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1. MTDS Emerging II (BTAP 2) - Cohort 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/5/2021 to 5/2/2022

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​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 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 in Missouri.

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) contanet; (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

2. MTDS Emerging II (BTAP 2) - Cohort 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/5/2021 to 5/4/2022

​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 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 in Missouri.

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) contanet; (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

3. MTDS Mastering: Mentoring

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 9/9/2021 to 5/3/2022

This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers.

Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

This opportunity provides:
  • Coaching, observation, and feedback training and support
  • consultant support
  • networking with other mentor teachers
  • opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers
  • competency-based programming

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    I. Professional: Communicates Professionally
  • Develops and applies coaching conversation skills while mentoring aspiring/preparing/emerging teacher
    II. Competencies Related to Coaching & Mentoring Teachers on:
  • Building a Community: Accessing & Building Systemic Services and Supports
  • 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
  • 4. MTDS Developing I: Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/15/2021 to 4/11/2022

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers. Developing I begins with a statewide kick-off event featuring John Antonetti, author of 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong! Developing I is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) and is open to any teacher who has: a)completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO; b)completed at least 3 years of successful teaching; and c)a strong desire for professional improvement.

    This opportunity provides: access to experts (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 & anytime; consultant support; networking with other teachers; and competency-based programming.

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

    Teachers must complete the APPLICATION process before registering.

    5. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/21/2021 to 4/19/2022

    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 Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

    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

    6. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/23/2021 to 4/21/2022

    Closed
    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 Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

    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

    7. MTDS Developing II: Teacher Academy Graduates (TAG) SOUTHEAST

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 11/11/2021 to 3/24/2022

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers. Developing II begins with a statewide kick-off event featuring national expert John Antonetti!

    Developing II is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) and is open to any teacher who has:
    * completed Developing I: Teacher Academy
    * a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:
    * access to experts: State Kick-off event with national expert John Antonetti
    * a copy of John's book: Rigorous Task Design
    * consultant support
    * networking with other teachers
    * competency-based programming

    Developing II emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies
    * Reflective Learner: Engages in On-Going Reflective Practice
    * Instructional Designer: Develops Research-Based Instruction
    * Professional: Understands & Promotes the Profession

    This year-long cohort experience is designed to further develop the teacher's deep pedagogical practices and to practice the leadership skills that are part of being a true master teacher.

    Grads complete an action research project over the course of the year. Participation requires five total days: a one-day fall statewide kickoff session held in September and four regional meeting days held throughout the year.

    You must register separately for the Statewide meeting on September 16, 2021.

    8. MTDS: Regional Grant Information & Planning (Southeast)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 11/17/2021

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

    Regional information and planning sessions include:

    Grant Information
    ** Why are the grants being offered?
    ** What do we need to know about the grants?
    Grant Planning
    ** How do we write a grant plan?
    ** What should we include in our grant plans?
    Grant Resources
    ** What technical assistance is available to support these grants?
    ** Who can help us implement the grants?

    9. MTDS: Grow Your Own (GYO) Cohort (Southeast)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 2/17/2022 to 5/10/2022

    These cohorts are designed as active collaborative regional cohorts to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators across the region and to promote resource/information sharing. They support the implementation of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools.

    Your regional MTDS (mo-mtds.net) Teacher Development Specialist (TDS) will be hosting and facilitating cohort gatherings. Guest speakers and additional learning opportunities will be organized to meet cohort needs. On-going technical assistance and guidance for the DESE Recruitment Grant will be provided by your MTDS TDS.

    10. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Audience: Professional Development Committee (PDC) Chairs, Committee Members, and Administrators

    Dates: 2/23/2022

    This program offers learning and support for teachers and administrators serving on the district's professional development committee.

    Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC) is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net).

    This opportunity provides:
  • access to updates to professional learning standards, guidelines, and requirements
  • facilitation of team planning processes
  • opportunities for regional team networking
  • competency-based programming

    Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC) emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
  • Reflective Learner: Increases Knowledge & Skill Through Professional Learning
    Develops knowledge/skills to support new teachers by attending mentor, cooperating teacher, and/or PDC training
  • Professional: Understands & Promotes the Profession
    Serves as a mentor, coach, cooperating teacher, resource provider, committee member and/or a representative of the local educational association
  • Professional: Demonstrates Professional Growth & Development
    Demonstrates learning gained from: (a) committee work; (b) mentor training; (c) providing resources; and (d) observing, coaching, and providing feedback to aspiring, preparing, and emerging teachers

    A small panel of experienced professional development committee members will be available to share their experiences, approaches, and answer questions. It is recommended to bring your PD plan and CSIP.