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1. LETRS: Volume 2, Units 5-8

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Teachers that have completed LETRS Units 1-4 Training

Dates: 7/6/2021 to 3/15/2022

This training is only for teachers who have successfully completed LETRS Volume 1, Units 1-4.

Each participant must purchase Volume 2 LETRS modules for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact Jane, jjackso@nwmissouri.edu, for further information.


This in-depth training looks into the science of reading research for teaching vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing. Participants will link oral language to vocabulary, writing phases of development and spelling. Instructional practices will be reviewed for understanding writing phases across genre, and how explicit lesson planning can change comprehension, vocabulary retention and spelling. Participants will also walk away with the ability to distinguish between comprehension products and processes while using and viewing multiple lessons/resources for deepening the foundations of reading. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

2. LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

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

Dates: 7/12/2021 to 4/7/2022

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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 into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

3. LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

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

Dates: 7/20/2021 to 3/22/2022

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 into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

4. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program (Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: PK-12 Mentors

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

Wait List
MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifically for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.

BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

5. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP Year 1 - Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/9/2021 to 4/25/2022

Wait List
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
> 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

MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

6. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program (Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: PK-12 Mentors

Dates: 8/10/2021 to 3/9/2022

MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifically for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.

BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

7. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP Year 1 - Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 North Central Missouri College (Trenton, MO)

Dates: 8/10/2021 to 4/22/2022

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.

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

MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

8. MTDS Developing I: Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 educators

Dates: 8/12/2021 to 4/20/2022

MUST COMPLETE TEACHER ACADEMY APPLICATION & BE ACCEPTED BEFORE ENROLLING

The Academy is a year-long cohort experience, providing an opportunity to network with teachers across our region and state. Work will focus on state approved competencies which include topics such as student engagement, instructional strategies, and reflection on practices - all aligned with the Missouri State Teacher Standards. Fellows will complete a personal project which involves action research.

Participation includes monthly regional meetings August to May and two Statewide meetings in September and January. State meetings are facilitated by John Antonetti, noted researcher and author. All participants receive a complimentary copy of his book, "17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong.”

Regional Meetings
August 12
October 12
November 16
December 13
February 15
March 14
April 20

Statewide Meetings (You must register separately)
September 15
January 27


Lunch included. Tuition, transportation, and substitutes will be the responsibility of the school or individual. Partial scholarships are available.
Optional graduate credit is available.

9. Biology Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: 9-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 9/2/2021 to 4/7/2022

Are you wanting to work together as a team collaborating in a deeper understanding of the Science Missouri Learning Expectations (MLEs) and how they relate to the Biology EOC assessment and instruction?
Join us as we take each Unit of Study (Structure & Function, Heredity, Evolution, and Ecology) and:

> Unpack the MLEs (identifying the objective(s) or I Can statement(s) as well as the skills and knowledge students need to know)
> Analyze the results of our Biology EOC assessment for strengths and challenges
> Revise our current unit of study assessment items to reflect alignment, rigor and structure of the new EOC assessment
> Implement unit of study assessments and debrief results
> Create unit assessment performance tasks
> Collaborate in the revision of lessons by utilizing the Continuing Science Instruction Playbook

Optional graduate credit is available

10. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program (Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: PK-12 Mentors

Dates: 9/10/2021 to 3/9/2022

MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifically for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.


BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

11. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program (Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: PK-12 Mentors

Dates: 9/10/2021 to 3/9/2022

MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifically for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.

BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

12. Special Education Directors Network: Staying in Compliance

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: 1st & 2nd Year SPED Directors

Dates: 9/13/2021 to 4/19/2022

Northwest RPDC and Kansas City RPDC Centers are sponsoring this four-day network. Two sessions will be held in St. Joseph and two sessions will be held in Kansas City.

Join us quarterly for a more in-depth look on topics that impact New Special Education Directors. Time will be allowed for collaborating and problem solving on issues of concern.

* Understanding the Standards and Indicators Manual/Understanding Your district's Special Education Profile
* Eligibility Determination with Emphasis on OHI/ Writing Compliant Evaluation Reports
* Tiered Monitoring/File Reviews/Timelines
* Hot Topics, End of the Year Deadlines, Data-driven decision making
* Additional topics of interest


Sessions will be held in St. Joseph and Kansas City

Presenters: Bailey Tenneson, KC-RPDC and Lauren Struthers, NW-RPDC
Lunch on your own
Optional graduate available

13. SW-PBS Tier 2 Level 1 - Check In Check Out

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Troester Media Center (St. Joseph, MO) [map]

Audience: SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Team Members

Dates: 9/14/2021 to 2/3/2022

**CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
SW-PBS Coaches/Teams of Tier 2, Advanced schools will meet together to learn about designing a complete Tier 2 system of support for students and network together to share successful SW-PBS practices. During this training, teams receive a continuation of Tier 2 purposes, research, and intervention examples. Teams will work to develop Social Skills Lessons intervention.

It is encouraged you bring a coach, team members and administrator to the meetings.

14. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP Year 1 - Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

Dates: 9/21/2021 to 4/25/2022

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.

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

MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

15. SW-PBS Tier 3 Level 1

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Troester Media Center (St. Joseph, MO) [map]

Audience: SW-PBS Tier 3 Level 1Team Members

Dates: 9/21/2021 to 3/1/2022

**CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY

Tier 3 training is designed for SW-PBS school teams that have demonstrated readiness to develop a Tier 3 system of individual support. School teams will build on the established schoolwide system to develop an efficient process to serve high-risk students. Training will focus on:
1)Purposes of a Tier 3 team
2)Establishing data decision rules for student identification
3)Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
4)Using FBA data to develop and implement a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
5)Monitoring and evaluation student progress.

It is encouraged you bring a coach, team members and administrator to the meetings.

16. SW-PBS Tier 2 Level 1 - Check In Check Out

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 St. Joseph School District (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Team Members

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

**CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
SW-PBS Coaches/Teams of Tier 2, Advanced schools will meet together to learn about designing a complete Tier 2 system of support for students and network together to share successful SW-PBS practices. During this training, teams receive a continuation of Tier 2 purposes, research, and intervention examples. Teams will work to develop Social Skills Lessons intervention.

It is encouraged you bring a coach, team members and administrator to the meetings.

17. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP Year 1 - Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 North Central Missouri College (Trenton, MO)

Dates: 9/23/2021 to 4/22/2022

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.

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

MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

18. 6-8 Science Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 9/30/2021 to 4/21/2022

Are you wanting to work together as a team collaborating in understanding more about the Science Missouri Learning Expectations (MLEs) and how they relate to instruction and the state 8th grade assessment?
Join us as we take each strand of science and:

> Unpack the MLEs (Identifying the 3-D learning skills and knowledge students need to know)
> Analyze assessment items for alignment, rigor, and depth of thinking
> Create unit assessment performance tasks
> Collaborate in the revision of lessons by utilizing the Continuing Science Instruction Playbook

Optional graduate credit is available

19. NW Curriculum Leader Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: District Curriculum Corrdinators

Dates: 9/30/2021 to 3/1/2022

This network will provide information about current trends and issues in curriculum, instruction and assessment. Participants will be informed about current happenings at DESE, such as: MO Leap Blocks, State identified Priority Standards. Time will be allowed to share ideas of what is working in districts to help improve learning.

Virtual sessions, 9:00-11:00am

20. Special Education Teacher Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: ECSE & K-12 SPED teachers or directors

Dates: 10/4/2021 to 5/2/2022

This teacher network provides special education teachers the opportunity to stay current on DESE compliance updates and effective practices for instruction. This network will focus on the following topics which will include some additions based on participant needs.

> Writing effective present levels and student goal setting
> Preparing students for real-life transitions
> Evidence based/research based instructional strategies
> Differentiating for these hard to reach and teach students
> DESE Compliance Updates and Form Following Processes
> Linking resources and programs to struggling students

Lunch will be provided

Optional graduate available

21. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Maintenance - Coaches Meetings

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Mid-Buchanan School District (Faucett, MO) [map]

Audience: PBS Tier 2 Advanced Team Members

Dates: 10/4/2021 to 3/7/2022

**CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
SW-PBS Coaches/Teams of Tier 2 Maintenance schools will meet together to learn how to strengthen their Tier 2 system of support for students. Teams will be given opportunities to network with other Tier 2 teams and share successful SW-PBS practices.

22. MTDS Emerging II- BTAP Year 2 (Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

Dates: 10/6/2021 to 5/5/2022

Wait List
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 on August 5 & 6 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.

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) content; (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

23. SW-PBS Sustainability

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Coaches, team member, administrators who have completed Tier 1

Dates: 10/12/2021 to 3/15/2022

Has your SW-PBS team noticed a shift in the implementation of your Tier 1 system? If so, this training opportunity will allow team members to systematically evaluate and create a plan to increase implementation with fidelity under the guidance of NW SW-PBS consultants. These sessions are open to coaches, team members, and administrators of schools implementing School-wide Positive Behavior Support that have completed Tier 1 training. Teams will also be given the opportunity to network with other SW-PBS buildings.

24. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Social Skills

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Subway (Gallatin, MO)

Audience: SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Team Members

Dates: 10/21/2021 to 4/13/2022

**CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
SW-PBS Coaches/Teams of Tier 2, Advanced schools will meet together to learn about designing a complete Tier 2 system of support for students and network together to share successful SW-PBS practices. During this training, teams receive a continuation of Tier 2 purposes, research, and intervention examples. Teams will work to develop Social Skills Lessons intervention.

It is encouraged you bring a coach, team members and administrator to the meetings.

Lunch will be provided.

25. Early Childhood Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: PreK Educators

Dates: 10/22/2021 to 3/4/2022

Pre-K Teacher Collaborative Network

The Early Childhood Network is designed to assist the Pre-K teacher in understanding the needs of the young child to be successful in the educational setting. Participants will learn about recent research findings in early childhood including Reggio Emilia instructional strategies to develop and strengthen the skills identified in the Missouri Early Learning Goals. Each session will offer opportunities for sharing and discussion around topics of interest of the network.

Participant learning experiences include:
* Exploring Early Childhood Practices
* Building content skills through the Missouri Learning Goals
* PLAY and why it's critical for young children

26. How Do We Know For Sure: Components of Effective Literacy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Troester Media Center (St. Joseph, MO) [map]

Audience: grade level teachers, title, interventionists, or special education teachers

Dates: 10/28/2021 to 4/1/2022

This series is to understand and align what research says about ‘what works' to the tools you are currently using to increase literacy in your students. This 5-session series of seven modules is anchored in the science of reading. Each module addresses a different component that skilled readers' need. Participants will have the opportunity to examine and see research-based practices modeled with a focus on quality decision-making about instruction and curriculum use, walking away with practical application.

Understanding ‘what works' also allows for more efficient growth of strong readers and/or knowing what to target to provide effective intervention for struggling readers or students with characteristics of dyslexia.

This series must be completed sequentially beginning with Module 1.
Oct. 28 Session 1: Modules 1 & 2 - Introduction along with Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
Dec. 10 Session 2: Module 3-4 - Fluency in Phonics/Spelling Development and Vocabulary
Feb. 4 Session 3: Module 5 - Assessment and Applications for Development
March 14 Session 4: Module 6 - Comprehension
April 1 Session 5: Module 7 - Writing

27. ELA Network Grades 6-12

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: 6-12 Educators

Dates: 11/5/2021 to 3/2/2022

Come join a network of teachers who desire to engage students in content and strategies aligned to MLS in novel ways sparking student inquiry and the love of literacy! The network will also survey participants for needs which can be addressed through our year long journey as a network of teachers. Teachers will walk away with ideas and practical application ready to implement raising the bar for literacy development.

28. MTDS Developing II: Teacher Academy Graduates

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Past Teacher Academy Participants

Dates: 11/9/2021 to 3/21/2022

Teacher Academy Graduates is intended for teachers who have completed the Teacher Academy program and want to continue to build on that experience. TAG begins with a statewide kick-off featuring national expert John Antonetti as it allows participants to continue to deepen knowledge gained from Developing I: Teacher Academy. Attendees will attend four regional meetings to acquire approaches for implementation of successful research-based strategies when working with a group of students and/or peers.

MTDS Competencies addressed:
* Reflective Learner: Engages in On-going Reflective Practice
* Instructional Designer: Develops Research-Based Instruction * Professional: Understands and Promotes the Profession

The State meeting is facilitated by John Antonetti, noted researcher and author. All participants receive a complimentary copy of his book, "Powerful Task Design.”

Regional Meetings
November 9
December 7
January 12
March 21

State Meeting (You must register separately)
September 16

Lunch included. Tuition, transportation, and substitutes will be the responsibility of the school or individual. Partial Scholarships are available
Optional graduate credit is available

29. K-2 Educator Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Kindergarten, First & Second Grade Educators

Dates: 11/15/2021 to 4/26/2022

Teachers are change agents; through working, discussing and sharing together, they have the potential to raise their own individual capabilities and affect positive student change. Participants of the K-2 Network will be introduced to resources and strategies to enhance classroom instruction and effective management strategies. Teachers will create partnerships with colleagues as they explore the updated priority standards in grade-alike teams. Educators will grow together through collaborative discussion, design engaging lessons and strategies and develop a deeper understanding of effective K-2 instruction.

30. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 12/8/2021

Starting Soon
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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

31. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 12/8/2021

Starting Soon
Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

32. MTDS: Regional Grant Information & Planning Sessions - Northwest

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: District Administrators

Dates: 12/8/2021

Starting Soon
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is offering Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grants from the state's allocation of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to address teacher recruitment and retention. The Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) Teacher Development Specialists (TDS) within Missouri's RPDC network are hosting sessions this fall to support grant applicants with planning and submission support. Regional information and planning sessions include:

Grant Information
*Why are the grants being offered?
*What do we need to know about the grants?

Grant Planning
*How do we write a grant plan?
*What should we include in our grant plans?

Grant Resources
*What technical assistance is available to support these grants?
*Who can help us implement the grants?

33. CIS360 ICAP/Course Planner Follow-Up Session

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School - counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, technical support staff and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning or are responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 12/14/2021

Virtual Training Overview
Now that you have had a chance to explore the ICAP grade level components, student course planner or have begun the process to set up the course planner for your school district, you may have questions or need a refresher on specific features.

Prerequisite
This follow-up session is available to participants who have participated in any of the following virtual or on-site trainings:
*CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components
*CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan - Student Course Planner
*CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Registrants may submit questions as a part of registration. Questions via the virtual chat feature will be available during the follow-up session.

Agenda
Training will respond to questions of registrants relating to:
*CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components
*CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan - Student Course Planner
*CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

34. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 12/15/2021

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

35. A.M. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 1/11/2022

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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

36. P.M. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 1/11/2022

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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

37. Section 504 - Everything You Wanted to Know But Was Afraid To Ask

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

Audience: Administrators and 504 Coordinators

Dates: 1/12/2022

New
Join Education Lead Council, Shellie Guin, of Guin-Mundorf, LLC, to take a deep dive into Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This in-person seminar will use real case examples and scenarios to help the audience refine their practices regarding how to determine 504 eligibility, draft a compliant 504 plan, handle difficult discipline matters and more! For everyone from 504 coordinators, counselors, to building administrators, this training will apply to all District staff who implement or oversee 504s.

Lunch provided

38. A.M. Site Administration Management

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 1/13/2022

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 - CareerTrek, 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

39. MTDS: Region 5 Grow Your Own (GYO) Cohort

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 To Be Determined (To Be Determined, MO)

Dates: 1/13/2022 to 3/1/2022

This cohort is designed as an active collaborative regional cohort to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators across the region and to promote resource/information sharing. It will 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), Patty Wilmes, will be hosting and facilitating the 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.

NOTE: This is intended to be a cohort experience, like Teacher Academy or BTAP. Participants sign up for the cohort and are enrolled in all three of the dates.

Lunch included.

40. P.M. Site Administration Management

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 1/13/2022

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 - CareerTrek, 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

41. A.M. Site Administration - Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for managing student portfolios and analyzing student assessment results.

Dates: 1/18/2022

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

42. P.M. Site Administration - Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for managing student portfolios and analyzing student assessment results.

Dates: 1/18/2022

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

43. CareerTrek 1.0

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 1/18/2022

New
Virtual Training Overview
CareerTrek 1.0 is a resource used to expand elementary career awareness. It is a highly interactive platform with a visual format and audio/text instructions. Students can connect careers with interests and skills and engage in brief career overviews. Version 1.0 is for grades 3-5 and contains 3 activity modules plus a career library, is tablet friendly, and is accessible via IP Address connection (no username and password required). This version is not portfolio-based. To inquire about obtaining a CareerTrek 1.0 site or to determine if your school already has one, please contact us at Missouri Connections.

Agenda
This training will cover:
*Requesting Access to CareerTrek 1.0
*Creating a Bookmark or Favorite in Your Internet Browser
*Student Access
*Modules/Activities

44. A.M. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 1/20/2022

Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

45. P.M. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 1/20/2022

Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

46. A.M. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 1/26/2022

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

47. P.M. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 1/26/2022

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

48. Exploring Postsecondary Schools and Financial Aid Using Missouri Connections

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Dates: 1/27/2022

The Education component in the Missouri Connections high school version provides information on postsecondary education options, programs of study and financial assistance.
Training will demonstrate from the student perspective the contents of the Education section including:
* Degree & Certificate Programs
* Programs of Study
* Postsecondary Options
* School Sort and comparison features
* Applications Tracker
* Financial Aid - Missouri Scholarships and Financial Aid Sort

Intended Audience: Middle School and High School counselors, career educators, transition educators, administrators and teachers who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning

49. A.M. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 2/3/2022

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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

50. P.M. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 2/3/2022

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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

51. A.M. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 2/8/2022

Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

52. P.M. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 2/8/2022

Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

53. Employment Exploration Using Missouri Connections

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Gr 7-12 counselors, career educators, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning

Dates: 2/9/2022

The Employment component in the Missouri Connections high school version provides information on how to search for a job, interview techniques, successful work habits as well as a Resume Creator.
Training will demonstrate from the student perspective the contents of the Employment section including:
* Job Search
* Resume Creator
* Job Success

Intended Audience: Middle School and High School counselors, career educators, transition educators, administrators and teachers who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning

54. A.M. Site Administration Management

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 2/16/2022

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 - CareerTrek, 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

55. P.M. Site Administration Management

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 2/16/2022

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 - CareerTrek, 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

56. A.M. Site Administration - Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for managing student portfolios and analyzing student assessment results.

Dates: 2/22/2022

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

57. P.M. Site Administration - Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for managing student portfolios and analyzing student assessment results.

Dates: 2/22/2022

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

58. CareerTrek 1.0

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 2/22/2022

New
Virtual Training Overview
CareerTrek 1.0 is a resource used to expand elementary career awareness. It is a highly interactive platform with a visual format and audio/text instructions. Students can connect careers with interests and skills and engage in brief career overviews. Version 1.0 is for grades 3-5 and contains 3 activity modules plus a career library, is tablet friendly, and is accessible via IP Address connection (no username and password required). This version is not portfolio-based. To inquire about obtaining a CareerTrek 1.0 site or to determine if your school already has one, please contact us at Missouri Connections.

Agenda
This training will cover:
*Requesting Access to CareerTrek 1.0
*Creating a Bookmark or Favorite in Your Internet Browser
*Student Access
*Modules/Activities

59. A.M. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 2/24/2022

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

60. P.M. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 2/24/2022

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

61. A.M. Site Administration Management

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 3/1/2022

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 - CareerTrek, 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

62. P.M. Site Administration Management

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 3/1/2022

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 - CareerTrek, 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

63. A.M. Site Administration - Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for managing student portfolios and analyzing student assessment results.

Dates: 3/3/2022

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

64. P.M. Site Administration - Advanced Features

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for managing student portfolios and analyzing student assessment results.

Dates: 3/3/2022

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

65. CareerTrek 1.0

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Individuals designated as the school site administrator for Missouri Connections as well as personnel who have Missouri Connections staff accounts and are responsible for creating/managing student portfolios.

Dates: 3/3/2022

New
Virtual Training Overview
CareerTrek 1.0 is a resource used to expand elementary career awareness. It is a highly interactive platform with a visual format and audio/text instructions. Students can connect careers with interests and skills and engage in brief career overviews. Version 1.0 is for grades 3-5 and contains 3 activity modules plus a career library, is tablet friendly, and is accessible via IP Address connection (no username and password required). This version is not portfolio-based. To inquire about obtaining a CareerTrek 1.0 site or to determine if your school already has one, please contact us at Missouri Connections.

Agenda
This training will cover:
*Requesting Access to CareerTrek 1.0
*Creating a Bookmark or Favorite in Your Internet Browser
*Student Access
*Modules/Activities

66. A.M. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 3/9/2022

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

67. P.M. CIS360 Course Planner District/Site Setup

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, technical support, and others who will be responsible for the setup of the district course planner.

Dates: 3/9/2022

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

68. A.M. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 3/16/2022

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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

69. Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring Session for April Cycle

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Federal Programs Coordinators, focus on Cohorts in Tiered Monitoring Process

Dates: 3/16/2022

NWRPDC will offer four sessions focusing on the required components for submittal from Cohort 2 Districts. All districts are welcome to attend, but only those included in Cohort 2 will be able to submit documentation. Districts may attend any or all of the sessions. You must register separately for each session.

Target Audience:
Coordinators, teachers, directors or administrators responsible for Federal Programs at building and/or district level

September 8, Session 1
> Review requirements for the October 15, 2021 Tiered Monitoring system submittal
> Resources, documents, examples, and discussion to assist district personnel in assembling the required evidence for the monitoring process
> Technical assistance to evaluate corrective action plans and analyze information required for documentation

December 2, Session 2
> Any October corrective action plans will be reviewed and discussed with information for resubmittal
> Focus on specifics of the December 2021 Tiered Monitoring system submittal requirements
> Forward planning for the February uploads
> Technical assistance to evaluate corrective action plans and analyze information required for documentation

January 19 Session 3
> Any October/December 2021 corrective action plans will be reviewed and discussed with information for resubmittal
> Review deadlines for evidence gathering and planning for February/April 2022 uploads
> Technical assistance to evaluate corrective action plans and analyze information required for documentation

March 16 Session 4
> Any February 2022 corrective action plans will be reviewed and discussed with information for resubmittal
> Review deadlines for evidence gathering and planning for April 2022 uploads
> Technical assistance to evaluate corrective action plans and analyze information required for documentation

70. P.M. CIS360 Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) 8th - 12th Grade Level Components

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 3/16/2022

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.
Note: Training does not include the Student Course Planner portion of the ICAP.

Agenda
Training will demonstrate from a student perspective:
*Access to Missouri Connections CIS360 system
*8th - 12th grade level ICAP Components
*ICAP Print Report

71. A.M. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 3/23/2022

Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

72. P.M. CIS360 Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - Student Course Planner

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: Middle School and High School – counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

Dates: 3/23/2022

Virtual Training Overview
Course Planner is an integral part in the development of a student's Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP). Course Planner allows students to choose a district-defined pathway, which populates recommended courses across grade/subject levels. This 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

73. A Morning of Special Ed Law with Shellie Guin, Partner of Guin-Mundorf, LLC.

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Troester Media Center (St. Joseph, MO) [map]

Audience: Special Education Teachers and Directors

Dates: 4/22/2022

Sponsored by North Central, Northwest Local Administrators of Special Education (LASE) and Northwest RPDC

Shellie Guin has over 20 years experience practicing in the areas of educational law. She has successfully defended school districts against a variety of claims, both in state and federal court on a wide variety of topics including, IDEA, 504, student discipline and FERPA. Plan to spend the morning with this highly entertaining attorney and have your questions and concerns answered in regards to Special Education Law.