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1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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

6. Transition Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: All Educators, Transition/work Experience Coordinators, Special Education Directors, & Administrators

Dates: 6/1/2022 to 6/2/2022

Transition Academy is designed to help educators plan for College and Career readiness and positive post-secondary outcomes for students with an IEP. Participants will understand the components of Indicator 13, compliance for transition, how to plan post-secondary outcomes, and self-determination strategies and skills. Great detail will be provided in the areas of:
* Transition Assessments
* Student Participation in future planning

Lunch on your own

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you complete additional course work.

7. Fine Arts Instructional Implementation

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Fine Arts Teachers, Administrators, & Curriculum Directors

Dates: 6/6/2022 to 6/15/2022

In Missouri, local school boards and administrators make curriculum decisions tailored to the needs of their students and communities. This interactive workshop series will allow participants to work through the Missouri Fine Arts Learning Standards that were adopted by the state Board of Education in April 2019.

Day 1: Roger Kelley, DESE Arts Education Director, will explain the expectations and implementation process for a greater level of understanding. Time for questions/answers will be allotted.

Day 2: Participants will define artistic literacy and identify reading comprehension skills students use when reading music, art, theatre, and dance.

Day 3: To help participants apply this information into their own instructional planning, we will be offering a work day lead by Roger Kelly.

8. Reading Strategies Across the Content

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 7-12 Teachers using informational text

Dates: 6/7/2022

Ever wonder why your students struggle to understand the information they read or are assigned from your classroom? Are they reading below grade level but can discuss information provided in class? Join us as we take a look at how we can deepen comprehension using your content resources and classroom materials. This hands-on training will apply strategies to support students who can't seem to grasp grade level reading in content areas. Participants will:
* Gain tools to enhance comprehension
* Walk away with strategies to support students in content areas

Lunch on your own.

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you take an additional learning training and complete additional course work for both.

9. Fine Arts: Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Fine Arts Teachers, Administrators, & Curriculum Directors

Dates: 6/7/2022

Roger Kelley, DESE Arts Education Director, will help participants define artistic literacy and identify reading comprehension skills students use when reading music, art, theatre, and dance.

10. Check and Connect

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 6/8/2022

Check and Connect is a comprehensive intervention designed to help marginalized, disengaged students in grades K-12. Through structured mentoring intervention in school, Check & Connect is used to promote relationship-building, problem-solving, and the systematic use of data to enhance engagement and learning for student success. In this workshop, participants will learn about the Check & Connect intervention and how to implement it in their school.

Rather than dropout prevention, Check & Connect emphasizes school completion. It seeks to help students graduate from high school with social, emotional, and academic competence. As a Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention, Check & Connect is designed to work with existing successful school-wide initiatives, not to replace them.

This Check & Connect workshop is Comprehensive Implementation Training for school teams that should include administrators and mentors.
After training, team identifies district mentors who will then attend a 1 Day Onsite Training for Mentor Support. Ongoing support by trainers available as needed with additional support provided through online resources.

Lunch on our own

11. Special Education Boot Camp

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers, Directors, Process Coordinators

Dates: 6/13/2022 to 6/14/2022

New to the profession, need a refresher? Join us as we look at "Special Education”. This session is designed to help answer the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How's, we have and assist educators as they navigate working in this role. Participants will receive information to support them in the following areas:
* Understanding the process of determination
* How to read and write evaluation reports
* Writing present levels and goals
* Working with parents, teachers, and students
* Writing behavior plans, accommodations, and modifications

Lunch on your own

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you complete additional course work.

This two-day training will also be offered on August 1 & 2

12. Career Exploration Doesn't Have to Wait - Get Started Now with CareerTrek!

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Grades K-5: counselors, teachers, administrators, curriculum directors, transition educators, career educators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning

Dates: 6/15/2022

CareerTrek 2.0/3.0 is the exciting new update to Missouri Connections' elementary career exploration resource. It is still a highly interactive platform with a visual format and audio/text instructions where students can connect careers with interests and skills and engage in brief career overviews. What's new:
* An update to the 3 previously existing activities/modules
* 3 NEW activities/modules
* Portfolio-based access that allows students to save their information - AND those portfolios can be transferred to the Junior and High School Version of Missouri Connections
* The Career Creator tool that allows students to create and draw their own career after completing each activity/module
* CCI Quick Pic - an elementary version of the popular Career Cluster Inventory
* Site Administration accounts that allow educators to access student portfolios and run reports
* Curriculum/activities to assist educators in the implementation of the platform in the classroom

13. Fine Arts Curriculum Work Day

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Fine Arts Teachers, Administrators, & Curriculum Directors

Dates: 6/15/2022

You must have attended the Fine Arts Instructional Session on March 17 to attend this work day

Need some time to work through your learning and apply it to your Fine Arts curriculum? Roger Kelley, DESE Arts Education Director, will be continuing on what you experienced on March 17. This training will include additional modeling and practice/work time with his coaching assistance available. Please bring copies of curriculum forms/formats your district uses (if any) and necessary information or resources to write curriculum (i.e. texts or method books).

14. Writing: The Love-Hate Relationship

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 2-6 Educators

Dates: 6/20/2022

Intimidating. Unmanageable. Scary. Overwhelming. Are we right? Well, what would you think if we told you that it doesn't have to be that way? Attending this session will provide you with strategies to guide your students in creating a toolbox to increase literacy, while they unknowingly fall in love with writing. In this session, we will dive into the discovery of how interactive strategies can be used to:
* Build desire and confidence
* Develop collaborative goal-setters
* Ensure students' find their inner voice
* Incorporate ELA standards to generate motivation that results in volumes of authentic student writing
* Read like a writer and write for a reader! Gains will come in both.

Lunch on your own.

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you take an additional learning training and complete additional course work for both.

15. Practical Application of Evidence-Based Practices for Learners with Autism

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Dates: 6/20/2022

This presentation will cover in depth, evidence-based practices for learners with autism. Strategies will focus on proactive supports but will also cover how to utilize the evidence-based practices during times of escalated or challenging behavior. The morning session will cover Pre-K-12 strategies and the afternoon will break out and cover age/grade specific content. The afternoon session will be a make-and-take where attendees will be broken up into Pre-K /elementary and secondary groups to create materials to take back to their classrooms.

If you attended the March session, "Introduction to Autism 101” this is the follow up you requested!

Lunch provided

16. Developing Assessment Capable Learners

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 General Educators and Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/21/2022 to 6/22/2022

DACL training provides teachers with an effective teaching/learning practice with a very high effect size for student growth. This training shows teachers how becoming an Assessment Capable learner can benefit students. Teachers will learn to identify what an assessment capable learner is, and how to use current practices as a base point for next steps. In addition, teachers will:
* Reflect and discuss strategies they currently use for developing assessment capable learners.
* Identify the benefits of developing assessment capable learners.
* Learn about the importance of the following questions:
What does it mean to develop assessment capable learners?
How do I already implement pieces of assessment capable learners?
Where do I go from here?


Lunch on your own.

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you complete additional course work.

17. Federal Programs Consolidated Application Workshop for 2022-2023

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: : Federal Programs coordinators or District personnel responsible for Federal Programs Consolidated Application, compliance plans, tiered monitoring, and / or federal programs implementation.

Dates: 6/22/2022

New
*General FedPro Update and review of program requirements for Title 1A, Title 2A, Title 4A etc
*Consolidated Application & Plans 2022-2023 including budget updates and revisions, updates for required plans and needs assessments
*Navigating the Federal Programs ePeGs system including submittal for the 2022-2023 Consolidated Application
*Information and resources regarding Title programs, uses of funds, programmatic information for targeted assistance and schoolwide implementation
*Tiered Monitoring requirements - Yearly requirements for tracking documentation for all district's federal programs will be reviewed.
*Focus will be on the initial submittal due October 15, 2022.

Cohort 3 districts are required to submit tiered monitoring documentation during 2022-2023.

This is an informal format and will focus on the questions of the LEA staff participating. LEA questions and issues will be addressed as needed to provide information to participants.

Note: If district staff intend to engage in the epegs system during the June 22, 2022 workshop, participants will need a 1) laptop or device w/ Internet capability, 2) Prior FedPro Access & 3) Authority Level granted by district data manager. (Access to the DESE system is dependent on the status of the Federal Programs website application on June 15.)

18. Hidden Treasures: Navigating DESE for Instructional Resources

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Classroom and SPED teachers, Administrators, Curriculum Directors

Dates: 6/23/2022

Ahoy mateys, as a classroom teacher do you struggle to find helpful resources to use in your instruction? Look no further than the DESE website! Use the DESE website as your map to explore a plethora of resources to fill your teacher treasure chest. Come explore the gems DESE has to make navigating the "seas of instruction,” your bountiful prize. During this session, participants will learn:
* Where to locate and use various resources such as, MOLEAP Blocks, Item Specifications, Literacy Strategies
* Plan a lesson using resources from one of the websites explored
* Align lessons to MLS

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you take an additional learning training and complete additional course work for both.

19. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Behaviors in the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Pre-K to Grade 1 Educators

Dates: 6/28/2022

Has behavior in your classroom taken a tumble? Developing a system to create an age appropriate positive classroom environment can be as easy as A-B-C! Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Behaviors in the Classroom will teach participants:
* Developmentally appropriate considerations for the 3-7 year old brain
* Research and evidenced based components to create a positive classroom culture and environment
* System for addressing classroom managed behavior starting day one of their school year

Lunch on your own.

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you take an additional learning training and complete additional course work for both.

20. 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: 6/28/2022 to 4/5/2023

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.

21. Great 8

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Classroom and SPED teachers, Administrators, Counselors

Dates: 6/29/2022

Are the daily demands of behavior management in your classroom getting you down? Join us to learn proven strategies that will assist in this dilemma. Participants in this session will learn how to implement the 8 Effective Teaching and Learning Practices that are research and evidence based. These practices will then lead into a discussion of function-based thinking that will help classroom teachers identify the purpose of student behavior. Use of these practices will increase the engagement of your students while increasing the likelihood of the appropriate behavior occurring in your classroom. Participants will:
* Gain a working knowledge of the 8 Effective Teaching and Learning Practices
* Become familiar with function-based thinking to manage behavior in the classroom
* Be able to implement the 8 Effective Teaching and Learning Practices in their classroom
* Identify a student's function of behavior

Lunch on your own.

Optional 1 hour graduate credit available if you take an additional learning training and complete additional course work for both.