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1. MLDS Mentor Training - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 6/29/2023

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

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2. MLDS Mentor Training - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 7/19/2023

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

UCM Campus Building and Parking Map

3. MLDS Mentor Training - Virtual - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 7/19/2023

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

4. MLDS Emerging Year 2 for 2023-24 - Central RPDC

Program: RPDC - Central

Audience: Principals and assistant principals that have completed MLDS Emerging Year 1 and their mentors.

Dates: 9/14/2023 to 2/29/2024

The Missouri Leadership Development System provides training and support to building administrators through research-based learning experiences. The regional meetings provide practical knowledge, skills, along with networking opportunities for building administrators. The coaching labs provide hands-on, practical experiences for leaders to improve their skills in developing and growing teachers. The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is an important component to support the effort of all buildings.

The Emerging Year 2 level is designed for second year principals and assistant principals. Principals will continue to be guided by their established mentors. Completion of Emerging Year 1 is a prerequisite for participation in Emerging Year 2 activities. Participation in both Year 1 and Year 2 completes DESE requirements for new administrator mentoring.

Participants need only register one time to attend all sessions. Mentors are encouraged to register but will not be billed or charged for registration.

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5. MLDS Assistant Principal Networking & Support

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 9/18/2023 to 3/21/2024

The Assistant Principal Networking & Support sessions are designed for assistant principals at any level of service or experience. Participants will actively engage in networking with other APs to grow as visionary, innovative, relational, instructional, and managerial leaders.

Although assistant principals may be attending regular MLDS Emerging or Developing Level sessions, the MLDS Assistant Principal Networking and Support sessions are specifically tailored for the assistant principal.

These sessions are open to any assistant principal regardless of previous participation in MLDS activities.

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6. MLDS Developing Level 1 for 2023-24 - Central RPDC

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 9/19/2023 to 3/12/2024

The MLDS Developing Level 1 is designed for principals in their third year of practice. Developing Level 1 (D1)is a continuation of the MLDS Emerging Levels 1 and 2. D1 can also be a complement to those participating in the MLDS Leadership Academy. MLDS D1 in the Central Region includes three sessions on the UCM campus plus a Coaching Lab in a nearby school.

Principals at the Developing Level 1 will continue their study of the five domains of leadership learning new ideas and refining previously learned ideas.

Those intending to register for MLDS Leadership Academy (which includes Outdoor Leadership Academy) must also register by clicking here. The Central Region RPDC charges $500 per person ($600 per person for non-members) for Leadership Academy registration. There is no extra charge for participation in MLDS Developing Level 1 registration with Leadership Academy.

7. Pre-School Cohort

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Early Childhood, Preschool and Early Childhood Special Education Teachers

Dates: 3/1/2024

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Come network with other early childhood educators from across West Central Missouri and share tips & techniques; learn about Pre-K strategies and early numeracy.

8. Introduction to Fluency (K-12)

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Math Teachers

Dates: 3/5/2024

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What does mathematical fluency mean to you? Some might define it as a quick answer, but it is so much more than that! This PD will address how teachers can encourage students to use, work with, and explore numbers in flexible ways. By focusing on meaningful mathematics lessons, teachers are better able to create mathematically fluent students through the understanding of numbers and how they work with each other, rather than rote memorization.

In this PD we will:
**Show how you can increase fluency by building your students' number sense.
**Show how to let your students enjoy and learn mathematics in non-threatening ways.
**Discuss various strategies, tasks, and games that can help develop your students' fluency without creating fear and math anxiety.

Choose to attend sessions for the full day if you would like. Introduction to Math Practices (K-12) will be offered for the afternoon session for this day.

9. Introduction to Math Practices (K-12)

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Math Teachers

Dates: 3/5/2024

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ou may have noticed in the past couple years that your state test data has included a new column labeled "Practices”. This column is referencing the 8 Math Practices and attempts to match each test question to the Math Practice it most closely aligns with. If you would like to learn about what these 8 Math Practices are and how they develop mathematically proficient students, then this is the PD for you. In this PD we will: **Provide an introduction to what the 8 Math Practices are. **Discuss the role of the 8 Math Practices in your classroom and your end-of-year tests


Choose to attend sessions for the full day if you would like. Introduction to Fluency (K-12) will be offered for the morning session for this day.

10. Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Support Plans

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Special Education Teachers, Administrators, and Paras

Dates: 3/19/2024

This training presents a step-by-step guide showing you how to complete a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Support Plan (BSP) in your school. Covered topics include the phases of FBA, collecting and analyzing data, hypothesizing a function of behavior, validating/troubleshooting hypotheses, using evidence-based strategies to construct a multi-component Behavior Support Plan, and teaching support staff to implement the plan.

You will experience:
* Hands on learning opportunities for data collection
* Hypothesizing function, and writing FBAs and BIPs
* Utilizing provided data sheets and materials to collect data

Lunch will be provided.

11. Building Thinking Classrooms: Diving Deeper (Gr. 6-12)

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Math Teachers

Dates: 4/4/2024

This PD is for educators who have already participated in the "Building Thinking Classrooms: Introduction” PD that we offer here at the CRPDC. In this PD we intend to: **Offer an opportunity for teachers to discuss successes and setbacks in implementing BTC strategies in the classroom.
**Look at information in the later chapters we did not cover in the Introduction PD such as thin slicing and questioning.
**Discuss potential ways to integrate BTC ideas into existing curriculum.
**Engage with various curricular tasks.

Bring your BTC book and a device with you! :)
*Lunch will be provided by RPDC

12. Using Base Ten Blocks in Grades 1-3

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: 1st Grade Teachers, 2nd Grade Teachers, 3rd Grade Teachers

Dates: 4/5/2024

This professional development opportunity is designed for 1st through 3rd grade teachers. Are you looking for fun ways to engage your students while deepening their mathematical understandings? Base ten blocks are an effective tool to deepen place value understanding and aid in instruction of addition and subtraction. Join us for some hands-on learning and discover ways to model and use base ten blocks with your students to create conceptual understanding with your students.

In this PD, we will:
**Dive deeper into the Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) framework for understanding through the use of models and manipulatives
**Provide ideas and materials for activities to take back to the classroom

13. Manipulatives and Models for Multiplication and Division in Grades 3-5

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: 3rd grade teachers, 4th grade teachers, 5th grade teachers

Dates: 4/5/2024

This professional development opportunity is designed for 3rd through 5th grade teachers. Are you looking for fun ways to engage your students while deepening their mathematical understandings? Base ten blocks are an effective tool to deepen place value understanding and aid in instruction of multiplication and division. Join us for some hands-on activities and discover ways to model and use base ten blocks with your students to create conceptual understanding with whole numbers.

In this PD, we will:
**Dive deeper into the Concrete, Pictorial, Abstract (CPA) framework for understanding through the use of models and manipulatives
**Provide ideas and materials for activities to take back to the classroom

14. Building Thinking Classrooms: Diving Deeper (Gr. K-6)

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Math Teachers

Dates: 4/8/2024

This PD is for educators who have already participated in the "Building Thinking Classrooms: Introduction” PD that we offer here at the CRPDC. In this PD we intend to: **Offer an opportunity for teachers to discuss successes and setbacks in implementing BTC strategies in the classroom.
**Look at information in the later chapters we did not cover in the Introduction PD such as thin slicing and questioning.
**Discuss potential ways to integrate BTC ideas into existing curriculum.
**Engage with various curricular tasks.

Bring your BTC book and a device with you! :)
*Lunch will be provided by RPDC

15. Math Leaders Round Table (K - 12)

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: 9 Central RPDC (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

Audience: Math Teachers

Dates: 4/15/2024

This session is designed for the math leaders in your building, whether that be a Principal, Coach, Coordinator, or Teacher. We are planning to offer multiple Round Table sessions throughout the year. Currently, we have Round Tables planned for February 1 and April 15, 2024. While the subjects discussed will vary from session to session, the overall intent is to offer a collaborative atmosphere where it is less about "presenters” and "participants”, and more about whole-group discussions.

In these sessions we will:
**Provide an update on the various DESE Resources available to your school/district.
**Provide an opportunity for participants to network with leaders from other districts in the Central Region.
**Discuss effective teaching practices/strategies.
**Discuss activity/technology ideas and how they can be implemented in the classroom.

16. MLDS Mentor Training - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 6/27/2024

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

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17. MLDS Mentor Training - Virtual - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 6/27/2024

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

18. MLDS Mentor Training - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 7/17/2024

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

UCM Campus Building and Parking Map

19. MLDS Mentor Training - Virtual - Invitation Only

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 7/17/2024

Mentors are an integral and required part of the journey of new principals in Missouri. The MLDS Mentor Training is for new MLDS mentors and qualifies you to act as a mentor for principals in the MLDS Emerging Level 1 and/or 2. The training is also for returning mentors that want to brush up on their skills. The MLDS Mentor Training will provide new or returning mentors with a brief background of the process and intention of MLDS, state requirements for mentoring, introduction of MLDS curricula, and specific coaching ideas to make your mentoring experience successful and effective. There is no cost for this training.

Your MLDS Specialists have invited you to this training. You will have the option to participate in any one of two in-person sessions or in any one of two virtual sessions.

Each mentor will need to complete a mentor application, a contract for professional services, and a W-9 form to recieve payment.

20. MLDS 1 - Emerging Year 1 for 2024-2025 - Central RPDC

Program: RPDC - Central

Dates: 7/24/2024 to 2/20/2025

The Missouri Leadership Development System provides training and support to building administrators through research-based learning experiences. The regional meetings provide practical knowledge, skills, along with networking opportunities for building administrators. The coaching labs provide hands-on, practical experiences for leaders to improve their skills in developing and growing teachers. The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is an important component to support the effort of all buildings.

This is the initial phase of MLDS participation. Emerging Year 1 is intended for principals and assistant principals in their first year of service as a leader. Three regional sessions will be held as well as two coaching labs.

Mentors of Emerging Level 1 principals should register for this session, as well.

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21. MLDS 2 - Emerging Year 2 for 2024-2025 - Central RPDC

Program: RPDC - Central

Audience: Principals and assistant principals that have completed MLDS Emerging Year 1 and their mentors.

Dates: 9/12/2024 to 2/27/2025

The Missouri Leadership Development System provides training and support to building administrators through research-based learning experiences. The regional meetings provide practical knowledge, skills, along with networking opportunities for building administrators. The coaching labs provide hands-on, practical experiences for leaders to improve their skills in developing and growing teachers. The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is an important component to support the effort of all buildings.

The Emerging Year 2 level is designed for second year principals and assistant principals. Principals will continue to be guided by their established mentors. Completion of Emerging Year 1 is a prerequisite for participation in Emerging Year 2 activities. Participation in both Year 1 and Year 2 completes DESE requirements for new administrator mentoring.

Participants need only register one time to attend all sessions. Mentors are encouraged to register but will not be billed or charged for registration.

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22. MLDS Assistant Principal Networking & Support 2024-2025

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 9/16/2024 to 3/20/2025

The Assistant Principal Networking & Support sessions are designed for assistant principals at any level of service or experience. Participants will actively engage in networking with other APs to grow as visionary, innovative, relational, instructional, and managerial leaders.

Although assistant principals may be attending regular MLDS Emerging or Developing Level sessions, the MLDS Assistant Principal Networking and Support sessions are specifically tailored for the assistant principal.

These sessions are open to any assistant principal regardless of previous participation in MLDS activities.

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23. MLDS 3 - Developing Level 1 for 2024-2025 - Central RPDC

Program: RPDC - Central

Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

Audience: Building Leaders in Year 3 and Beyond

Dates: 9/17/2024 to 3/11/2025

The MLDS Developing Level 1 is designed for principals in their third year of practice. Developing Level 1 (D1)is a continuation of the MLDS Emerging Levels 1 and 2. D1 is also included for those enrolled in the MLDS Leadership Academy. MLDS D1 in the Central Region includes three sessions on the UCM campus plus a Coaching Lab in a nearby school.

Principals at the Developing Level 1 will continue their study of the five domains of leadership learning new ideas and refining previously learned ideas.

Those intending to register for MLDS Leadership Academy (which includes Outdoor Leadership Experience) must also register by clicking here. The Central Region RPDC charges $500 per person ($600 per person for non-members) for Leadership Academy registration. There is no extra charge for participation in MLDS Developing Level 1 registration with Leadership Academy.

24. MLDS 4 - Continuing Transformational Leadership Cohort 2024-2025 (Year 4 and Beyond)-Central RPDC

Program: RPDC - Central

Audience: Missouri Central Region principals with four or more years of experience.

Dates: 9/25/2024 to 2/11/2025

The Central Region MLDS Transformational Leadership sessions will supply principals and assistant principals with access to learning opportunities to become more effective visionary, instructional, managerial, relational, and innovative leaders. These sessions are open to those principals or assistant principals with at least three years of adminsitrative experience, successful completion of three years of MLDS, and/or completion of Leadership Academy.

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