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1. LEADERSHIP ACADEMY #37

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Dates: 6/13/2022 to 6/16/2023

This is an amazing leadership experience for you to boost your personal and professional growth as a school leader. Leadership Academy (LA) is part of the Missouri Leadership Development System, which is one of the premier leadership development programs in the nation. LA has been around for 37 years and is designed for school principals with at least 2 years of experience as a building administrator. You will get opportunities throughout the year to learn more about yourself and your leadership style, learn and engage with multiple national educational and motivational speakers, network with other principals in your region and throughout the state and learn from practitioners and higher education leaders in our region. Regional meetings occur once a month with dates and locations to be determined. School leaders also can in one of the most unique place-based leadership opportunities for school leaders during the Outdoor Leadership Experience at the YMCA Camp at Potosi, Mo from October 26-29. During this experience you get to network with school leaders from across the state and participate in problem-solving leadership experiences while enjoying the outdoors. When: Statewide Kick-off in June 13-15 Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia Monthly regional meeting at school sites throughout the year Outdoor leadership Experience - October 26-29 in Potosi, MO Winter meeting January 12-13 in Columbia Graduation in June 14-16 in Columbia Cost: Total Cost $900 $600 for State and Regional Professional Development Meetings $300 for Outdoor Leadership Experience (OLE) Scholarships are available, please contact Kim Presko (preskok@missouri.edu) or Gena McCluskey (mccluskeyg@missouri.edu) Question regarding district payment, purchase orders etc., contact Lauralyn Fry at 573-882-2120, fryl@missouri.edu

2. Missouri Leadership Academy Cohort #36

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: TBD (Springfield, MO)

Dates: 7/8/2022 to 7/11/2022

The Missouri Leadership Academy is a statewide cohort with a regional connection. Participants engage in statewide meetings as well as four regional cohort meetings. Statewide meetings include nationally known speakers such as Ken WIlliams, Joe Sanfellipo, Mike Rutherford, Beth Houf and more. The focus of Leadership Academy is to ensure success of ALL students by building leadership capacity. This year-long experience develops effective leaders who: -Demonstrate their roles as lead learner -Develop and cultivate positive, productive professional relationships -Develop skills to effectively develop teachers -Create and sustain a culture of continuous improvement Leadership Academy is designed for building leaders in Year 3 and beyond. The Outdoor Leadership Experience held at Trout Lodge, Potosi and is billed seperately. The 4 regional cohort meetings are held at the various schools within the region. Dates will be determined as a cohort at the Kick off meeting. Contact the HOM RPDC's Leadership Development Specialist, Gena McCluskey at mccluskeyg@missouri.edu for more information. In addition you can read more at https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/oeq-laflyer.pdf Cost Regional Cost invoiced by the HOM RPDC is $600 The Outdoor Leadership Experience $300 is invoiced through the YMCA Trout Lodge at Potosi, MO. Scholarship are reserved by the MLDS Specialist and are reflected on the invoice. You have to sign up at the regional level and at the state level. State-wide Meetings- Kick off June 14-16, 2010. Outdoor Leadership Academy Oct 6-9, 2021, WInter Meeting January 13-14, 2021,and Graduation June 15-17, 2022. Regional Meetings- 4 Regional meetings scheduled at Kick Off

3. LETRS Volume II, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Dates: 7/25/2022 to 8/29/2022

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Volume II focuses on the Language Development components of reading. Participants must show proof of completion of Volume I to be eligible for Volume II. A scholarship opportunity is available for teachers whose school is in the Heart of MO RPDC region. This training will be held at the administration office of the Gasconade R-2 school district in Owensville. This will be an accelerated training option with 3 dates this summer. The dates are July 25, August 12, and August 29. If you are interested in a different date/location or possibly in hosting a Volume II training in your district, contact Lesa Rapert at rapertl@missouri.edu or call 660-833-1539. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

4. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: To Be Announced (To Be Announced, MO)

Dates: 8/2/2022 to 3/22/2023

Missouri students need great teachers. Your role as a builder of the next generation of educators is SO important! Together we can help build the future of Missouri teachers.

Regional Grow Your Own cohorts are designed:

  • -to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators through active collaborative groups.
  • -to promote resource/information sharing among colleagues.
  • -to create opportunities that inspire students to become great educators.
  • -using the Aspiring Level state competencies as a focus.

Join us for quarterly meetings if you are a designer/facilitator of a GYO club/chapter or class who wants to:

  • -connect with other leaders who work with the next generation of educators.
  • -hear relevant guest speakers.
  • -learn about resources and opportunities that support your program.
  • -share the fantastic happenings of your group of future teachers.
    • Regional cohorts support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Teacher Development Specialist, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating cohort gatherings.

5. Systematic Approach to Career-Life Preparedness/MSIP 6 and Career Planning

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/3/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Systematic Approach to Career-Life Preparedness Schools are considered the institution where young adults prepare themselves for their future. MSIP 6 contains several standards and indicators that relate to Career Planning and Development. During this training, we will review MSIP 6 directly related to Career Planning. This training will ask you to consider difficult questions as we answer, "Why Career Development.” Take a moment and answer these questions - How would my school define - Success Ready Student? Where do we systemically support Career Development in our curriculum? Do we believe all students should have a plan? Participants will be asked to reflect on current practices, weigh their progress, and establish action steps to reach the desired goals they have for their school community. We will discuss a progression sequence when using worksheets, activities, and assessments within Missouri Connections and introduce the Middle and High School Frameworks to support career development grades 5-12. Participants should include middle and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning. Participants should bring a laptop or similar device

6. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/30/2023

This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

This opportunity provides:

-coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

-consultant support

-regional networking with other mentor teachers

-opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

-competency-based programming

 

MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

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

7. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/5/2022 to 8/17/2022

These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

Participants will:

-Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

-Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

-Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

- Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

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

Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

-Current PDC Plan 

-CSIP 

-Building school improvement goals

-Needs assessment results (if available) 

-District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)

8. LETRS Volume 1: Cohort #7

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/8/2022 to 3/20/2023

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: LETRS takes you through a deep exploration of how we learn to read, why it is difficult for so many, how readers progress through expected phases, and what we can do to ensure struggling students learn to read and write at high levels. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

9. LETRS Volume 1: Cohort #4

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/12/2022 to 2/15/2023

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: LETRS takes you through a deep exploration of how we learn to read, why it is difficult for so many, how readers progress through expected phases, and what we can do to ensure struggling students learn to read and write at high levels. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

10. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/16/2022 to 3/29/2023

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 includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

Emerging B 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- statewide 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 B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or 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.

11. Science of Reading Boot Camp

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: To Be Announced (To Be Announced, MO)

Dates: 8/16/2022 to 8/17/2022

Calling all elementary reading teachers! Here's your chance to get your literacy instruction skills in shape before the new school year begins. Give yourself a solid foundation in research-based best practices for all English Language Arts instruction. Join us for an intensive three days of instructional methods supporting The Science of Reading. What is the Science of Reading? You will learn about this during the very first training session. Tap into 20 years of research on how the brain learns to process written language. You will learn firsthand how important it is for phonics instruction to be explicit, systematic, and intentional. This two-day training includes six sessions beginning with an overview of the Science of Reading and the Five Components of Effective Literacy Instruction. Over the course of these two days, there will be detailed sessions on Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Vocabulary, Fluency, and Comprehension. We will talk about best practices in literacy instruction and learn techniques and strategies that you can use in your classroom to bring successful reading outcomes for all Missouri students. Are you ready to take your literacy instruction to the next level? This bootcamp will equip teachers with the skills they need to help students succeed!

12. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/18/2022 to 3/27/2023

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

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

MTDS BTAP 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:

-promote student interaction

-meet student needs and well-being

-minimize disruption

-allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

-increase & manage student productivity

-encourage self-directed student learning

  • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

-lesson targets

-activities, tasks, and/or experiences

-research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

-methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

  • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

13. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP) Elementary

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: TBD (Springfield, MO)

Dates: 8/18/2022 to 3/27/2023

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

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

Emerging A 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:

-promote student interaction

-meet student needs and well-being

-minimize disruption

-allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

-increase & manage student productivity

-encourage self-directed student learning

  • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

-lesson targets

-activities, tasks, and/or experiences

-research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

-methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

  • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

14. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP) Secondary

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: Heart of MO-RPDC (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/19/2022 to 4/3/2023

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Currently, 64 percent of early career teachers complete their third year and continue into the fourth year of teaching. Approximately 48 percent of teachers complete year five and continue into year six. This data provides clear evidence regarding the need for intentional and targeted strategies for addressing teacher retention, especially for teachers early in their careers. 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 MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program meets Missouri's certification requirements MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program emphasizes the following: MTDS Competencies:
• Builds Relationships & Culture
• Creates & Manages a Learning Environment
• Develops Research-Based Classroom Management
• Engages Students in Content
• Develops Fundamental Instructional Strategies This particular group will be all MS-HS teachers.

15. Classroom Management Strategies for New Teachers

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/22/2022

This course is designed to closely examine the Effective Teaching & Learning Practices to encourage new teachers create highly structured learning environments, encourage the likelihood of appropriate behavior while decreasing the likelihood of problem behavior thus increasing academic learning time. These research based practices will help new teachers learn practical ways to develop and support classroom management. This training will benefit teachers who are new to the teaching field or would like more support in management strategies.

16. LETRS Volume 1: Cohort #8

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/22/2022 to 3/27/2023

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: LETRS takes you through a deep exploration of how we learn to read, why it is difficult for so many, how readers progress through expected phases, and what we can do to ensure struggling students learn to read and write at high levels. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

17. MAP-A, The Second Time and Beyond

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/23/2022

"MAP-A, the Second Time & Beyond” provides an opportunity for participants to take their knowledge of this assessment process to the next level. There will be a focus on embedding the alternative standards (essential elements) in daily instruction for our students with significant cognitive impairment while building student knowledge and growth toward their target for each testlet. A review will include any annual updates to the assessment process, as well as the educator portal.  Participants will have the opportunity to stay after the training to plan for instruction using the blueprint for essential elements.

18. LETRS Volume 1: Cohort #5

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/24/2022 to 3/17/2023

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: LETRS takes you through a deep exploration of how we learn to read, why it is difficult for so many, how readers progress through expected phases, and what we can do to ensure struggling students learn to read and write at high levels. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

19. New Teacher Training for Heart of MO-RPDC SW-PBS Partners

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/25/2022

MO SW-PBS has identified eight classroom practices that have been shown to encourage the likelihood of appropriate behavior while decreasing the likelihood of problem behavior thus increasing academic learning time. The Effective Teaching and Learning Practices are the foundation of ensuring that all classrooms are highly structured learning environments. This training will benefit teachers who are new to the teaching field or those who have limited experience in SWPBS implementation. Objectives: - Learn practical ways to develop and support classroom management with SWPBS

20. LETRS Volume 1: Cohort #6

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/26/2022 to 3/13/2023

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: LETRS takes you through a deep exploration of how we learn to read, why it is difficult for so many, how readers progress through expected phases, and what we can do to ensure struggling students learn to read and write at high levels. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

21. CIS 360 Missouri Connections/ICAP Grade Level Components 8-12.

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/31/2022

On-site/Virtual Training Overview Training will provide an overview of the Missouri Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) available as a part of Missouri Connections CIS360. This feature includes a series of activities consisting of assessments, modules and components assigned by grade level beginning in the 8th grade and culminating in the 12th grade. As students complete ICAP activities in CIS360, these populate into an ICAP Print Report compliant with SB 638 requirements. . Agenda Training will demonstrate from a student perspective ● Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system ● 8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components ● ICAP Print Report

22. Elementary & Secondary Behavior and Academic Strategies

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/31/2022

This course is designed to help guide teachers & administrators through practices that work for ALL grade levels to align best practices for behavior & academics. Dr. Sherri Thomas & Kali Binkley will walk participants through how to integrate effective teaching and learning practices cohesively with academics and behavior. Participants will focus on setting up positive classroom environments in the aftermath of COVID-19. We will discuss how to use common formative assessments for not only academics, but behavior as well. This training will reference MO SW-PBS Classroom Effective Practices.

23. CIS 360 ICAP - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/31/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Overview Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career anOd Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. Training will introduce the basic functions of Course Planner and how students select courses for grades 9 - 12 which populate into an ICAP Print Report compliant with SB 638 requirements. Agenda Training will demonstrate from a student perspective ● Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system ● Course Planner Dashboard ● Course Planning by Grade and Subject ● District Defined Pathways ● Repeatable Courses ● Modifying a Course Plan ● Dual Enrollment courses ● ICAP Print Report

24. CIS 360 District/Site Course Setup

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 8/31/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Overview The Missouri Connections CIS360 Course Planner tool enables each school district to enter subjects, terms, courses, pathways, dual enrollment information and awarding bodies. This training will demonstrate how to set up the course planner at the district-level and activate site level components. Agenda Training will demonstrate from the district/site administrator perspective ● District Account Access ● District Level Course Planner Setup ○ Subjects ○ Terms ○ Courses ○ Pathways ○ Awarding Bodies ○ Dual Enrollment ● Site Level Activation ○ Courses to Exclude ○ Pathways

25. SW-PBS Revitalizing Systems for Administrators and Coaches

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/2/2022

Administrators and coaches of active Heart of Missouri SW-PBS schools will meet together to network, engage with guest speakers and receive updates on any recent changes to the curriculum. Participants can share their individual processes and ideas on how to support SW-PBS teams within the three-tiered SW-PBS implementation framework. In the afternoon, administrators will engage with other administrators in networking while coaches have the opportunity to do the same with other coaches related to their own unique roles in the building. Participation is highly encouraged for all levels of implementation but especially for veteran schools to insure that they remain current on updated practices. Outcomes: By the end of this session participants will be able to … - Compare current data to National and State SW-PBS Outcome Data. - Identify current level of SW-PBS implementation including strengths and areas of need. - Network with other administrators and coaches to generate solutions and share ideas for common social issues.

26. MTDS Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Dates: 9/8/2022 to 4/27/2023

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

Developing A is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO

-completed at least 3 years of successful teaching

-a strong desire for professional improvement

This opportunity provides:

-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 and anytime

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

Developing A 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)

Facilitator of Student Thinking & Learning: Engages Students in Content (Facilitates learning experiences that combine engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies to engage students intellectually, academically, &/or emotionally in content and in advancing their own learning.

27. Systematic Approach to Career-Life Preparedness/MSIP 6 and Career Planning

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/8/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Systematic Approach to Career-Life Preparedness Schools are considered the institution where young adults prepare themselves for their future. MSIP 6 contains several standards and indicators that relate to Career Planning and Development. During this training, we will review MSIP 6 directly related to Career Planning. This training will ask you to consider difficult questions as we answer, "Why Career Development.” Take a moment and answer these questions - How would my school define - Success Ready Student? Where do we systemically support Career Development in our curriculum? Do we believe all students should have a plan? Participants will be asked to reflect on current practices, weigh their progress, and establish action steps to reach the desired goals they have for their school community. We will discuss a progression sequence when using worksheets, activities, and assessments within Missouri Connections and introduce the Middle and High School Frameworks to support career development grades 5-12. Participants should include middle and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning. Participants should bring a laptop or similar device

28. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/9/2022 to 3/24/2023

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-completed MTDS Teacher Academy

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

This opportunity provides:

-State event with national expert, John Antonetti

-a copy of John's book: Powerful Task Design

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Reflective Learner: Engages in On-Going 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: Develops Research-Based Instruction (Develops innovative instruction based on conducting and using action research that: (a) emphasizes essential concepts of content; (b) uses supplementary primary sources; (c) connects to student experience and culture; (d) meets the unique needs of diverse learners; and/or promotes student inquiry and interdisciplinary approaches)

Professional: Understands & Promotes the Profession (Gains awareness of the larger professional community, including regional, state, national, and global professional educational communities and governmental bodies that impact the profession; and revises personal philosophy of teaching)

29. Aligning Student Success with Standards Based IEPs

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/12/2022

Developing IEPs linked to MLS helps the IEP team see the importance of connecting instructional goals to the general education curriculum and grade level standards.   Participants will: * understand alignment and its benefits * understand the 7-Step Standards-Based IEP Process * develop awareness of the components required to construct a present level using the Standards-Based IEP * develop SMART Standards-Based IEP goals"

30. Site Administrator Management

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/13/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Overview Site Administrators and Staff Account holders are essential to the effective use of Missouri Connections. This training will demonstrate administrative tools to manage student portfolios for schools that do not use Clever to access student portfolios as well as those schools that use Clever. Agenda Training will demonstrate from the site administrator/staff account perspective ● Missouri Connections Overview ○ Versions - Career Trek, Junior, High School, College, Adult ○ Account Types ● Site Administrator/Staff Access ● Overview of Clever ● Portfolio Management ○ Add Portfolios - Single/Multiple/Student Created ○ Reset Passwords ○ Transfer Portfolios ○ Merge Portfolios ○ Hidden/Deleted Portfolios ● Create Groups/Add Members

31. Site Administrator Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/13/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Overview This virtual training will demonstrate administrative tools to create staff and parent accounts, generate summary and detailed reports on assessments results, occupational and educational sorts as well as demonstrate the export for upload feature. Prerequisite This session is available to participants who have participated in the following virtual or on-site trainings: Site Administration Management Agenda Training will demonstrate from the site administrator/staff account perspective Staff Accounts Add, Edit, Reset Passwords, Delete Reports Summary Detailed Export for Upload Parent Accounts

32. SW-PBS Tier 2 Systems & Advanced Beginning of the Year Work Day

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/15/2022

All Heart of Missouri RPDC participating schools in Tier 2 Systems & Advanced are invited to send 3 Coaches per building to work and prepare artifacts for both school year and organizing items early for recognition as well as update any artifacts in the Google folders that require consultant feedback. Learn about changes for recognition for the 22-23 school year, and engage with other administrators and coaches.

33. MAP-A for the First Time

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Special Educators

Dates: 9/16/2022

"MAP-A for the First Time” professional learning builds participant knowledge in the process of completing the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) for our students with the most significant cognitive disabilities. Teachers learn to utilize the process and components of this assessment, including the use of the educator portal, to embed the essential elements from the DLM into daily instructional opportunities for students. This process builds student knowledge and capacity to demonstrate growth on the summative version of the MAP-A.

34. MAPPING goals and Making Progress with MAP-A students 

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/19/2022

Do you teach students who take the Alternative Assessment or MAP-A?  This session will help you understand what Dynamic Learning Map is; what Essential Elements are and how the linkage level Progression works for Unique Educational Needs.   The participant will:     * Gain an understanding of Essential Elements in ELA and Math * Develop awareness of the Linkage Level Progression * Use the Unique Educational Needs (UEN) of the student to develop SMART Goals

35. Missouri Connections High School Version

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/19/2022

On-Site/Virtual Training Overview The Missouri Connections High School version provides ● Interactive career exploration features ● Career awareness of the 6 Career Paths and 16 Career Clusters ● Self-awareness and career assessments ● Tools for creating an Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) ● Information on post-secondary educational options including institutions, degree/certificate programs, programs of study, financial aid, etc. ● Information on career opportunities including, military, self-employment and green jobs ● Employment process resources including Resume Creator, Job Search and Business Finder ● Agenda Training will demonstrate from the student perspective ● Login/Access User Portfolios (Standard and Clever options) ○ User Account Settings ○ High School/Junior Version Toggle ● Overview of Menus ○ Assessments ○ Occupation ○ Education ○ Employment ○ Plan ● Personal Learning Plan ● Grades 9-12 Framework ● Resources

36. SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced Beginning of the Year Work Day

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/21/2022

All Heart of Missouri RPDC participating schools in Tier 3 Advanced are invited to send 3 Coaches per building to work and prepare artifacts to start your school year and organizing items early for recognition as well as update any artifacts in the Google folders that require consultant feedback. Learn about changes for recognition for the 22-23 school year, and engage with other administrators and coaches.

37. SW-PBS Tier 2 Intervention: Check In-Check Out

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/22/2022

Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SWPBS) will host a one training workshop for teams interested in learning about the Tier 2, Check-in/Check-out intervention. Check-in/Check-out (sometimes also known as "The Behavior Education Program”) is a behavioral support that incorporates use of pre-corrects for expected behavior, a daily report card with opportunities to earn points, and regularly scheduled teacher feedback about student behavioral performance. The intervention includes a daily "check-in” session with an adult who is not the child's classroom teacher, periodic behavior ratings completed by student and teacher, a daily "check-out”, data collection and progress monitoring using the daily progress report, and a school-home communication component. Check-in/Check-out is a well-researched intervention that can be effectively implemented in a similar fashion across groups of students. Outcomes: By the end of these sessions participants will be able to …. - Plan and implement a daily Check-in/Check-out intervention. - Provide a written description of how the intervention components are delivered in their setting.

38. Strategies for Striving Adolescent Readers and Writers

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Educators of grades 6-12, curriculum coordinators, administrators, interventionists, coaches

Dates: 9/23/2022

Intentional instruction in reading and writing does not stop at the secondary level. Adolescent literacy is complex. They have difficulty making sense of texts for many reasons, and these difficulties manifest in various ways. Addressing students' literacy needs often requires coordinated efforts from teachers and specialists. Join us for essential classroom instructional practices to boost middle and high school students' achievement and engagement across disciplines.

39. SW-PBS Tier 2 Intervention: Social Skills

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 9/29/2022

Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SWPBS) will host a one-day training workshop for teams interested in learning how to implement a Tier 2, group-oriented social, emotional, and behavioral skills instructional group. Key aspects of the training sessions include identification of appropriate candidates for a social skills intervention, assessment of skill deficits, curriculum and program design, how to effectively teach a social skills lesson, and techniques for monitoring student progress during the intervention. In addition, several strategies for promoting generalization and maintenance also will be provided. Outcomes: By the end of these sessions participants will be able to … - Plan and implement a Social Skills Intervention Group. - Provide a written description of how the intervention components are delivered in their setting.

40. The Power of Talk - Effective Talk, Not Just Any Talk

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Educators of grades 5-12; administrators; curriculum directors; coaches; interventionists

Dates: 9/30/2022

Just because students are chattering away does not mean they are learning. According to Hattie, the effect size for classroom discussion is 0.82. Many teachers state that student discussion is critical for learning, yet despite all the talk about talk, the discouraging news is that it is not as prevalent as one would like to believe. Join us for an engaging session on strategies for teacher-led dialogic instruction and student-led dialogic instruction across all disciplines.

41. LETRS Volume I - Cohort #2, Tipton

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: TBD (Springfield, MO)

Dates: 10/3/2022 to 3/6/2023

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: LETRS takes you through a deep exploration of how we learn to read, why it is difficult for so many, how readers progress through expected phases, and what we can do to ensure struggling students learn to read and write at high levels. If you are a LETRS Scholarship or MO Read, Lead, Exceed approved participant, the $200 fee listed on MyLearning Plan will not apply to you and you may disregard the confirmation notice from Frontline indicating that you will be invoiced.

42. What is Special about Special Education? Learn the Importance of Specially Designed Instruction 

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 10/3/2022

Specially Designed Instruction (SDI) is an instructional need for our students who are eligible for special education. Participants will gain an understanding of the federal and state requirements for SDI, and the importance of utilizing student data along with state standards (MO Learning Standards, Essential Elements, or Early Childhood Standards) to determine appropriate specialized instruction, as well as accommodations and/or modifications for each individual student. 

43. The Power of Talk - Effective Talk, Not Just Any Talk

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Educators of grades 5-12; administrators; curriculum directors; coaches; interventionists

Dates: 10/4/2022

Just because students are chattering away does not mean they are learning. According to Hattie, the effect size for classroom discussion is 0.82. Many teachers state that student discussion is critical for learning, yet despite all the talk about talk, the discouraging news is that it is not as prevalent as one would like to believe. Join us for an engaging session on strategies for teacher-led dialogic instruction and student-led dialogic instruction across all disciplines.

44. Strategies for Striving Adolescent Readers and Writers

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Educators of grades 6-12, curriculum coordinators, administrators, interventionists, coaches

Dates: 10/11/2022

Intentional instruction in reading and writing does not stop at the secondary level. Adolescent literacy is complex. They have difficulty making sense of texts for many reasons, and these difficulties manifest in various ways. Addressing students' literacy needs often requires coordinated efforts from teachers and specialists. Join us for essential classroom instructional practices to boost middle and high school students' achievement and engagement across disciplines.

45. SW-PBS Tier 3 System & Advanced Practices

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: TBA-Central Missouri (Central Missouri, MO)

Dates: 10/13/2022 to 11/15/2022

Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SWPBS) will host a two-day training workshop for teams to learn how to conduct a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and use the results to develop a basic Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) and assist school teams that are already expereienced in FBA-BIP to further develop a team-based approach to intensive, individualized behavior support, to specify criteria for students who will access Tier 3 Interventions. Sessions will include instruction for collecting relevant student data using a variety of techniques, interpreting data to determine a competing pathway, identification of function-based intervention strategies, writing behavioral goals, and options for monitoring implementation and student progress. Also, we will have advanced training for collecting observational data, and on-going, guided practice with the FBA-BIP process Across the two days of training teams will engage in a guided practice opportunity for conducting a functional assessment and developing an appropriate intervention plan using data from a student in their own setting. Participants also will use an evaluation rubric to assess features of their practice FBA-BIP. Outcomes: By the end of these sessions participants will be able to... - List and describe the steps included in a comprehensive Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA). - List and describe the components included in an effective Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP). - Practice four different FBA techniques (review of records, context analysis, interviews, and direct observation). - Use results from an example FBA to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan. - Evaluate example FBA-BIP using a scoring rubric.

46. Enhance Your Instructional Practices with Differentiation

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 10/17/2022

Differentiation is an instructional process in which teachers proactively transform instruction, learning activities, and student products to maximize each student's growth and individual success by meeting their learning needs. Students in our general education classrooms perform at varying levels of performance. This session will add to your toolbox of instructional techniques to reach all students. 

47. Understanding Emotional Poverty in all Demographics

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 10/18/2022

This workshop presented by Dr. Sherri Thomas, certified trainer through Aha! Process, Inc. A Ruby Payne Company, addresses emotional poverty and builds emotional confidence in your students. This training provides understanding of the origins of anger, anxiety, and avoidance; giving information about the language needed to talk about brain regulation, integration and emotional competence. The training will help educators manage "the classroom dance” that occurs between the educator and the student. "The Emotional Poverty Certification and Training was one of the best I have ever received. It gave a sense of educational assurance that we all need in our classrooms.” Dr. Sherri Thomas. It is highly recommended for schools to purchase the book PRIOR to the training. You can use this link: https://www.ahaprocess.com/product/emotional-poverty-book

48. Middle School Matters

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 10/20/2022

Middle School is an extremely important time in a young person's life, but it presents a variety of unique social, emotional, and academic challenges. However, with the right mindset, instructional strategies and specialized approach, these challenges create very real opportunities to have a lasting influence on young people. We'll discuss and model a variety of age-appropriate ways to get students up and moving, as well as develop maturity, responsibility and interpersonal skills. We'll also discuss all aspects of the educational experience including engagement strategies, assessment, classroom management, relationship building and mentoring. Join us as we take a look at the structures schools can use to ensure all students have a place to belong and encourage academic success.

49. Integrating SEL (Social Emotional Learning) into Existing Practices

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 11/3/2022

This one-day training will cover the key principles for implementation and integration of a Social Emotional Learning curriculum into your building. Many buildings and districts are already implementing key frameworks like SWPBS that will blend and compliment each other easily while providing an extra layer of support for students, staff and families. Given the level of need, now more than ever, providing an integrated approach to discipline and mental health can help educators be prepared to support students with a truly multitiered approach. Join us as we explore how including SEL intentionally can work with other programs, initiatives or frameworks to work smarter, not harder while enhancing the safety net of your building climate. Objectives: - Discuss the potential impact on student achievement and school climate of systematic SEL integration. - Introduce the NIRN tool. - Review options for SEL implementation and integration with existing frameworks. - Analyze the use of SEL data to enhance and monitor school improvement efforts related to climate/culture.

50. How to Collect Data and Progress Monitor to Drive Instruction

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 11/7/2022

"Data, Data, Data:  * How do I collect it?  * What do I do with it?  * Participants will gain an understanding of Progress monitoring, learn a variety of ways to collect specific data, and how to use it to drive instruction."

51. SW-PBS Tier 2 Intervention: Self Monitoring

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 11/17/2022

This training will explore the main findings of research associated with Self-Monitoring as a Tier 2 Intervention. Participants will visualize students who are most likely to benefit from this intervention as well as identifying the implementation components needed to effectively establish it. Self-Monitoring systems design and implementation information will be shared that ensures a contextually relevant intervention is created for your students and school. Other critical features such as adapting or modifying Self-Monitoring as a fading procedure for other Tier 2 interventions (CICO, Social Skills Intervention Group, etc.), or for use as a classroom support with all students will also be explored.

52. Elementary & Secondary Behavior and Academic Strategies

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 11/18/2022

This course is designed to help guide teachers & administrators through practices that work for ALL grade levels to align best practices for behavior & academics. Dr. Sherri Thomas & Kali Binkley will walk participants through how to integrate effective teaching and learning practices cohesively with academics and behavior. Participants will focus on setting up positive classroom environments in the aftermath of COVID-19. We will discuss how to use common formative assessments for not only academics, but behavior as well. This training will reference MO SW-PBS Classroom Effective Practices.

53. SW-PBS Tier 3 Systems & Advanced Mid-Year Work Day

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 11/29/2022

All Heart of Missouri RPDC participating schools in Tier 3 Systems & Advanced are invited to send 3 Coaches per building to review data and artifacts and organize items to stay on track for recognition as well as update any artifacts in the Google folders that require consultant feedback. Opportunity to problem solve barriers with both consultants and other administrators and coaches for the region.

54. Go for the 1.33 Effect Size! Develop Assessment Capable Learners

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 12/5/2022

What is your student performance data telling you? Consider learning how to Develop Assessment Capable Learners (DACL). The DACL instructional practices have a very high effect size of 1.33. Learn how to implement processes to create student growth while implementing a vision of the learning target. The following questions are addressed: 1. Where am I going? 2. Where am I now? 3. How canI close the gap?"

55. Students in Crisis

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 12/14/2022

Dr. Sherri Thomas and Kali Binkley will present a workshop that shows the "why" behind male behavior in schools and what schools can do to begin making school more "boy-friendly" but also to help address the needs of at-risk students in general. Schools are continuing to deal with the trend in declining school engagement for males and female learners alike. This training highlights research from Dr. Warren Farrell and includes strategies and information to help understand both genders learning styles and challenges that are currently being seen in present day classrooms. Objectives: - Explore the research behind students' classroom behavior - Identify environmental supports needed for supporting students

56. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced: Other Tier 2 Interventions

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 12/15/2022

Available to our Partner Schools ONLY: Teams will explore the use of several interventions to help intensify classroom management for Tier I, Tier 2, and Tier 3 needs within the classroom setting. Consultants will assist in implementing the use of interventions like CW-Fit, Tootling, and Positive Peer Reporting to enhance the structure of the classroom.

57. SW-PBS Tier 2 Systems and Advanced Mid-Year Work Day

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 12/20/2022

All Heart of Missouri RPDC participating schools in Tier 2 Systems & Advanced are invited to send 3 Coaches per building to review data and artifacts and organize items to stay on track for recognition as well as update any artifacts in the Google folders that require consultant feedback. Opportunity to problem solve barriers with both consultants and other administrators and coaches for the region.

58. The Acting Out Cycle: Managing Misbehavior in the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 1/13/2023

In the words of nationally recognized author and research consultant, Geoff Colvin, "General education teachers have to deal with ever increasing numbers of students who are difficult to manage and teach." Our classroom teachers are expected to understand how to diffuse and deescalate a variety of challenging behaviors with little or no training. The Acting-Out Cycle session will give a brief introduction to a 7-phase model for understanding a common progression of acting out behavior. It will also include strategies to intervene early in an effort to deescalate potentially challenging student interactions. Participants who have questions about managing their classroom environments to meet a variety of student needs will find this session beneficial for maintaining or restoring calm utilizing a function-based approach. By the end of this one-day session, participants will understand how to: - Identify replacement behaviors that can be taught (& serve same function as problem). - Identify how to intervene early in an escalation. - Identify environmental factors that can be manipulated.

59. New Teacher Training for Heart of MO-RPDC SW-PBS Partners

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 1/17/2023

MO SW-PBS has identified eight classroom practices that have been shown to encourage the likelihood of appropriate behavior while decreasing the likelihood of problem behavior thus increasing academic learning time. The Effective Teaching and Learning Practices are the foundation of ensuring that all classrooms are highly structured learning environments. This training will benefit teachers who are new to the teaching field or those who have limited experience in SWPBS implementation. Objectives: - Learn practical ways to develop and support classroom management with SWPBS

60. Transition Academy: Prepping Students for Life

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Special Educators

Dates: 1/20/2023

How do I prepare my student(s) to transition to the next phase of life? Participants will learn to use valuable resources to support students in the college or career readiness planning process for their future. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device with Internet access. Intended Audience: Special educators The Transition Academy is designed to help educators plan for college and career readiness and positive postsecondary outcomes for students with an IEP. The components to be addressed during the academy are Indicator 13, the transition compliance portion of the student's IEP, how to plan for post-secondary outcomes and the framework and practice of how to include self-determination strategies and skills during instruction. Specific components provided in greater detail will be Transition Assessments and Services and to teach students to participate in the planning process of their future.

61. Classroom Management Strategies for New Teachers

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 1/23/2023

This course is designed to closely examine the Effective Teaching & Learning Practices to encourage new teachers create highly structured learning environments, encourage the likelihood of appropriate behavior while decreasing the likelihood of problem behavior thus increasing academic learning time. These research based practices will help new teachers learn practical ways to develop and support classroom managment. This training will benefit teachers who are new to the teaching field or would like more support in management strategies.

62. SW-PBS All Tiers Coaches Work Day

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 1/26/2023

Three (3) Coaches per building may attend to work and prepare artifacts for recognition as well as update any artifacts in the Google folders that require consultant feedback.

63. Integrating SEL (Social Emotional Learning) into Existing Practices

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 2/3/2023

This one-day training will cover the key principles for implementation and integration of a Social Emotional Learning curriculum into your building. Many buildings and districts are already implementing key frameworks like SWPBS that will blend and compliment each other easily while providing an extra layer of support for students, staff and families. Given the level of need, now more than ever, providing an integrated approach to discipline and mental health can help educators be prepared to support students with a truly multitiered approach. Join us as we explore how including SEL intentionally can work with other programs, initiatives or frameworks to work smarter, not harder while enhancing the safety net of your building climate. Objectives: - Discuss the potential impact on student achievement and school climate of systemic SEL integration - Introduce the NIRN tool - Review options for SEL implementation and integration with existing frameworks - Analyze the use of SEL data to enhance and monitor school improvement efforts related to climate/culture

64. Students in Crisis

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 2/10/2023

Dr. Sherri Thomas and Kali Binkley will present a workshop that shows the "why" behind male behavior in schools and what schools can do to begin making school more "boy-friendly" but also to help address the needs of at-risk students in general. Schools are continuing to deal with the trend in declining school engagement for males and female learners alike. This training highlights research from Dr. Warren Farrell and includes strategies and information to help understand both genders learning styles and challenges that are currently being seen in present day classrooms. Objectives: - Explore the research behind students' classroom behavior - Identify environmental supports needed for supporting students

65. Components of Effective Literacy - 3 Day Academy

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: General and Special Educators

Dates: 2/13/2023 to 4/4/2023

This three (3) day series is comprised of seven modules anchored in the Science of Reading. Each 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 with regard to instruction and use of curriculum. Sessions will dive into ‘what works' and provide hands-on application for preventing reading difficulties and intervening effectively to close the gap for struggling students. Day 1: Components of Effective Literacy: Introduction Day 2: Components of Effective Literacy: Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Day 3: Components of Effective Literacy: Fluency in Phonics and Spelling Development Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device with Internet access.

66. Middle School Matters

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 2/16/2023

Middle School is an extremely important time in a young person's life, but it presents a variety of unique social, emotional, and academic challenges. However, with the right mindset, instructional strategies and specialized approach, these challenges create very real opportunities to have a lasting influence on young people. We'll discuss and model a variety of age-appropriate ways to get students up and moving, as well as develop maturity, responsibility and interpersonal skills. We'll also discuss all aspects of the educational experience including engagement strategies, assessment, classroom management, relationship building and mentoring. Join us as we take a look at the structures schools can use to ensure all students have a place to belong and encourage academic success.

67. Developing Quality IEPs

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Special Educators

Dates: 3/1/2023

What does your student need to succeed? Developing a quality IEP assures everyone understands how the students' disability impacts their learning toward grade level curriculum. We will provide a clear understanding of how to write and make a compliant IEP, while meeting all required timelines. The Individual Education Plan (IEP) is the key to providing services for a special education student. This training will review the process of developing and writing an IEP, including the present level of academic and functional performance, developing and writing SMART goals, and everything in between. Additionally, participants will learn ideas on how to involve parents in the process and review all timelines that must be met to remain in compliance. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device with internet access.

68. Present Day Bullying & The Influence of Social Media

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 3/3/2023

Are you Concerned About The Impact Social Media is Having on our Students? In order to understand how technology is changing the lives of students in our classrooms, we need to know more about how social media impacts them. This session will explore some popular social media applications and how students may be using them. We will explore and discuss the connections they are making as digital natives while considering best ways to inform parents. Participants will also shift focus to explore how bullying has changed in response to technological advances. Using current research we'll examine connections between smartphones, social media applications, and the occurrences of bullying among students. Discussion and will surround claims that students' communication skills have changed. The ability to text and post on social media is impacting person to person discussion and deep conversations. Students are surrounded by the internet, social media, and other digital innovations. This professional development day will encompass sites that we need to be cautious about and monitor as well as how technology has altered how bullying has evolved over the last few years.

69. Understanding Emotional Poverty in all Demographics

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 3/15/2023

This workshop presented by Dr. Sherri Thomas, certified trainer through Aha! Process, Inc. A Ruby Payne Company, addresses emotional poverty and builds emotional confidence in your students. This training provides understanding of the origins of anger, anxiety, and avoidance; giving information about the language needed to talk about brain regulation, integration and emotional competence. The training will help educators manage "the classroom dance” that occurs between the educator and the student. "The Emotional Poverty Certification and Training was one of the best I have ever received. It gave a sense of educational assurance that we all need in our classrooms.” Dr. Sherri Thomas. It is highly recommended for schools to purchase the book PRIOR to the training. You can use this link: https://www.ahaprocess.com/product/emotional-poverty-book

70. The Importance of the Data Collected and Analyzed to Enhance ECSE Instruction with Early Childhood Outcomes

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Audience: Improvement and/or Compliance Consultants

Dates: 3/20/2023

Assist public agencies with developing and implementing a process for making quality federally required Early Childhood Outcome (ECO) ratings for children receiving early childhood special education services. Focuses on process requirements including what the three outcome areas involve, what constitutes a team in this process, how ratings are determined, data reporting requirements, and using the data for program improvement planning. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or mobile device with internet access.

71. Social Emotional Learning - Academy

Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

Dates: 4/11/2023

When looking at the future for our students, soft skills are important as an adult to maintain employment. Experiences to support Social Emotional Learning (SEL) for our students should become an embedded practice utilized throughout all content areas at school This process includes intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies to build skills for our students in self regulation.