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1. Leading & Learning: Working through the DYSLEXIA Mandate Networking Academy

Program: RPDC - Central

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

Audience: Counselors, Instructional Coaches, Title Teachers & Principals

Dates: 9/23/2019 to 3/4/2020

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Calling all Counselors, Instructional Coaches, Title Teachers, and Principals who would like networking with area districts in a collaborative effort to improve their efforts to reach and teach students with characteristics of dyslexia. There will be four sessions of this Academy, covering topics such as: screening, RTI/MTSS serving red flag students, recording and reporting data, steps for next year, and much more. Come ready to participate in round table discussions.

2. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) - Day 1 - Lonedell R-XIV INVITATION ONLY

Program: RPDC - South Central

Location: 6 Lonedell R-XIV (Lonedell, MO) [map]

Audience: Elementary Teachers, Reading Teachers, Title I Reading Teachers, Reading Specialists

Dates: 9/23/2019

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There are four dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately. Participants are required to attend all four sessions. We will address each of the four LETRS units respectively.
  • September 23, 2019 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
  • October 25, 2019 - The Speech Sounds of English
  • February 24, 2020 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling
  • March 13, 2020 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) 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 no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured models and online videos of effective classroom instruction.

    FEES ARE COMMUNICATED BY AGREEMENT WITH EACH PARTICIPATING SCHOOL.
  • 3. Missouri Connections & the Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) - CIS360 Nevada

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Nevada Regional Tech Center (Nevada, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/23/2019

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    This workshop will provide an overview of the Missouri Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) now available as a part of Missouri Connections CIS360. This new feature includes a series of activities consisting of assessments, modules and components assigned by grade level beginning in the 8th grade and culminating in the 12th grade. As students' complete ICAP activities in CIS360, these populate into an ICAP Print Report compliant with SB 638 requirements. Session will be demonstration and hands-on training exploring the CIS360 online program.

    4. 2019 Fall Principal's Meeting

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 9/23/2019

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    DATE: Monday, September 23, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University Student Union Building Activities Room (3200)

    COST: Free

    The Northeast RPDC will once again be hosting a fall principals' meeting. As has been our practice the past few years, we have invited some representatives from the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education (DESE) to join us to bring updates and to answer questions.

    Jocelyn Strand, MO School Improvement Coordinator, will be in attendance to share the latest information from the DESE Commissioner's Office. She hopes new MSIP Director Dr. Lori Sallee will accompany her. They plan to speak on MSIP VI, but they will cover other topics of interest as they arise.

    Our third guest will be Shaun Bates. Shaun is the Director of Assessment for the Office of College and Career Readiness. He will be speaking about 2019-2020 updates, but his major focus will be on answering your questions. This is an opportunity to talk about the IARs (Item Analysis Reports), released items, scoring - any questions you have regarding assessments.

    In addition to these individuals, we will hear from Jill Janes, area supervisor, and RPDC Director Jim Judd.

    Please plan to attend this informational meeting. Bring your questions for these speakers, and take a moment to welcome new principals and to renew contacts with those you have met in the past.

    5. Add Some Pizzazz to Your Personal Finance Class

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Current or future teachers of Personal Finance or anyone interested in growing their knowledge of the Personal Finance curriculum.

    Dates: 9/23/2019

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    Missouri has new personal finance standards, and the Missouri Council on Economic Education and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis have joined efforts to bring you a FREE, active, and interesting curriculum aligned with those standards.

    The goal of this workshop is to introduce resources that will enable students and teachers to make better personal finance decisions. Lessons are differentiated, with online modules, videos, podcasts and hands-on, up-out-of-your seat activities that bring excitement along with learning. Be sure to bring your computer; we will help you set up your curriculum.

    Lessons, lunch, and fun are all included. Teachers will receive printed copies of lessons and many more freebies. You will be ready to introduce some great new ideas to your students!

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

    Dan Thortan, director of Missouri Council for Economic Education, has gotten funding approved by the board of the council to give the teachers who attend the Personal Finance workshop a $50 stipend to be paid the day of the workshop.

    6. MO Leadership Development System (MLDS) Mexico Area Cohort: Keys to Continued Professional Growth!

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

    Location: 2 TBA- Heart of Missouri RPDC (Columbia, MO)

    Audience: School leaders in years 3+ of experience

    Dates: 9/23/2019 to 2/3/2020

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    The 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: Emerging Year 1, Emerging Year 2, Developing Year 1, Developing Year 2 and Transformational Leadership. School leaders will want to invest in their own professional development by attending each level of training. The MLDS Developing Year 1 provides principals: A continuum of training and support through research-based learning experiences that can be completed as a series or individually selected; and Opportunities to develop formal and informal professional networks It is recommended that school leaders invest in their own professional development by attending all four Developing Year 1 trainings: Understanding Your Influence; Excellence in Instructional Leadership; Teaching Studies; and Keys to Continued Professional Growth. Meeting 1 to be held September 23, 2019, will focus on Culture and Communication: Explore extraordinary constituent groups; Learn best practices for communicating through print, visuals and social media; and Develop skills for consensus decision making Meeting 2 to be held October 29, 2019, will focus on Managing Change and Developing Habits: Learn the formula for managing organizational energy for change; Understand the anatomy of a habit; Discuss change curves and implementation dips; and Explore the concept of organized abandonment Meeting 3 to be held December 3, 2019, will focus on Teaching Studies: Review 30 Second Feedback; Craft Conversations and Next Level Coaching; Learn and practice the Teaching Studies Protocol; and "teacher observing teacher" experience Meeting 4 to be held February 3, 2020, will focus on Hiring and Retaining Quality Staff: Discuss the elements of teaching quality; Explore the foundations of interpersonal relationships; Learn how to attract and retain teaching talent; and Plan for orientation and onboarding of new staff

    7. School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) Tier 3 Foundations Teams Training - MSSD Schools

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Hannibal, MO (Hannibal, MO)

    Dates: 9/23/2019 to 1/28/2020

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    This training is for Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled only.

    DATES: Mondays - September 23 and October 28; Tuesdays - December 10, 2019 and January 28, 2020

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Mississippi Valley State School, Hannibal

    COST: SW-PBS Agreement

    Tier 3 training is designed for SW-PBS school teams that have demonstrated readiness to develop a Tier 3 system of individualized support. School teams will build on the established school-wide system to develop an efficient process to serve high-risk students by learning how to conduct a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and use the results to develop a basic Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP). Sessions are intended for teams that are new to Tier 3 and/or have limited experience with the FBA-BIP process.

    Sessions include instruction for collecting relevant student data using a variety of techniques, interpreting data to determine a competing pathway, identification of function-based intervention strategies, writing behavior goals, and options for monitoring implementation and student progress.

    Across four days of training, teams will engage in a guided practice opportunity for conducting a functional assessment and developing an appropriate intervention plan using data from a student in their own setting. Participants will use an evaluation rubric to assess features of their practice FBA-BIP.

    Session 1: Tier 3 Overview, Core Team, Professional Learning, and Student Identification
    Session 2: Tier 3 Action Plan and FBA (Functional Behavior Assessment) Process
    Session 3: Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) - Part 1
    Session 4: Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP) - Part 2

    8. Supporting your students' Self-Regulation - Missouri Post-Secondary Success

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/23/2019

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    Do your students have difficulty turning in homework, getting to school on time, focusing on academics during class, studying for tests, completing all aspect of projects, or managing their emotions? In this session, you will learn more about the intrapersonal competency of self-regulation, including strategies for embedding it into a variety of content areas and educational contexts. Self-regulation instruction can help students approach goals/tasks (whether they are educational, personal, sports-related, etc.) more methodically by making a plan, monitoring the plan, making changes to get back on track when necessary, and reflecting on their progress during and after their self-regulation efforts. Registration will begin at 8:30 and lunch will be on your own.Free workshop.

    9. SW-PBS Tier 3 Foundational Practices - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T PCRMC Annex E113 Conference Room (Rolla, Mo) [map]

    Dates: 9/23/2019

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    There are four dates for this workshop. You will need to register for EACH workshop separately.
  • Monday, September 23, 2019 - Day 1
  • Monday, October 21, 2019 - Day 2
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - Day 3
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - Day 4

    Tier 3 training is designed for SW-PBS school teams that have demonstrated readiness to develop a Tier 3 system of individualized support. School teams will build on the established school-wide system to develop an efficient process to serve high-risk students by learning how to conduct a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) & use the results to develop a basic Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP). Sessions are intended for teams that are new to Tier 3 and/or have limited experience with the FBA-BIP process. Sessions include instruction for collecting relevant student data using a variety of techniques, interpreting data to determine a competing pathway, identification of function-based intervention strategies, writing behavioral goals, options for monitoring implementation & student progress. Across four days of training, teams will engage in a guided practice opportunity for conducting a functional assessment & developing an appropriate intervention plan using data from a student in their own setting. Participants will use an evaluation rubric to assess features of their practice FBA-BIP.

    Session 1:
  • Purposes of a Tier 3 team
  • Establishing data decision rules for student identification

    Session 2:
  • Conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA)

    Session 3:
  • Using FBA data to develop and implement a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)

    Session 4:
  • Monitoring and evaluating student progress

    Presenter: Jeanie Carey and Rebecca Roberts

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

  • 10. Missouri Connections Site/Staff Administrator Training

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Nevada Regional Tech Center (Nevada, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/23/2019

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    This workshop will provide attendees with information regarding accessing user, staff, and administrator accounts;creating user portfolios and managing account settings;creating site, group, and individual reports for assessment and usage

    11. SW Region Developing Leaders Yr. 2 Session #1 September 24 (Tuesday)

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Audience: Principals, Assistant Principals with 3+ Years of Experience

    Dates: 9/24/2019

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    SW Region Developing Leaders Yr. 2 Sessions are starting!

    Our first session will be held on Tuesday, September 24th at Park Central Office Building/MSU, Room 112 in downtown Springfield.

    Our first session this year will be focused on helping leaders walk away with tools to help recognize and develop excellent instruction using 30 Second Feedback and Craft Conversations, 7 Principles of Active Observation, Next Level Coaching: Helping Teachers Achieve Their Potential and Understanding Self and Others using the Skill-Will Matrix.

    The day will begin at 8:30 and be finished by 1:30 p.m.

    Parking will be provided a day or two prior to the session to participants who are registered.

    For additional questions or information, please contact Annette Cozort at acozort@missouristate.edu.

    12. SWPBS Tier 3 Advanced Training

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Building Administrators, Tier 2 Team Members

    Dates: 9/24/2019 to 2/20/2020

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    By Invitation Only.
    This training is designed for schools that have completed the first year of tier 3 training. The purpose of these sessions is to assist teams that have experience in the FBA/ BIP process to refine their practices and gain a deeper understanding of using effective strategies when developing a behavior intervention plan.

    Additional topics for these session include: monitoring the fidelity of implementation, evaluating outcomes and the impact on student achievement.

    13. Tier 1 Foundations

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Training is designed for new staff members within a building that is currently implementing Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS).

    Dates: 9/24/2019

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    This one-day training is designed for new staff members within a building that is currently implementing Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS). The morning will focus on a basic understanding of school-wide positive behavior supports, in which, participants will examine the following key components; setting classrooms expectations, establishing procedures and routines, understanding majors and minors and teaching socially appropriate social skills based on the school-wide matrix. The afternoon portion will focus on the eight Effective Teaching and Learning Practices.


    Outcomes: By the end of the day, participants will have a basic understanding of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Supports and how to implement it with fidelity within the classroom.

    14. *Beginning Teacher Assistance Program - Year 1: Mentors

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Mentors to Beginning Teacher Assistance Program-Year 1 Participants

    Dates: 9/24/2019 to 3/17/2020

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    TENTATIVE DATES: Tuesdays: September 24, 2019; March 17, 2020

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University Student Union Building TBA

    COST: $50 - 2 full-day sessions - morning refreshments & lunch included

    Quality mentors are needed to provide reassurance, guidance, and practical assistance to new teachers as they begin their teaching career. This program will focus on building the professional relationship between the mentor and new teacher to make the most of the beginning teacher program. Additionally, the roles, duties, and responsibilities of the mentor and beginning teacher will be addressed, including certification and professional development requirements.

    Previously, Mentor/New Teacher Paired Training and the New Teacher Induction Academy were two separate programs; however, these two programs have now been melded into one where mentors participate in two sessions of the Beginning Teacher Assistance Program-Year 1 with their mentee. [Please see note below regarding initial training session in August.]

    All mentors will need to attend these two sessions with their mentee. Mentors are asked to bring the following 3 items to both sessions:
    1. a copy of the Mentoring section from the district's Professional Development Plan,
    2. the Individual Professional Development Plan form and any other documentation required by the district for the mentoring process, and
    3. the district Mentor/Mentee Handbook.

    [Mentors who have not previously attended a New Teacher Academy/BTAP Mentor Training will also need to attend an initial mentor training session in August. Core content of this training will include the Mentor Standards. Please register for this training separately.]

    15. MLDS Developing Level - Year 2 - Regional Meeting #1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/24/2019

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    MLDS Developing Level - Year 2 provides support and development for leaders who have completed MLDS Developing Level - Year 1. This series of meetings will provide developing level leaders the activities and skills to continue their growth as a leader. Completion of MLDS Emerging Level work is encouraged, but it is NOT a prerequisite for enrollment.

    Dates for 2019-2020 are:
    September 24, 2019: Regional Meeting #1 - Southeast RPDC (Room 202) - 9AM-1PM
    November 5, 2019: Regional Meeting #2 - Southeast RPDC (Room 202) - 9AM-1PM
    January 28, 2020: Coaching Lab - TBD - 9AM-1PM
    March 4, 2020: Regional Meeting #3 - Southeast RPDC (Room 202) - 9AM-1PM

    You must register for each meeting separately.

    If you have questions, contact Tom Okruch @ 573.986.6130

    16. MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced - Session 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 9/24/2019

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    By Invitation Only. This training will consist of 5 days throughout the school year and is designed for schools who have completed Tier 2 training ad have implemented their initial function-based intervention for students at-risk, Check In/Check Out (CICO). Tier 2 Advanced training will offer teams additional function-based interventions for their school settings. Recommended participants: A building administrator along with school personnel who are designated to facilitate the intervention group, and at least one general education classroom teacher should attend these training sessions together.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    Session 1 --This session will review Tier 2 Systems including data decision rules, the Advanced Tier Spreadsheet as well as current implementation of CICO and SSIG in buildings. Te Self-monitoring intervention will be shared at this time as well.

    17. MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Systems/Foundations

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

    Dates: 9/24/2019 to 9/25/2019

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    Systems and Tools; Session 1 Outcomes Review instructional approaches to discipline and Identify key features of a SWPBS Tier 2 system and characteristics of effective intervention with a process of intensifying supports for students. Determine readiness with data assessments (TFI, SAS, SET) for development of Tier 2 criteria, to ensure Tier 1 remains fully in place and analyze for action planning. Develop a Tier 2 team having roles and responsibilities to make decisions about students receiving Tier 2 supports. Develop a process that includes a minimum of two data sources to accurately identify students with internalizing and/or externalizing social, emotional, or behavioral risk factors.

    18. Preschool Academy Year 2 - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Audience: Preschool Teachers, Directors, Administrators

    Dates: 9/24/2019

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    There are two dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately. Participants are encouraged to attend both days.
  • September 24, 2019 - Day 1
  • February 6, 2020 - Day 2

    In Preschool Academy Year 2, we will continue to build our capacity as we collaborate and learn from others in our field. Below is just a tidbit of what our days will look like:
  • assessments and rubrics in the early learning classroom
  • learning centers...ideas to make them successful
  • descriptive feedback in the preschool classroom
  • engaging parents

    Each time we meet we'll connect our learning to the Missouri Early Learning Goals.

    You may earn clock hours, if needed, through Missouri Workshop Calendar.

  • Missouri Early Learning Goals:
  • Language and Literacy B.1.b, c, f, g./ C.1.d./ C.2.e
  • Reading 1.d, e./ 2.a, b./ 3.a, b, c.
  • Writing 1.b, c, e
  • Mathematics A.1.d./ A.2.a./ A.3.a, b, c./ A.4.a, b.
  • Mathematics C.1.a.b.
  • Mathematics D.1.c./ D.2.b./ D.3.a, b, c.
  • Mathematics E.1.d, e./ E.2.b, c.

    If you attend a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will apply.

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


    Registration fee of $175 is for both dates.
  • 19. Survivor BTAP- Emerging Level I WEST PLAINS - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: First and second year K-12 educators

    Dates: 9/24/2019

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    The registration fee of $275 is for the series of three dates. Please register for EACH workshop separately:
  • September 24, 2019 - Day 1
  • November 12, 2018 - Day 2
  • February 18, 2019 - Day 3

    Over 40 percent of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Most of the research shows a perceived lack of support and absence of job-related professional learning as the root cause. Teachers often feel alone and isolated - fearful of asking for help. All new teachers are required to participate in a beginning teacher assistance program during their first two years of teaching.

    Our Survivor program for beginning teachers is aligned with professional development/growth plans focused on teaching standards and indicators as priorities for the first two years of teaching and provides on-going support during the year of BTAP.

    South Central RPDC - Survivor Series creates an opportunity for growth with other beginning teachers.

    Topics will include:
  • Classroom Environment
  • Student Engagement and Motivation
  • Professional Communication
  • Education-Related Law

    This year, we are excited to add a mentor component to our well-designed beginning teacher training. Mentors may join their mentee at any Survivor session for $20. Mentors must attend a one-day Mentor Training on September 27, 2019, as a required pre-requisite to attending Survivor sessions. Registration for Mentor Training can be found here: Mentor Training.

    Administrator attendance is welcomed at any Survivor Session, just let us know you are coming!

    Attendance fulfills the Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) requirement for certification renewal/upgrade.

    Participants must complete all three dates in the series.
  • 20. SW-PBS Tier 1 Emerging Advanced Phase Training

    Program: RPDC - Central

    Location: 9 UCM University Union (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

    Audience: Building Administrator and at least two Tier 1 Team members

    Dates: 9/24/2019 to 2/25/2020

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    Missouri School-Wide Positive Behavior Supports will be hosting four training sessions for school teams that have completed the first two years of training. Content will emphasize the Eight Effective Classroom Practices, using data for quality decision making and sustainability of the process. All aspects of the Essential Components of SW-PBS will be reviewed and analyzed as a part of this implementation process. Teams will begin to prepare for the transition to Tier 2 interventions. These sessions are for current Tier 1 Emerging Advanced teams only.

    Outcomes for the sessions include:
    ** Engage staff in renewing ongoing commitment to a positive, proactive and instructional approach to discipline.
    ** Create a system for monitoring staff-managed behavior to facilitate planning, teaching, and development of intervention efforts.
    ** Selectively use the classroom practice, activity sequencing and choice, as needed to maintain student engagement.
    ** Describe the ABC’s and function of behavior.
    ** Identify the specific behaviors of the 7 phases of the Acting Out cycle and identify environmental supports that can be provided to intervene early in the acting out cycle.
    ** Identify alternatives to suspensions and expulsion.
    ** Formatively evaluate implementation of Effective Classroom Practices.
    ** Assess readiness for Tier 2 with faculty and staff.
    ** Use effective action planning to guide and monitor development and implementation tasks.

    Lunch will be provided.

    Aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard #2, Quality Indicator 1; #5, Quality Indicator 1, #7, Quality Indicator 6; #8, Quality Indicator 2.

    Leader Standards: #1, Quality Indicator 1; #2, Quality Indicator 1; #4, Quality Indicator 1,2

    21. SW-PBS Tier 3 Maintenance Advanced - Coaches Meetings

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PBS Tier 3 Advanced Team Members

    Dates: 9/24/2019 to 3/31/2020

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    **CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
    This session is offered by the SW-PBS Consultants for schools that have completed their Tier 3 training levels. The purpose of this session is to provide information to keep teams, coaches, and administrators up to date on the latest training materials, research, and strategies for SW-PBS Implementation. Information on all tiers will be presented with the main focus on supporting schools for Tier 3 systems. Time will also be used for networking and questions.

    22. Assessment Capable Learner Professional Learning Network Group 3

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: K-12 Educators

    Dates: 9/25/2019 to 11/7/2020

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    By increasing the number of Assessment Capable Learners in a classroom, you are reducing the number of adult-dependent learners and the number of compliant learners.Students with this growth mindset will be well prepared to meet the demands of the 21st Century.

    We have designed this teacher leader network to support schools in their implementation of the 1.44 effect size practice of developing Assessment Capable Learners. Teachers will have the opportunity to not only learn the ACL craft, but also be able to collaborate with area teachers on effective instructional practice.

    Who should you consider selecting to participate and represent your building/district?
    * A teacher with demonstrated classroom effectiveness
    * A teacher with a commitment to sustained professional growth and a growth mindset
    * A teacher who demonstrates leadership, collaborative skills and is respected by their peers

    Participants will collaborate with other highly committed teachers during 4 cadre sessions and receive 4 in-district coaching support sessions (October, December, February, May). The $300 participant fee includes book, materials, meals, and in-district coaching.

    23. Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) & Missouri Connections

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Northwest Technical School (Maryville, MO) [map]

    Audience: Middle school and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

    Dates: 9/25/2019

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    This session will provide an overview of the Missouri Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) now available as a part of Missouri Connections CIS360. This new feature includes a series of activities consisting of assessments, modules and components assigned by grade level, beginning in the 8th grade and culminating in the 12th grade.

    Training session will be 9:00am-12:00pm. There will be an optional work session from 12:00-3:00pm for those wishing to stay and work on their plans.

    This training is for middle school and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

    24. SW-PBS Elementary School Cohort (INVITATION ONLY) - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: This training is focused on the MO SW-PBS Classroom Effective Practices and is designed for all classroom teachers.

    Dates: 9/25/2019

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    There are four dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately.
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 24, 2019
  • November 15, 2019
  • January 24, 2020

    These workshops will focus on systems, data, and practices from prep, emerging and emerging advanced.

    Outcomes: By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Implement Tier 1 with fidelity
  • This workshop supports Missouri Teacher Standards: 2.1, 5.3, 6.2.

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

    Lunch will be provided. Please notify us of any dietary restrictions at least seven (7) days in advance.
  • 25. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Maintenance - Coaches Meetings

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: PBS Tier 2 Advanced Team Members

    Dates: 9/25/2019 to 3/6/2020

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    **CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
    SW-PBS Coaches/Teams of Tier 2 Maintenance schools will meet together to learn how to strengthen their Tier 2 system of support for students. Teams will be given opportunities to network with other Tier 2 teams and share successful SW-PBS practices.

    26. SW-PBS Tier 2 Sustaining - Session 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 9/25/2019

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    BY INVITATION ONLY. This training is for Tier 2 teams who have completed Tier 2 Advanced and want to keep Tier 2 strong within their schools. The content of the two days will depend on the needs of the schools involved. This training may also be helpful for schools who are already implementing Tier 3 interventions, but again want to keep their Tier 2 interventions strong within their schools.

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    Dates:
    September 25
    March 11

    27. Teach Like a Champion

    Program: RPDC - Central

    Location: 9 UCM University Union (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

    Audience: Any and All Educators

    Dates: 9/25/2019

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    1) Have you heard about Champion Teaching?
    2) Would you like to know more about Champion Teaching?
    3) Would you like to Teach Like a Champion?

    If you answered "yes" to these questions then join us in a one-day training based on researched techniques of Doug Lemov, in his book, Teach Like a Champion 2.0. Come learn useful techniques and skills that can be used the next day.

    Lunch will be provided.

    28. Targeted School Improvement Networking and Supports

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Principals, SPED Coordinators, ELL Coordinators supporting schools identified for Targeted School Improvement

    Dates: 9/25/2019 to 4/1/2020

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    By Invitation Only.
    Learn and network with area schools identified as a Targeted School Improvement. Throughout the four sessions, you will learn from others, share what's working in your school, and engage in targeted professional development from a variety of RPDC consultants with expertise in leadership, SPED, ELL, data analysis, as well as curriculum and instruction.

    29. MENTOR of Second-Year Teacher - Trenton

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Barton Farms, NCMC (Trenton, MO)

    Audience: PK-12 second year teachers

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    MENTORS OF SECOND YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

    Continued support is available for both the second-year teacher and mentor in year two of the two-year induction process. This training will aid teachers in extending their professional skills aligned to the Missouri Teacher Standards with a focus on classroom culture, 21st century learners, and student/teacher relationships.

    In-district support provided by NWRPDC staff, further supports a teacher's second year at a deeper, more individualized level. Please contact RPDC office for information.

    Day 1 - Second year teacher and mentor
    Day 2 - Second year teacher and administrator

    SECOND YEAR TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER TEACHER LINK

    Lunch is provided.

    30. Second-Year Teacher Induction - Trenton

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Barton Farms, NCMC (Trenton, MO)

    Audience: PK-12 second year teachers

    Dates: 9/26/2019 to 11/21/2019

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    SECOND YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

    Continued support is available for both the second-year teacher and mentor in year two of the two-year induction process. This training will aid teachers in extending their professional skills aligned to the Missouri Teacher Standards with a focus on classroom culture, 21st century learners, and student/teacher relationships.

    In-district support provided by NWRPDC staff, further supports a teacher's second year at a deeper, more individualized level. Please contact RPDC office for information.

    Day 1 - Second year teacher and mentor
    Day 2 - Second year teacher and administrator

    MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

    Lunch is provided.
    This training supports Missouri Teacher Standards: 8.2, 9.1

    31. SW-PBS Tier 1 -Regional Emerging Advanced Phase Training

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Building Administrator with SWPBS Tier 1 Team members

    Dates: 9/26/2019 to 4/16/2020

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    By Invitation Only
    Regional Preparation Phase

    Regional Emerging Advance Phase

    Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support (MO SW-PBS) will host workshops and facilitate site visits for school teams entering their second full year of SW-PBS implementation. The training series will help school teams strengthen essential components and effective classroom practices as they prepare for training at the advanced tiers. For current SW-PBS Emerging Advanced/Sustaining Phase schools only.

    Outcomes: By the end of these sessions participants will be able to:

    •Utilize the Science of Behavior when identifying the function of behaviors.

    •Assess and refine SW-PBS Tier 1 implementation using data.

    •Revise and continually strengthen existing systems.

    •Incorporate task difficulty strategies to increase student time on task.

    •Identify and measure Tier 2 readiness requirements. <

    •Cite evidence of effective classroom practices implementation.

    •Deepen understanding and refine processes in order to sustain the systems of SW-PBS.

    32. Understanding Your Influence! MLDS: Developing Year 2

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: School leaders in years 3+ of experience

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    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: Emerging Year 1, Emerging Year 2, Developing Year 1, Developing Year 2 and Transformational Leadership. School leaders will want to invest in their own professional development by attending each level of training.

    The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) Developing Year 2 provides principals:
    •A continuum of training and support through research based learning experiences that can be completed as a series or individually selected
    •Opportunities to develop formal and informal professional networks

    Developing Year 2 Regional Meeting 1 focuses on Understanding Your Influence. Participants will:
    •Explore the principles of personal influence
    •Understand their personal leadership style
    •Apply their leadership style to meet the needs of employees
    •Discuss a school's cultural network

    It is recommended that school leaders invest in their own professional development by attending all four Developing Year 2 trainings: Understanding Your Influence; Excellence in Instructional Leadership; Teaching Studies; and Keys to Continued Professional Growth. Sign up for each individually.

    33. *Check & Connect - 1-Day Comprehensive Training

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    DATE: Thursday, September 26, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University Violette Hall 2251 (2nd floor, northeast side)

    COST: $100 - Check & Connect Implementing with Fidelity Manual and Comprehensive Implementation Participant Guide included; Lunch on your own

    To have the manuals in time, participants must be enrolled by Thursday, September 5, 2019. In addition, there must be at least 8 registered participants by that date or the workshop will be cancelled.

    Check and Connect is a comprehensive intervention designed to help marginalized, disengaged students in grades K-12. Through structured mentoring intervention in school, Check & Connect is used to promote relationship-building, problem-solving, and the systematic use of data to enhance engagement and learning for student success. In this workshop, participants will learn about the Check & Connect intervention and how to implement it in their school.

    Rather than dropout prevention, Check & Connect emphasizes school completion. It seeks to help students graduate from high school with social, emotional, and academic competence. As a Tier 2 or Tier 3 intervention, Check & Connect is designed to work with existing successful school-wide initiatives, not to replace them.

    This Check & Connect workshop is Comprehensive Implementation Training for school teams that should include administrators and mentors.

    This workshop aligns with & supports MO Teacher/Leader Standards and is designed to develop teacher growth along the continuum: Standard 2, Quality Indicator 4: Meeting the need of every student; Standard 5, Quality Indicator 1: Classroom management, motivation, & engagement.

    34. *Interpreting IEPs for the General Education Teacher

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: This workshop is for any general education teacher who works with special needs students with an IEP.

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    DATE: Thursday, September 26, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-12:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University Violette Hall 2351 (2nd floor, southeast side)

    COST: $30 - Morning refreshments included

    Special Education students are taught in the general education classroom whenever possible, due in part to a federal policy that requires teaching students in the "least restrictive environment" appropriate. Prior to the start of school, teachers need to request a copy of their special needs students' Individualized Education Plan (IEP), yet many don't know how to read &/or understand it.

    In this workshop, we will delve into an IEP and discuss what information should be included and how that information impacts the classroom.

    This workshop is for any general education teacher who works with special needs students with an IEP.

    35. Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) & Missouri Connections

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Middle school and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

    Dates: 9/26/2019

    New Domain Session
    Starting Soon
    This session will provide an overview of the Missouri Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) now available as a part of Missouri Connections CIS360. This new feature includes a series of activities consisting of assessments, modules and components assigned by grade level, beginning in the 8th grade and culminating in the 12th grade.

    Training session will be 9:00am-12:00pm. There will be an optional work session from 12:00-3:00pm for those wishing to stay and work on their plans.

    Please bring a laptop computer or similar device

    This training is for middle school and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

    36. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Elementary Teachers, Reading Teachers, Title I Reading Teachers, Reading Specialists

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    There are four dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately. We will address each of the four LETRS units respectively.
  • September 26, 2019 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
  • November 4, 2019 - The Speech Sounds of English
  • January 17, 2020 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling
  • March 12, 2020 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) 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 no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured models and online videos of effective classroom instruction.

    Participants in this group must acquire LETRS materials prior to Session 1. Estimated cost for materials from Voyager Sopris is $350 per person.

    A minimum of four (4) participants is required for this cohort to make.


    For more information on how/where to purchase materials, please call Debra Jones at 573-341-7722 or email jonesdebr@mst.edu.

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

    Registration fee of $400 is for all four dates. This fee is in addition to the materials fee of $350 paid separately to Voyager Sopris.
  • 37. MLDS Emerging Level - Year 2 - Regional Meeting #1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    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 26, 2019 - Regional Meeting #1
    October 16 or 30, 2019 - School Culture Walk (off campus site)
    February 27, 2020 - Regional Meeting #2
    March 2020 - School Walkaround (off campus site)

    YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY
    For additional information, contact Tom Okruch at 573.986.6130.

    38. Rebooting Your School's Response to Intervention (RTI)

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

    Location: 2 B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

    Audience: District collaborative team members

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    Is your school or district looking for an opportunity to jumpstart your RTI process? Have you implemented RTI successfully in the past but drifted away from the practices that made you successful? Or perhaps you have implemented an RTI program, but did not see the growth you hoped for or struggled to implement with fidelity? First, we will discuss the role that individual and collective teacher efficacy plays in creating a culture to support the best practices necessary for a successful RTI program. Then, we will discuss each of the three tiers associated with RTI and the best practices for each one, including interventions and the appropriate data-teaming processes. Powerful engagement and formative assessment strategies will be modeled throughout the training, providing teachers with instructional tools they can take back and use in their classrooms the next day to boost Tier I instruction. Finally, we will look at a variety of structures and strategies to progress monitor, conduct action research into your most effective interventions, and ensure they are implemented with fidelity.

    39. Survivor BTAP- Emerging Level I WASHINGTON - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: First and second year K-12 educators

    Dates: 9/26/2019

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    The registration fee of $275 is for the series of three dates. Please register for EACH workshop separately:
  • September 26, 2019 - Day 1
  • November 19, 2019 - Day 2
  • February 19, 2020 - Day 3

    Over 40 percent of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. Most of the research shows a perceived lack of support and absence of job-related professional learning as the root cause. Teachers often feel alone and isolated - fearful of asking for help. All new teachers are required to participate in a beginning teacher assistance program during their first two years of teaching.

    Our Survivor program for beginning teachers is aligned with professional development/growth plans focused on teaching standards and indicators as priorities for the first two years of teaching and provides on-going support during the year of BTAP.

    South Central RPDC - Survivor Series creates an opportunity for growth with other beginning teachers.

    Topics will include:
  • Classroom Environment
  • Student Engagement and Motivation
  • Professional Communication
  • Education-Related Law

    This year, we are excited to add a mentor component to our well-designed beginning teacher training. Mentors may join their mentee at any Survivor session for $20. Mentors must attend a one-day Mentor Training on September 27, 2019, as a required pre-requisite to attending Survivor sessions. Registration for Mentor Training can be found here: Mentor Training.

    Administrator attendance is welcomed at any Survivor Session, just let us know you are coming!

    Attendance fulfills the Beginning Teacher Assistance Program (BTAP) requirement for certification renewal/upgrade.

    Participants must complete all three dates in the series.
  • 40. SW-PBS Emerging Year 1 - Coaches Meetings

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 5 Cameron School District (Cameron, MO) [map]

    Audience: PBS Year 1 Emerging Team Members

    Dates: 9/26/2019 to 3/24/2020

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    **CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY**
    SW-PBS is a process for creating safer and more effective schools by structuring the learning environment to support the academic and social success of all students. The process supports the adoption and long-term implementation of efficient and effective discipline throughout the school environment. PBS methods are research-based and proven to significantly reduce the occurrence of problem behaviors in schools. The primary goals of SW-PBS are to prevent the development of inappropriate behavior, reduce ongoing patterns of problem behavior, and to increase the likelihood of improved academic performance of all students through teaching and learning time gained when the numbers of inappropriate behaviors are reduced. As staffs learn how to consistently embed the teaching and monitoring of appropriate social and behavior skills into the school day and curriculum, they also learn to anticipate how to structure school environments so that the appropriate skills will be utilized more often. It is important that schools actively communicate with families so that they understand and support the SW-PBS process. Families can also benefit from learning how to use similar strategies for teaching and supporting their children's appropriate social and behavior skills.

    Lunch will be provided.

    41. SW-PBS Tier 2 - Systems and Tools

    Program: RPDC - Central

    Location: 9 UCM University Union (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

    Audience: Building administrator & at least 2 additional staff members w/expertise and/or interest in specialized behavior support

    Dates: 9/26/2019 to 2/27/2020

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    Missouri SW-PBS will host a series of 4 sessions for schools that have completed Tier 1 training and are ready to transition to developing Tier 1 interventions for SW-PBS framework. During these sessions, teams receive an overview of Tier 2 purposes, research, and intervention examples. They assess fidelity of Tier 1 implementation and determine their school's readiness for developing a Tier 2 system. As an initial outcome, the Tier 2 team develops a systematic process for identifying students at-risk of developing problem behaviors, which includes use of data decision rules and a teacher nomination process.

    Outcomes for these sessions include:
    ** Review instructional approaches to discipline and identify key features of a Tier 2 system and characteristics of effective intervention with a process of intensifying supports for students.
    ** Determine readiness with data assessments (TFI, SAS, SET) for development of Tier 2 criteria, to ensure Tier 1 remains fully in place and analyze for action planning.
    ** Develop a Tier 2 team having roles and responsibilities to make decisions about students receiving Tier 2 supports.
    ** Develop a process that includes a minimum of two data sources to accurately identify students with internalizing and/or externalizing social, emotional, or behavioral risk factors.
    ** Identify and select interventions that fit the needs and context of students and staff.
    ** Develop a process for selecting function based interventions that match student need.
    ** Develop an efficient and effective process for gathering and reviewing relevant student data.
    ** Identify key fidelity and social validity measures to ensure generalization and maintenance of skills across settings.
    ** Complete the Tiered Fidelity Inventory (TFI).

    Aligns with and supports Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard #2, Quality Indicator 1; #5, Quality Indicator 1, #7, Quality Indicator 6; #8, Quality Indicator 2.

    Lunch will be provided.

    42. SW-PBS Tier 2 Social Skills Intervention Groups - Coaches Meetings

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Team Members

    Dates: 9/26/2019 to 2/27/2020

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    **CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
    SW-PBS Coaches/Teams of Tier 2, Advanced schools will meet together to learn about designing a complete Tier 2 system of support for students and network together to share successful SW-PBS practices. During this training, teams receive a continuation of Tier 2 purposes, research, and intervention examples. Teams will work to develop Social Skills Lessons intervention.

    It is encouraged you bring a coach, team members and administrator to the meetings.

    Lunch will be provided.
    $50 per person per session

    43. Working with Students with Classic Autism - Cape Girardeau

    Program: Project ACCESS

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

    Audience: Any educator or school staff member working with students with autism, parents and administrators.

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    Hosted in conjunction with the Southeast RPDC, this one-day training is designed to focus on "how to" strategies to help students with more classic characteristics of autism to become independent and employable through evidence-based programming in the school setting. Topics include: understanding students' strengths and needs, life planning, structured teaching, task analysis, self-evaluation, social skill instruction, and collecting and interpreting classroom data to enhance programmatic changes.

    Please make checks payable to Project ACCESS/Missouri State University, 901 South National Avenue, Springfield, MO 65897 (fax: 417-836-6393). Registration will begin at 8:00 am and training will be held from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Lunch is on your own for this training.

    44. LETRS (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) - Day 1 - Maries County R-I Vienna INVITATION ONLY

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 Maries County R-I (Vienna Elementary) (Vienna, MO) [map]

    Audience: Elementary Teachers, Reading Teachers, Title I Reading Teachers, Reading Specialists

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    There are four dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately. Participants are required to attend all four sessions. We will address each of the four LETRS units respectively.
  • September 27, 2019 - The Challenge of Learning to Read
  • December 13, 2019 - The Speech Sounds of English
  • February 21, 2020 - Teaching Beginning Phonics, Word Recognition, and Spelling
  • April 24, 2020 - Advanced Decoding, Spelling, and Word Recognition

    Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) 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 no matter the curriculum or program used. Instruction is a mixture of face-to-face learning through structured models and online videos of effective classroom instruction.

    FEES ARE COMMUNICATED BY AGREEMENT WITH EACH PARTICIPATING SCHOOL.
  • 45. New To MAP-A Training

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    This training is for Special Education personnel who are NEW to the administration of the MAP-A, and for those who need to be familiar with the DLM process. Participants will learn the vocabulary and the steps of the administration of the MAP-A to their students. Participants will learn how the various levels of the map work together to create a dynamic test for each individual student, how to select appropriate Essential Elements based upon the blueprints and the grade level, and how to integrate instructionally relevant testlets into the classroom instruction regularly. Additionally, participants will learn how to use Educator Portal. Important dates to remember will be discussed. Participants need to bring their school calendars which will be used as they develop a plan and their own "to do list" for administration of the MAP-A during the 2018-19 school year. Participants must also download and print the latest versions of the Test Administration Manual and the Accessibility Manual. A link will be sent out to each participant for these documents closer to the training dates. This training addresses the following Missouri Teaching Standards: Standard #2: Student Learning, Growth and Development, Quality Indicator 2: Student goals, Quality Indicator 4: Differentiated lesson design Standard #7 Student Assessment and Data Analysis, Quality Indicator 1: Effective use of assessments, Quality Indicator 2: Assessment data to improve learning, Quality Indicator 4, Effect of instruction on individual/class learning Location will be at the Park Central Office Building, 117 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO Room location will be 112. Registration and breakfast will be at 8:30 am and the training will begin promptly 9:00. Lunch will be "on your own". Workshop will end at 2:30. Cancellations must be made 10 days before training

    46. Compliance Network: 1st and 2nd Year Special Education Directors

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: Varies (Varies, MO)

    Audience: 1st & 2nd Year SPED Directors

    Dates: 9/27/2019 to 4/2/2020

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    Northwest RPDC and Kansas City RPDC Centers are sponsoring this four-day network. Two sessions will be held in St. Joseph and two sessions will be held in Kansas City.

    Join us quarterly for a more in-depth look on topics that impact New Special Education Directors. Time will be allowed for collaborating and problem solving on issues of concern.

    * Understanding the Standards and Indicators Manual/Understanding Your district's Special Education Profile
    * Eligibility Determination with Emphasis on OHI/ Writing Compliant Evaluation Reports
    * Tiered Monitoring/File Reviews/Timelines
    * Hot Topics, End of the Year Deadlines, Data-driven decision making
    * Additional topics of interest

    Sept. 27 - St. Joseph
    Dec. 9 - Kansas City
    Feb. 26 - Kansas City
    Apr. 2 - St. Joseph

    Presenters: Bailey Tenneson, KC-RPDC and Lauren Struthers, NW-RPDC
    Lunch on your own
    Optional graduate available

    47. Experienced MAP-A-POPLAR BLUFF

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Poplar Bluff Administration Building (Poplar Bluff, MO) [map]

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    For Special Education personnel who have previously been trained to administer the MAP-A. A portion of the training will be spent viewing the MAP-A DESE webinar with your colleagues. The training will review choosing Essential Elements to assess student skills, review any changes made to the KITE Suite, and discuss important dates. Additionally, participants will review how to integrate instructionally relevant testlets into daily instruction. Participants will also become familiar with the compliance components related to the MAP-A. *3 hours for training and 3 hours for planning and instruction(optional)*

    48. Help Me - Help You! Building the Mentor - Mentee Relationship

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 S&T PCRMC Annex E113 Conference Room (Rolla, Mo) [map]

    Audience: Mentors of first or second year teachers.

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    As the Japanese Proverb says "Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great mentor." Is it your privilege to mentor a new teacher on your team or in your building? Come and learn the importance of the role of mentoring a new teacher.

    Mentors will focus on the role, duties and responsibilities that impact success. The Missouri Mentoring Program Standards will be reviewed and discussed. Skills and strategies will help strengthen the mentorship role. Mentors will focus on the growth and development of the novice teacher.

    This system of support provides participants the knowledge and skills to develop a confident, collaborative team which can have a positive impact on student learning and the school culture.

    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.

    49. Individual Career and Academic Plan (ICAP) & Missouri Connections

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Middle school and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

    Dates: 9/27/2019

    New Domain Session
    Starting Soon
    This session will provide an overview of the Missouri Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) now available as a part of Missouri Connections CIS360. This new feature includes a series of activities consisting of assessments, modules and components assigned by grade level, beginning in the 8th grade and culminating in the 12th grade.

    Training session will be 9:00am-12:00pm. There will be an optional work session from 12:00-3:00pm for those wishing to stay and work on their plans.

    This training is for middle school and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development and planning.

    50. Kansas City Compliance Network: 1st and 2nd Year Special Education Directors

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: 1st and 2nd year Special Education Directors

    Dates: 9/27/2019 to 4/2/2020

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    Kansas City RPDC and Northwest RPDC Centers are sponsoring this four-day network. Two sessions will be held in St. Joseph and two sessions will be held in Kansas City.

    Join us quarterly for a more in-depth look on topics that impact New Special Education Directors. Time will be allowed for collaborating and problem solving on issues of concern.

    * Understanding the Standards and Indicators Manual/Understanding Your district's Special Education Profile
    * Eligibility Determination with Emphasis on OHI/ Writing Compliant Evaluation Reports
    * Tiered Monitoring/File Reviews/Timelines
    * Hot Topics, End of the Year Deadlines, Data-driven decision making
    * Additional topics of interest

    Sept. 27 - St. Joseph
    Dec. 9 - Kansas City
    Feb. 26 - Kansas City
    Apr. 2 - St. Joseph

    Presenters: Bailey Tennesen, KC-RPDC and Lauren Struthers, NW-RPDC

    Lunch on your own

    Cost: $50 per person

    51. Northwest Teacher Academy Graduates 2019-2020

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Past Teacher Academy Participants

    Dates: 9/27/2019 to 3/23/2020

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    The Missouri Teacher Academy Graduate program allows participants to continue to deepen knowledge gained from the Teacher Academy program. It is a natural progression to building teacher leaders for your school district. Attendees continue to acquire research-based best practices aligned to the Missouri Learning Standards and Missouri State Teacher Standards. Building The Artisan Teacher will be the focus for the 2018-2019 school year.

    Participation requires four release days for regional meetings and one Statewide Kickoff meeting, July 18 & 19 in Lake Ozark. Mike Rutherford will be the trainer for the statewide kickoff. You must register separately for the Teacher Academy Graduates Kickoff.

    Tuition, travel expenses, and substitutes will be the responsibility of the school or individual.

    Optional two hours of graduate credit available

    52. SW-PBS Emerging Advanced Team Training - Meeting 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    The Southeast RPDC will host a series of four workshops designed for schools in their second year of SW-PBS student implementation at the Tier 1 level. Content will emphasize implementation of the eight effective classroom practices with fidelity, using data for quality decision making and sustaining the Tier 1 process. Knowledge of the eight essential components of SW-PBS will be deepened and data will be analyzed as we consider the steps of scaling up to Tier 2 interventions.

    Please sign up for each meeting date separately.

    Meeting Dates include:
    Oct. 3, 2019
    Dec. 12, 2019
    Feb. 13, 2020
    March 16, 2020

    Missouri Teacher Standards:
    Standard 2 Student Learning, Growth and Development
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 7 Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9 Professional Collaboration

    53. Teacher Academy Grads - Day 1

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Former graduates of Teacher Academy

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    There are four dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately.
  • September 27, 2019
  • November 8, 2019
  • January 31, 2020
  • April 9, 2020

    Teacher Academy Graduates, you spent a year with select teachers from our region who wanted to develop their instructional practice, leadership skills, and knowledge by attending Teacher Academy. Continue to grow as a teacher leader and return for a second year! Author and researcher Mike Rutherford will kick off the academy at the statewide summer Teacher Academy Graduates training; his text, The Artisan Teacher, will frame the year's work. Participants will use a "deliberate practice" model, then share their results and reflection at the final meeting.

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

    Statewide Kick-off July 18-19, 2019 with Mike Rutherford at Lodge of the Four Seasons (extra cost for meals).

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

    Full or partial scholarships will be available for all participants.

    Registration fee of $350 is for all four dates and the Statewide Kickoff.
  • 54. Writing Quality IEPs for beginning and non-traditional teachers.

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

    Location: 2 B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

    Audience: Special education teachers new to the profession who were not trained as a special education teacher

    Dates: 9/27/2019

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    This training will assist teachers new to the profession with the process of writing a quality IEP. We will begin with preparation before the meeting taking it through to the end of the meeting. Participants should bring a redacted copy of an IEP to work with as we go through the process. This training will assist teachers new to the profession, who do not have a background in special education, with the process of writing a quality IEP. We will begin with preparation before the meeting taking it through to the end of the meeting. Participants should bring a redacted copy of an IEP to work with as we go through the process.

    55. Compliance Boot Camp

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Park Central Office Building (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    This workshop focuses on the areas of the most common noncompliance issues including, but not limited too, discipline, IEP development, and evaluation/re-evaluations. Hands on training will be provided using the model forms, the Standard and Indicators Manual and the State Plan for Special Education. Registration and breakfast will be from 8:30 until 9:00. Training will begin promptly at 9:00. Lunch will be "on your own" from 11:30 to 12:30. An afternoon snack will be provided. Cancellations must be submitted 10 days before the training.

    56. EL Book Study: Preparing English Learners for College and Career

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: EL Educators

    Dates: 9/30/2019 to 1/27/2020

    The size and the complexity of the population of English Learners have increased and the willingness to participate in society has changed due to our current demographics. I want to welcome you to join me on this journey to open your mind to new views on how to help our English Learners by reading this book and become more knowledgeable on this subject. It's going to help us realize the rigorous language and content development frameworks that we implement in our schools, we will learn social emotional learning opportunities for our students and teach us how to engage with the community to create partnerships to amplify students' academic and career opportunities.

    There is a cost of $75 dollars that will cover the book. You will need to sign up by Friday September 13th.
    Space is limited please register at your best convenience.

    57. Missouri Connections for School Counselors- Beginning/Introductory Training

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

    Location: 2 B105 Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Blvd, University of MO (Columbia, MO)

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    With greater emphasis being placed on schools to graduate “success ready” students, the time has come for all educators to take on the responsibility of guiding students through career planning. It is imperative that Teachers as well as School Counselors have a working knowledge of the resources available through Missouri Connections and the Individual Career Academic Plan (ICAP). Consider for a moment, how important it is for you as an educator to know a students’ interests, or likes/dislikes. Would this information help you design a lesson to reach a student? This interactive workshop will provide hands-on activities using Missouri Connections to demonstrate the resources School Counselors and Teachers can use to support career planning with their students. Participants will learn why Missouri Connections is a valuable tool for your students, while also providing a teaching resource to enrich a class lesson. Participants will have the opportunity to explore Missouri Connections; learning how easy one can navigate through the program. During the workshop, participants will be introduced to two assessments, explore several career pathways, and see the how assessment results contribute to a student’s ICAP.

    **Participants should bring a laptop or similar device

    58. NEW: MAP-A Training (ELA, Math, Science)

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Teachers and administrators not previously trained on the administration of MAP-A.

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    Training for Special Education personnel who are new to the administration of the MAP-A or those who need to be familiar with the process. Participants will learn how the various levels of the map work together to create a dynamic test for each individual student, how to select appropriate Essential Elements based upon the blue print and the grade level, and how to regularly integrate Instructionally Relevant Testlets into the classroom. Additionally, participants will learn how to use Educator Portal and learn what equipment will be necessary for students to complete the assessment.


    Pricing:
    FREE-required training

    59. Collegial Conversations

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

    Location: 4 Various Locations (various, MO)

    Audience: Past Teacher Academy Participants

    Dates: 9/30/2019 to 3/6/2020

    **CLOSED REGISTRATION TO THOSE WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY ATTENDED TEACHER ACADEMY GRADUATE PROGRAM

    Due to increased teacher requests, the NWRPDC would like to offer a professional development opportunity for teachers who desire to have collegial conversations around high leverage instructional practice.

    This year's focus will be a facilitated book study of A School Leader's Guide to Standards-Based Grading by Tammy Heflerbower, Philip Warrick, & Jan K. Hoegh. Participants will learn to assess and report student performance based on prioritized standards while 'discovering reliable, practical methods for analyzing what students have learned and gain effective strategies for offering students feedback on their progress' as a result of this book study.

    Intended Outcomes:
    * Distinguish between standards-based and standards-referenced grading, and examine the basis of each.
    * Understand the research and reasoning for standards-based grading, and read other educators' accounts of applying it in their schools.
    * Examine current grading practices, and identify ways to ensure grades accurately reflect students' strengths and weaknesses.
    * Discover how to improve student achievement through meaningful, measurable, and accurate reporting.
    * Address the role of exceptional learners-students with special needs, English learners, and gifted and talented students-in the assessment process.
    Optional graduate credit available

    60. Experienced MAP-A -PEMISCOT COUNTY SPECIAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: 1 Hayti, MO - Pemiscot Co. Spec. Scho. District (Hayti, MO)

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    For Special Education personnel who have previously been trained to administer the MAP-A. A portion of the training will be spent viewing the MAP-A DESE webinar with your colleagues. The training will review choosing Essential Elements to assess student skills, review any changes made to the KITE Suite, and discuss important dates. Additionally, participants will review how to integrate instructionally embedded testlets into daily instruction. Participants will also become familiar with the compliance components related to MAP-A. *3 hours for training and 3 hours for planning and instruction.

    61. Reaching and Teaching Students with Characteristics of Dyslexia - Level III

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Any/All Subjects, Professional Development, Title Reading, Special Education Teachers, & Administrators

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    This workshop is being offered on four dates. You do not need to attend each date.
  • June 6, 2019
  • September 30, 2019
  • November 18, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

    Level III: What can you do to address the needs of at-risk readers/writers? This training will provide a closer look into understanding, reaching and teaching students with reading difficulties that might be signs of dyslexia. Understanding processing needs of these learners will ensure deeper multi-sensory instruction and how changing the teaching approach can change the brain. Active participation will be expected as participants practice instructional strategies for evidence based effective reading/writing lessons. Participants will leave with instructional strategies to put into place immediately.

    This session will include the following topics:
  • Vocabulary
  • Morphology/Etymology
  • Fluency
  • Spelling/Writing
  • Language Structures
  • Comprehension

    Participants must complete Level I & II prior to attending Level III training.

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


    If you attend a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will apply.

  • 62. SW-PBS Tier 2 Foundations/Systems - Day 2

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: School administrator, representative with specialized academic knowledge (general ed teacher, at-risk teacher, etc.), representative with specialized behavior knowledge (special ed teacher, counselor, interventionist, etc.), additional participants who will serve as Tier 2 team members.

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    There are two dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately.
  • September 10, 2019
  • September 30, 2019

    Systems Sessions 1 and 2 are required before teams participate in intervention training.

    Systems Session 1 - This session is designed for schools new to tier 2. Session 1 will focus on foundational knowledge including review of SW-PBS, key features of Tier 2 systems, intensifying supports for students at-risk, confirming readiness for Tier 2 at the school level, review of MO SW-PBS Decision Making Model, establishing a Tier 2 Specialized Behavior Support Team, mapping out a Tier 2 Action Plan, evaluating existing systems for addressing emotional and behavioral needs of students, developing a communication plan, and planning for effective Tier 2 meetings.

    Systems Session 2 - Session 2 builds on the systems knowledge from session 1, preparing the teams to implement a function-based intervention for students at-risk. Specific learning in this session includes developing a data-based process for student identification, ensuring efficient and effective gathering and review of data, selecting appropriate function-based intervention, monitoring student response to intervention, and making decisions about student response based on progress monitoring data.

  • This workshop supports Missouri Teacher Standards: 2.1, 5.3, 6.2.

    Presenter: Jeanie Carey

    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.
  • 63. VIRTUAL - Understanding Dyslexia

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Virtual Meeting (Springfield, MO)

    Dates: 9/30/2019

    What is dyslexia? How can we support struggling readers of all ages? This webinar is designed to deepen your understanding of dyslexia and the reading brain, and explore supports and accommodations that enhance student's reading and spelling development.

    64. Career Exploration, ICAP, Missouri Connections, and Implementation Frameworks for Educators - Monroe City

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Monroe City, MO (Monroe City, MO)

    Audience: middle & high school - counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, & others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    DATE: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    TIME: 8:30am-12:00pm

    LOCATION: Lakeside Casting Solutions (#2 Lakeside Dr., Monroe City, MO); Monroe City Hall, City Council Chambers (109 Second St., Monroe City, MO)

    COST: Free

    This morning workshop will be in two parts: 1) 8:30am--a short tour of Lakeside Casting Solutions; 2) immediately following--Monroe City Hall for demonstration/hands-on learning about ICAP.

    Educators are the trusted source of valuable career information, so participants will start the morning with a tour of the hospital complex and a discussion of various career pathways and educational requirements.

    Following the tour, this workshop will provide an overview of the Missouri Individual Career & Academic Plan (ICAP) now available as a part of Missouri Connections CIS360. This new feature includes a series of activities consisting of assessments, modules and components assigned by grade level beginning in the 8th grade and culminating in the 12th grade. As students' complete ICAP activities in CIS360, these populate into an ICAP Print Report compliant with SB 638 requirements. This workshop will be demonstration and hands-on training exploring the CIS360 online program.

    Please bring a device to access the internet (laptop, tablet, or similar).

    This workshop will be beneficial to middle school and high school - counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning.

    65. Mathematics District Network 2019-2020

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Mathematics teachers, instructional coaches, curriculum coordinators and administrators

    Dates: 10/1/2019 to 3/12/2020

    These sessions are intended to keep area mathematics personnel informed of any changes within the Missouri Learning Expectations. The most current assessment updates from DESE as well as hot topics in mathematics, will be discussed. Throughout the year, we will look at the most current DESE documents for mathematics, including the Expanded Expectations, Performance Level Descriptors, and the Test Item Specifications.


    1-October 1, 2019
    2-November 21, 2019
    3-January 30, 2020
    4-March 12, 2020

    Pricing:
    FREE for KCRPDC Members
    $129/year for teams up to 4 non-KCRPDC Members

    66. *Ambitious Teaching: Taking Action to Ensure Student Achievement - Session III

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    Session III: Establishing Math Goals, Cognitively Guided Instruction, & Math Running Records

    DATE: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm
    LOCATION: Truman State Univ Student Union Building TBA
    COST: $100*-Morning refreshments & lunch included
    *Attend all 6 sessions, pay $450

    Teachers are being asked to change roles and to become facilitators of student learning. To accomplish this in math, they are often required to practice "ambitious teaching." In ambitious teaching, the teacher provides students with challenging tasks & then observes & listens, offering appropriate support as needed. The goal is to ensure that every student succeeds in doing meaningful, high-quality work, not just completing procedures with no meaning attached.

    This workshop is suitable for K-6 teachers & will take a deep look at teaching in mathematics. In Session III, Establishing Math Goals to encourage teachers to focus their teaching & to allow students to focus their learning is one of the topics.

    Children need opportunities to solve & discuss rich mathematical problems, but they need time & encouragement to solve them in their own way. In this classroom, the teacher becomes a facilitator--supporting, asking high-quality questions, and encouraging. This is the basis of Cognitively Guided Instruction. Knowing how students learn & the progressions that learning follows can be beneficial in helping students. We will spend time exploring the path students take on their way to math success & will discuss what can happen when that path is interrupted.

    To wrap up, we will look at Math Running Records. What can the right questions tell us about student progress in math? What are the right questions? And what do we do with that information?

    Continue your journey into Ambitious Teaching by joining us for a full day of math learning, sharing, & discussions.

    67. *Professional Partnerships: Co-Teaching

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: Teams of General Education Teachers, Special Education Teachers, and an Administrator

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    DATE: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

    COST: $60 - Morning refreshments and lunch included

    This Professional Partnerships: Co-Teaching workshop will provide an opportunity for teams to learn the art of Co-Teaching. Participants will study roles, responsibilities, approaches, and benefits of professional partnerships in the classroom. Effective implementation of Co-Teaching impacts the learning of ALL students.

    This professional development is for teams of general AND special education teachers, as well as a building administrator as a vital team member.

    If there are not at least 8 enrolled by September 24, this workshop will be cancelled.

    The workshop will link to the following Missouri Teacher/Leader Standards: Standard 2, Quality Indicator 4; Standard 3, Quality Indicators 2 and 3; Standard 5, Quality Indicators 1 and 3.

    68. Developing Writing Prompts and Collaborative Scoring Meeting 1 of 4

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    The focus of the workshop is to 1) developing age appropriate writing prompts that simulate the blended writing prompts on the EOC or Grade level tests, and 2) to administer the writing prompts and collaborative score students' essays. As we go through the process of writing prompts and then scoring, you will be able to bring to your classroom strategies that can enhance the student's writing.

    First Semester dates: October 1 and November 18
    Second Semester dates: January 24 and March 27

    PLEASE REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY.

    69. Keep Calm and SW-PBS on.

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: SW-PBS Coaches and/or Team members at all tiers

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    There is a Fall and a Spring coaching network day. Attendance at both is encouraged but not required. Please register for each date separately.
  • October 1, 2019 - Fall Coaches Meeting
  • February 3, 2020 - Spring Coaches Meeting

    Struggling to keep it fresh? Come and network with other schools implementing SW-PBS. Learn what other schools are doing and develop a network of resources. Let's meet together, celebrate our successes and collaboratively explore opportunities for growth. Recognition procedures/requirements will also be emphasized.

    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.
  • 70. Missouri Connections for School Counselors - Beginning/Introductory

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: MS & HS Counselors, Career Educators, Transition Educators, and Administrators

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    The introductory training session is designed to support Missouri Connection beginners and users with limited experience. This session will focus on an overview of Missouri Connections, with emphasis on account types, login process, creating and managing of a portfolio, assessments, personal learning plan, tools for Counselors and Teachers, and the Implementation Framework. Participants will have the opportunity to actively engage in Missouri Connections, working through each aspect of the training.

    Participants should include middle and high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning.

    Participants should bring a laptop without a firewall or a similar device. Chrome books do not work well with our WiFi.

    71. MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced - Session 1

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

    Location: SE RPDC-SE MO State Univ.-Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    By invitation only. This training is intended for MO SW-PBS schools that have already completed the first year of Tier 3 training. The purpose of these sessions is to assist school teams that are already experienced in FBA-BIP to further develop a team-based approach to intensive, individualized behavior support. Focus will be on-going guided practice with the FBA-BIP process and a deeper understanding of using effective strategies when developing the behavior plan. Teams will have the opportunity to participate in case-study examples, and learn more about data collection tools. In depth study of data collection and metric selection, exploration of research, managing and organizing student file information, and analyzing systems and practices for data management and decision making. Additional topics for these trainings will include monitoring fidelity of implementation, determining the extent to which stakeholders value interventions currently in place using social validity data, working to engage and support families of students receiving Tier 3 interventions, evaluating outcomes, and impact of intervention on student achievement. Tier 3 teams will also have the opportunity to share information, resources, practices, and ideas with other teams.

    Recommended participants: Tier 3 core team, including building administrator. Missouri Learning Standards:
    Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
    Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development
    Standard 7: Student Assessment and Data Analysis
    Standard 9: Professional Collaboration

    DATES:
    October 1
    November 22
    January 21
    March 19

    72. PLC Year 2 Cohort - Day 2

    Program: RPDC - South Central

    Location: 6 - Southwest Baptist University - Founders Hall (Mountain View, MO) [map]

    Audience: Administrators and Leadership Team

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    There are four dates for this workshop; you must register for EACH DATE separately.
  • August 1, 2019
  • October 1, 2019
  • January 9, 2020
  • March 5, 2020

    This series of four workshops are a continuation of Professional Learning Communities training received during the 2018-19 school year. It is open only to the schools that have completed year one training. All Missouri standards are included in the four-day long workshops.

    FEES ARE COMMUNICATED BY AGREEMENT WITH EACH PARTICIPATING SCHOOL.

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

    If you attend a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will apply.

  • 73. SW-PBS Tier 3 Level 1 - Coaches Meetings

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: SW-PBS Tier 3 Level 1Team Members

    Dates: 10/1/2019 to 3/11/2020

    **CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY

    Tier 3 training is designed for SW-PBS school teams that have demonstrated readiness to develop a Tier 3 system of individual support. School teams will build on the established schoolwide system to develop an efficient process to serve high-risk students. Training will focus on:
    1)Purposes of a Tier 3 team
    2)Establishing data decision rules for student identification
    3)Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA)
    4)Using FBA data to develop and implement a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP)
    5)Monitoring and evaluation student progress.

    It is encouraged you bring a coach, team members and administrator to the meetings.

    Lunch will be provided.
    $50 per session

    74. DESE's K-12 MO State Literacy Plan

    Program: RPDC - Central

    Location: 9 UCM University Union (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    This interactive half-day workshop will provide participants a blueprint with the essential components of an effective district/building literacy plan for improving student literacy. Participants will have time to reflect using the "What's Your Status?" questions either as starting points for developing a new local literacy plan or evaluating a current plan. Time for questions/answers and sharing of resources will be a priority.

    Participants are encouraged to bring their copy of the K-12 Missouri State Literacy Plan available August 1, 2019, on the DESE English language arts web page. https://dese.mo.gov/college-career-readiness/curriculum/english-language-arts

    Using the K-12 Missouri State Literacy Plan as a guide, it is the hope that individual school districts will design their own literacy plan to meet the needs of their students.

    75. When You Have A Student With A Visual Impairment

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

    Location: Columbia Public Library (Columbia, MO) [map]

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    This workshop is for the regular education teacher, the special education teacher who will have a student with a visual impairment on their caseload, the parent, the paraprofessional and administrators. Topics included will be apprpropriate adaptations to the general curriculum.

    76. English Language Arts District Networking 2019-2020

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: District ELA Curriculum Teams

    Dates: 10/1/2019 to 3/12/2020

    These sessions will keep you informed of the changes within the Missouri Learning Expectations and current hot topics in English Language Arts.

    #1-October 1, 2019
    #2-November 21, 2019
    #3-January 30, 2020
    #4-March 12, 2020


    Pricing:
    FREE-KCRPDC member districts
    $129 for the year for teams up to 4 non-KCRPDC members

    77. Missouri Connections Site/Staff Administrator Training - Monroe City

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Monroe City, MO (Monroe City, MO)

    Audience: middle & high school - counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, & others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning

    Dates: 10/1/2019

    DATE: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

    TIME: 1:00-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Monroe City Hall, City Council Chambers (109 Second St., Monroe City, MO)

    COST: Free

    This workshop will provide attendees with information regarding accessing user, staff, and administrator accounts; creating user portfolios and managing account settings; creating site, group, and individual reports for assessment and results usage.

    Please bring a device to access the internet (laptop, tablet, or similar).

    Please bring your Missouri Connections school site username and password, as well as site administrator &/or staff account login/password. (If you do not have this information, please contact your school's Missouri Connections site administrator or email Charlene Piel at cpiel@nwmissouri.edu prior to the training.)

    This workshop will be beneficial to middle school and high school - counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, and others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning.

    78. DESE K-12 Missouri State Literacy Plan Informational Workshop

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: K-12 Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 10/2/2019

    In Missouri, local school boards make curriculum decisions tailored to the needs of their students and communities. The state literacy plan is not a mandated document for districts, but rather a collection of evidence-based resources, ideas and themes that might be considered in building a local, comprehensive literacy plan. It provides information on integrating literacy instruction with the state standards and current knowledge about literacy development.

    This interactive half-day workshop will provide participants a blueprint with the essential components of an effective district/building literacy plan for improving student literacy. Participants will have time to reflect using the "What's your status?"questions either as starting points for developing a new local literacy plan or evaluating a current plan. Time for questions/answers and sharing of resources will be a priority.

    Participants are encouraged to bring their copy of the K-12 Missouri State Literacy Plan available August 1, 2019, on the DESE English language arts web page - https://dese.mo.gov/college-career-readiness/curriculum/english-language-arts. Using the K-12 Missouri State Literacy Plan as a guide, it is hoped that individual school districts will design their own literacy plan to meet the needs of their students.

    This is a half-day workshop; lunch will not be provided.

    79. Differentiated Instruction for Middle School and High School Classrooms

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Middle and High School General Education and Special Education Teachers and Administrators

    Dates: 10/2/2019

    Differentiation is an instructional process in which teachers proactively transform instruction, learning activities, and student products to maximize each student's growth and individual success by meeting their learning needs. Specific examples and strategies will be provided for the middle and high school levels.

    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.

    80. ELA MAP Updates: Grades 3-5

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Grades 3-5 Teachers

    Dates: 10/2/2019

    This session will be based on the 2020 practice tests and state feedback on 2019 results and will provide participants with a deeper understanding of our state assessment design in English Language Arts.

    We will explore methods to utilize information from assessments in current district curriculum. Participants will learn effective instructional practices which will lead to higher success for all and go home with "hands-on techniques" ready for classroom application.
    DESE updates and expectations will also be shared.

    Grades 3-5
    * Oct. 2, Trenton
    * Feb. 11, St. Joseph

    Grades 6-8
    * Oct. 4, Trenton
    * Feb. 13, St. Joseph

    Grades 9-12
    * Oct. 15, Trenton
    * Feb. 20, St. Joseph

    81. School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) Coaches Networking - Fall

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 10/2/2019

    This networking meeting is for coaches in schools already in SW-PBS.

    DATE: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

    COST: PBS Signed Letter of Agreement - Morning refreshments and Lunch included

    Do you wonder what other schools are doing to sustain their SW-PBS? Come and share the wonderful ideas your team has implemented with success and get more great ideas from other coaches in the northeast area. These meetings are designed for coaches of all three tiers to actively network together, examine the status of implementation as a region, and receive SW-PBS/PBIS updates.

    82. Special Education Self Assessment Training - Jefferson City

    Program: DESE - Compliance

    Location: James C Kirkpatrick State Information Center Interpretive Center - Room 139 (Jefferson City, MO) [map]

    Audience: Cohort 3 Special Education Directors

    Dates: 10/2/2019

    This training is being offered to public agencies and Charter Schools going through special education monitoring in the 2019-20 school year (Tiered Federal Monitoring Cohort 3). This training will inform agencies of the requirements related to special education monitoring with specific emphasis on the self-assessment and file review process. Self-assessments will be submitted during the 2019-20 school year for monitoring by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Office of Special Education. Participants will receive guided practice for reviewing the documentation that demonstrates compliance with the IDEA. Also included will be training on using the new IMACS2.0. Contact DESE Special Education Compliance to determine the monitoring cohort number for your district.

    83. SW-PBS Sustainability

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: SW-PBS Team Members

    Dates: 10/2/2019 to 4/2/2020

    **CLOSED REGISTRATION - BY INVITATION ONLY
    These sessions are for SW-PBS school coaches, team leaders, team members, and administrators of schools actively implementing School-Wide Positive Behavior Support. Teams will be given the opportunity to network and share successful SW-PBS practices.

    Lunch will be provided.

    84. Northeast Missouri School Counselors' Meeting

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 10/2/2019

    DATE: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    TIME: 1:00-3:30pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University Student Union Building Georgian-A (2106)

    COST: Free

    This meeting is open to ALL school counselors and provides an opportunity to ask questions, discuss topics of concern, and share ideas for programming and resources.


    PLEASE NOTE: The Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel for High School Counselors is hosting a Financial Aid Workshop from 10:00am-1:00pm. Participants must register for this workshop separately by going to https://forms.gle/GzV4pjUH3wFT5fEM9.

    85. Reaching and Teaching Students with Characteristics of Dyslexia - Session I & II

    Program: RPDC - Agency for Teaching, Leading and Learning

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

    Dates: 10/3/2019

    This workshop is designed to take a closer look into understanding, reaching and teaching students with reading difficulties and characteristics of dyslexia. Participants will explore and engage in hands-on strategies that support the learning progressions of effective phonological and phonemic awareness, as well as phonics and spelling instruction that are essential to developing successful readers. [This workshop was provided last school year.] Hot breakfast and parking are included in the registration.

    86. *Differentiated Instruction

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

    Dates: 10/3/2019

    DATE: Thursday, October 3, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Truman State University TBA

    COST: $60 - Morning refreshments and Lunch included

    Differentiation is an instructional process in which teachers proactively transform instruction, learning activities, and student products to maximize each student's growth and individual success by meeting their learning needs. Participants will explore strategies for addressing student difference through various instructional strategies, as well as participate in hands-on activities.

    There must be at least 8 registered participants by September 26, or this workshop will be cancelled.

    This workshop supports Missouri Teacher Standard #2: Teaching and Learning; and Standard #5: Creating a Positive Classroom Learning Environment.

    87. PLC Cohort Training Series 1 - RTI

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Administrators and Leadership Team

    Dates: 10/3/2019

    This series of four training's will provide opportunities to deepen your collaborative team practices. We will begin with two days on Tier 1 instruction in the classroom followed by one day on Tier 2 and one day on Tier 3 including strategies for enrichment.

    Please register for each day separately.

    Participation in these series is by invitation only.

    FEES ARE COMMUNICATED BY AGREEMENT WITH EACH PARTICIPATING SCHOOL.

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

    If you attend a workshop for which you have not registered, a late fee will apply.

    88. Quality Eligibility Determinations

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers

    Dates: 10/3/2019 to 10/15/2019

    This training is designed to help teachers learn the process of writing quality eligibility determinations and will focus on the evaluation process from pre-referral to eligibility. We will look at how decisions are being made regarding which students to evaluate, how to determine what information needs to be gathered through assessments, and then how to use that information in eligibility decisions. Information regarding the content of evaluation reports, based on the Standards and Indicators will be discussed.

    In addition, participants will review areas of eligibility and be provided with scenarios in order to assist IEP teams to make compliant eligibility decisions. This workshop will utilize Missouri State Model forms.

    89. Special Education Self Assessment Training - Springfield

    Program: DESE - Compliance

    Location: Kentwood Hall-Crystal Room (Springfield, MO) [map]

    Audience: Cohort 3 Special Education Directors

    Dates: 10/3/2019

    This training is being offered to public agencies and Charter Schools going through special education monitoring in the 2019-20 school year (Tiered Federal Monitoring Cohort 3). This training will inform agencies of the requirements related to special education monitoring with specific emphasis on the self-assessment and file review process. Self-assessments will be submitted during the 2019-20 school year for monitoring by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), Office of Special Education. Participants will receive guided practice for reviewing the documentation that demonstrates compliance with the IDEA. Also included will be training on using the new IMACS2.0. Contact DESE Special Education Compliance to determine the monitoring cohort number for your district.

    90. Writing Quality IEP's

    Program: RPDC - Central

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

    Audience: SPED Teachers, Directors, and Process Coordinators

    Dates: 10/3/2019

    Closed
    If you are a veteran special education teacher wishing for a refresher course of if you are a new special education teacher please join us in learning to write legally defensible IEP's. We will review how to write a quality IEP including specific time devoted to writing the PLAAFP, SMART goals, and the various IEP state forms. Also, included in this training is when to include a Notice of Action.

    Registration and Morning Refreshments begin a 8:30 am with the presentation starting at 9 am. Lunch will be provided.

    91. Kansas City Master Teacher Academy 2019-20

    Program: RPDC - Kansas City

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

    Audience: Only applicants who applied by June 10th deadline will be eligible for acceptance.

    Dates: 10/4/2019 to 4/3/2020

    If you have questions about the KCMTA, please inquire with Heidi Newlon.*
    Application materials must be received electronically by noon on May 30, 2019.

    The Master Teacher Academy is extraordinary, intensive professional learning for select area teachers. This yearlong learning cohort-driven experience is designed to develop the deep pedagogical practice, content knowledge, and leadership skills that are the signature of a master teacher.

    The Kansas City Master Teacher Academy will provide participants with a variety of rich experiences aligned with the Missouri Educator Standards. The Academy utilizes an action-research-based curriculum, monitoring student growth and analyzing the effectiveness of instructional methods/strategies. The Academy will utilize research-based materials as well as the expert knowledge of the cohort, providing opportunities for participants to develop not only their knowledge and expertise, but their abilities to communicate this information as professional learning leaders. For more information about the Statewide Teacher Academy, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDCKLJ2fOvU

    Participation requires attendance at a Statewide Kickoff Event, September 26, 2016, and monthly release days for full-day professional learning sessions held at the RPDC. Texts and some materials essential to the work will be provided, and lunch will be provided for participants at each session.

    Tuition for the Academy is $499.00/annually for participants from non-member districts or $299.00/annually for members, due after acceptance. Fees and associated costs for tuition, transportation, and substitute teacher(s) are the responsibility of the school or individual.

    92. Non-Violent Crisis Prevention & Intervention (CPI)

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

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    Closed
    All school personnel involved in physical restraint must be trained annually on the use of seclusion, isolation, & restraint AND school personnel who utilize these skills must receive annual training on de-escalation techniques and the use of appropriate physical restraint and professionally accepted practices in physical management and appropriate use of isolation and seclusion. This training can only be done by personnel trained in the proper use of these techniques

    93. *Quality Eligibility Determinations - Palmyra Location

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Palmyra, MO (Palmyra, MO)

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    DATE: Friday, October 4, 2019

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Northeast MO Electric Power Co-Op Building (3705 US Business 61)

    COST: $30 - Lunch on your own

    This workshop is designed to help teachers learn the process of writing quality eligibility determinations. Participants will be taken through the process of parent and agency referrals, conducting a review of existing data, and writing an evaluation report designed to meet the individual needs of a special education student. This workshop will utilize Missouri State Model forms.

    There must be at least 8 enrolled participants by October 11 or this workshop will be cancelled.

    This workshop supports Missouri Teacher Standards: #1-Content Knowledge and Perspectives Aligned with Appropriate Instruction; #2-Student Learning, Growth, and Development; #7-Student Assessment and Data Analysis

    94. ELA MAP Updates: Grades 6-8

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Audience: Grades 3-5 Teachers

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    This session will be based on the 2020 practice tests and state feedback on 2019 results and will provide participants with a deeper understanding of our state assessment design in English Language Arts.

    We will explore methods to utilize information from assessments in current district curriculum. Participants will learn effective instructional practices which will lead to higher success for all and go home with "hands-on techniques" ready for classroom application.
    DESE updates and expectations will also be shared.

    Grades 3-5
    * Oct. 2, Trenton
    * Feb. 11, St. Joseph

    Grades 6-8
    * Oct. 4, Trenton
    * Feb. 13, St. Joseph

    Grades 9-12
    * Oct. 15, Trenton
    * Feb. 20, St. Joseph

    95. School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) Tier 1 Emerging Advanced Teams Training - Higbee Elementary

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Higbee R-VIII (Higbee, MO)

    Dates: 10/4/2019 to 2/27/2020

    This training is for Higbee Elementary only.

    DATES: Friday, October 4; Tuesday, November 19, 2019; Friday, January 17; Thursday, February 25, 2020

    TIME: 9:00am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Higbee Elementary

    COST: SW-PBS Agreement

    Missouri School-wide Positive Behavior Support (MO SW-PBS) will host this series of four workshops designed for school teams entering their second full year of SW-PBS implementation at the Tier 1 Phase. Content will emphasize building rigor in order to maintain and sustain the process of SW-PBS in the classroom and school-wide. This year of support will help buildings analyze all aspects of the seven components, as well as the eight effective classroom practices as the steps of scaling up Tier 2 interventions are put into place.

    Session 1: Sustaining and Maintaining Tier 1
    Session 2: Activity Sequencing and Choice & Task Difficulty
    Session 3: Managing the Cycle of Acting-Out Behavior
    Session 4: Implementation of Effective Classroom Practices

    96. South Central Librarians: Learn How to Shine!

    Program: RPDC - South Central

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

    Audience: Exemplary School Librarians

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    Learn about SB 743 and DESE's recognition of exemplary school library programs. DESE ELA Assistant Director-and former high school librarian-Lisa Scroggs will share the scoring rubric and other information that will be helpful in preparing programs that wish to apply for this recognition. Participants will have an opportunity to evaluate their own programs and begin working on plans for improvement. (Participants who have a copy of the complete AASL standards are encouraged to bring this resource to the session.)

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

    This is a half-day workshop; lunch will not be provided.

    97. Speech-Language Eligibility Criterion

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    This session will provide an overview and update of the proposed speech-language eligibility criterion changes to the Missouri State Plan. This session will provide background on the collaborative work and rationale for changes resulting from the workgroup of SLPs, special education administrators, DESE and other stakeholders. This session will be presented by Pat Jones,Beth, McKerlie, and Diane Golden.

    Learning objectives for this training are:
    1. Participants will be better informed of the proposed eligibility criterion changes.
    2. Participants will be able to identify specific changes that will need to be made in local procedures used for speech-language eligibility determinations.
    3. Participants will be able to identify resources to assist in eligibility determinations.

    98. Understanding What It Means to Turn 18

    Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    Life is full of transitions! In the eyes of the law and any agency for children with disabilities, turning 18 is crucial. This workshop will focus on understanding the need for guardianship or conservatorship and/or setting up a special needs trust for the child. This is presented by Susan Layton Tomlin. Melody Gardner, a parent advocate for SSDI and Medicaid, will present her experience as parent of a child with special needs. She will focus on the eligibility for when the child turns 18 and is considered an adult.

    99. Speech Implementer Training

    Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

    Dates: 10/4/2019

    This training is for any Local Education Agency (LEA) using the Speech Implementer Model for the 2019-2020 school year. Superintendents, speech implementers and supervising speech pathologists should attend. Roles and responsibilities of the supervisory speech-language pathologist and speech implementer will be outlined. Specific strategies for facilitation of speech and language goals, service delivery, record keeping, data collection methods, generalization strategies and behavior management techniques will be covered. This training will be presented by Pat Jones,Beth, McKerlie, and Diane Golden.

    Learning objectives for this training are:
    1. Participants will be better able to understand the differences between the roles of the speech implementer and the speech/language pathology assistant as well as understand the roles of the supervising speech-language pathologist.
    2. Participants will be able to identify facilitation techniques for student IEP goals, data collection methods and other record keeping.
    3. Participants will be able to identify behavior modification techniques, and generalization strategies.

    100. Educator MASH Camp

    Program: RPDC - Northeast

    Location: 4 Kirksville, MO (Kirksville, MO)

    Audience: middle school & high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, & others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning

    Dates: 10/7/2019 to 10/21/2019

    New
    MASH = Mentors Aligning Students with Health Science Careers


    DATES: Mondays: October 7, October 14, and October 21, 2019

    TIME: 8:30am-3:00pm

    LOCATION: Various locations in Kirksville

    COST: Free* - Lunch on your own
    *Participants are eligible to receive a daily stipend for each non-contract day attended. Stipend will be paid after completion and submission of the curriculum unit &/or lesson plans.

    The NEMO Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is hosting a 3-Monday MASH Camp for educators from 4-day-week schools.

    Participants will engage in healthcare career activities-
    >>dissections,
    >>vital signs,
    >>mental health activities, and
    >>many more.

    In addition, to learn more about healthcare career options, participants will tour-
    >>local healthcare facilities,
    >>the Truman State University Health Science Department, and
    >>the AT Still University Medical School.

    Participants will then develop a curriculum unit &/or lesson plans focused on healthcare careers.*

    This Camp will be most beneficial to middle school & high school counselors, career educators, instructors, transition educators, administrators, & others who work with students in career awareness, exploration, development, and planning.

    Deadline for registration is October 1, 2019.

    101. Secondary Social Studies: What's Happening Grades 9-12

    Program: RPDC - Central

    Location: 9 UCM University Union (Warrensburg, MO) [map]

    Audience: Grade Level 9-12 Superintendents, Principals, Teachers, Test Coordinators, and Counselors

    Dates: 10/7/2019

    This session is for 9th through 12th Grade levels.

    In this half day session, Dixie Grupe, DESE Social Studies Director, will focus on three strategic questions for grades 9-12 Missouri Social Studies teaching and learning:

    1) What can we learn about high school social studies teaching, learning, and assessing from the EOC field tests?
    2) How should that information impact local instruction, curriculum development, and formative assessments?
    3) What resources are available to support those efforts?