Group

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/4/2022

    In this five-part series, we will dive deeply into literacy learning and teaching. We will explore best practices in reading and writing instruction and we will work together collaboratively to problem solve issues relevant to our classrooms and students. Each session will involve new learning that can be taken back and shared with teachers to deepen their understanding of how children learn to read. The format will be very interactive and adaptive. (Note: You must enroll in each session separately. It is not mandatory to attend all five sessions.)

    50. LETRS Volume 2, Session 4 (Unit 8) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/8/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. The two primary areas of focus for this volume are comprehension and writing. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS Volume 2 materials two months prior to Session 1 to allow ample time to process content before the first training. Materials should be purchased from Lexia Learning. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu. Full day training dates for this cohort group are 9/30/21, 11/16/21, 1/25/22, and 3/8/22. These four trainings will address Units 5 thru 8, respectively. There will be one charge for all four sessions after attendance of the first training, but you MUST register for ALL four dates separately.

    51. Building Tools for Self-Regulation

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/10/2022

    Many students do not have the proper tools to control their emotions when presented with challenging situations. This training will work through how to implement effective plans to help students learn appropriate self-regulation when presented with a challenge or experiencing negative feelings. The Zones of Regulation by Leah Kuypers will be explored along with additional strategies for teaching and supporting Self-Regulation for ALL students at all grade levels. District-wide trainings are available upon request. Please contact Tracy Haggerty for more information.

    52. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced - CW-Fit/PPR/Tootling

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/15/2022

    By Invitation Only.
    Tier 2 Advanced - Each school will choose one additional intervention: Check and Connect (C&C), (Adapted) First Step Next, or CW-FIT, Positive Peer Reporting, Tootling/Work Day.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    CW-FIT, Positive Peer Reporting, Tootling/Work Day--These are strategies to generalize and maintain appropriate behaviors in the classroom and are effective not only for Tier 2 and 3 students, but for the whole classroom.

    53. LETRS for Early Childhood Educators, Session 3

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 3/16/2022

    This three-day series is designed to deepen your understanding of the what, why, and how of early literacy and language development, including assessment and instruction strategies. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides the "science of reading” application of research into the classroom no matter the curriculum or program used. The blended learning format of this series includes three days of face-to-face training and self-paced online tutorials/videos of effective early childhood classroom instruction.

    SPECIAL NOTES: Participants must purchase LETRS Early Childhood Educator manual and online course from Lexia Learning (1-800-547-6747, ext. 5136) for $199, prior to the first session. Cost for face-to-face training is $100 per day. Total cost for the blended format is $499. ($199 course materials + $300 Trainings = $499) Although RPDC billing occurs with registration of the first session, participants must still register for next two sessions for attendance verification. The three training dates are 1/4/22, 2/2/22, 3/16/22. For more information, please contact crodgers@semo.edu.

    54. SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced - Meeting 4

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/24/2022

    By invitation only. This training is intended for MO SW-PBS schools that have already completed the first year of Tier 3 training. The purpose of these sessions is to assist school teams that are already experienced in FBA-BIP to further develop a team-based approach to intensive, individualized behavior support. Focus will be on-going guided practice with the FBA-BIP process and a deeper understanding of using effective strategies when developing the behavior plan. Teams will have the opportunity to participate in case-study examples, and learn more about data collection tools. In depth study of data collection and metric selection, exploration of research, managing and organizing student file information, and analyzing systems and practices for data management and decision making. Additional topics for these trainings will include monitoring fidelity of implementation, determining the extent to which stakeholders value interventions currently in place using social validity data, working to engage and support families of students receiving Tier 3 interventions, evaluating outcomes, and impact of intervention on student achievement. Tier 3 teams will also have the opportunity to share information, resources, practices, and ideas with other teams.

    Recommended participants: Tier 3 core team, including building administrator. Missouri Learning Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    55. LETRS, Cohort 2, Session 4 (Unit 4) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/28/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu.

    Training dates for this cohort group are 8/30/21 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/18/21, 11/29/21, 2/22/22, and 3/28/22.. Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series, but you MUST register for ALL five dates separately.

    56. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia -- Part IV

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 3/30/2022

    This session will provide a closer look into understanding, reaching and teaching students with reading difficulties that might be signs of dyslexia. Most of the instructional time in this training will be hands-on strategy development to aid students who show common characteristics of dyslexia, as well as networking time to share strategies that work. If you are wanting strategies to put into place immediately - this workshop is for you whether you teach in a general education classroom, reading, or Title Reading. This session is the last in a four-part series. Although this has been offered in the past, this session is new and has not been provided previously.

    57. 5 Fundamentals For Fact Fluency: Ensuring Every Student Learns Their Facts and Loves Math

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 4/6/2022 to 4/7/2022

    Memorization and timed tests don't lead to lasting learning of basic facts. A strategy-focused approach not only leads to lasting learning and automaticity of facts, it also improves student overall achievement, reduces anxiety, and increases students' confidence in mathematics. This 2-day workshop will be activity and game filled so that you leave with all you need to effectively teach and assess your students' emerging fact fluency. This workshop will also assist the teaching of English Language Learners. Each participant will receive a copy of the book "Math Fact Fluency: 60+ Games and Assessment Tools to Support Learning and Retention."

    58. Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Math Coaches/Leaders Meeting 4

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 4/12/2022

    This 4-day series of meetings is designed for mathematics instructional coaches and teacher leaders who support other teachers and students in the teaching and learning of mathematics. The focus will be on increasing student engagement to impact student learning. Participants will have the added opportunity of networking with other teachers and sharing best practices and resources.

    Be sure to sign up for each day of this series:
    Meeting 1: September 15, 2021
    Meeting 2: December 9, 2021
    Meeting 3: February 28, 2022
    Meeting 4: April 12, 2022

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 1: Content Knowledge
    Standard 2: Student Learning, Growth, and Development
    Standard 3: Curriculum Implementation
    Standard 4: Critical Thinking

    59. LETRS, Cohort I, Session 4 (Unit 4) Southeast RPDC Location

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 4/13/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu.

    Training dates for this cohort group are 8/11/21 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/5/21, 12/13/21, 2/16/22, and 4/13/22. Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series, but you MUST register for ALL five dates separately.

    60. Literacy Collaborative Group

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 5/5/2022

    In this five-part series, we will dive deeply into literacy learning and teaching. We will explore best practices in reading and writing instruction and we will work together collaboratively to problem solve issues relevant to our classrooms and students. Each session will involve new learning that can be taken back and shared with teachers to deepen their understanding of how children learn to read. The format will be very interactive and adaptive. (Note: You must enroll in each session separately. It is not mandatory to attend all five sessions.)