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1. MTDS Mastering: Mentoring First-Year Teachers

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 TBA - NE RPDC (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: Mentors of teachers enrolled in Emerging I (BTAP)

Dates: 9/10/2021 to 5/2/2022

DATES*: September 10, October 19 (with mentee), 2021; February 14 (with mentee), May 2, 2022
*Mentors may choose to attend only the 2 sessions with their mentee or may attend all 4 sessions. To receive the new Mastering: Mentoring certificate, mentors must attend all 4 sessions.

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman TBD

COST: $100 - scholarships available

This program offers learning and support for mentors of first-year teachers enrolled in Emerging I (2-4 sessions). Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS).

This opportunity provides--
>coaching, observation, and feedback training and support;
>MTDS consultant support;
>regional networking with other mentor teachers;
>opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers; and
>competency-based programming.

Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
Professional: Communicates Professionally - Develops and applies coaching conversation skills while mentoring aspiring/preparing/emerging teacher; as well as
>>>>Competencies Related to Coaching & Mentoring Teachers:
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; and
Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals.

2. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Dates: 9/20/2021 to 4/20/2022

DATES: Sept 20, Oct 19, Nov 15, '21; Feb 14, Apr 20, ‘22
TIME: 9-3
LOCATION: Truman TBA
COST: $300 - scholarships available

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Research shows effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018). This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) [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; and
>a copy of The Artisan Teacher by Mike Rutherford;
>and more.

Emerging I meets MO'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.

3. MTDS: Regional Grant Information & Planning Workshop - Northeast Region-Palmyra

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Palmyra, MO (Palmyra, MO)

Dates: 10/13/2021

MTDS = Missouri Teacher Development System [mo-mtds.net]

DATE: Wednesday, October 13, 2021

TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm

LOCATION: Northeast MO Electric Power Co-op - 3705 N. Business 61, Palmyra

COST: Free

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.

To offer grant applicants planning and submission support, the Northeast RPDC MTDS Specialist is providing districts with an opportunity to attend a Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grant Information and Planning Workshop.

This workshop will provide participants with-
Grant Information
>>Why are the grants being offered?
>>What do we need to know about each of 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?

This workshop is also offered on September 30 and November 5. All 3 workshops will provide the same information.

4. MTDS: Regional Grant Information & Planning Workshop - Northeast Region-Macon

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Macon, MO (Macon, MO)

Dates: 11/5/2021

MTDS = Missouri Teacher Development System [mo-mtds.net]

DATE: Friday, November 5, 2021

TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm

LOCATION: Blees Room at Lakeview Towers - 1404 S. Missouri St. (Hwy 63), Macon

COST: Free

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.

To offer grant applicants planning and submission support, the Northeast RPDC MTDS Specialist is providing districts with an opportunity to attend a Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grant Information and Planning Workshop.

This workshop will provide participants with-
Grant Information
>>Why are the grants being offered?
>>What do we need to know about each of 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?

This workshop is also offered on September 30 and October 13. All 3 workshops will provide the same information.

5. *MTDS: Grow Your Own [GYO] Cohort - Northeast Region

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Various Locations in NE RPDC Region (Various, MO)

Audience: Northeast Region School District Grow Your Own Designers/Facilitators

Dates: 2/18/2022 to 4/15/2022

MTDS = Missouri Teacher Development System [mo-mtds.net]

DATES: Fridays - February 18, March 11, and April 15, 2022

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Various Locations in the NE Region TBD

COST: $135 - for all 3 meetings, includes lunch

This regional cohort is designed as an active collaborative cohort to connect district Grow Your Own (GYO) program designers/facilitators across the northeast region and to promote resource and information sharing. The Northeast Regional MTDS Teacher Development Specialist (TDS) will be hosting and facilitating cohort meetings. Guest speakers and additional learning opportunities will be organized to meet cohort needs. On-going technical assistance and guidance for the DESE GYO Recruitment Grant will be provided by your MTDS TDS.