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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

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 Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring Cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 7/22/2022 to 3/2/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

    3. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: GRAIN VALLEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Grain Valley High School (Grain Valley, MO)

    Dates: 7/25/2022 to 3/22/2023

    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

     

    Foundations of Coaching and 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

    4. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A: GRAIN VALLEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Grain Valley High School (Grain Valley, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has not yet completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri

    Dates: 7/26/2022 to 3/1/2023

    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

    BTAP 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

    5. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) - Rolla (Cohort 1)

    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 fulfill Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 7/26/2022 to 2/21/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    6. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) - Rolla (Cohort 2)

    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 fulfill Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 7/27/2022 to 2/22/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    7. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B: GRAIN VALLEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Grain Valley High School (Grain Valley, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (year 1) in Missouri

    Dates: 7/28/2022 to 4/12/2023

    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, BTAP B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    BTAP 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.

    8. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (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 fulfill Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 7/28/2022 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

    MTDS BTAP 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

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    9. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) Cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 7/28/2022 to 4/11/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    10. 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.

    11. MTDS Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 8/1/2022 to 4/26/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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:

    -Statewide 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

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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.

    12. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A-UNION STATION

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: Any teacher who has not yet completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri

    Dates: 8/2/2022 to 2/28/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

    15. 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

    16. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) - Washington

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

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

    Dates: 8/2/2022 to 2/28/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    17. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: To Be Announced (To Be Announced, MO)

    Dates: 8/2/2022 to 3/22/2023

    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.

    18. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: Teacher Mentors and/or Instructional Coaches

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

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

    Register separately for the Statewide Meeting at MTDS Statewide Meeting

    Lunch will be provided.

    19. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring SOUTHEAST

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 4/14/2023

    This 4-meeting program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

    20. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/30/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

    21. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring-UNION STATION

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/23/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

    22. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: GRANDVIEW

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Grandview SD-TLC Room (Grandview, MO)

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/14/2023

    New

    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

     

    Foundations of Coaching and 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: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: KEARNEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Kearney School District & Early Education Center (Kearney, MO)

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 4/13/2023

    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

     

    Foundations of Coaching and 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: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring Cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/1/2023

    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. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Mentor Teachers

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 4/18/2023

    DATES: Friday, August 5; Wednesday, September 7, 2022; Wednesday, January 18; Tuesday, April 18, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: August - Columbia Hilton Garden Inn; remaining - Truman TBA

    COST: $150 (scholarships available) - lunch included

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers.

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS).

    This opportunity provides--
    -a state-wide event with Mike Rutherford;
    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support;
    -consultant support;
    -regional networking with other mentor teachers;
    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers; and
    -competency-based programming.

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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; and

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals.

    26. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 8/17/2022

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    Participants will:

    -Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

    -Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

    -Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

    - Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) 

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)

    27. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A: GRANDVIEW

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Grandview SD-TLC Room (Grandview, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has not yet completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri

    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

    BTAP 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

    28. 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

    29. 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

    30. 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.

    31. 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.

    32. 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

    33. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort - Southwest Region

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 8/10/2022 to 3/24/2023

    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.

    34. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Kirksville Area

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 8/11/2022 to 3/29/2023

    DATES: Aug 11, Oct 3, Nov 10, '22;Jan 6, Mar 9, ‘23

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman TBA

    COST: $250 (scholarships available)-lunch included

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first 5 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).

    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.

    MTDS BTAP 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 --
    >promote student interaction;
    >meet student needs & 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, &/or experiences;
    >research-based &/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, higher-level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies.

    35. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: District GYO Designers and Facilitators

    Dates: 8/11/2022 to 3/15/2023

    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.

        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.

    36. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A: KEARNEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Kearney School District & Early Education Center (Kearney, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has not yet completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri

    Dates: 8/12/2022 to 4/26/2023

    New

    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

    BTAP 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

    37. MTDS: Survivor Series (Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A)

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: 1st Year Teachers

    Dates: 8/12/2022 to 3/23/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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:
    • 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

    Location: UCM (Foster Knox Hall) & Leeton School District

    38. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP)

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: 1st Year Teachers

    Dates: 8/12/2022 to 3/3/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    Lunch Provided.

    39. MTDS Grow Your Own [GYO] Regional Cohort - Northeast

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

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

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

    Dates: 8/12/2022 to 3/31/2023

    DATES: Friday, August 12; Tuesday, October 25, 2022; Friday, February 3; Friday, March 31, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: NE Region TBD

    COST: $160 - lunch included

    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.

    This regional GYO cohort is designed-
    -to connect district Grow Your Own (GYO) program designers/facilitators as an active collaborative cohort;
    -to promote resource and information sharing among colleagues;
    -to create opportunities that inspire students to become great educators; and
    -to using the Aspiring Level state competencies as a focus.

    Join us for these quarterly regional meetings if you are a designer/facilitator of a GYO program, class, club, or chapter who would like 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; and
    >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 schools. The Northeast Regional Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) Teacher Development Specialist (TDS) will be hosting these cohort sessions; the MTDS State GYO TDS will be facilitating these cohort sessions.

    40. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 8/16/2022 to 3/29/2023

    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 II includes a statewide event 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.

    41. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: Teachers, Administrators, and/or GYO Program Leaders

    Dates: 8/17/2022 to 3/21/2023

    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 join Betsy Ridenhour, Regional MTDS Specialist, in facilitating cohort gatherings.

        Lunch will be provided.

    42. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP)

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 8/18/2022 to 3/27/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    43. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP) Elementary

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: TBD (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 8/18/2022 to 3/27/2023

    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

    44. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP) Secondary

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: Heart of MO-RPDC (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 8/19/2022 to 4/3/2023

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Currently, 64 percent of early career teachers complete their third year and continue into the fourth year of teaching. Approximately 48 percent of teachers complete year five and continue into year six. This data provides clear evidence regarding the need for intentional and targeted strategies for addressing teacher retention, especially for teachers early in their careers. 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 MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program meets Missouri's certification requirements MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program emphasizes the following: MTDS Competencies:
    • Builds Relationships & Culture
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment
    • Develops Research-Based Classroom Management
    • Engages Students in Content
    • Develops Fundamental Instructional Strategies This particular group will be all MS-HS teachers.

    45. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Palmyra Area

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 TBA in the NE RPDC Region (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 8/29/2022 to 3/24/2023

    New
    DATES: Aug 29, Oct 12, Nov 1, '22;Jan 13, Mar 24, ‘23

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: TBA

    COST: $250 (scholarships available)-lunch included

    Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first 5 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).

    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.

    MTDS BTAP 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 --
    >promote student interaction;
    >meet student needs & 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, &/or experiences;
    >research-based &/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, higher-level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies.

    46. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B-UNION STATION

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (year 1) in Missouri

    Dates: 8/30/2022 to 4/19/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

    47. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) Cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 8/30/2022 to 4/12/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    48. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: PDC Members and /or Administrators

    Dates: 8/31/2022 to 3/28/2023

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    Participants will:

    -Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

    -Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

    -Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

    - Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) 

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)

    49. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B: KEARNEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Kearney School District & Early Education Center (Kearney, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (year 1) in Missouri

    Dates: 9/1/2022 to 4/20/2023

    New

    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, BTAP B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    BTAP 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.

    50. MTDS Teacher Academy - Northeast

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Teachers who have completed a MO BTAP, at least 3 years of successful teaching, and a strong desire for professional improvement

    Dates: 9/1/2022 to 4/21/2023

    DATES: 9/1, 9/21, 11/3, 12/12, ‘22; 1/20, 2/17, 3/15, 4/21, ‘23

    TIME: 9-3

    LOCATION: TBA

    COST: $300 (scholarships available)

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy (TA) is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System & is open to any teacher who has 1)completed a MO Beginning Teacher Assistance Program, 2)completed at least 3 years of successful teaching, 3)a strong desire for professional improvement.

    This opportunity provides *state-wide events with 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, & *competency-based programming.

    MTDS TA emphasizes these MTDS Competencies:

    Community Builder: Works in a Community of Practice-shares innovative practices & revisions to instruction obtained from conducting action research & the use of emerging research within a community of practice;

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

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

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

    51. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/7/2022 to 3/13/2023

    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.

    52. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B: GRANDVIEW

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 Grandview SD-TLC Room (Grandview, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (year 1) in Missouri

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 4/25/2023

    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, BTAP B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    BTAP 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.

    53. 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

    54. MTDS Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: A current classroom teacher with 3 years of classroom experience - A teacher with demonstrated classroom effectiveness - A teacher with a commitment to sustained professional growth

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 5/11/2023

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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:

    -Statewide 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

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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. Lunch will be provided.

    55. MTDS Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 4/27/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    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.

    56. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

    Program: RPDC - Heart of MO - Regional Professional Development Center

    Location: MOREnet Conference Room, Stadium Shoppes (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 9/9/2022 to 3/24/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates 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)

    57. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B (BTAP B)

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 2/27/2023

    DATES: Monday, September 12; Wednesday, October 19 (state-wide event); Monday, November 14, 2022; Wednesday, January 11; Monday, February 27, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University TBA EXCEPT October - State-wide kick-off - Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia

    COST: $200 (scholarships available) - lunch included

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B (BTAP B) includes with a state-wide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! (Participants will receive a copy of this book.)

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

    This professional development opportunity provides--
    -access to experts - State Kick-off event with Mike Rutherford;
    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series;
    -consultant support;
    -networking with other teachers; and
    -competency-based programming.

    BTAP B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs
    Designs 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, to plan curricular revisions, and to discuss meeting student needs.

    58. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: 2nd Year Teachers who have completed 1st year Beginning Teachers

    Dates: 9/13/2022 to 2/21/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

    Register separately for Statewide Meeting at MTDS Statewide Meetings

    Lunch will be provided.

    59. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC)

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/14/2022

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    Participants will:

    -Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

    -Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

    -Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

    - Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) 

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)

    60. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 9/15/2022 to 4/18/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

    61. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B (Southeast) COHORT 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/15/2022 to 3/2/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

    62. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B (Southeast) COHORT 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/16/2022 to 3/3/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

    63. MTDS Emerging C: Designing for Engagement and Critical Thinking

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 TBA in the NE RPDC Region (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: early educators, those who are entering the profession through other means (such as alternative certification), or those navigating changes in content or grade-level

    Dates: 9/16/2022 to 5/5/2023

    New
    DATES: Fridays - September 16 and November 30, 2022; Tuesday, February 7; Wednesday, April 12; Friday, May 5, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: TBA

    COST: $250 (scholarships available) - lunch included

    Take your lesson design to the next level! Learn how to design tasks that promote engagement and critical thinking in your students while also designing your own individual learning as a teacher.
    This program offers continued support for
    *early educators,
    *those who are entering the profession through other means (such as alternative certification), or
    *those navigating changes in content or grade-level.

    Join us if you are a teacher who wants to-
    -learn research and evidence-based practices that promote critical thinking and problem-solving,
    -dive deeper into a topic of interest that you want to incorporate into your classroom, and
    -set growth goals for your students and for yourself.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) and uses the following MTDS competencies:
    >Designs learning tasks, activities, & experiences,
    >Advances critical thinking & problem-solving,
    >Facilitates student inquiry & research, and
    >Sets growth goals.

    64. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B - Rolla

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed BTAP program

    Dates: 9/19/2022 to 3/14/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

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

    65. MTDS Teacher Academy (Southeast)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/21/2022 to 4/13/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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:

    -Statewide 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

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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.

    66. MTDS Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Audience: This program is for teachers with a minimum of 3 years of full-time classroom experience, and will be the best choice for those teachers who are looking for an opportunity to take their next professional step toward excellence in teaching.

    Dates: 9/21/2022 to 4/18/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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:

    -Statewide 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

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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.

    67. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: Previous Participants of Teachers Academy

    Dates: 9/22/2022 to 2/28/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates 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)

    Register separately for Statewide Meeting at MTDS Statewide Meetings

    Lunch will be provided.

    68. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/22/2022 to 3/29/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates 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)

    69. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 9/22/2022 to 4/27/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates 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)

    70. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates (Southeast)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/22/2022 to 3/10/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates 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)

    71. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates - Northeast

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Teachers who have completed a Teacher Academy and have a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    Dates: 9/22/2022 to 4/14/2023

    DATES: Thursday, September 22; Friday, October 14; Friday, December 2, ‘22; Friday, January 27; Friday, April 14, ‘23

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: September - Columbia Hilton Garden Inn; remaining - Truman TBA

    COST: $200 (scholarships available) - lunch included

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates (TAG) is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has
    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy, and
    -a strong desire for professional improvement.

    This opportunity provides
    >a state-wide event with national expert John Antonetti,
    >a copy John's book Powerful Task Design,
    >consultant support,
    >networking with other teachers, and
    >competency-based programming.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    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 & 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;

    Professional: Understands and 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.

    72. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B - West Plains

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Any teacher who has completed BTAP program

    Dates: 9/26/2022 to 3/1/2023

    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, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program 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.

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

    73. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) (Southeast) COHORT 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/27/2022 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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    74. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring - West Plains

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Mentors of first or second year teachers

    Dates: 9/27/2022 to 4/25/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. There are 4 meeting dates.
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 13, 2022 - Attend with Mentee
  • February 2, 2023 - Attend with Mentee
  • April 25, 2023

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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


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

  • 75. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) (Southeast) COHORT 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/28/2022 to 3/23/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    76. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring - Rolla

    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: 9/28/2022 to 4/26/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. There are 4 meeting dates.
  • September 28, 2022 (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)
  • April 26, 2023 (South Central RPDC, Rolla)

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and 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


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

  • 77. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) (Southeast) COHORT 3

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Kennett Higher Education Center (Kennett, MO)

    Dates: 9/29/2022 to 3/24/2023

    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

    MTDS BTAP 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

    78. MTDS 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 a minimum of 3 years teaching

    Dates: 10/7/2022 to 4/14/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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:

    -Statewide event with national expert, John Antonetti

    -a copy of 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

    MTDS Teacher Academy 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.

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

    79. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Teachers who have completed Teacher Academy

    Dates: 10/26/2022 to 4/12/2023

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates 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)

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

    80. 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)

    81. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (ROOM 112) (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 2/9/2023

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    Participants will:

    -Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

    -Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

    -Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

    - Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) 

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)

    82. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee (PDC)

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

    Location: 3 KCRPDC-Union Station (Kansas City, MO) [map]

    Dates: 3/30/2023

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    Participants will:

    -Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

    -Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

    -Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

    - Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) 

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)



    This same training will be offered on 9/14/22.

    83. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee SOUTHEAST

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

    Dates: 4/20/2023

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    Participants will:

    -Understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)

    -Examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation and professional learning

    -Explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds.

    - Draft or review their PDC Plan for the school year using Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) 

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available)

    84. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: professional development committees

    Dates: 4/25/2023

    DATE: Tuesday, April 25, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

    COST: $60 - lunch included

    These sessions are designed for members of professional development committees who want to provide powerful professional development opportunities for their schools and districts.

    At the completion of this workshop, participants will-
    -understand the roles and responsibilities of effective Professional Development Committees (PDCs)
    -examine the relationship between student growth, educator evaluation, and professional learning
    -explore the criteria for evaluating professional development and the appropriate budgeting of funds. and
    - draft or review the PDC Plan for the school year using the Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines (revised 2020) and district/building goals.

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS)

    Suggested items to bring to this workshop to aid in discussion and planning are your
    -Current PDC Plan,
    -CSIP,
    -Building school improvement goals,
    -Needs assessment results (if available), and
    -District/building focus areas for educator evaluation and teacher growth plans (if available).