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1. MTDS Mastering: Mentoring

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

Audience: Mentors of first or second year teachers

Dates: 9/3/2021 to 5/6/2022

Closed
This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. There are 4 meeting dates.

  • September 3, 2021 (South Central RPDC, Rolla)
  • Attend Emerging I Day 2 with Mentee (Date and location determined individually)
  • Attend Emerging I Day 4 with Mentee (Date and location determined individually)
  • May 6, 2022 (South Central RPDC, Rolla)

    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

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

    All participants are required to bring and wear a face covering while attending this workshop.
  • 2. MTDS Regional Grant Information & Planning Sessions (South Central RPDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: Anyone needing grant information

    Dates: 9/20/2021

    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.

    This session will also be held on October 18th and November 15th. It is the same session offered three different days.

    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?

    All participants are required to bring and wear a face covering while attending this workshop.

    3. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Washington

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Washington District Technology and Learning Center (Washington, MO)

    Audience: First and Second year teachers needing to complete Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 9/21/2021 to 4/26/2022

    Closed
    5 dates for this workshop: 9/21, 10/14, 11/16, 2/15, 4/26.

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years. Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention. This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) [mo-mtds.net].

    This opportunity provides:
    >Networking with other new teachers & 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
    >Copy of Mike Rutherford's "The Artisan Teacher"

    Emerging I meets MO's BTAP certification requirements & emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    >Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust & mutual respect for all
    >Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts & organizational strategies to--(a)promote student interaction; (b)meet student needs & well-being; (c)minimize disruption; (d)allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e)increase & manage student productivity; & (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, &/or experiences; (c)research-based &/or evidence-based strategies; & (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, & high-yield instructional strategies

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $150 is for all dates.

    Lunch provided. Notify us of dietary restrictions at least 7 days in advance.

    4. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Rolla (1st Offering)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 The Red Shed Events Center (Doolittle, MO)

    Audience: First and Second year teachers needing to complete Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 9/22/2021 to 4/20/2022

    Closed
    5 dates for this workshop: 9/22, 10/19, 11/10, 2/16, 4/20.

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years. Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention. This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) [mo-mtds.net].

    This opportunity provides:
    >Networking with other new teachers & 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
    >Copy of Mike Rutherford's "The Artisan Teacher"

    Emerging I meets MO's BTAP certification requirements & emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    >Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust & mutual respect for all
    >Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts & organizational strategies to--(a)promote student interaction; (b)meet student needs & well-being; (c)minimize disruption; (d)allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e)increase & manage student productivity; & (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, &/or experiences; (c)research-based &/or evidence-based strategies; & (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, & high-yield instructional strategies

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $150 is for all dates.

    Lunch provided. Notify us of dietary restrictions at least 7 days in advance.

    5. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - West Plains

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 West Plains- Lybyer Center (West Plains, MO) [map]

    Audience: First and Second year teachers needing to complete Missouri BTAP for certification

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

    5 dates for this workshop: 9/23, 10/20, 11/18, 2/17, 4/21.

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years. Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention. This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) [mo-mtds.net].

    This opportunity provides:
    >Networking with other new teachers & 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
    >Copy of Mike Rutherford's "The Artisan Teacher"

    Emerging I meets MO's BTAP certification requirements & emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    >Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust & mutual respect for all
    >Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts & organizational strategies to--(a)promote student interaction; (b)meet student needs & well-being; (c)minimize disruption; (d)allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e)increase & manage student productivity; & (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, &/or experiences; (c)research-based &/or evidence-based strategies; & (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, & high-yield instructional strategies

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $150 is for all dates.

    Lunch provided. Notify us of dietary restrictions at least 7 days in advance.

    6. MTDS Emerging I (BTAP) - Rolla (2nd Offering)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: First and Second year teachers needing to complete Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 9/30/2021 to 4/27/2022

    Closed
    5 dates for this workshop: 9/30, 10/22, 11/17, 2/16, 4/27.

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years. Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention. This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) [mo-mtds.net].

    This opportunity provides:
    >Networking with other new teachers & 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
    >Copy of Mike Rutherford's "The Artisan Teacher"

    Emerging I meets MO's BTAP certification requirements & emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:
    >Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust & mutual respect for all
    >Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts & organizational strategies to--(a)promote student interaction; (b)meet student needs & well-being; (c)minimize disruption; (d)allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress; (e)increase & manage student productivity; & (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, &/or experiences; (c)research-based &/or evidence-based strategies; & (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, & high-yield instructional strategies

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $150 is for all dates.

    Lunch provided. Notify us of dietary restrictions at least 7 days in advance.

    Face coverings required.

    7. MTDS Emerging II (BTAP 2)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed their Beginning Teacher Assistance Program.

    Dates: 10/13/2021 to 5/4/2022

    4 dates for this workshop: 10/13/21, 1/12/22, 3/9/22, 5/4/22.

    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 receive a copy of this book.

    Emerging II is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) [mo-mtds.net] 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)content; (b)process; (c)product; and/or (d)environment based on analysis of student needs
    >Plans Student Progress Monitoring: Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction
    >Works in a Community of Practice: Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $120 is for all dates.

    Lunch provided. Please notify us of dietary restrictions at least 7 days in advance.

    You must register separately for Statewide meetings on August 5 & 6, 2021.

    Participants required to wear a face covering while attending this workshop.

    8. MTDS Developing I: Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: Classroom teachers and instructional coaches with 3 years of experience

    Dates: 10/15/2021 to 4/15/2022

    There are 6 regional meetings.

  • October 15, 2021
  • November 19, 2021
  • December 10, 2021
  • February 18, 2022
  • March 18, 2022
  • April 15, 2022

    There are 2 statewide meetings. You must register for these dates separately:

  • September 15, 2021
  • January 27, 2022

    Join the South Central Teacher Academy cohort and begin a year-long journey of learning and collaboration. This outstanding opportunity will focus on student engagement, instructional strategies, and selecting high-impact teaching practices. We believe you will leave each meeting eager to implement new learning and perspectives in your own classroom. Application information is posted on our website at rpdc.mst.edu.

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven days in advance.

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $180 is for all dates.

    All participants are required to bring and wear a face covering while attending this workshop.
  • 9. MTDS Regional Grant Information & Planning Sessions (South Central RPDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: Anyone needing grant information

    Dates: 10/18/2021

    Starting Soon
    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.

    This session will also be held on September 20th and November 15th. It is the same session offered three different days.

    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?

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.

    10. MTDS Developing II: Teacher Academy Graduates

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: A teacher who has attended Teacher Academy

    Dates: 11/12/2021 to 3/17/2022

    There are 4 regional meetings.

  • November 12, 2021
  • December 3, 2021
  • January 21, 2022
  • March 17, 2022

    There is 1 statewide meeting. You must register for this date separately:

  • September 16, 2021

    Teacher Academy Graduates, you spent a year with select teachers from our region who wanted to develop their instructional practice, leadership skills, and knowledge by attending Teacher Academy. Continue to grow as a teacher leader and return for a second year! Author and researcher John Antonetti will kick off the academy with a State Teacher Academy Grads training and continue work with "17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong".

    Who qualifies for Grads? A teacher who has attended Teacher Academy, is committed to sustained professional growth, and who desires to continue that growth with a cadre of teachers dedicated to improving student learning. Come on back for another year! Application information is posted on our website at rpdc.mst.edu.

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven days in advance.

    Scholarship money will be available. Registration fee of $120 is for all dates.

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.
  • 11. MTDS Regional Grant Information & Planning Sessions (South Central RPDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: Anyone needing grant information

    Dates: 11/15/2021

    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.

    This session will also be held on September 20th and October 18th. It is the same session offered three different days.

    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?

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.

    12. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Cohort (South Central RPDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: District GYO program designers/facilitators

    Dates: 2/22/2022

    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.

    This cohort will also meet on March 21st and April 18th. Participants may enroll separately to attend any of these sessions.

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.

    13. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: District Professional Development Committee

    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 and Skill Through Professional Learning
    Develops knowledge/skills to support new teachers by attending mentor, cooperating teacher, and/or PDC training

    Professional: Understands and Promotes the Profession
    Serves as a mentor, coach, cooperating teacher, resource provider, committee member and/or a representative of the local education association

    Professional: Demonstrates Professional Growth and 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.

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.

    14. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Cohort (South Central RPDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: District GYO program designers/facilitators

    Dates: 3/21/2022

    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.

    This cohort will also meet on February 22nd and April 18th. Participants may enroll separately to attend any of these sessions.

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.

    15. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Cohort (South Central RPDC)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E101 Seminar Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

    Audience: District GYO program designers/facilitators

    Dates: 4/18/2022

    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.

    This cohort will also meet on February 22nd and March 21st. Participants may enroll separately to attend any of these sessions.

    If you are attending a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will be applied.

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

    Face coverings are recommended if you are NOT fully vaccinated.