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1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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

Starting Soon
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.

4. 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

Starting Soon
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.

5. Effective Behavioral Management Using the 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

Starting Soon
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.

6. MSIP 6 Informational Meeting for Northwest Area Superintendents

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: District Administrators

Dates: 6/29/2022

Starting Soon
Join Northwest area supervisor, Nancy Greeley, as she walks through all essential components of the MSIP 6 accountability system. Nancy will give an overview of the performance and continuous improvement standards. The presentation will include information on key components including CSIP, response to standards, survey and scoring guides. She will outline what a district can expect as well as some helpful tips to ensure district clarity of all expectations and processes.

7. CSIP: What Districts Need to Know in Preparation for MSIP 6

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: District Administrators

Dates: 6/29/2022

Starting Soon
A key component within MSIP 6 is that every district has a high-quality Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP). Nancy Greeley, Northwest area supervisor, will walk participants through the essential look-fors of a quality CSIP, as well as be sharing helpful guidance documents to support school districts through the process. This meeting is highly relevant to all districts, those in-progress or starting the process from scratch.

8. Let Them Play TO Learn!

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Early Childhood and Preschool Teachers

Dates: 6/30/2022

Starting Soon
Young children's work of play should be celebrated and viewed as rigorous learning. Participants in this workshop will learn how to connect the Missouri Early Learning Goals in a professional way to curriculum. We will develop and name the learning targets and success criteria found in the work of play. "Every child deserves the chance to play. It's not a privilege. It's their right.” -Eric Byrnes. Learn how to define children's work according to the state of Missouri and as professionally as the K-12 teachers in your school.
* Discover how to create classroom invitations and centers that provoke children to learn intentionally from their play
* Explore varying ways to implement the Missouri Early Learning Goals into a child's work of play
* Create common formative assessments to assess student learning during the work of play

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. Falling Below: Helping Students Rise in Literacy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-3 Educators

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

How do we respond when the students aren't learning? Let's take a look at students who drop or fall below the 40 percentile on district assessments. Some students continue to fall below the benchmark, but there are answers! Student scores can soar when effective practices are put into play. These steps to empower your instructional time will be addressed through:
* How to identify or confirm the correct skills are addressed
* Matching student needs to data and instruction
* Determining priority and focus of instruction within: whole group, small group, intervention

Lunch on your own.

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

10. LETRS for Early Childhood Educators

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 7/11/2022 to 1/27/2023

Participants must purchase LETRS Early Childhood Educator manual and online course from Lexia Learning (1-800-547-6747, ext. 5136), prior to the first session.

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

11. Monitoring Student Learning Effectively

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 7/12/2022

Have you ever wondered: Am I assessing to the level of the standard? Do I need to give a written test at the end of every chapter? Is the test in the book the right test to give? This session will assist you in developing assessments that will determine students' understanding of the standard; how to analyze and keep records; and provide next steps for instruction. During this session, participants will learn:
* Use of learning targets to make assessments
* Multiple ways to assess student learning without students feeling like they are being tested
* More than one way to keep data records
* How to decide what's next in student learning

Lunch on your own.

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

12. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling - (St Joseph)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

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

Dates: 7/12/2022 to 3/17/2023

Closed
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.

13. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (St Joseph)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

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

Dates: 7/14/2022 to 4/4/2023

Closed
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.

14. How to Bring Clarity to Student Outcomes

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators

Dates: 7/19/2022

New Domain Session
Clarity in teaching and learning is the one thing that makes a significant impact on the growth in learning for students in any classroom. In this session, teachers gain clarity through constructing learning intentions and success criteria aligned to the standards that allow students to identify where they are going, how they are progressing and where they will go next and focuses on answering two critical questions:
1) How can clarity improve teaching and learning?
2) How does clarity serve as the foundation for other powerful, evidence-based practices?

During this session, participants will:
* Reflect on why they need to gain clarity
* Craft learning intentions and success criteria


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

15. Developing Quality IEPs with Compliance

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

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

Dates: 7/20/2022

The IEP is key to providing services for special education students. This training will review the process of developing and writing an IEP. Learn how to:
* Recognize and apply best practices in preparing for an IEP meeting
* Write a present level of academic achievement and functional performance
* Write SMART goals and relate to the student's needs
* Know and understand all components of the IEP

Lunch on your own

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

16. Standards-Referenced Grading and Proficiency Scales

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators, Curriculum Directors

Dates: 7/20/2022 to 7/21/2022

What is the purpose of a proficiency scale? A clear learning target provides students with what they should know, but it does not provide guidance regarding the building blocks necessary to attain the goal. Proficiency scales articulate learning progressions for each prioritized standard. Well-articulated sequence of knowledge and skills makes it much easier to provide students with feedback. Once proficiency scales have been created, how do you use them to assess student's level of proficiency? We will explore different assessment methods, look at sample assessment questions that align to scales, and have the opportunity to generate summative scores. During this session, participants will:
* Learn how to develop proficiency scales
* Identify the different levels of a proficiency scale
* Create a proficiency scale
* Learn different assessment methods
* Learn ways to figure meaningful grades

Lunch on your own.

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

17. LETRS: Volume 2, Units 5-8

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 7/22/2022 to 3/27/2023

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.

18. Kagan Cooperative Learning Days 1-5

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PreK-12 grade educators, administrators

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

Closed
Create full student engagement with Kagan Structures-simple yet powerful cooperative learning instructional strategies. Supported by a large body of scientific research, and proven effective in countless classrooms, schools, and districts, this revolutionary way to teach is transforming teaching and learning. See how easy it is use teamwork and pairs to create a greater level of engagement than you imagined possible, even for your reluctant learners. We're not talking about group work. We're talking the real deal, and knowing the difference is the difference between engaging some and engaging all students. When we engage all students, they all learn more. And because the structures are so cooperative and interactive, they work wonders for students' social skill development.
Topics include:
* Classbuilding
* Teambuilding
* Multi-Structural Lesson
* PIES
* Social Skills
* Interpersonal Functions
* Lesson Planning
* Cooperative Projects

If there are 3 teachers from a district attending, the principal from that district may attend free.

Lunch is on your own; optional two hours graduate credit available.

Hotel/Housing information in Maryville, MO:

Bearcat Inn & Suites- 660-562-2002
Holiday Inn Express - 660-562-9949
Cobblestone Inn & Suites - 660-224-2222

Optional Special Discount Package of Kagan materials available! Additional $149. Contact the RPDC at 800-663-3348 for more information or to order.

19. Kagan Cooperative Learning Days 3-5

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PreK-12 grade educators, administrators

Dates: 7/27/2022 to 7/29/2022

Create full student engagement with Kagan Structures-simple yet powerful cooperative learning instructional strategies. Supported by a large body of scientific research, and proven effective in countless classrooms, schools, and districts, this revolutionary way to teach is transforming teaching and learning. See how easy it is use teamwork and pairs to create a greater level of engagement than you imagined possible, even for your reluctant learners. We're not talking about group work. We're talking the real deal, and knowing the difference is the difference between engaging some and engaging all students. When we engage all students, they all learn more. And because the structures are so cooperative and interactive, they work wonders for students' social skill development.
Topics include:
* Classbuilding
* Teambuilding
* Multi-Structural Lesson
* PIES
* Social Skills
* Interpersonal Functions
* Lesson Planning
* Cooperative Projects

If there are 3 teachers from a district attending, the principal from that district may attend free.

Lunch is on your own; optional two hours graduate credit available.

Hotel/Housing information in Maryville, MO:

Bearcat Inn & Suites- 660-562-2002
Holiday Inn Express - 660-562-9949
Cobblestone Inn & Suites - 660-224-2222

Optional Special Discount Package of Kagan materials available! Additional $149. Contact the RPDC at 800-663-3348 for more information or to order.

20. Special Education Boot Camp

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 8/1/2022 to 8/2/2022

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 June 13 & 14

21. MTDS Developing A: Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 educators

Dates: 8/1/2022 to 4/28/2023

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

-completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO

-completed at least 3 years of successful teaching

-a strong desire for professional improvement

This opportunity provides:

-State Kick-off event with national expert, John Antonetti

-a copy John's book: 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong

-access to on-demand learning modules to enrich teacher learning anywhere and anytime

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

Developing A emphasizes these MTDS Competencies:

Community Builder: Works in a Community of Practice (Shares innovative practices and revisions to instruction obtained from conducting action research and the use of emerging research within a community of practice)

Reflective Learner: Engages in Ongoing Reflective Practice (Reflects on, in, and for practice, focusing on: (a)directing future instruction by reflecting; and (b)monitoring progress, evaluating results, and adjusting instruction based on the use of action research and student growth data)

Instructional Designer: Uses Data to Make Decisions (Designs and adjusts lessons &/or learning goals in response to ongoing analysis of student needs based on multiple sources of data to meet individual learning needs and promote student progress)

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

22. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

Dates: 8/2/2022 to 2/21/2023

This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

This opportunity provides:

-coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

-consultant support

-regional networking with other mentor teachers

-opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

-competency-based programming

 

Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

23. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(St. Joseph)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

Dates: 8/2/2022 to 2/21/2023

This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

This opportunity provides:

-coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

-consultant support

-regional networking with other mentor teachers

-opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

-competency-based programming

 

Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

24. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

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

This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

This opportunity provides:

-coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

-consultant support

-regional networking with other mentor teachers

-opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

-competency-based programming

 

Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

25. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (St Joe)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

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

Closed
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.

26. Leadership Academy - Northwest RPDC

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Building Leaders in year 3 and beyond

Dates: 8/3/2022 to 4/13/2023

Leadership Academy is part of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). This year-long experience develops effective leaders who:
*Engage with school and community
*Serve as catalysts for meaningful and productive change
*Recognize and develop excellent instruction
*Create and sustain a culture of continuous learning

Leadership Academy is designed for building leaders in Year 3 and beyond.

The program includes includes:
* 3 state meetings: Kickoff (June), Winter Meeting (January) and Graduation (June)
* Outdoor Leadership Experience (October) is held at YMCS Trout Lodge, Potosi
* 5 regional cohort meetings
* Legislative visit

You must register here for Regional Meetings AND on the Leadership Academy Site for the State Meetings.


Fee includes program registration regional meetings. Transportation and lodging to state meetings is not included. An additional $300 fee will be paid to YMCA of the Ozarks for OLE.

27. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 8/3/2022 to 3/21/2023

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.

28. Leadership Teams: Empowering Teachers, Elevating Student Learning Outcomes

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: District Leadership Teams

Dates: 8/4/2022 to 5/3/2023

Did you know that collective teacher efficacy is the most powerful influence leading to impact in schools? Looking to build capacity in a school-wide leadership team that focuses on elevating the teaching and learning experiences of all students? Let us help you by providing leadership learning experiences for your team members. Come learn with and from other school teams in the same room!

Training highlights:
* Empowering teachers through shared leadership
* Developing a collaborative culture
* Goal setting: Where are we? Where are we going? Best path to get there?
* Exploring new ways to tackle challenges
* Aligning practices
* Designing professional learning that leads to impact

Leadership Teams include the principal and designated faculty members. It is important that Leadership Teams include adequate representation from grade levels and disciplines to positively influence change and growth, generally a minimum of 4 staff plus the administrator.

Fee is $200 per team per session ($1,000 total per team); $50 per session for each additional person. Lunch included.

29. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 8/4/2022 to 5/2/2023

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.

30. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (St Joseph)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/24/2023

New
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.

31. Paraprofessionals: A Vital Team Member

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Para-Professionals

Dates: 8/5/2022

Join us as we address key factors and information needed to be successful in the role of a paraprofessional. This session will include interactive engagement activities and focus on strategies to use while working with students in the school setting. Participants will:
* Explore Disability Categories
* Develop an Understanding of Behavior
* Examine the paras various roles and responsibilities
* Understand the importance of collaboration
* Identify personal needs and how to provide self-care

This training will also be offered on August 11

32. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 - Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: First Year Teachers

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

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

This opportunity provides:

-networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

-just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

-awareness of the phases of a new teacher

-relationship-building skills

-on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

  • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
  • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

-promote student interaction

-meet student needs and well-being

-minimize disruption

-allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

-increase & manage student productivity

-encourage self-directed student learning

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

-lesson targets

-activities, tasks, and/or experiences

-research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

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

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

33. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 -St. Joseph)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: First Year Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2022 to 3/15/2023

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

This opportunity provides:

-networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

-just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

-awareness of the phases of a new teacher

-relationship-building skills

-on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

  • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
  • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

-promote student interaction

-meet student needs and well-being

-minimize disruption

-allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

-increase & manage student productivity

-encourage self-directed student learning

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

-lesson targets

-activities, tasks, and/or experiences

-research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

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

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

34. MTDS Emerging B- BTAP Year 2 (Maryville)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Dates: 8/9/2022 to 3/31/2023

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

This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging B includes a statewide event on October 19 featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

This opportunity provides:

-access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

-access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

Plans Student Progress Monitoring

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

Works in a Community of Practice

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

35. MTDS Emerging B- BTAP Year 2 (Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Dates: 8/9/2022 to 3/30/2023

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

This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging B includes a statewide event on October 19 featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

This opportunity provides:

-access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

-access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

Plans Student Progress Monitoring

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

Works in a Community of Practice

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

36. New to School-Wide PBS

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

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

Dates: 8/9/2022

All buildings experience turnover at one level or another each year. If your building has created a School-wide Positive Behavior Support system and desires to maintain fidelity of implementation, it's important to train new staff and administrators in the system. New to SW-PBS is designed to meet this need. The session will include an introduction to SW-PBS and its system pieces, as well as an opportunity for a representative from your existing SW-PBS team to share specific artifacts from your building's system. Save time and ensure fidelity of implementation by sending your new staff and a building coach to this session. During this session, participants will:
* Gain a working knowledge of the essential components of SW-PBS and how they are being implemented in your specific building
* Familiarize new staff with the specific artifacts being utilized in their SW-PBS building
* Gain a working knowledge of the 8 Effective Teaching and Learning Practices

37. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 -Trenton)

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: First Year Teachers

Dates: 8/10/2022 to 3/22/2023

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

This opportunity provides:

-networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

-just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

-awareness of the phases of a new teacher

-relationship-building skills

-on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

  • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
  • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

-promote student interaction

-meet student needs and well-being

-minimize disruption

-allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

-increase & manage student productivity

-encourage self-directed student learning

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

-lesson targets

-activities, tasks, and/or experiences

-research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

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

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

38. Paraprofessionals: A Vital Team Member

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Cameron School District (Cameron, MO) [map]

Audience: PK-12 Para-Professionals

Dates: 8/11/2022

Join us as we address key factors and information needed to be successful in the role of a paraprofessional. This session will include interactive engagement activities and focus on strategies to use while working with students in the school setting. Participants will:
* Explore Disability Categories
* Develop an Understanding of Behavior
* Examine the paras various roles and responsibilities
* Understand the importance of collaboration
* Identify personal needs and how to provide self-care

This training will also be offered on August 8

39. Trauma Responsive: Building Student Support Team Capacity

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Nurses, Counselors

Dates: 8/11/2022 to 5/23/2023

Closed
Network is full. We have reached our capacity of teams for this year.

As an educator, you face the impact of trauma in your school every day. Whether it is acute or complex trauma, those experiences disrupt brain activity and can lead students to exhibit disruptive and/or disengaged behaviors. This year-long cohort (6 sessions) requires a team of five* building representatives which could include, but are not limited to: building leader, classroom teacher, counselor, special education teacher, school nurse, school resource officer, etc. School representatives must attend all six sessions.

We will use the Missouri Model for Trauma-Informed Schools to address the underlying causes of trauma, identify student responses and implement highly effective school-wide systems of support.
*School wide teams will be based on the student population.

Session 1) Intro to Trauma - before school starts, Aug 11
Session 2) Reframing Responses to Trauma - first quarter*
Session 3) Missouri Model Implementation - second quarter*
Session 4) Emotional Poverty Part 1 - third quarter*
Session 5) Emotional Poverty Part 2 - fourth quarter*
Session 6) Data Analysis, Reflection, and Next Steps - after close of school year*

Fee is $200 per team per session ($1,200 total per team); $50 per session for each additional person. Lunch included.

40. 6-8 Science Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 8/31/2022 to 3/8/2023

Each new school year, teachers ask themselves, "What do I need to focus on and what can I do differently to improve?” Come join us as we network with other middle school teachers to answer this question. Network participants will:
* Analyze Item Analysis reports for challenging areas
* Network to improve challenging areas and current issues
* Analyze and tweak challenging area and current lessons
* Analyze and tweak challenging area assessments
* Become aware of current Science Updates

Optional graduate credit is available

41. Biology Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 9/1/2022 to 3/9/2023

Each new school year, teachers ask themselves, "What do I need to focus on and what can I do differently to improve?” Come join us as we network with other biology teachers to answer this question. Network participants will:
* Analyze Item Analysis reports for challenging areas
* Network to improve the challenging areas and current issues
* Analyze and tweak the challenging areas (current) lessons
* Analyze and tweak the challenging area assessments*
* Become aware of current Science Updates

Optional graduate credit is available

42. NEW to MAP-A Training

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Teachers, Administrators new or needing a refresher of MAP-A administration

Dates: 9/6/2022 to 9/14/2022

Special Education personnel who are new to the administration of the MAP-A or need to be more familiar with the process, will learn information to equip themselves for full implementation. Participants will learn about the relationship between the MAP-A and the DLM, how to determine eligibility for MAP-A, Timelines for the MAP-A assessment, MAP-A resources, MAP-A terms and vocabulary, and Resources on DESE or DLM website. In addition, they will:
* Understand the similarities and differences for MAP-A ELA, math and science
* Know the responsibilities of test administrators and other school district roles
* Know how to use the Instruction and Assessment Planner
* Be familiar with the Kite® Suite
*Participants will need to bring their school calendars or lesson plan book which will be used as they develop a plan and their own "to do list" for administration of the MAP-A during the 2022-23 school year.
*Participants MUST also download and PRINT the latest version of the Test Administration Manual and the Accessibility Manual.
*Each participant will need to bring a laptop with paper copies or electronic access to the Essential Elements for their particular grade.
A link will be sent to each participant for these documents closer to the training dates.


Lunch provided.

43. Early Childhood Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PreK Educators

Dates: 9/8/2022 to 4/20/2023

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

44. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Dates: 9/8/2022 to 3/28/2023

New

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

Regional Grow Your Own cohorts are designed:

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

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

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



      Lunch included

45. Developing PBL For The Classroom

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Educators and Administrators

Dates: 9/27/2022 to 12/6/2022

PBL is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. Projects are focused on student learning goals and include Essential Project Design Elements. Participants will gain knowledge in how to create a Project/Problem Based Learning experience and learn how Problem/Project-Based Learning can improve their teaching and learning.

46. The Science Practices: Understanding what they are and how to utilize them within lessons

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 9/28/2022

Knowing our state science standards are composed of the 3-dimensional learning: science/engineering practices, core ideas, and cross-cutting concepts, it's important that we teach, practice, and assess all 3-dimensions. Come join us as we dig deeply into one of the 3-dimentions: The Science Practices. Participants will explore 4 of the 8 science practices, gain strategies for their classrooms, and apply knowledge to lessons.

Session 1: Asking Questions Sept. 28
* Learning how to empower students to ask questions themselves. Questions that prompt curiosity, understanding, learning, and transference of knowledge.

Session 2: Planning and carrying out investigations Dec. 7
* Using the instructional model, Learning Cycle (5Es) to plan student centered investigations

Session 3: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions Jan. 31
* Justifying answers using the claim, evidence, reasoning (CER) strategy

Session 4: Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information Apr. 5
* Strategies to gather and communicate results thoroughly

Sessions are independent, however, they will build upon each other. You must register for each session separately.

47. 3-5 Science Network: Understanding and Implementing the MO Science Standards

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 9/29/2022 to 4/6/2023

Each new school year, teachers ask themselves, "How do I tie Science into the other content areas I teach? How do I plan and teach science to best support the 5th grade Science MAP assessment? Come join us as we network with other 3-5 science teachers to answer these questions and more. 3-5 Science participants will:
* Analyze the 5th Grade Item Analysis report for challenging areas
* Unpack and understand the grade level Missouri standards and how they apply to the classroom
* Learn ways to integrate science into other content areas
* Collaborate in the revision of science lessons to incorporate an effective instructional model as seen in the Continuing Science Education Playbook
* Analyze current activities and investigations for rigor and alignment
* Explore ways to assess formatively and tweak current assessments for alignment and rigor
* Become aware of current Science Updates

Optional graduate credit is available

48. Special Education Teacher Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: ECSE & K-12 SPED teachers or directors

Dates: 9/30/2022 to 5/1/2023

This network will provide special education teachers an opportunity to collaborate with others about current trends and needs. We will focus on effective practices related to:

> Instructional Strategies
> Components of the IEP- present level, goal development, transition, and educational benefit
> IEP Process - assessment, discipline, evaluation, forms, etc
> Social Emotional Learning
> DESE Compliance Updates
> Curriculum Implementation

Lunch will be provided

Optional graduate available

49. NW Curriculum Leader Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Virtual (Virtual, MO)

Audience: District Curriculum Corrdinators

Dates: 10/5/2022 to 4/6/2023

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

50. SW-PBS Sustainability

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

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

Dates: 10/11/2022 to 3/2/2023

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.

51. MLDS Advanced Leadership Network

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Experienced School Leaders

Dates: 10/13/2022 to 4/18/2023

Are you an experienced leader looking to expand your professional learning network? Join us as we explore relevant leadership topics that support all leaders in their efforts to create meaningful experiences for both staff and students that lead to long-term sustainability. During this experience, we will: (learning lab, field experience, networking)

-network around high leverage leadership practices that lead to school success
-visit school buildings where we look at processes that support teacher growth and development
-engage in field experiences where we look at innovative practices happening within or outside our area

Contact Tiffany Otto at totto@nwmissouri.edu for further details.

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

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Dates: 10/21/2022

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

53. MTDS Developing B: Teacher Academy Graduates

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Past Teacher Academy Participants

Dates: 10/27/2022 to 3/3/2023

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

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

-completed Developing A: Teacher Academy

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

This opportunity provides:

-State event with national expert, John Antonetti on Sept. 22

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

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

Developing B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

Reflective Learner: Engages in On-Going Reflective Practice (Reflects on, in, and for practice, focusing on: (a) directing future instruction by reflecting; and (b) monitoring progress, evaluating results, and adjusting instruction based on the use of action research and student growth data)

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

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

54. The Science Practices: Understanding what they are and how to utilize them within lessons

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 3-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 12/7/2022

Knowing our state science standards are composed of the 3-dimensional learning: science/engineering practices, core ideas, and cross-cutting concepts, it's important that we teach, practice, and assess all 3-dimensions. Come join us as we dig deeply into one of the 3-dimentions: The Science Practices. Participants will explore 4 of the 8 science practices, gain strategies for their classrooms, and apply knowledge to lessons.

Session 1: Asking Questions Sept. 28
* Learning how to empower students to ask questions themselves. Questions that prompt curiosity, understanding, learning, and transference of knowledge.

Session 2: Planning and carrying out investigations Dec. 7
* Using the instructional model, Learning Cycle (5Es) to plan student centered investigations

Session 3: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions Jan. 31
* Justifying answers using the claim, evidence, reasoning (CER) strategy

Session 4: Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information Apr. 5
* Strategies to gather and communicate results thoroughly

Sessions are independent, however, they will build upon each other. You must register for each session separately.

55. The Science Practices: Understanding what they are and how to utilize them within lessons

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 3-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 1/31/2023

Knowing our state science standards are composed of the 3-dimensional learning: science/engineering practices, core ideas, and cross-cutting concepts, it's important that we teach, practice, and assess all 3-dimensions. Come join us as we dig deeply into one of the 3-dimentions: The Science Practices. Participants will explore 4 of the 8 science practices, gain strategies for their classrooms, and apply knowledge to lessons.

Session 1: Asking Questions Sept. 28
* Learning how to empower students to ask questions themselves. Questions that prompt curiosity, understanding, learning, and transference of knowledge.

Session 2: Planning and carrying out investigations Dec. 7
* Using the instructional model, Learning Cycle (5Es) to plan student centered investigations

Session 3: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions Jan. 31
* Justifying answers using the claim, evidence, reasoning (CER) strategy

Session 4: Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information Apr. 5
* Strategies to gather and communicate results thoroughly

Sessions are independent, however, they will build upon each other. You must register for each session separately.

56. The Science Practices: Understanding what they are and how to utilize them within lessons

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 3-12 Science Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2023

Knowing our state science standards are composed of the 3-dimensional learning: science/engineering practices, core ideas, and cross-cutting concepts, it's important that we teach, practice, and assess all 3-dimensions. Come join us as we dig deeply into one of the 3-dimentions: The Science Practices. Participants will explore 4 of the 8 science practices, gain strategies for their classrooms, and apply knowledge to lessons.

Session 1: Asking Questions Sept. 28
* Learning how to empower students to ask questions themselves. Questions that prompt curiosity, understanding, learning, and transference of knowledge.

Session 2: Planning and carrying out investigations Dec. 7
* Using the instructional model, Learning Cycle (5Es) to plan student centered investigations

Session 3: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions Jan. 31
* Justifying answers using the claim, evidence, reasoning (CER) strategy

Session 4: Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information Apr. 5
* Strategies to gather and communicate results thoroughly

Sessions are independent, however, they will build upon each other. You must register for each session separately.