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1. LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling - Volume 1 - Cohort 5 (Palmyra)

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Palmyra, MO (Palmyra, MO)

Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title Teachers, Special Education Teachers or Interventionists, Administrators

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

DATES:
Launch: Thurs, August 4
Session 1: Mon, November 14, 2022
Session 2: Wed, Feb 1
Session 3: Wed, March 1
Session 4: Thur, April 27, 2023

TIME: Launch: 1:00-3:00pm; remaining: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Northeast Power-3705 N Business 61, Palmyra

COST: $400 + *Materials-includes manual & on-line course (scholarship recipients, see special note below)
*Participants must purchase materials from Lexia Learning prior to the launch. For information on ordering materials or about the training, please contact either sthurman@truman.edu or sdaniels@truman.edu.
[Estimated cost for manual/on-line course is $360 & face-to-face training is $100/day ($400), making the total cost $760.]

SPECIAL NOTE: There is no cost for training or materials to scholarship recipients. (When registering, mark "PO" in the payment section. Charge will be taken off later.)

LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading," so they are able to apply research-based application into their classroom, no matter the curriculum or program.

The trainings will consist of a launch, 4 face-to-face sessions through structured modules + 4 units of on-line tutorials/videos (through Lexia Learning) which include examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information to 3 students.

Session Topics
Launch: Introduction and Pre-Assessment
Session 1: The Challenge of Learning to Read
Session 2: The Speech Sounds of English
Session 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, & Spelling
Session 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, & Word Recognition

2. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Northeast Area-Cohort 1

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 TBA in the NE RPDC Region (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/15/2023 to 4/16/2024

DATES: Tuesdays--August 15, September 26, November 28, 2023; January 23 and Thursday, April 16, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: 8/15-Family Life Center (220 N. Owensby, LaPlata); 9/26-Adair Co. Annex Building (300 N. Franklin, Kirksville); 11/28-Truman State University Student Union Building Alumni Room (2105); remaining dates TBA

COST: $250 (scholarships may be available) - morning refreshments and lunch included

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first 5 years (Gray et al., 2015). Research shows effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS).

This opportunity provides--
-networking with other new teachers & 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 Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

3. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Northeast Area-Cohort 3

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Various Locations in NE RPDC Region (Various, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/18/2023 to 3/11/2024

DATES: Mondays--September 18, October 9, December 11, 2023; February 5 and March 11, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: TBA

COST: $250 (scholarships may be available) - morning refreshments and lunch included

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first 5 years (Gray et al., 2015). Research shows effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS).

This opportunity provides--
-networking with other new teachers & 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 Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

4. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Northeast Area-Cohort 2 [Hannibal Area]

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Hannibal, MO (Hannibal, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2023 to 4/22/2024

DATES: Tuesdays--October 10, December 12, 2023; February 6, March 19, and Monday, April 22, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Hannibal-LaGrange University - 2800 Palmyra Rd., Hannibal

COST: $250 (scholarships may be available) - morning refreshments and lunch included

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first 5 years (Gray et al., 2015). Research shows effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS).

This opportunity provides--
-networking with other new teachers & 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 Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

5. Title I English Language Arts Consortium

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Title I Teachers

Dates: 12/5/2023 to 3/5/2024

Closed
DATES: Tuesdays - December 5, 2023 & March 5, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: Free

Consortiums provide an opportunity for a collaborative effort among teachers for the common goal of improving educational services for children.

There will be two Title I ELA Consortium meetings during the 2023-2024 school year. These consortium meetings will provide Title I teachers with initiatives and practices related to high-quality instruction, as well as powerful collaboration among other northeast area Title I teachers.

These meetings will include
>Reading Success Plans,
>progress monitoring,
>reporting for core data, and
>topics of teachers' choice.


This workshop aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards 1, 2, & 7.

6. Progress Monitoring Student Reading Success

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Dates: 2/20/2024

DATE: Tuesday, February 20, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University Student Union Building Alumni Room (2105)

COST: $60 - morning refreshments and lunch included

A keyway to see the impact of instruction is through monitoring student progress and collecting data.

During this workshop,
>the "what” and "how” of collecting data for goals/objectives will be discussed and practiced.

Participants will review--
>SMART goals for Reading Success Plans,
>tools to use to progress monitor, and
>resources for progress monitoring students' improvement of reading skills.

This workshop aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards 1, 2, & 7.

7. Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Macon Co. R-I (Macon, MO)

Audience: those who work with youth ages 12-18 in a school setting--including administrators, teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals, and coaches

Dates: 2/26/2024

This training will concentrate on identifying youth ages 12-18.

DATE: Monday, February 26, 2024

TIME: 8:30am-3:30pm

LOCATION: Macon R-I District Office Building - 902 N. Missouri St. (Onshore building)

COST: Free - manual and lunch provided

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a skills-based training that teaches parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, and other caring adults how to help youth who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or are in crisis.

This training will be specifically for those who work with youth ages 12-18 in a school setting--including administrators, teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals, and coaches.

In this training, participants will --
>learn to identify, understand, and respond to an adolescent who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge;
>be offered great tools and examples for school personnel to use to help students in difficult situations;
>learn about proactive approaches to looking for early signs of mental health-related issues and ways to help work through them;
>be provided with resources that will allow staff and teachers to better understand what to look for and help schools get resources in families' hands faster and act in a more preventative nature.

8. Developing Quality IEPs (Individual Education Programs)

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Special Education Directors, Process Coordinators

Dates: 3/19/2024

DATE: Tuesday, March 19, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: $60 - morning refreshments and lunch included

In the post-Endrew F. world, Individual Education Program (IEP) teams must write IEPs designed to help students make meaningful progress. In this workshop, participants will learn the art of developing IEPs in which the present level of academic and functional performance forms a solid foundation for writing SMART goals, describing specially-designed instruction, and designing classroom accommodations and modifications. In addition, participants will learn how to involve parents in the process and will review all timelines that must be met to remain in compliance.

This workshop aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards 1,2,3,& 7.

9. Build Flexible Math Minds

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Math Teachers Grades 6-12

Dates: 3/21/2024

New
This workshop is geared toward Grades 6-12 Math Teachers.

DATE: Thursday, March 21, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: $60 - morning refreshments and lunch included

The aim of this workshop is to provide teachers with concrete examples of methods and routines that boost students' ability to think flexibly in math. The focus will be on empowering educators to instill confidence and adaptability in their students when tackling mathematical problems. Participants will explore the significance of mathematical fluency and how teachers can utilize their resources to foster fluency in students.

10. Fraction Fluency Roundtable

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Anyone interested in learning more about teaching fractions

Dates: 3/28/2024

New
DATE: Thursday, March 28, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: $60 - morning refreshments and lunch included

This workshop will bring participants together to have the opportunity to discuss their successes and concerns about teaching fractions. Participants should come prepared to share fraction lessons &/or activities they have done with students, which ones worked/which ones didn't, and why they believe so. Participants will leave with new ideas and best practices from other teachers, as well as a few nuggets thrown in that the NE RPDC Math Consultants have uncovered in their work.

11. ELA Consortium - Grades 7-12

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: English Language Arts Teachers, Special Education

Dates: 4/11/2024

DATE: Thursday, April 11, 2024

TIME: 9:30am-2:30pm

LOCATION: Truman State University Violette Hall TBA

COST: Free - lunch on your own

In this consortium, participants will have the opportunity to examine and experience research-based practices modeled with a focus on quality instruction and curriculum.

This year's Consortium focus is Impact Teaching Literacy in the Visible Classroom. Participants in this meeting will discuss Chapter 6, Independent Learning. Books will be provided for each participant to check out. Teachers will have time to discuss implementation in the classroom.
Another topic of discussion will be EOC (end-of-course) preparation; mini focus will be with Kelly Gallagher work.

Consortium members will --
>discuss programming, materials, and tools that effectively meet educational needs.
>discuss high-quality research-based materials.
>reflect on the success of their activities through formal and informal data gathering.

This workshop aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards: 1, 2, & 7.

12. Special Education Compliance - Cohort 2 Jumpstart

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Cohort 2 Special Education Directors and Process Coordinators

Dates: 4/16/2024

Monitoring Self-Assessment Training

DATE: Tuesday, April 16, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: $60 - Morning refreshments and lunch included

Cohort 2 Districts -- Get a jumpstart on the Special Education Compliance Monitoring for the 2024-2025 school year. This workshop will help participants get a head start on preparing for their Special Education monitoring review process, as well as understand the "why” of compliance requirements.

This workshop aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards: 1, 3, 6 & 7.

13. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: professional development committees

Dates: 4/30/2024

DATE: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: $60 - morning refreshments and lunch included

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

At the completion of this workshop, 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. and
- draft or review the PDC Plan for the school year using the Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS)

Suggested items to bring to this workshop to aid in discussion and planning are your
-Current PDC Plan,
-CSIP,
-Building school improvement goals,
-Needs assessment results (if available), and
-District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available).