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1. LETRS Vol. 1: Word Recognition

Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

Dates: 4/11/2022 to 7/26/2022

Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) provides K-5 teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. The 'blended learning' format of this series includes face-to-face learning through structured models and online tutorials/videos of effective classroom instruction. SPECIAL NOTES: 1) There are four 'face to face' dates for this workshop series. We will focus on each of the four LETRS units respectively: Day 1/Launch and Unit 1, The Challenge of Learning to Read; Day 2/Unit 2: The Speech Sounds of English; Day 3/Unit 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling Day 4/Unit 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition. Registration fee for all four 'face to face' dates is $300, including parking and breakfast. (2) Participants must purchase LETRS manual and online course from bryce.lane@lexialearning.com at $369 per person. For more information on how/where to purchase materials, please call Jana Loge at 417-836-6319 or janaloge@missouristate.edu The total cost for the four-day training (including breakfast and parking), manual, and online course is $669.

2. Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) - Volume I - Crocker Elementary (INVITATION ONLY)

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 Crocker Elementary School (Crocker, MO)

Audience: Elementary K-5 Teachers, Title Reading Teachers, Special Education Teachers or Interventionists, & Administrators

Dates: 4/18/2022 to 2/17/2023

Participants are expected to attend all four dates in this workshop.
  • April 18, 2022
  • May 23, 2022
  • August 11, 2022
  • February 17, 2023

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face-to-face learning sessions through structured modules and 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students.

    Face-to-Face Sessions Include:
    Session 1 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
    Session 2 - The Speech Sounds of English
    Session 3 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, & Spelling
    Session 4 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, & Word Recognition

    A late fee will be applied if you have NOT registered.

  • 3. Mentor MLDS Year 1

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Year 1 Building Leaders

    Dates: 6/9/2022 to 4/11/2023

    This is for administrators who serve as mentors to new Year 1 building administrators.

    4. MLDS Year 1 - Northwest RPDC

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Year 1 Building Leaders

    Dates: 6/9/2022 to 4/11/2023

    Collaborative and practical learning experiences for principals during their first stages of their career are guided by the content of the MLDS and include administrative mentoring that is responsive to your needs as a practicing building leader. The MLDS is intensive, relevant, practical, and growth-evoking professional learning.

    This program is developed in collaboration with, and supported by, MAESP, MOASSP, and MASA. The Learning is aligned to the MLDS Competencies and National Professional Standards for Educational Leaders.

    This is the first year mentoring program for new administrators.

    5. Leadership Academy 37 (2022-2023)

    Program: DESE - Leadership Academy

    Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

    Audience: Principals or those in a leadership role in year 3 or more in administration

    Dates: 6/13/2022 to 1/13/2023

    As a member of this year-long academy, your learning will be focused on Missouri Leadership Development System competencies for the developing leader. Leadership Academy is part of the MLDS as an intensive year of leadership development for building level administrators. It is recommended that leaders complete two years of engagement at the Emerging Level prior to participation. The Leadership Academy emphasizes the importance of building capacity of instructional practices correlated to high academic achievement for students. Total Registration cost will be made payable to your local RPDC. $300 will be made payable to YMCA of the Ozarks Outdoor Learning Experience and is located in Potosi MO at the YMCA. The dates kickoff are June 13-15 2022 in Columbia. OLE dates are: October 26-29, 2022. Winter Meeting is January 12-13, 2023 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia MO. Graduation is located in St. Louis at the Westpot Conference Center on June 15th and 16th. Scholarships are available through RPDCs.

    6. LEADERSHIP ACADEMY #37

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

    Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

    Dates: 6/13/2022 to 6/16/2023

    This is an amazing leadership experience for you to boost your personal and professional growth as a school leader. Leadership Academy (LA) is part of the Missouri Leadership Development System, which is one of the premier leadership development programs in the nation. LA has been around for 37 years and is designed for school principals with at least 2 years of experience as a building administrator. You will get opportunities throughout the year to learn more about yourself and your leadership style, learn and engage with multiple national educational and motivational speakers, network with other principals in your region and throughout the state and learn from practitioners and higher education leaders in our region. Regional meetings occur once a month with dates and locations to be determined. School leaders also can in one of the most unique place-based leadership opportunities for school leaders during the Outdoor Leadership Experience at the YMCA Camp at Potosi, Mo from October 26-29. During this experience you get to network with school leaders from across the state and participate in problem-solving leadership experiences while enjoying the outdoors. When: Statewide Kick-off in June 13-15 Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia Monthly regional meeting at school sites throughout the year Outdoor leadership Experience - October 26-29 in Potosi, MO Winter meeting January 12-13 in Columbia Graduation in June 14-16 in Columbia Cost: Total Cost $900 $600 for State and Regional Professional Development Meetings $300 for Outdoor Leadership Experience (OLE) Scholarships are available, please contact Kim Presko (preskok@missouri.edu) or Gena McCluskey (mccluskeyg@missouri.edu) Question regarding district payment, purchase orders etc., contact Lauralyn Fry at 573-882-2120, fryl@missouri.edu

    7. MLDS III Sustaining Leadership (Leadership Academy)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 6/13/2022 to 6/14/2023

    As a member of this year-long academy, your learning will be focused on Missouri Leadership Development System competencies for the developing leader. The Leadership Academy emphasizes the importance of building capacity of instructional practices correlated to high academic achievement for students. Total Registration cost ($600) will be made payable to your local center or RPDC. $300 will be made payable to YMCA of the Ozarks Outdoor Learning Experience and is located in Potosi, MO at the YMCA. The dates for OLE are: October 26-29, 2022. Winter Meeting is January 12-13, 2023 at Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center, Columbia MO. Graduation is June 14-16, 2023. Regional meetings are scheduled on the following dates: September 22, November 30, February 7 or 8 TBD, and April 11. These meetings are held from 9AM until 3PM in Room 202 at the RPDC. Scholarships are available through the RPDC.

    2022-2023 MLDS III - Leadership Academy Dates:
    June 13-15- Leadership Academy Kickoff
    September 22- Regional Mtg. I-RPDC
    October 26-29- Outdoor Leadership Experience- Potosi, MO
    November 30- Regional Mtg. II-RPDC
    January 12,13- Leadership Academy Winter Meeting-Columbia, MO- subject to change
    February 7 or 8 TBD- Regional Mtg. III-RPDC
    April 11- Regional Mtg. IV-RPDC
    June 14-16- Leadership Academy Completer Meeting-GRADUATION-Columbia, MO

    For Additional Information Contact Vince Powell at 573.803.7754

    8. LETRS Vol. 1: Word Recognition

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 6/14/2022 to 9/7/2022

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) provides K-5 teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. The 'blended learning' format of this series includes face-to-face (or virtual) learning through structured models and online tutorials/videos of effective classroom instruction. SPECIAL NOTES: 1) There are four 'face to face' dates for this workshop series. We will focus on each of the four LETRS units respectively: Day 1/Launch and Unit 1, The Challenge of Learning to Read; Day 2/Unit 2: The Speech Sounds of English; Day 3/Unit 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling Day 4/Unit 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition. Registration fee for all four 'face to face' dates is $300, including parking and hot breakfast. (2) Participants must purchase LETRS manual and online course from amy.langlais@lexialearning.com for 2,000-7,000 student enrollment or laura.franzese@lexialearning.com for up to 2,000 student enrollment, at $369 per person. For more information on how/where to purchase materials, please call Jana Loge at 417-836-6319 or janaloge@missouristate.edu The total cost for the four-day training and materials (including hot breakfast and parking), LETRS manual, and online course license is $669.00. NOTE: ATLL will be offering LETRS scholarships, beginning this summer, which means REIMBURSEMENT of all expenses, if application is completed and accepted! In addition, DESE's Read-Lead-Exceed Initiative registrations for the same professional learning opportunity for K-3 Teachers only, will be available soon, with training beginning early this fall!

    9. LETRS: Volume 2, Units 5-8 cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Teachers that have completed LETRS Units 1-4 Training

    Dates: 6/28/2022 to 4/5/2023

    This training is only for teachers who have successfully completed LETRS Volume 1, Units 1-4.

    Each participant must purchase Volume 2 LETRS modules for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact Jane, jjackso@nwmissouri.edu, for further information.


    This in-depth training looks into the science of reading research for teaching vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing. Participants will link oral language to vocabulary, writing phases of development and spelling. Instructional practices will be reviewed for understanding writing phases across genre, and how explicit lesson planning can change comprehension, vocabulary retention and spelling. Participants will also walk away with the ability to distinguish between comprehension products and processes while using and viewing multiple lessons/resources for deepening the foundations of reading. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    10. LETRS for Early Childhood Educators

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Troester Media Center (St. Joseph, MO) [map]

    Audience: PreK - K Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

    Dates: 7/11/2022 to 1/27/2023

    Participants must purchase LETRS Early Childhood Educator manual and online course from Lexia Learning (1-800-547-6747, ext. 5136), prior to the first session.

    This four-day series is designed to deepen your understanding of the what, why, and how of early literacy and language development, including assessment and instruction strategies. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides the "science of reading” application of research into the classroom no matter the curriculum or program used. The blended learning format of this series includes four days of face-to-face training and self-paced online tutorials/videos of effective early childhood classroom instruction.

    11. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling - cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

    Dates: 7/12/2022 to 3/17/2023

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

    12. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 emPowerU Building (St Joseph, MO)

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

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

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

    13. LETRS: Volume 2, Units 5-8 cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Teachers that have completed LETRS Units 1-4 Training

    Dates: 7/22/2022 to 3/27/2023

    This training is only for teachers who have successfully completed LETRS Volume 1, Units 1-4.

    Each participant must purchase Volume 2 LETRS modules for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact Jane, jjackso@nwmissouri.edu, for further information.


    This in-depth training looks into the science of reading research for teaching vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing. Participants will link oral language to vocabulary, writing phases of development and spelling. Instructional practices will be reviewed for understanding writing phases across genre, and how explicit lesson planning can change comprehension, vocabulary retention and spelling. Participants will also walk away with the ability to distinguish between comprehension products and processes while using and viewing multiple lessons/resources for deepening the foundations of reading. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

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

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    15. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A: GRAIN VALLEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    BTAP A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

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

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Columbia College (Rolla, MO)

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

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    MTDS BTAP meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    17. MLDS New Leaders (Year 1)

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 7/27/2022 to 2/1/2023

    The Missouri Leadership Development System provides support to new leaders to allow them to be successful in their first "Building Leadership" position.

    Year 1 dates include:
    July 27, 2022 - Regional Meeting I
    September 20, 2022 - Regional Meeting II
    November 15 or 16 or 17, 2022 - Feedback and Coaching Lab (various school sites) - Attend only one date.
    January 10, 2023 - Regional Meeting III
    February 1 or 2 or 9, 2023 - Feedback and Coaching Lab (various school sites) - Attend only one date.

    For additional information, contact Vince Powell at 573.803.7754

    18. 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 Missouri BTAP for certification

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    MTDS BTAP meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    19. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B: GRAIN VALLEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, BTAP B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    20. 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 Missouri BTAP for certification

    Dates: 7/28/2022 to 3/2/2023

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    MTDS BTAP meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

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

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

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

    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

    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

    22. MTDS Developing A: Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: K-12 educators

    Dates: 8/1/2022 to 4/28/2023

    Developing A is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO

    -completed at least 3 years of successful teaching

    -a strong desire for professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State Kick-off event with national expert, John Antonetti

    -a copy John's book: 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong

    -access to on-demand learning modules to enrich teacher learning anywhere and anytime

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Developing A emphasizes these MTDS Competencies:

    Community Builder: Works in a Community of Practice (Shares innovative practices and revisions to instruction obtained from conducting action research and the use of emerging research within a community of practice)

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

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

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

    23. MTDS Teacher Academy

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

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

    Closed
    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

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

    -completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO

    -completed at least 3 years of successful teaching

    -a strong desire for professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -Statewide event with national expert, John Antonetti

    -a copy John's book: 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong

    -access to on-demand learning modules to enrich teacher learning anywhere and anytime

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy emphasizes these MTDS Competencies:

    Community Builder: Works in a Community of Practice (Shares innovative practices and revisions to instruction obtained from conducting action research and the use of emerging research within a community of practice)

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

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

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

    24. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A-UNION STATION

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    MTDS BTAP meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    25. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(Maryville)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

    Dates: 8/2/2022 to 2/21/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    26. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(St. Joseph)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

    Dates: 8/2/2022 to 2/21/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    27. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(Trenton)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

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

    Closed

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    28. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling cohort 3

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

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

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

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

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

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

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    MTDS BTAP meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

      Lunch provided. Share dietary restrictions in advance.

    30. Leadership Academy - Northwest RPDC

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Building Leaders in year 3 and beyond

    Dates: 8/3/2022 to 4/13/2023

    Leadership Academy is part of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). This year-long experience develops effective leaders who:
    *Engage with school and community
    *Serve as catalysts for meaningful and productive change
    *Recognize and develop excellent instruction
    *Create and sustain a culture of continuous learning

    Leadership Academy is designed for building leaders in Year 3 and beyond.

    The program includes includes:
    * 3 state meetings: Kickoff (June), Winter Meeting (January) and Graduation (June)
    * Outdoor Leadership Experience (October) is held at YMCS Trout Lodge, Potosi
    * 5 regional cohort meetings
    * Legislative visit

    You must register here for Regional Meetings AND on the Leadership Academy Site for the State Meetings.


    Fee includes program registration regional meetings. Transportation and lodging to state meetings is not included. An additional $300 fee will be paid to YMCA of the Ozarks for OLE.

    31. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling cohort 4

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

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

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

    32. Leadership Teams: Empowering Teachers, Elevating Student Learning Outcomes

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: District Leadership Teams

    Dates: 8/4/2022 to 5/3/2023

    Did you know that collective teacher efficacy is the most powerful influence leading to impact in schools? Looking to build capacity in a school-wide leadership team that focuses on elevating the teaching and learning experiences of all students? Let us help you by providing leadership learning experiences for your team members. Come learn with and from other school teams in the same room!

    Training highlights:
    * Empowering teachers through shared leadership
    * Developing a collaborative culture
    * Goal setting: Where are we? Where are we going? Best path to get there?
    * Exploring new ways to tackle challenges
    * Aligning practices
    * Designing professional learning that leads to impact

    Leadership Teams include the principal and designated faculty members. It is important that Leadership Teams include adequate representation from grade levels and disciplines to positively influence change and growth, generally a minimum of 4 staff plus the administrator.

    Fee is $200 per team per session ($1,000 total per team); $50 per session for each additional person. Lunch included.

    33. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling cohort 5

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 North Central Missouri College (Trenton, MO)

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

    Dates: 8/4/2022 to 5/2/2023

    Closed
    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

    34. MLDS: New Leaders Year I Cohort 22-23

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: School Leaders in their first few years of school leadership.

    Dates: 8/4/2022 to 4/6/2023

    The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is a continuum of learning and supports provided to school leaders from aspiring to retiring. In addition to content available for aspiring school leaders, five levels of support comprise MLDS: New Leaders Year I, New Leaders Year II, Sustaining Leadership Year III, Sustaining Leadership IV and Transformational Leadership V.

    New Leaders Year 1 Cohort:
    The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is a series of professional learning experiences specifically tailored to develop leadership capacity across multiple domains of leadership. Research and practical experience confirm the impact of leadership on multiple aspects of school life, personal satisfaction, recruitment and retention of faculty and staff, and student achievement, to name a few. Essential activities will include, but are not limited to productive and relevant mentoring (Emerging Level - years 1 and 2) and comprehensive and progressive learning treatments designed to meet principals' needs at their current level of experience (Emerging and Developing Levels). Join this cohort and watch your leadership skill and professional network grow. Not sure which cohort to join? Just ask!

    35. LETRS: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling - Volume 1 - Cohort 5 (Palmyra)

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Palmyra, MO (Palmyra, MO)

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title Teachers, Special Education Teachers or Interventionists, Administrators

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

    DATES:
    Launch: Thurs, August 4
    Session 1: Mon, November 14, 2022
    Session 2: Wed, Feb 1
    Session 3: Wed, March 1
    Session 4: Thur, April 27, 2023

    TIME: Launch: 1:00-3:00pm; remaining: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Northeast Power-3705 N Business 61, Palmyra

    COST: $400 + *Materials-includes manual & on-line course (scholarship recipients, see special note below)
    *Participants must purchase materials from Lexia Learning prior to the launch. For information on ordering materials or about the training, please contact either sthurman@truman.edu or sdaniels@truman.edu.
    [Estimated cost for manual/on-line course is $360 & face-to-face training is $100/day ($400), making the total cost $760.]

    SPECIAL NOTE: There is no cost for training or materials to scholarship recipients. (When registering, mark "PO" in the payment section. Charge will be taken off later.)

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading," so they are able to apply research-based application into their classroom, no matter the curriculum or program.

    The trainings will consist of a launch, 4 face-to-face sessions through structured modules + 4 units of on-line tutorials/videos (through Lexia Learning) which include examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information to 3 students.

    Session Topics
    Launch: Introduction and Pre-Assessment
    Session 1: The Challenge of Learning to Read
    Session 2: The Speech Sounds of English
    Session 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, & Spelling
    Session 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, & Word Recognition

    36. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring SOUTHEAST

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

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

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

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    37. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

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

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

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

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

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

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/15/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

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

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

    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

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

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    41. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling cohort 6

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

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

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

    42. MTDS Mastering C: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring Cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

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

    Closed

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

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

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    43. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring Cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 8/5/2022 to 3/2/2023

    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

     

    MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    44. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

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

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

    Dates: 8/5/2022

    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)

    45. LETRS Volume 1, Cohort 3 Southeast RPDC

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

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

    Closed
    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 or 573-651-2057 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu or kengelen@semo.edu.

    Training dates for this cohort group are 8/8/22 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/19/22, 12/7/22, 2/7/23, and 4/4/23. Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series.

    46. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A: GRANDVIEW

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    BTAP A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    47. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 - Maryville)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO) [map]

    Audience: First Year Teachers

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

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    48. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 -St. Joseph)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: First Year Teachers

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

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    49. Special Education New Teacher Academy (not part of BTAP)

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Holiday Inn North, 2720 N Glenstone Ave, Springfield (Springfied, MO) [map]

    Dates: 8/8/2022 to 2/6/2023

    Closed
    The Special Education New Teacher Academy is designed to provide a supportive learning opportunity for new teachers. The group will meet four days and the participant must attend all four days so please ensure your district can provide a substitute for you on those four days. We will meet on August 8th, August 9th, November 7th, and February 6th. We will meet at the Holiday Inn North at Glenstone and I44. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Registration and breakfast will be from 8:00-8:30, content will begin a 8:30, and we will end by 3:#0 on each of the days. Cost will be $40.00 per day ($160.00 total) to cover facility, continental breakfast, and lunch. When you register, you are agreeing to attend all four days of New Teacher Academy. Cancellations will not be taken after August 1st. We will discuss components specific to being a special education teacher and do so in a sequence that will best help you do your job. We will start with resources and the components of a quality IEP, along with how to process transfer students from a compliance standpoint. We will spend the afternoon of August 8th with Jordan Politte talking about behavior management. We will also work in some content on Specially Designed Instruction and some literacy instruction. The four days will focus on the areas of most common noncompliance including, but not limited to, discipline, IEP development and evaluations/reevaluations. Provides hands-on training using the model forms, the Standards and Indicators Manual and the State Plan for Special Education.

    50. LETRS Volume 1, Cohort 4 Southeast RPDC

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

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

    Closed
    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to the Launch. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 or 573-651-2057 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu or kengelen@semo.edu.

    Training dates for this cohort group are 8/8/22 for a half-day launch, then full days trainings on 10/21/22, 12/16/22, 2/8/23, and 4/14/23. Each full day will address each of the four LETRS Units respectively. There will be one charge for the series.

    51. MTDS Emerging B- BTAP Year 2 (Maryville)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Dates: 8/9/2022 to 3/31/2023

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging B includes a statewide event on October 19 featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    52. MTDS Emerging B- BTAP Year 2 (Trenton)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Dates: 8/9/2022 to 3/30/2023

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging B includes a statewide event on October 19 featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    53. MLDS: New Leaders Year II Cohort 22-23

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: School Leaders in their first few years of school leadership.

    Dates: 8/9/2022 to 4/13/2023

    The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is a continuum of learning and supports provided to school leaders from aspiring to retiring. In addition to content available for aspiring school leaders, five levels of support comprise MLDS: New Leaders Year I, New Leaders Year II, Sustaining Leadership Year III, Sustaining Leadership IV and Transformational Leadership V.

    New Leaders Year 2 Cohort:
    The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is a continuum of learning and supports provided to school leaders from aspiring to retiring. In addition to content available for aspiring school leaders, five levels of support comprise MLDS: New Leaders Year I, New Leaders Year II, Sustaining Leadership Year III, Sustaining Leadership IV and Transformational Leadership V. School leaders will want to invest in their own professional development by attending each level of training. The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) New Leaders Year 1 provides principals: Conclusion of two-years of productive and relevant mentoring, training and support through research-based learning experiences, opportunities to develop formal and informal professional networks. MLDS New Leaders Year 2 includes two regional meetings which provide practical, relevant learning as well as two coaching labs providing hands on experiences to improve skills in assessing school culture. In addition, a minimum of 20 hours of mentor support are included. Participation in New Leaders Year 1 is a pre-requisite for this cohort. If you are in year two of school leadership and did not participate in New Leaders Year 1, please contact the RPDC Leadership Development Specialist, Tamara Moore-Callahan at tymtc7@umkc.edu to discuss your best course placement. Completion of the New Leaders/Emerging Level series (year 1 and 2) meets administrative certification requirements.

    54. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 -Trenton)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 North Central Missouri College (Trenton, MO)

    Audience: First Year Teachers

    Dates: 8/10/2022 to 3/22/2023

    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

    55. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring-North Callaway

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

    Audience: North Callaway Mentors

    Dates: 8/11/2022 to 4/3/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System. This opportunity provides: -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support. -consultant support -regional networking with other mentor teachers -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers -competency-based programming MTDS Mastering: Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies: Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    56. Trauma Responsive: Building Student Support Team Capacity

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Missouri Western State University (St. Joseph, MO)

    Audience: K-12 Teachers, Administrators, Nurses, Counselors

    Dates: 8/11/2022 to 5/23/2023

    Network is full. We have reached our capacity of teams for this year.

    As an educator, you face the impact of trauma in your school every day. Whether it is acute or complex trauma, those experiences disrupt brain activity and can lead students to exhibit disruptive and/or disengaged behaviors. This year-long cohort (6 sessions) requires a team of five* building representatives which could include, but are not limited to: building leader, classroom teacher, counselor, special education teacher, school nurse, school resource officer, etc. School representatives must attend all six sessions.

    We will use the Missouri Model for Trauma-Informed Schools to address the underlying causes of trauma, identify student responses and implement highly effective school-wide systems of support.
    *School wide teams will be based on the student population.

    Session 1) Intro to Trauma - before school starts, Aug 11
    Session 2) Reframing Responses to Trauma - first quarter*
    Session 3) Missouri Model Implementation - second quarter*
    Session 4) Emotional Poverty Part 1 - third quarter*
    Session 5) Emotional Poverty Part 2 - fourth quarter*
    Session 6) Data Analysis, Reflection, and Next Steps - after close of school year*

    Fee is $200 per team per session ($1,200 total per team); $50 per session for each additional person. Lunch included.

    57. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A: KEARNEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

    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

    58. LETRS Cohort 16

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Limited to MO Read, Lead Exceed Participants

    Dates: 8/15/2022 to 3/6/2023

    Closed
    LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading” so they are able to apply research into classroom application to teach language and literacy skills to every student, no matter the curriculum or program used. LETRS is a blended model of professional development consisting of online course, textbook, and four face-to- face trainings.

    59. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A) TIPTON

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

    Dates: 8/15/2022 to 5/19/2023

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    60. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B

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

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

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

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Emerging II includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    61. Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) - Volume I - Rolla Public Schools (INVITATION ONLY)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Columbia College (Rolla, MO)

    Audience: Elementary K-5 Teachers, Title Reading Teachers, Special Education Teachers or Interventionists, & Administrators

    Dates: 8/17/2022 to 4/14/2023

    Participants are expected to attend all four dates in this workshop.
  • August 17, 2022
  • November 7, 2022
  • January 3, 2023
  • April 14, 2023

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face-to-face learning sessions through structured modules and 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students.

    Face-to-Face Sessions Include:
    Session 1 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
    Session 2 - The Speech Sounds of English
    Session 3 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, & Spelling
    Session 4 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, & Word Recognition

    A late fee will be applied if you have NOT registered.

  • 62. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program A (BTAP A)

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

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

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

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

    This program is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    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. Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) - Volume I - Union R-XI (INVITATION ONLY)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Union School District (Union, MO)

    Audience: Elementary K-5 Teachers, Title Reading Teachers, Special Education Teachers or Interventionists, & Administrators

    Dates: 8/19/2022 to 4/11/2023

    Participants are expected to attend all four dates in this workshop.
  • August 19, 2022
  • November 1, 2022
  • February 17, 2023
  • April 11, 2023

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face-to-face learning sessions through structured modules and 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students.

    Face-to-Face Sessions Include:
    Session 1 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
    Session 2 - The Speech Sounds of English
    Session 3 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, & Spelling
    Session 4 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, & Word Recognition

    A late fee will be applied if you have NOT registered.

  • 64. LETRS Cohort 17

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Limited to MO Read, Lead Exceed Participants

    Dates: 8/25/2022 to 3/13/2023

    Closed
    LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading” so they are able to apply research into classroom application to teach language and literacy skills to every student, no matter the curriculum or program used. LETRS is a blended model of professional development consisting of online course, textbook, and four face-to- face trainings.

    65. LETRS Cohort 10

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Limited to MO Read, Lead Exceed Participants

    Dates: 8/29/2022 to 5/4/2023

    Closed
    LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading” so they are able to apply research into classroom application to teach language and literacy skills to every student, no matter the curriculum or program used. LETRS is a blended model of professional development consisting of online course, textbook, and four face-to- face trainings.

    66. LETRS Vol.1: Word Recognition (Mondays Only)

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 8/29/2022 to 3/13/2023

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) provides K-5 teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. The 'blended learning' format of this series includes face-to-face learning through structured models and online tutorials/videos of effective classroom instruction. SPECIAL NOTES: 1) There are four 'face to face' dates for this workshop series. We will focus on each of the four LETRS units respectively: Day 1/Launch and Unit 1, The Challenge of Learning to Read; Day 2/Unit 2: The Speech Sounds of English; Day 3/Unit 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling Day 4/Unit 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition. Registration fee for all four 'face to face' dates is $300, including parking and breakfast. (2) Recipients of an ATLL Scholarship and other participants must purchase LETRS manual and online course license for $369 from one of the following: Kathleen.tirakian@lexialearning.com - districts with 7000+ student enrollment Amy.Langlais@lexialearning.com - districts with 2000 - 7000 student enrollment Laura.Franzese@lexialearning.com - districts with up to 2000 student enrollment 3) Recipients of the MO Read-Lead-Exceed Initiative will receive their materials from DESE. DO NOT purchase your own materials! 4) The total cost for the four-day training (including breakfast and parking), manual, and online course is $669. NOTE: Please select "Purchase Order" as method of payment, even with a scholarship or Read-Lead-Exceed award. For any additional questions, contact janaloge@missouristate.edu

    67. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B-UNION STATION

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    68. 6-8 Science Network

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: 6-8 Science Teachers

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

    Each new school year, teachers ask themselves, "What do I need to focus on and what can I do differently to improve?” Come join us as we network with other middle school teachers to answer this question. Network participants will:
    * Analyze Item Analysis reports for challenging areas
    * Network to improve challenging areas and current issues
    * Analyze and tweak challenging area and current lessons
    * Analyze and tweak challenging area assessments
    * Become aware of current Science Updates

    Optional graduate credit is available

    69. MTDS Mastering: Professional Development Committee

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: PDC Members and /or Administrators

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

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

    Participants will:

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

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

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

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

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

    Suggested items to bring to aid in discussion:

    -Current PDC Plan 

    -CSIP 

    -Building school improvement goals

    -Needs assessment results (if available) 

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

    70. Reader, Come Home...The Reading Brain in A Digital World Virtual Book Study

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Virtual (any place, MO)

    Dates: 8/31/2022 to 9/21/2022

    Virtual Book Study: Reader, Come Home...The Reading Brain in A Digital World Book Study by Maryanne Wolf. This book is a roadmap that provides a cautionary but hopeful perspective on the impact of technology on our brains and our most essential intellectual capacities-and what this could mean for our future. Meeting dates are: 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21 from 5-6Pm

    71. MLDS: Missouri Leadership Academy 22-23

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: School Leaders with at least three full years of administrator experience.

    Dates: 9/1/2022 to 5/2/2023

    The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is a continuum of learning and supports provided to school leaders from aspiring to retiring. In addition to content available for aspiring school leaders, five levels of support comprise MLDS: New Leaders Year I, New Leaders Year II, Sustaining Leadership Year III, Sustaining Leadership IV and Transformational Leadership V.

    Missouri Leadership Academy:
    Leadership Academy is part of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS), which develops effective school leaders who: Engage with school and community, serve as catalysts for meaningful and productive change, recognize and develop excellent instruction, and create and sustain a culture of continuous learning. Leadership Academy is comprised of school leaders across the state of Missouri and aims to promote the success of each student by building leadership capacity in the following domains: Relational, Instructional, Visionary, Innovative and Managerial. Leadership Academy offers four regional meetings, a three-day outdoor learning experience and statewide meetings. Statewide meetings will be held in mid-Missouri and Potosi areas, and regional meetings will be conducted in cohorts in your area.

    72. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B: KEARNEY

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, BTAP B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    73. LETRS Volume 1: Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling cohort 7

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: K-6 Teachers, Title, Special Education or Interventionists, Administrators

    Dates: 9/1/2022 to 5/4/2023

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face to face learning sessions through structured modules PLUS 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students

    All training facilitated by a LETRS certified trainer. Training includes 5 sessions and 4 on-line modules/videos of effective instruction, with classroom observations.

    Each participant must purchase materials for implementation. You must have the materials prior to session 1. Please contact RPDC at 660-562-1995 for further information.

    74. LETRS Vol. 1: Word Recognition #14

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 9/6/2022 to 2/8/2023

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) provides K-5 teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. The 'blended learning' format of this series includes face-to-face learning through structured models and online tutorials/videos of effective classroom instruction. SPECIAL NOTES: (1) There are four 'face to face' dates for this workshop series. We will focus on each of the four LETRS units respectively: Day 1/Launch and Unit 1, The Challenge of Learning to Read; Day 2/Unit 2: The Speech Sounds of English; Day 3/Unit 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling Day 4/Unit 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition. Registration fee for all four 'face to face' dates is $300, including parking and breakfast. (2) Recipients of an ATLL Scholarship and other participants must purchase LETRS manual and online course license for $369 from one of the following: Kathleen.tirakian@lexialearning.com - districts with 7000+ student enrollment Amy.Langlais@lexialearning.com - districts with 2000 - 7000 student enrollment Laura.Franzese@lexialearning.com - districts with up to 2000 student enrollment (3) Recipients of the MO Read-Lead-Exceed Initiative will receive their materials from DESE. DO NOT purchase your own materials! (4) The total cost for the four-day training (including breakfast and parking), manual, and online course is $669. NOTE: Please select "Purchase Order" as method of payment, even with a scholarship or Read-Lead-Exceed award. For any additional questions, contact sieraosei@missouristate.edu

    75. LETRS Volume 2, Cohort 1 Southeast RPDC

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/6/2022 to 3/2/2023

    Closed
    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to extend research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured modules and online videos of effective classroom instruction. The two primary areas of focus for this volume are comprehension and writing. Participants in this group must acquire LETRS Volume 2 materials two months prior to Session 1 to allow ample time to process content before the first training. Materials should be purchased from Lexia Learning. If unsure how/where to purchase call 573-651-2083 or 573-651-2057 for that information or email crodgers@semo.edu or kengelen@semo.edu. Full day training dates for this cohort group are 9/6/22, 10/31/22, 1/6/23, and 3/2/23. These four trainings will address Units 5 thru 8, respectively. There will be one charge for all four sessions after attendance of the first training.

    76. Mathematics Network

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Dates: 9/6/2022 to 2/7/2023

    Wait List
    The MATH Network provides an opportunity for educators, instructional coaches and administrators to learn and share new practices as well as get updates from DESE content specialists. This year's network meetings will be in person, with three sessions held over the year.

    In an effort to provide multiple ways to access DESE updates, we will always attempt to record DESE information when provided by the directors from our state department. As the remainder of our time together is organized as a network experience, recording will not be an option. Thank you for understanding the true intent of the collaborative nature of these gatherings.

    The cost is FREE to KCRPDC member districts, and $75 for 1 or $150 for 2 or more from non-member districts

    Contact Cindy Hedrick for membership information. cehedrick@umkc.edu

    77. MLDS IV Sustaining Leadership

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/6/2022 to 4/12/2023

    MLDS IV continues the growth of leaders who have completed MLDS Years 1 and 2 and MLDS III. MLDS IV works with leaders addressing pertinent topics in regard to their level of leadership and their growth as a leader. MLDS IV consists of 3 regional meetings and 1 learning lab. Meeting dates for the 2022-2023 school year are: September 6, November 2, January 10, and April 12.

    78. English Language Arts Network

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Teachers, Instructional Coaches and administrators

    Dates: 9/6/2022 to 2/7/2023

    The ELA Network provides an opportunity for educators, instructional coaches and administrators to learn and share new practices as well as get updates from DESE content specialists. This year's network meetings will be in person, with three sessions held over the year.

    In an effort to provide multiple ways to access DESE updates, we will always attempt to record DESE information when provided by the directors from our state department. As the remainder of our time together is organized as a network experience, recording will not be an option. Thank you for understanding the true intent of the collaborative nature of these gatherings.

    The cost is FREE to KCRPDC member districts, and $75 for 1 or $150 for 2 or more from non-member districts

    Contact Cindy Hedrick for membership information. cehedrick@umkc.edu

    79. LETRS Cohort 1

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Limited to MO Read, Lead Exceed Participants

    Dates: 9/7/2022 to 3/29/2023

    Closed
    LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading” so they are able to apply research into classroom application to teach language and literacy skills to every student, no matter the curriculum or program used. LETRS is a blended model of professional development consisting of online course, textbook, and four face-to- face trainings.

    80. Mathematics Collaborative Group

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/7/2022 to 3/21/2023

    This 4-part series is designed for instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and interventionists who support the teaching and learning of mathematics. The focus will be on increasing student engagement through research-based best practices to impact student learning. Participants will have the added opportunity of networking with others and sharing resources.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 1: Content Knowledge
    Standard 2: Student Learning, Growth, and Development
    Standard 3: Curriculum Implementation
    Standard 4: Critical Thinking

    81. MLDS New Leaders Year 2

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/7/2022 to 3/1/2023

    Year 2 of Emerging Level provides new leaders with continued support which builds upon Year 1 training.

    The Missouri Leadership Development System provides support to new leaders to allow them to be successful in their first "Building Leadership" position.

    Year 2 dates include:
    September 7, 2022 - Regional Meeting #1 Room Kem Hall-RPDC
    October 4, 6 or 12, 2022 - School Culture Walk (off campus site) choose one
    February 22, 2023 - Regional Meeting #2 Room Kem Hall-RPDC
    March 2023 - School Walk Around (in your building)

    For additional information, contact Vince Powell at 573.803.7754

    82. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

    Missouri students need great teachers. Your role as a builder of the next generation of educators is SO important! Together we can help build the future of Missouri teachers.

    Regional Grow Your Own cohorts are designed:

    • -to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators through active collaborative groups.
    • -to promote resource/information sharing among colleagues.
    • -to create opportunities that inspire students to become great educators.
    • -using the Aspiring Level state competencies as a focus.

    Join us for quarterly meetings if you are a designer/facilitator of a GYO club/chapter or class who wants to:

    • -connect with other leaders who work with the next generation of educators.
    • -hear relevant guest speakers.
    • -learn about resources and opportunities that support your program.
    • -share the fantastic happenings of your group of future teachers.
      • Regional cohorts support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Teacher Development Specialist, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating cohort gatherings.

    83. LETRS Cohort 2

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Limited to MO Read, Lead Exceed Participants

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 3/31/2023

    Closed
    LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading” so they are able to apply research into classroom application to teach language and literacy skills to every student, no matter the curriculum or program used. LETRS is a blended model of professional development consisting of online course, textbook, and four face-to- face trainings.

    The LETRS course of study will include online learning and 4 face-to-face sessions, scheduled strategically throughout the implementation. These sessions will incorporate Bridge-to-Practice activities, discussions of instructional strategies, and reflection on the integration of new learning, ensuring greater transfer to classroom application.

    84. MTDS Beginning Teacher Assistance B: GRANDVIEW

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

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

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

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

    This program offers continued support for early career teachers.

    To celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, BTAP B includes a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher! Participants will also receive a copy of Mike's book The Artisan Teacher.

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -access to experts- statewide event with Mike Rutherford!

    -access to on-demand learning, including Mike Rutherford's MTDS series

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Emerging B emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Differentiates to Meet Unique Student Needs

    Design lesson variations to: content, process, product, and/or environment based on analysis of student needs.

    Plans Student Progress Monitoring

    Plans formal and informal assessment strategies and documentation structures to check and record understanding of lesson targets during instruction.

    Works in a Community of Practice

    Participates in a community of practice to share evidence of effectiveness and progress towards curricular goals, plan curricular revisions, and discuss meeting student needs.

    85. Diving Deeper into Grades 3-5 Priority Learning Standards in Mathematics

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 2/7/2023

    This 2 part series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding, promoting student reasoning and sense making, and showing the learning progression of the standard in grades 3 through 5. Part 1 will focus on the domain Relationships and Algebraic Thinking, specifically on the concepts of multiplication and division. Part 2 will focus on the domain Number Sense and Operations with Fractions. Join this group of math educators as they explore research-based practices that help students make meaning of mathematics and transform yourself into an awesome mathematics teacher leader.

    86. Early Childhood Network

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PreK Educators

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 4/20/2023

    Pre-K Teacher Collaborative Network

    The Early Childhood Network is designed to assist the Pre-K teacher in understanding the needs of the young child to be successful in the educational setting. Participants will learn about recent research findings in early childhood including Reggio Emilia instructional strategies to develop and strengthen the skills identified in the Missouri Early Learning Goals. Each session will offer opportunities for sharing and discussion around topics of interest of the network.

    Participant learning experiences include:
    * Exploring Early Childhood Practices
    * Building content skills through the Missouri Learning Goals
    * PLAY and why it's critical for young children

    87. MTDS Grow Your Own (GYO) Regional Cohort

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 3/28/2023

    Missouri students need great teachers. Your role as a builder of the next generation of educators is SO important! Together we can help build the future of Missouri teachers.

    Regional Grow Your Own cohorts are designed:

    • -to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators through active collaborative groups.
    • -to promote resource/information sharing among colleagues.
    • -to create opportunities that inspire students to become great educators.
    • -using the Aspiring Level state competencies as a focus.

    Join us for quarterly meetings if you are a designer/facilitator of a GYO club/chapter or class who wants to:

    • -connect with other leaders who work with the next generation of educators.
    • -hear relevant guest speakers.
    • -learn about resources and opportunities that support your program.
    • -share the fantastic happenings of your group of future teachers.
      • Regional cohorts support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Teacher Development Specialist, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating cohort gatherings.



        Lunch included

    88. MTDS Teacher Academy

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

    Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

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

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

    Developing A is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System and is open to any teacher who has:

    -completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in MO

    -completed at least 3 years of successful teaching

    -a strong desire for professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State Kick-off event with national expert, John Antonetti

    -a copy John's book: 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong

    -access to on-demand learning modules to enrich teacher learning anywhere and anytime

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    Developing A emphasizes these MTDS Competencies:

    Community Builder: Works in a Community of Practice (Shares innovative practices and revisions to instruction obtained from conducting action research and the use of emerging research within a community of practice)

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

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

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

    89. Virtual Book Study (Cohort 1) - Co-Planning for EL and Content Teachers *enrollment closed*

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Virtual Meeting (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 9/8/2022 to 1/12/2023

    Closed
    Welcome all educators of English Learners - those with lots of experience and those with none at all! We will dive into Honigsfeld and Dove's "Co-Planning: 5 essential strategies to integrate curriculum and instruction for English Learners". There will be five virtual monthly meetings beginning in September and finishing up in January. We will examine ways that content/classroom teachers and EL teachers can work together to maximize the strengths of EL students and learn from each other. Teachers will find opportunities to embed the collaborative practices of co-planning, co-instruction, co-assessing and co-reflecting into their instructional routines. Here is a link to the book on Amazon. https://amzn.to/3woQEmu

    90. LETRS Vol. 1: Word Recognition #16

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 9/9/2022 to 1/13/2023

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) provides K-5 teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. The 'blended learning' format of this series includes face-to-face learning through structured models and online tutorials/videos of effective classroom instruction. SPECIAL NOTES: (1) There are four 'face to face' dates for this workshop series. We will focus on each of the four LETRS units respectively: Day 1/Launch and Unit 1, The Challenge of Learning to Read; Day 2/Unit 2: The Speech Sounds of English; Day 3/Unit 3: Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling Day 4/Unit 4: Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition. Registration fee for all four 'face to face' dates is $300, including parking and breakfast. (2) Recipients of an ATLL Scholarship and other participants must purchase LETRS manual and online course license for $369 from one of the following: Kathleen.tirakian@lexialearning.com - districts with 7000+ student enrollment Amy.Langlais@lexialearning.com - districts with 2000 - 7000 student enrollment Laura.Franzese@lexialearning.com - districts with up to 2000 student enrollment (3) Recipients of the MO Read-Lead-Exceed Initiative will receive their materials from DESE. DO NOT purchase your own materials! (4) The total cost for the four-day training (including breakfast and parking), manual, and online course is $669. NOTE: Please select "Purchase Order" as method of payment, even with a scholarship or Read-Lead-Exceed award. For any additional questions, contact sieraosei@missouristate.edu

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

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

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

    Dates: 9/9/2022 to 3/31/2023

    DATES: Friday, September 9; Tuesday, October 25, 2022; Friday, February 3; Friday, March 31, 2023

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University Violette Hall 1316

    COST: $160 - lunch included

    Missouri students need great teachers. Your role as a builder of the next generation of educators is SO important! Together we can help build the future of Missouri teachers.

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

    Join us for these quarterly regional meetings if you are a designer/facilitator of a GYO program, class, club, or chapter who would like to
    >connect with other leaders who work with the next generation of educators;
    >hear relevant guest speakers;
    >learn about resources and opportunities that support your program; and
    >share the fantastic happenings of your group of future teachers.

    Regional cohorts support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri schools. The Northeast Regional Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) Teacher Development Specialist (TDS) will be hosting these cohort sessions; the MTDS State GYO TDS will be facilitating these cohort sessions.

    92. MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates

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

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

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

    This program offers support for mid-career teachers.

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

    -completed MTDS Teacher Academy

    -a strong desire for continuous professional improvement

    This opportunity provides:

    -State event with national expert, John Antonetti

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

    -consultant support

    -networking with other teachers

    -competency-based programming

    MTDS Teacher Academy Graduates emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

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

    Instructional Designer: Develops Research-Based Instruction (Develops innovative instruction based on conducting and using action research that: (a) emphasizes essential concepts of content; (b) uses supplementary primary sources; (c) connects to student experience and culture; (d) meets the unique needs of diverse learners; and/or promotes student inquiry and interdisciplinary approaches)

    Professional: Understands & Promotes the Profession (Gains awareness of the larger professional community, including regional, state, national, and global professional educational communities and governmental bodies that impact the profession; and revises personal philosophy of teaching)

    93. Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) - Volume I - Maries Co. R-II (INVITATION ONLY)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Maries Co. R-II School District (Belle, MO)

    Audience: Elementary K-5 Teachers, Title Reading Teachers, Special Education Teachers or Interventionists, & Administrators

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 5/8/2023

    Participants are expected to attend all dates in this workshop.
  • September 12, 2022 (all day -- 8:30-3:30)
  • October 24, 2022 (half-day -- 8:30-11:30)
  • November 14, 2022 (half-day -- 8:30-11:30)
  • March 20, 2023 (all day -- 8:30-3:30)-- RESCHEDULED FROM 12/12/22
  • May 8, 2023 (all day -- 8:30-3:30)

    LETRS provides teachers with the tools and understanding to teach the essential skills needed for literacy. LETRS is NOT a program. Teachers learn the "science of reading" so they are able to apply research into classroom application no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of 4 face-to-face learning sessions through structured modules and 4 units of online videos including examples of effective classroom instruction. Teachers will be asked to apply the information on chosen students.

    Face-to-Face Sessions Include:
    Session 1 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
    Session 2 - The Speech Sounds of English
    Session 3 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, & Spelling
    Session 4 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, & Word Recognition

    A late fee will be applied if you have NOT registered.

  • 94. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 - Maryville)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: First Year Teachers

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 3/2/2023

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    95. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 -St. Joseph)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: First Year Teachers

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 3/15/2023

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

    This opportunity provides:

    -networking with other new teachers and educational consultants

    -just-in-time learning (critical firsts)

    -awareness of the phases of a new teacher

    -relationship-building skills

    -on-demand learning, including videos by Mike Rutherford

    Emerging A meets Missouri's BTAP certification requirements and emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    • Builds Relationships & Culture: Creating culturally responsive relationships built on trust and mutual respect for all
    • Creates & Manages a Learning Environment: Implementing classroom layouts and organizational strategies to:

    -promote student interaction

    -meet student needs and well-being

    -minimize disruption

    -allow teacher movement for monitoring student progress

    -increase & manage student productivity

    -encourage self-directed student learning

    • Develops Research-Based Instruction: Using research-based lesson planning models/practices to plan lessons that include:

    -lesson targets

    -activities, tasks, and/or experiences

    -research-based and/or evidence-based strategies

    -methods for monitoring/communicating student progress towards meeting lesson target

    • Engages Students in Content: Evaluating lessons to identify engaging qualities of work, high level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies

    96. MTDS Emerging A (BTAP Year 1 -Trenton)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: First Year Teachers

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 3/22/2023

    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

    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

    97. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(Maryville)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 2/21/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    98. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(St. Joseph)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 2/21/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    99. MTDS Mastering C: Mentor BTAP Year 1(Trenton)

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PK-12 Mentors of first year teachers

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 2/22/2023

    This program offers learning and support for mentor teachers. 

    Mastering: Mentoring is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System.

    This opportunity provides:

    -coaching, observation, and feedback training and support.

    -consultant support

    -regional networking with other mentor teachers

    -opportunities to apply newly acquired skills with beginning teachers

    -competency-based programming

     

    Mastering: Mentoring emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies:

    Managing a Classroom: Manages Behavior, Creates & Manages a Learning Environment, Communicates Progress Toward Learning Goals

    Being a Professional: Supports School District Vision, Mission, & Goals

    Designing Instruction: Develops Research-Based Instruction

    Reflecting on Practice: Sets Growth Goals

    100. Instructional Coaches (Cohort Two, Year One)

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: District & Building Instructional Coaches

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 3/9/2023

    There are 4 meeting dates in this workshop series:
  • September 12, 2022
  • November 17, 2022
  • January 23, 2023
  • March 9, 2023

    If you work as an instructional coach and want to grow and learn from others in your field, our collaborative cohort facilitated by RPDC consultants is for you! We plan to meet four times throughout the year, sharing best-practices, resources and ideas. Each session will have technology and engagement strategy resource sharing time.

    Session topics will include:
    Observation & Feedback Tools
    Scheduling & Organizing
    Student Centered Coaching
    Engagement & Differentiated Instruction
    Classroom Management Support

    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.

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

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 9/12/2022 to 3/24/2023

    Missouri students need great teachers. Your role as a builder of the next generation of educators is SO important! Together we can help build the future of Missouri teachers.

    Regional Grow Your Own cohorts are designed:

    • -to connect district GYO program designers/facilitators through active collaborative groups.
    • -to promote resource/information sharing among colleagues.
    • -to create opportunities that inspire students to become great educators.
    • -using the Aspiring Level state competencies as a focus.

    Join us for quarterly meetings if you are a designer/facilitator of a GYO club/chapter or class who wants to:

    • -connect with other leaders who work with the next generation of educators.
    • -hear relevant guest speakers.
    • -learn about resources and opportunities that support your program.
    • -share the fantastic happenings of your group of future teachers.
      • Regional cohorts support the implementation and growth of GYO teacher recruitment programs in all Missouri school districts and charter schools. The state MTDS GYO Teacher Development Specialist, a former Ed Pathways Dual Credit Class Teacher & Ed Club Sponsor who completed doctoral work on Missouri's GYO programs, will be facilitating cohort gatherings.