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1. Joplin Cohort: MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Joplin Regional Airport, Freedom of Flight Museum (Webb City, MO)

Audience: First year teachers

Dates: 7/25/2023 to 3/26/2024

Closed

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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

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

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 Columbia College (Rolla, MO)

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

Dates: 7/25/2023 to 4/8/2024

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.

3. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Park Central Office Building (Springfield, MO)

Audience: First Year teachers

Dates: 7/26/2023 to 3/20/2024

Closed

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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

4. 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 BTAP certification requirements

Dates: 7/26/2023 to 4/10/2024

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.

5. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) - West Plains

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

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

Dates: 7/27/2023 to 2/21/2024

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 Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Springfield, MO (Springfield, MO)

Dates: 8/2/2023 to 3/19/2024

Closed

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

 

7. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: PLEASANT HILL

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 Pleasant Hill R-III School District Offices (Pleasant Hill,, MO)

Dates: 8/2/2023 to 3/20/2024

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

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

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 8/2/2023 to 3/12/2024

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

 

Fees:$75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

9. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: KEARNEY

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3-Kearney School District Offices (Kearney, MO)

Dates: 8/2/2023 to 4/9/2024

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

 

Fees:$75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

10. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring (SOUTHEAST)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Catapult (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 8/2/2023 to 4/10/2024

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

 

11. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: KC RPDC

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 8/2/2023 to 3/4/2024

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

 

-Cost: $50 KCRPDC Members or $75 Non-Members

12. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) :GRANDVIEW

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 8/3/2023 to 3/13/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

13. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP Year 2) - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Maryville (Maryville, Mo)

Audience: Second Year Teachers

Dates: 8/4/2023 to 3/27/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

14. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP Year 2) - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Trenton (Trenton, MO)

Audience: Second Year Teachers

Dates: 8/4/2023 to 3/28/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

15. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Trenton (Trenton, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/7/2023 to 3/1/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

16. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (Formerly BTAP 2) - Diocese of Jefferson City

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

Location: TBA-Jefferson City (Jefferson City, MO)

Dates: 8/7/2023 to 3/15/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

17. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Diocese of Jefferson CIty

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

Location: TBA-Jefferson City (Jefferson City, MO)

Dates: 8/8/2023 to 3/14/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

18. MTDS Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Teachers with 3 or more years of teaching

Dates: 8/9/2023 to 4/25/2024

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 in September and February (must register separately)

-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

19. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Maryville (Maryville, Mo)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/10/2023 to 3/14/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

20. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program-Tipton

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

Location: Tipton Central Office (Tipton, MO)

Dates: 8/10/2023 to 4/8/2024

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 SystemMTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

21. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - St Joseph

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. St Joseph (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/11/2023 to 3/21/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

22. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Northeast Area-Cohort 1

Program: RPDC - Northeast

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

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/15/2023 to 4/16/2024

DATES: Tuesdays--August 15, September 26, November 28, 2023; January 23 and Thursday, April 16, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: 8/15-Family Life Center (220 N. Owensby, LaPlata); 9/26-Adair Co. Annex Building (300 N. Franklin, Kirksville); 11/28-Truman State University Student Union Building Alumni Room (2105); remaining dates TBA

COST: $250 (scholarships may be available) - morning refreshments and 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 Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

23. Bolivar Cohort: Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Exceptional Pupil Cooperative (Bolivar, MO) [map]

Audience: First and second year teachers needing to fulfill BTAP certification requirements

Dates: 8/18/2023 to 3/22/2024

Closed

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

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

24. 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: 8/29/2023 to 4/12/2024

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

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.

25. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) (Southeast) COHORT 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 8/31/2023 to 3/21/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

26. MTDS Teacher Academy

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

Location: TBA-Central Missouri (Central Missouri, MO)

Dates: 8/31/2023 to 3/8/2024

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

27. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B): KC RPDC

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 9/6/2023 to 4/16/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

-Cost: $50-KCRPDC Members or $75 Non Members

28. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B): GRANDVIEW

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 9/7/2023 to 3/14/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

29. Makeup 1st day - BTAP

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Park Central Office Building (Springfield, MO)

Audience: First / Second year teachers that were unable to attend the first session

Dates: 9/8/2023

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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

30. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Network (Southwest)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Dates: 9/8/2023 to 2/1/2024

MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Network

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 networks 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 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 networking sessions support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Coordinator, Sandy Humbyrd, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor, who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating network gatherings.

31. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (SOUTHEAST) Cohort 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 9/8/2023 to 2/28/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher! 

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

32. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Camdenton

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

Location: TBA-Central Missouri (Central Missouri, MO)

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

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

33. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Maryville (Maryville, Mo)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/12/2023 to 3/14/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

34. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - St Joseph

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. St Joseph (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/12/2023 to 3/21/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

35. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Trenton (Trenton, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/12/2023 to 3/1/2024

Wait List

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

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

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 9/12/2023 to 3/4/2024

Closed

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018). 

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

37. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning - BTAP B

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 Columbia College (Rolla, MO)

Audience: Any teacher who has completed the BTAP requirement

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

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

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.

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

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 9/13/2023 to 3/1/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

39. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning - BTAP B (West Plains)

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Any teacher who has completed the BTAP requirement

Dates: 9/13/2023 to 3/19/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

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.

40. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) : KEARNEY

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3-Kearney School District Offices (Kearney, MO)

Dates: 9/14/2023 to 3/19/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

41. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B): PLEASANT HILL

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 Pleasant Hill R-III School District Offices (Pleasant Hill,, MO)

Dates: 9/14/2023 to 3/19/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

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

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 9/14/2023 to 3/25/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

43. MTDS Mastering A: Facilitating Self-Directed Learning

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 To Be Determined (To Be Determined, MO)

Audience: Recommended for past participants of TA & TAG

Dates: 9/14/2023 to 4/11/2024

MTDS Mastering A is a model to support those educators who have been past participants in Teacher Academy and Teacher Academy Graduates. This collaborative group will assist teachers in guiding students to become assessment capable learners while using learner profile surveys to aid in differentiation of instruction. The MTDS Mastering A teachers will also acquire strategies to promote student relationships and foster student communication and expression. Our sessions will focus on:
* Facilitation & discussion exploring issues from multiple perspectives.
* Alignment of strategies, resources, etc. to meet student needs.
* Exploration of methods of differentiation based on learning profiles.
* Designing of assessment strategies.
* Guiding students in collaboration & communication in and beyond the classroom.
* Facilitated Teaching Studies observations/discussions (Mike Rutherford model)

The following MTDS Mastering A Competencies will be met:
* Community Builder: Promotes Diversity Sensitivity; Builds Relationships & Culture
* Instructional Designer: Aligns Instruction to Goals, Curriculum, & Assessments; Differentiates to Meet Students' Needs; Plans Student Progress Monitoring; Selects, Aligns, & Curates Strategies for Student Learning
* Facilitator of Student Thinking & Learning: Facilitates Self-Directed Student Learning; Fosters Student Communication & Expression

44. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Northeast Area-Cohort 3

Program: RPDC - Northeast

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

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/18/2023 to 3/11/2024

DATES: Mondays--September 18, October 9, December 11, 2023; February 5 and March 11, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: TBA

COST: $250 (scholarships may be available) - morning refreshments and 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 Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

45. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Teachers who are mentors or desire to be a mentor

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

*DATE CHANGE* 11/20/23 changed to 12/14/23

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

 
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.

46. Joplin Cohort: MTDS Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Dates: 9/20/2023 to 4/26/2024

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

47. MTDS Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Dates: 9/20/2023 to 4/24/2024

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

48. MTDS Teacher Academy (SOUTHEAST)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Catapult (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 9/20/2023 to 4/22/2024

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

49. MTDS Teacher Academy: KC Region

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 9/20/2023 to 4/17/2024

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

-Cost: $50 KCRPDC Memmbers or $75 Non-Members

50. Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Springfield, MO (Springfield, MO)

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

Closed

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

- It is recommended to attend MTDS Teacher Academy prior to attending this program, but it is not a requirement

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

51. Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design (Formerly knows as Teacher Academy Graduates)

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

Location: TBA-Central Missouri (Central Missouri, MO)

Dates: 9/21/2023 to 4/5/2024

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

- It is recommended to attend MTDS Teacher Academy prior to attending this program, but it is not a requirement

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

52. MTDS Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design (formerly TAG): KC Region

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 9/21/2023 to 4/9/2024

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

- It is recommended to attend MTDS Teacher Academy prior to attending this program, but it is not a requirement

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

-Cost: $50 KCRPDC Members or $75 Non-Members

53. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (Formerly BTAP 2) - Camdenton

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

Location: TBA-Central Missouri (Central Missouri, MO)

Dates: 9/26/2023 to 3/13/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

54. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (SOUTHEAST) Cohort 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 9/26/2023 to 4/2/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher! 

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

55. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (SOUTHEAST) Cohort 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 9/28/2023 to 4/3/2024

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher! 

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

56. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) - Northeast Area-Cohort 2 [Hannibal Area]

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Hannibal, MO (Hannibal, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 10/10/2023 to 4/22/2024

DATES: Tuesdays--October 10, December 12, 2023; February 6, March 19, and Monday, April 22, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Hannibal-LaGrange University - 2800 Palmyra Rd., Hannibal

COST: $250 (scholarships may be available) - morning refreshments and 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 Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

57. MTDS BTAP Special Cohort (West Plains/Lutie Only)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

Audience: First year teachers

Dates: 10/12/2023 to 2/21/2024

Closed

Beginning teachers are one of our greatest assets. Yet, 17% of teachers leave the career within the first five years (Gray et al., 2015). Effective professional development is a key factor of teacher retention (Podolsky et al., 2018).

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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

58. Teacher Academy Graduates: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Dates: 10/17/2023 to 3/13/2024

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

- It is recommended to attend MTDS Teacher Academy prior to attending this program, but it is not a requirement

This opportunity provides:

-State event with national expert, John Antonetti on Sept. 21 (must register separately)

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

-consultant support

-networking with other teachers

-competency-based programming

59. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP) (Southeast) COHORT 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/19/2023 to 3/27/2024

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

60. MTDS Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design - TAG

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E209 Conference Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

Audience: Teachers who have completed Teacher Academy

Dates: 11/1/2023 to 4/12/2024

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

- It is recommended to attend MTDS Teacher Academy prior to attending this program, but it is not a requirement

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

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.

61. MTDS POWERFUL TASK DESIGN: KC RPDC 24-25

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 1/1/2024 to 4/10/2025

New

This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

MTDS: Developing Stories Through Powerful Task Design is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

-a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

- It is recommended to attend MTDS Teacher Academy prior to attending this program, but it is not a requirement

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

-Cost: $50 KCRPDC Members or $75 Non-Members

62. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP)

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Park Central Office Building (Springfield, MO)

Audience: First and Second year teachers needing to complete the BTAP requirements.

Dates: 1/19/2024 to 5/1/2024

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

63. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 University Center (Cape Girardeau, MO) [map]

Dates: 4/24/2024

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)

64. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

Program: RPDC - Northeast

Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Audience: professional development committees

Dates: 4/30/2024

DATE: Tuesday, April 30, 2024

TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

COST: $60 - morning refreshments and 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).

65. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

Location: Springfield, MO (Springfield, MO)

Dates: 4/30/2024

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)

66. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - West Plains Cohort

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 West Plains Public Library (West Plains, MO)

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

Dates: 7/24/2024 to 4/3/2025

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.

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

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.

67. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Washington Cohort

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

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

Dates: 7/25/2024 to 4/17/2025

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.

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

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.

68. MTDS Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Teachers with 3 or more years of teaching

Dates: 7/29/2024 to 4/23/2025

New
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 in September and February (must register separately)

-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

69. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Maryville (Maryville, Mo)

Audience: Mentors for BTAP Year 1 Teachers

Dates: 7/30/2024 to 2/25/2025

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

 

70. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring - New to Missouri

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. St Joseph (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Mentors for BTAP New to Missouri Teachers

Dates: 7/30/2024 to 1/28/2025

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

 

71. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring - St Joseph

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. St Joseph (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Mentors for BTAP Year 1 Teachers

Dates: 7/30/2024 to 2/25/2025

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

 

72. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Trenton (Trenton, MO)

Audience: Mentors for BTAP Year 1 Teachers

Dates: 7/30/2024 to 2/24/2025

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

 

73. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) - Rolla (Cohort 1- Mondays)

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 Columbia College (Rolla, MO)

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

Dates: 7/31/2024 to 4/14/2025

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.

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

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.

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

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 Columbia College (Rolla, MO)

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

Dates: 7/31/2024 to 4/15/2025

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.

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

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.

75. MTDS Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: PLEASANT HILL

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 Pleasant Hill R-III School District Offices (Pleasant Hill,, MO)

Dates: 8/1/2024 to 3/6/2025

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


Cost: is $50 per teacher per year for KCRPDC members, $75 per teacher per year for non-members.

76. Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP Year 2) - Maryville/St Joseph

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Second Year Teachers

Dates: 8/2/2024 to 3/18/2025

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

77. Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP Year 2) - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Trenton (Trenton, MO)

Audience: Second Year Teachers

Dates: 8/2/2024 to 3/17/2025

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

78. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - New to Missouri

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. St Joseph (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/5/2024 to 4/1/2025

This BTAP program is specifically designed for teachers who have moved to Missouri with prior teaching experience from another state but are required to attend a "new" teacher training in order to meet BTAP requirements for certification in Missouri. This program will support you as a teacher new to Missouri but not new to teaching! In addition, this program will provide initial certification requirements required by Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education while honoring the years of teaching experiences of attendees. Mentors will attend August and January sessions with their teachers.

This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

This opportunity provides:

-networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

-relationship-building skills

-on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

-understanding grade-level expectations, Missouri Learning Standards, Missouri Priority Standards and assessment blueprints/resources

MTDS BTAP meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

79. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Trenton (Trenton, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/6/2024 to 3/24/2025

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

80. Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP Year 2) - Lathrop

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Lathrop School District (Lathrop, MO)

Audience: Second Year Teachers

Dates: 8/7/2024 to 3/31/2025

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

81. MTDS FOUNDATIONS OF COACHING AND MENTORING: KC RPDC 24-25

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 8/8/2024 to 2/27/2025

New

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

 

-Cost: $50 KCRPDC Members or $75 Non-Members

82. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring: KEARNEY

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3-Kearney School District Offices (Kearney, MO)

Dates: 8/8/2024 to 3/20/2025

New

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

 

Fees:$75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

83. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - St Joseph

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. St Joseph (St Joseph, MO)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2024 to 3/25/2025

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

84. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) Year 1 - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Maryville (Maryville, Mo)

Audience: Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/9/2024 to 3/27/2025

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

85. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Members of District/Building PDC

Dates: 8/29/2024 to 2/18/2025

New

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)



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

Lunch will be provided on Day One (Aug. 29). Day Two will be a follow-up session for reflection and next year planning. Breakfast/snacks only will be served on this day (Feb. 18). Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.

86. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP yr 1): KC RPDC 24-25

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

-Cost: $50-KCRPDC Members or $75 Non Members

87. MTDS Teacher Academy

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Mid-Career Teachers

Dates: 9/4/2024 to 4/23/2025

New
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

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.

88. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Mentors of new teachers and instructional coaches

Dates: 9/5/2024 to 2/26/2025

New

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

 
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.

89. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning - BTAP B

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Early career teachers who have fulfilled their BTAP certification

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

New

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

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.

90. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP yr 1): Pleasant Hill

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 Pleasant Hill R-III School District Offices (Pleasant Hill,, MO)

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

Dates: 9/10/2024 to 2/27/2025

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

91. MTDS GROW YOUR OWN (GYO) NETWORK: KC RPDC 24-25

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Audience: GYO Teacher Leaders

Dates: 9/10/2024 to 2/12/2025

New

MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Network

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 networks 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 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 networking sessions support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Coordinator, Sandy Humbyrd, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor, who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating network gatherings.

Cost: $50 per teacher per year for KCRPDC members, $75 per teacher per year for non-members

92. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Varies (Maryville/St Joseph, MO)

Dates: 9/10/2024 to 2/11/2025

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, Sandy Humbyrd, 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

93. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP yr. 2): KEARNEY

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3-Kearney School District Offices (Kearney, MO)

Dates: 9/11/2024 to 3/6/2025

New

You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

94. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP yr 1): Kearney

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3-Kearney School District Offices (Kearney, MO)

Dates: 9/12/2024 to 4/1/2025

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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

MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements.

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.

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

95. MTDS TEACHER ACADEMY: KC RPDC 24-25

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 9/12/2024 to 4/2/2025

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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

-Cost: $50 KCRPDC Memmbers or $75 Non-Members

96. MTDS Designing for Engagement and Critical Thinking - BTAP C

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 S&T Phelps Health Annex E209 Conference Room (Rolla, MO) [map]

Audience: Early Career Teachers who have their BTAP certification

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

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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).

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.

97. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP yr. 2): Pleasant Hill - CADRE A

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 Pleasant Hill R-III School District Offices (Pleasant Hill,, MO)

Dates: 9/24/2024 to 3/11/2025

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You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

98. MTDS Mastering A: Facilitating Self-Directed Student Learning

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 To Be Determined (To Be Determined, MO)

Audience: Year 3 or more teachers

Dates: 9/24/2024 to 4/3/2025

MTDS Mastering A is a model to support those educators who have two years or more teaching experience. This collaborative group will assist teachers in guiding students to become assessment capable learners while using learner profile surveys to aid in differentiation of instruction. The MTDS Mastering A teachers will also acquire strategies to promote student relationships and foster student communication and expression. Our sessions will focus on:
* Facilitation & discussion exploring issues from multiple perspectives
* Alignment of strategies, resources, etc. to meet student needs
* Exploration of methods of differentiation based on learning profiles
* Designing of assessment strategies
* Guiding students in collaboration & communication in and beyond the classroom
* Facilitated Teaching Studies observations/discussions (Mike Rutherford model)

The following MTDS Mastering A Competencies will be met:
* Community Builder: Promotes Diversity Sensitivity; Builds Relationships & Culture
* Instructional Designer: Aligns Instruction to Goals, Curriculum, & Assessments; Differentiates to Meet Students' Needs; Plans Student Progress Monitoring; Selects, Aligns, & Curates Strategies for Student Learning
* Facilitator of Student Thinking & Learning: Facilitates Self-Directed Student Learning; Fosters Student Communication & Expression

Tentative Schedule:
4 sessions with Teaching Studies (observations of classrooms either within the day's session or added for total of 6 days)

99. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP yr 2): KC RPDC 24-25

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

Dates: 9/25/2024 to 3/13/2025

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You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

-Cost: $50-KCRPDC Members or $75 Non Members

100. MTDS Purposeful Lesson Planning (BTAP yr. 2): Pleasant Hill - CADRE B

Program: RPDC - Kansas City

Location: 3 Pleasant Hill R-III School District Offices (Pleasant Hill,, MO)

Dates: 9/26/2024 to 3/12/2025

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You made it through year one, but your learning never stops! Continue your growth as an emerging teacher!

Purposeful Lesson Planning (formerly BTAP B) offers continued support for early career teachers.

To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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: Purposeful Lesson Planning 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

Fees: $75 for Non-Members and $50 for Members

101. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Network - South Central

Program: RPDC - South Central

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

Audience: Teachers and sponsors of GYO programs

Dates: 9/26/2024 to 2/20/2025

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MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Network

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 networks 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 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 networking sessions support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Coordinator, Sandy Humbyrd, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor, who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating network 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.