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1. Special Event: Dyslexia in the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/23/2017

Starting Today
Recent legislation requires districts to screen students for dyslexia and provide training for staff. Kim Stuckey, Director Dyslexia Specialist, Office of College and Career Readiness will provide information on the specific requirements and expectations of educators. Discussion will include the latest research related to reading acquisition and reading difficulties, classroom characteristics and accommodations (low and high tech) to support students with signs of Dyslexia. Highlights for this session: -Dyslexia Myths vs Facts -Characteristics in the Classroom (Pre-K through 5th) -Supports and Accommodations (low tech and high tech) -Task Force (update with timeline and preliminary screening info) Join us to ask questions, gain information, and learn how to help students with dyslexia.

2. Transition Assessments

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/23/2017

Starting Today
This training will provide an opportunity for educators to review transition evaluations they are using for students with disabilities. Explore transition assessment tools and methods to gather needed information for students to determine students' interests, aptitudes, and capabilities for future education, employment, and community living. Evaluate how transition assessments support or lead to realistic measurable post-secondary goals for students. Furthermore, develop goals so that the student will become more engaged in their high. school education program and become more committed to graduating

3. Special Event: Dyslexia in the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/23/2017

Starting Today
Recent legislation requires districts to screen students for dyslexia and provide training for staff. Kim Stuckey, Director Dyslexia Specialist, Office of College and Career Readiness will provide information on the specific requirements and expectations of educators. Discussion will include the latest research related to reading acquisition and reading difficulties, classroom characteristics and accommodations (low and high tech) to support students with signs of Dyslexia. Highlights for this session: -Dyslexia Myths vs Facts -Characteristics in the Classroom (Pre-K through 5th) -Supports and Accommodations (low tech and high tech) -Task Force (update with timeline and preliminary screening info) Join us to ask questions, gain information, and learn how to help students with dyslexia.

4. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 2- "Emerging Leader" - continuation of work of year 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

Dates: 10/24/2017

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"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
----------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Meeting dates for Year 2-
#1 September 26
#2 February 8
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 October 24 (EL), October 26 (SEC)
#2 March 6 (EL), March 13 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

5. Google Classroom

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Audience: Teachers in a G Suite for Education School

Dates: 10/25/2017

Starting Soon
Google Classroom: Less paperwork, more teaching! Educators are loving Google Classroom! It is an interactive, collaborative, and user-friendly online learning environment that was designed with teachers and students to connect the class easily, track their progress and achieve more together. Google Classroom saves you time, keeps you organized, and enhances communication and feedback. Come learn how to set up your classes, create and grade assignments, distribute materials, and provide feedback.

Google Classroom is a free resource available to educators who have a G Suite for Education account.

BYOD workshop - Please bring your laptop or Chromebook (Laptops will also be available on site if you don't have one).

6. Standards-based IEPs using Essential Elements (for MAP-A students)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/25/2017

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This training takes the participant through the steps involved in developing a quality IEP and connecting instructional goals to the general curriculum/grade-level standards through the use of Essential Elements. This training includes the process of writing SMART annual goals and short-term objectives and/or benchmarks linked to Essential Elements.

7. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 2- "Emerging Leader" - continuation of work of year 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

Dates: 10/26/2017

Starting Soon
"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
----------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Meeting dates for Year 2-
#1 September 26
#2 February 8
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 October 24 (EL), October 26 (SEC)
#2 March 6 (EL), March 13 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

8. Year 3 PLC Meeting--Meeting #2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/26/2017

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This is the second meeting for schools in their third year of the PLC Project.

Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

9. Blended Writing Meeting # 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/27/2017

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Kelly Gallagher states, "Writing well has become a gatekeeping skill across the workforce." The focus of this three part series will be to move student writing away from genre specific to blended writing, a combination of genres-narrative, expository and argumentative. Also, we will look at how to incorporate using at least two research based sources into the writing. Participants will also receive DESE updates at each meeting and information regarding pilot writing and scoring opportunities.

Meeting date: Oct. 27, 2017, Feb. 22, 2018, and March 12, 2018.

For Grades 7-12. The cost of the three part series is $150.00 for members.

10. SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced Training-Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/27/2017

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MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced-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.

Meeting Dates:
September 29, 2017
October 27, 2017
January 26, 2018
March 23, 2018

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

11. SW-PBS Tier I Sustain-Meeting 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 10/30/2017

This workshop is designed for SW-PBS Tier 1 teams to sustain/maintain while Tier 2 and/or Tier 3 are being implemented. Below you will find a series of questions to reflect on before signing up for this workshop. If your school can say "yes" to any of the questions, then this workshop will help you sustain/maintain your Tier 1 systems.

Have you completed the first 3 years of Tier 1 training and your school is ready to implement Tier 2?

Is your school implementing Tier 2?

Is your school implementing Tier 3?

Please sign up separately for the two Tier 1 Sustain Workshops:
October 30, 2017
March 14, 2018

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

12. SW-PBS Preparation Team Training-Meeting 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/1/2017

The Southeast RPDC will be hosting training workshops for teams that have just committed to Missouri School wide Positive Behavior Support. MO SW-PBS focuses on establishing school environments that support long-term success of effective practices. These workshops will guide teams in creating a proactive system approach to put behavioral and social strategies in place for all students while building in support for those at risk.

Please sign up for each meeting date separately.

Meeting Dates include:
June 8, 2017
June 9, 2017
September 26, 2017
November 1, 2017
January 10, 2018
February 28, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

13. SW-PBS Tier 3 Sustaining-Meeting 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/2/2017

MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Sustaining -By Invitation Only.

This training is for Tier 3 teams who have completed Tier 3 Advanced and want to keep Tier 3 strong within their schools. The content of the two days will depend on the needs of the schools involved.

Meeting Dates:
November 2, 2017
March 29, 2018

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

14. Developing Assessment Capable Learners: Day 1 of 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/3/2017

Assessment Capable Learners, called Self-Reported Grades by John Hattie, is one of the most highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of 1.44 (Hattie, 2009). Educators who help their students become assessment capable learners have students who: know the learning target for a lesson, can describe where they are in relation to the criteria, and use that information to select learning strategies to improve their work.

This two day workshop will provide an introduction of this practice, provide participant work time, and allow teachers to go deeper with the practice to see the high growth in students.

Assessment Capable Learners Learning Objectives:


• Recognize the benefits of developing assessment capable learners.


• Understand how specific teaching practices can develop assessment capable learners.

Please register for both days: November 3, 2017, and February 2, 2018

15. Year 2 PLC Meeting--Meeting #3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/7/2017

This is the third meeting for schools in their second year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

16. Diving Deeper into Grades 6-8 New Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics: Part 2 of 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/8/2017

This 5-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the new Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

Each meeting will focus on a specific domains as follows:
Sept 7 Ratio & Proportional Relationships
Nov 8 Geometry and Measurement
Jan 9 Number Sense and Operations
March 6 Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities; Functions
May 1 Data, Statistics, and Probability

17. Writer's Workshop for Second Grade--Management, (MLS) ELA Standards, and Success

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/8/2017

Writer's Workshop is a great framework for incorporating Missouri Learning Standards (MLS) English Language Arts (ELA) and the development of a love of writing for students in Second Grade classrooms. Participants will take a close look at Opinion, Informative/Explanatory, and Narrative writing as well as Second grade examples of each. They will also experience research based second grade writing strategies that can be used immediately in their own classrooms. They will leave with classroom tested writing management ideas that will make writing successful for students and fun for students and teachers! Each participant will receive a copy of the book "Getting to the Core of Writing Grade 2".

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

18. Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Math Coaches/Leaders Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/9/2017

This 4-day series of meetings is designed for district teacher leaders who support other teachers in the teaching of mathematics. The focus will be on increasing student cognitive engagement to impact student learning. Participants will have the added opportunity of networking with each other and sharing best practices.

Be sure to sign up for each day of this series:


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

19. PLC Administrators Training

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/9/2017

This is a meeting for any building or central office administrators in the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

20. Accommodations and Modifications

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/10/2017

The Accommodations and Modifications training will assist teachers and administrators in identifying the process of adapting curriculum, instruction and assessment; identify the similarities, differences and connections between adaptations of curriculum, instruction and assessment practices to allow students with disabilities to access the general education curriculum and receive instruction in the general education environment to the extent determined appropriate.

21. Greg Tang: A Visual Approach to Problem Solving

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 11/13/2017

Join the Southeast RPDC in welcoming the NY Times best-selling author of eight math picture books, Greg Tang as he presents A Visual Approach to Problem Solving. Greg's goal is to give teachers a deeper, more connected understanding of critical math concepts. This workshop targets important skills, strategies and standards, and combines Greg’s proven techniques with the best practices from around the world.

Greg Tang is called the "math missionary" for the dedication and passion he has shown in sharing his love of math with students, teachers and parents. Since 2001, he has done over 2,500 conferences, workshops and author visits, taught more than 350,000 children and adults, and accumulated more than 1,000,000 frequent flier miles on three different airlines!

Seats are limited, so register soon!

22. Year 1 PLC Meeting--Meeting #3 (Elementary)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/13/2017

This is the third meeting for elementary schools in their first year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

23. Writer's Workshop for First Grade--Management, (MLS) ELA Standards, and Success

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/14/2017

Writer's Workshop is a great framework for incorporating Missouri Learning Standards (MLS) English Language Arts (ELA) and the development of a love of writing for students in First Grade classrooms. Participants will take a close look at Opinion, Informative/Explanatory, and Narrative writing as well as First grade examples of each. They will also experience research based first grade writing strategies that can be used immediately in their own classrooms. They will leave with classroom tested writing management ideas that will make writing successful for students and fun for students and teachers! Each participant will receive a copy of the book "Getting to the Core of Writing Grade 1".

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

24. Differentiated Instruction for Diverse Learners

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/15/2017

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.

Differentiated Instruction is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .60 (Hattie, 2009). Differentiation is an instructional process in which teachers proactively modify curriculum, instruction, learning activities, and student products to maximize each student’s growth and individual success by meeting their learning needs.

Differentiated Instruction Learning Objectives:


• Identify and explain the key principles of differentiated instruction.


• Examine teaching practices that differentiate content, process, and/or product according to students’ needs.


• Expand your repertoire of instructional strategies that support differentiated instruction.

25. November Compliance Connection: Kennett

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/15/2017

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

26. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 1- "Emerging Leader" (formerly AMP)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/16/2017

"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
--------------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Dates:
#1 July 25 (substitute new principals' conference-July 19 & 20 in Columbia, MO)
#2 November 16
#3 January 23
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 September 12 (EL), September 14 (SEC)
#2 March 20 (EL), March 22 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

27. Year 1 PLC Meeting--Meeting #3 (Secondary)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/16/2017

This is the third meeting for secondary schools in their first year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

28. November Compliance Connection: Poplar Bluff

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/16/2017

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

29. Literacy Collaboration Meeting

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/17/2017

This is a special opportunity for networking as district reading staffs collaborate and share ideas, successes and concerns. There will be additional professional development topics presented by the RPDC Literacy Specialist to help districts and their reading people stay current with research based, high quality best practices and ELA strategies. All reading staff including academic coaches and reading specialists will find this networking meeting extremely beneficial.

Missouri Teacher Standards
Standard 7: Professional Collaboration

30. SW-PBS Emerging Team Training-Meeting 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/27/2017

The Southeast RPDC will be hosting six training workshops for teams that have been planning with staff and are getting ready to implement MO SW-PBS with their students. Building teams will be given time to work together to review newly created artifacts and prepare for the full implementation of Tier 1 SW-PBS for the upcoming school year, deeper understanding of the Eight Essential Components of MO SW-PBS will take place during the trainings as well as building systems for implementation fidelity.

Meeting Dates include:
June 26, 2017
June 27, 2017
September 21, 2017
November 27, 2017
January 18, 2018
February 23, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

31. Student Engagement

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/29/2017

Student Engagement is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .48 (Hattie, 2009). The Engaging Student Learners learning package was rolled out in June 2015 as an overview of this effective teaching/learning practice. Click the links below to access preparatory reading, additional handouts and worksheets, practice profile, and fidelity checklist.

Engaging Student Learners Learning Objective:

• Learn to recognize, plan, and apply high student engagement practices, strategies, and techniques for all learning, regardless of grade level or content area.

32. SE Missouri Teacher Academy - Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/30/2017

SE Missouri Teacher Academy

Teacher Academy is a replication of the very successful Leadership Academy Satellite Program, which has been fundamental in providing professional growth for school leaders. The Academy focus is centered on student engagement, instructional strategies, and reflection on practices that align with the Missouri State Teacher Standards. Teacher Academy is designed to provide participants with an intellectually stimulating opportunity to learn new teaching strategies and collaborate with other highly committed teachers in their region and throughout the state.

Participants will attend a one day Fall Statewide Kickoff at The Lodge of the Four Seasons on September 20, 2017 and a one day Winter Statewide Meeting on January 22, 2018. The rest of the trainings will be located at the Southeast RPDC. All dates are listed below.

Cost: $500.00 **Limited scholarships available.

Application process must be completed before signing up on My Learning Plan.

Please sign up for each date separately on My Learning Plan.
September 20, 2017 (Fall Statewide Kickoff)
October 19, 2017
November 30, 2017
January 22, 2018 (Winter Statewide Meeting)
February 21, 2018
March 28, 2018
May 2, 2018
TBD – (Teacher attends one workshop of their choice. More details after accepted in Teacher Academy.)

33. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Training-Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 11/30/2017

MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced -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 and 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.

Session 1 – This session will review T2 Systems including data decision rules, the Advanced Tier Spreadsheet as well as current implementation of CICO in buildings. The Self-monitoring intervention will be shared at this time as well.

Session 2 and 3 – Teams work toward the implementation of Social Skills Intervention Groups (SSIG), a research based intervention.

Session 4 and 5 –Each school will choose one additional intervention.

Meeting Dates:
September 19, 2017
October 17, 2017
November 30, 2017

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

34. SW-PBS Emerging Advanced Team Training-Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/1/2017

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:
October 12, 2017
December 1, 2017
February 20, 2018
March 22, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

35. SW-PBS Administrator Support -Meeting (Current Schools)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Dexter Bar-B-Que in Cape Girardeau (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 12/4/2017

This meeting is for administrators currently implementing the SW-PBS framework. Various topics will be covered to keep administrators updated on any recent information from the Missouri SW-PBS State Team and National PBIS Center. In addition, a survey will be sent to administrators for input on their needs.

Any additional questions or comments can be sent to Maria R. Allen (mallen@semo.edu), Debbie Lintner (dlintner@semo.edu), and/or Amy Zelaya (azelaya@semo.edu).

Note: This meeting is held at Dexter BBQ in Cape Girardeau, MO. There will be a working lunch. (Individuals will pay for their own lunch)

36. Actively Integrating New Missouri Science Standards in 3-5 Classrooms

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/7/2017

How can we integrate our new 3-5 Missouri Learning Standards in Science into our classroom practice? Come to this workshop and experience standards in action brought to life using the Science & Engineering Practices. All Participants will receive a NSTA Science resource book.

37. Writer's Workshop for Kindergarten Grade--Management, (MLS) ELA Standards, and Success

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/7/2017

Writer's Workshop is a great framework for incorporating Missouri Learning Standards (MLS) English Language Arts (ELA) and the development of a love of writing for students in Kindergarten Grade classrooms. Participants will take a close look at Opinion, Informative/Explanatory, and Narrative writing as well as kindergarten examples of each. They will also experience research based kindergarten writing strategies that can be used immediately in their own classrooms. They will leave with classroom tested writing management ideas that will make writing successful for students and fun for students and teachers! Each participant will receive a copy of the book "Getting to the Core of Writing-Kindergarten".

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

38. Southeast Advisory Council

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 12/8/2017

This is an opportunity to learn the updates from those at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This workshop is designed for administrators and professional development chairs. We will hear from the directors at DESE concerning new and updated information that affects all of our school districts. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive needed information.

Lunch will be provided.

39. Year 2 PLC Meeting--Meeting #4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 Malden Bootheel Higher Education Center - Harry Crisp Center (Malden, MO) [map]

Dates: 12/12/2017

This is the fourth meeting for schools in their second year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

40. December Compliance Connection: Kennett

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/13/2017

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

41. Diving Deeper into Grades 3-5 New Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics Part 2 of 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/14/2017

This 4-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the new Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

Each meeting will focus on a specific domain as follows:

Oct 17 Number Sense & Operations in Base Ten
Dec 14 Number Sense & Operations in Fractions
Jan 17 Geometry & Measurement
May 3 Relationships & Algebraic Thinking

Data and Statistics will be embedded within the other four domains.

42. Year 3 PLC Meeting--Meeting #3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/14/2017

This is the third meeting for schools in their third year of the PLC Project.

Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

43. December Compliance Connection: Poplar Bluff

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 12/14/2017

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

44. Diving Deeper into Grades 6-8 New Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics- Part 3 of 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/9/2018

This 5-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the new Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

Each meeting will focus on a specific domains as follows:
Sept 7 Ratio & Proportional Relationships
Nov 8 Geometry and Measurement
Jan 9 Number Sense and Operations
March 6 Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities; Functions
May 1 Data, Statistics, and Probability

45. The 3 Cs: Creating Curriculum Collaboratively: Meeting 3 of 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/9/2018

Learn to lead your staff through a basic process to collaboratively develop your school's curriculum. This is a 3-part training to be delivered through a train-the-trainer model.

Participants will engage in each of the six training modules and receive meeting agendas, Google slides (with presenter notes), all necessary handouts, and a Google Sheet Template (to organize curriculum development) to use while facilitating your staff through the curriculum development process. The process will include a detailed sequence of steps for creating rigorous curricular units of study that intentionally align standards, instruction, and assessment.

In addition to ongoing technical assistance from your facilitator during implementation, participants will receive a copy of the book Rigorous Curriculum Design by Larry Ainsworth.

Please register for all three dates separately:
August 8, 2017
October 4, 2017
January 9, 2018

46. SW-PBS Preparation Team Training-Meeting 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/10/2018

The Southeast RPDC will be hosting training workshops for teams that have just committed to Missouri School wide Positive Behavior Support. MO SW-PBS focuses on establishing school environments that support long-term success of effective practices. These workshops will guide teams in creating a proactive system approach to put behavioral and social strategies in place for all students while building in support for those at risk.

Please sign up for each meeting date separately.

Meeting Dates include:
June 8, 2017
June 9, 2017
September 26, 2017
November 1, 2017
January 10, 2018
February 28, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

47. Year 1 PLC Meeting--Meeting #4 (Elementary)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/10/2018

This is the fourth meeting for elementary schools in their first year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

48. January Compliance Connection: Kennett

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/10/2018

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

49. Year 1 PLC Meeting--Meeting #4 (Secondary)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/11/2018

This is the fourth meeting for secondary schools in their first year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

50. January Compliance Connection: Poplar Bluff

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/11/2018

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

51. SW-PBS Tier 2 Training-Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/12/2018

MO SW-PBS Tier 2 -By Invitation Only.

This training will consist of 4 days throughout the school year and is designed for schools new to Tier 2

Session 1 –Teams will focus on foundational knowledge necessary for implementation of Tier 2 systems with fidelity.

Session 2 – Teams build on the systems knowledge from session 1 preparing the teams to implement a function-based intervention for students at-risk.

Session 3 and 4 - Teams work toward implementation of The Behavior Education Program: Check-in/Check-out (CICO), a research-based intervention.

Recommended participants: 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.

Meeting Dates:
September 15, 2017
October 13, 2017
January 12, 2018
February 16, 2018

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

52. Literacy Collaboration Meeting

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/12/2018

This is a special opportunity for networking as district reading staffs collaborate and share ideas, successes and concerns. There will be additional professional development topics presented by the RPDC Literacy Specialist to help districts and their reading people stay current with research based, high quality best practices and ELA strategies. The focus of the meeting this school year will be the ELA Missouri Learning Standards. All reading staff including academic coaches and reading specialists will find this networking meeting extremely beneficial.

Missouri Teacher Standards
Standard 7: Professional Collaboration

53. Anchor Charts for Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Teachers and Support Staff

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/16/2018

This interactive workshop will deal with creating and using Anchor Charts as an effective teacher/student instructional tool in all content areas but especially in Kindergarten, First, and Second Grades ELA, math, and writing. Teachers will have the opportunity to make Anchor Chart samples to take back to their classrooms. They will also receive an Anchor Chart Book to keep as a resource.

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

54. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Option 2: First Step Next-Meeting 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Dates: 1/16/2018

Option 2:

(Adapted) First Step Next- First Step Next is a classroom Tier 2 intervention for students in Pre-K through second grade who are at risk of failure due to exhibiting externalizing behaviors such as tantrums, physical aggression, disturbing and disrupting peers and property damage.

Meeting Dates:
January 16, 2018
March 13, 2018

55. Diving Deeper into Grades 3-5 New Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics Part 3 of 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/17/2018

This 4-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the new Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

Each meeting will focus on a specific domain as follows:

Oct 17 Number Sense & Operations in Base Ten
Dec 14 Number Sense & Operations in Fractions
Jan 17 Geometry & Measurement
May 3 Relationships & Algebraic Thinking

Data and Statistics will be embedded within the other four domains.

56. Mathematics Coaching: Resources and Tools for Math Coaches/Leaders Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/18/2018

This 4-day series of meetings is designed for district teacher leaders who support other teachers in the teaching of mathematics. The focus will be on increasing student cognitive engagement to impact student learning. Participants will have the added opportunity of networking with each other and sharing best practices.

Be sure to sign up for each day of this series:


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

57. SW-PBS Emerging Team Training-Meeting 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/18/2018

The Southeast RPDC will be hosting six training workshops for teams that have been planning with staff and are getting ready to implement MO SW-PBS with their students. Building teams will be given time to work together to review newly created artifacts and prepare for the full implementation of Tier 1 SW-PBS for the upcoming school year, deeper understanding of the Eight Essential Components of MO SW-PBS will take place during the trainings as well as building systems for implementation fidelity.

Meeting Dates include:
June 26, 2017
June 27, 2017
September 21, 2017
November 27, 2017
January 18, 2018
February 23, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

58. SW-PBS Tier 3 - Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Dates: 1/19/2018

MO SW-PBS Tier 3 - By Invitation Only.

This training will consist of 4 days throughout the school year and 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 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. 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 and 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

Recommended participants: School administrator, participant with behavioral expertise, and participant with academic expertise. This will form your Tier 3 Core Team.

ELEMENTARY Dates:
September 22, 2017
October 20. 2017
January 19, 2018
March 16, 2018

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

59. Anchor Charts for Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade Teachers and Support Staff

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/22/2018

This interactive workshop will deal with creating and using Anchor Charts as an effective teacher/student instructional tool in all content areas but especially in Third, Fourth and Fifth Grade ELA, Math, and Writing. Teachers will have the opportunity to make Anchor Chart samples to take back to their classrooms. They will also receive an Anchor Chart Book to keep as a resource.

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

60. Overview of Early Warning Systems

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/22/2018

This workshop is to provide school districts with assistance in developing an early warning system in regards to potential drop outs and students at-risk. We will analyze your school's data and develop how to use an early warning system.

Follow up will be provided.

Teams from a school district are encouraged to attend.

61. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 1- "Emerging Leader" (formerly AMP)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/23/2018

"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
---------------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Dates:
#1 July 25 (substitute new principals' conference-July 19 & 20 in Columbia, MO)
#2 November 16
#3 January 23
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 September 12 (EL), September 14 (SEC)
#2 March 20 (EL), March 22 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

62. Unleashing the Power of Feedback

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/24/2018

Feedback is one of John Hattie’s highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of .73 (Hattie, 2009). Feedback is an effective teaching/learning practice that involves information provided by an agent (e.g., teacher, peer, book, parent, self/experience) regarding aspects of one’s performance or understanding.

Feedback Learning Objectives:

• Understand the role of feedback and its impact on student learning and achievement.

• Recognize Hattie’s four levels of feedback.

• Gain strategies for effective feedback implementation.

• See assessments are feedback about teaching.

• Consider the role of trust as a prerequisite to giving feedback to students and seeking feedback from students.

63. Professional Partnerships: Co-Teaching

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/26/2018

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

64. SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced Training-Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 1/26/2018

MO SW-PBS Tier 3 Advanced-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.

Meeting Dates:
September 29, 2017
October 27, 2017
January 26, 2018
March 23, 2018

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

65. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Option 1: Check and Connect-Meeting 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Dates: 1/30/2018

Option 1:

Check and Connect (C&C)-Check & Connect is designed to enhance student engagement with school and learning, promote student competence and provide persistent support for academic and behavioral standards and expectations. Key aspects of the training include understanding the Check and Connect Intervention, design a program contextually relevant for your school, designing and implementing a program for participant schools, delivering implementation training to school-level stakeholders (staff, piloting teachers, students, and families), monitoring student progress, and evaluating program outcomes.

Meeting Dates:
January 30, 2018
February 20, 2018

66. Developing Standards-Based IEPs Linked to Missouri Learning Standards

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/1/2018

Standards Based IEP training takes the participant through the steps involved in "developing a process of planning that improves the development of the IEP and helps the IEP team participants see the importance of connecting instructional goals to the general curriculum and grade-level standards." Emphasis is placed on aligning IEP goals with the Missouri Learning Standards.

67. Developing Assessment Capable Learners: Day 2 of 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/2/2018

Assessment Capable Learners, called Self-Reported Grades by John Hattie, is one of the most highly impactful Effective Teaching and Learning Practices, with an effect size of 1.44 (Hattie, 2009). Educators who help their students become assessment capable learners have students who: know the learning target for a lesson, can describe where they are in relation to the criteria, and use that information to select learning strategies to improve their work.

This two day workshop will provide an introduction of this practice, provide participant work time, and allow teachers to go deeper with the practice to see the high growth in students.

Assessment Capable Learners Learning Objectives:


• Recognize the benefits of developing assessment capable learners.


• Understand how specific teaching practices can develop assessment capable learners.

Please register for both days: November 3, 2017, and February 2, 2018

68. SW-PBS Tier 2 Sustaining-Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/2/2018

MO SW-PBS Tier 2 Sustaining -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.

Meeting Dates:
September 13, 2017
February 2, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards:
Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment
Standard 2: Student Learning Growth and Development

69. PLC Continuous Improvement (Middle School)--Meeting #2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/5/2018

This is the second meeting for schools in the Continuous Improvement cohort of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

70. Year 3 PLC Meeting--Meeting #4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/6/2018

This is the fourth meeting for schools in their third year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

71. PLC Continuous Improvement (Elementary)--Meeting #2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/7/2018

This is the second meeting for schools in the Continuous Improvement cohort of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

72. Actively Integrating New Missouri Science Standards in 6-8 Classrooms

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/8/2018

How can we integrate our new 6-8 Missouri Learning Standards in Science into our classroom practice? Come to this workshop and experience standards in action brought to life using the Science & Engineering Practices. All Participants will receive a NSTA Science resource book.

73. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 2- "Emerging Leader" - continuation of work of year 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/8/2018

"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
-------------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Meeting dates for Year 2-
#1 September 26
#2 February 8
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 October 24 (EL), October 26 (SEC)
#2 March 6 (EL), March 13 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

74. PLC Continuous Improvement (Secondary)--Meeting #2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/9/2018

This is the second meeting for schools in the Continuous Improvement cohort of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

75. Data-Based Decision Making

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/13/2018

Data-based decision-making involves small teams meeting regularly and using an explicit, data-driven structure to disaggregated data, analyze student performance, set incremental student learning goals, engage in dialogue around explicit and deliberate classroom instruction, and create a plan to monitor instruction and student learning.

Learner Objectives:

• Teacher develops knowledge and applies steps of DBDM “Cycles” (Data Teams) with sample data sets.

• Teacher learns how data-based decision making allows for demonstration of Missouri Teacher Standards.

• Teacher utilizes steps of DBDM “Cycles” in their classroom data.
Option 3:

CW-FIT, Positive Peer Reporting, Tootling-These are strategies to generalize and maintain appropriate behaviors in the classroom and are effective not only for Tier 2 and 3 students but for the whole classroom.

Meeting Date:
February 13, 2018

77. February Compliance Connection: Kennett

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/14/2018

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

78. SW-PBS Administrator Overview for Interested Schools

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/15/2018

Administrators interested in Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support are invited to attend an overview about the components of SW-PBS.

What is Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support?
Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support is an organizational framework for discipline. As a framework or approach, it is not a specific "model" or "program," but a compilation of research-validated and effective practices, interventions, and systems. SW-PBS provides the framework for:
-Improving the social behavioral climate of schools
-Supporting or enhancing the impact of academic instruction on achievement
-Increasing proactive, positive, preventive management while decreasing reactive management
-Integrating academic and behavior supports
-Improving services for all students, including students at risk and students with identified disabilities (EBD)

Missouri Teacher Standards:
Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

79. February Compliance Connection: Poplar Bluff

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/15/2018

Compliance Connection is a monthly meeting between regional educators and Southeast RPDC Special Education Compliance Consultant, Tiffiney Smith. During each of these monthly meetings, DESE Special Education updates will be shared along with information regarding other various Special Education Compliance topics such as Special Education Laws and Regulations,Discipline Process for Students with Disabilities, Special Education Data and Data Analysis for Improving Student Outcomes, Eligibility Determinations and IEP Implementation. In addition to information sharing, time will be provided for individuals to ask specific questions. Technical assistance will be provided on an as needed basis to anyone who may need assistance with Special Education Compliance related issues. The meetings are open to any district staff member who has a role in Special Education, this may include District and Building Administrators, Special Education Directors, and Process Coordinators.

Due to space limitations at the specific regional locations, each individual who plans on attending, will need to register through My Learning Plan so that we can ensure adequate and appropriate accommodations and materials.

80. SW-PBS Tier 2 Training-Meeting 4

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/16/2018

MO SW-PBS Tier 2 -By Invitation Only.

This training will consist of 4 days throughout the school year and is designed for schools new to Tier 2

Session 1 –Teams will focus on foundational knowledge necessary for implementation of Tier 2 systems with fidelity.

Session 2 – Teams build on the systems knowledge from session 1 preparing the teams to implement a function-based intervention for students at-risk.

Session 3 and 4 - Teams work toward implementation of The Behavior Education Program: Check-in/Check-out (CICO), a research-based intervention.

Recommended participants: 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.

Meeting Dates:
September 15, 2017
October 13, 2017
January 12, 2018
February 16, 2018

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

81. SW-PBS Emerging Advanced Team Training-Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/20/2018

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:
October 12, 2017
December 1, 2017
February 20, 2018
March 22, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

82. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Option 1: Check and Connect-Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Dates: 2/20/2018

Option 1:

Check and Connect (C&C)-Check & Connect is designed to enhance student engagement with school and learning, promote student competence and provide persistent support for academic and behavioral standards and expectations. Key aspects of the training include understanding the Check and Connect Intervention, design a program contextually relevant for your school, designing and implementing a program for participant schools, delivering implementation training to school-level stakeholders (staff, piloting teachers, students, and families), monitoring student progress, and evaluating program outcomes.

Meeting Dates:
January 30, 2018
February 20, 2018

83. SE Missouri Teacher Academy - Meeting 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/21/2018

SE Missouri Teacher Academy

Teacher Academy is a replication of the very successful Leadership Academy Satellite Program, which has been fundamental in providing professional growth for school leaders. The Academy focus is centered on student engagement, instructional strategies, and reflection on practices that align with the Missouri State Teacher Standards. Teacher Academy is designed to provide participants with an intellectually stimulating opportunity to learn new teaching strategies and collaborate with other highly committed teachers in their region and throughout the state.

Participants will attend a one day Fall Statewide Kickoff at The Lodge of the Four Seasons on September 20, 2017 and a one day Winter Statewide Meeting on January 22, 2018. The rest of the trainings will be located at the Southeast RPDC. All dates are listed below.

Cost: $500.00 **Limited scholarships available.

Application process must be completed before signing up on My Learning Plan.

Please sign up for each date separately on My Learning Plan.
September 20, 2017 (Fall Statewide Kickoff)
October 19, 2017
November 30, 2017
January 22, 2018 (Winter Statewide Meeting)
February 21, 2018
March 28, 2018
May 2, 2018
TBD – (Teacher attends one workshop of their choice. More details after accepted in Teacher Academy.)

84. Blended Writing Meeting # 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/22/2018

Kelly Gallagher states, "Writing well has become a gatekeeping skill across the workforce." The focus of this three part series will be to move student writing away from genre specific to blended writing, a combination of genres-narrative, expository and argumentative. Also, we will look at how to incorporate using at least two research based sources into the writing. Participants will also receive DESE updates at each meeting and information regarding pilot writing and scoring opportunities.

For grades 7-12. The cost of the three part series is $150.00 for members.

85. Social Studies Integration: A New Frontier Meeting #2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/23/2018

This meeting is the second of a three part series. This meeting's focus is on using local historians to share the past. Meeting Two: Dr. Frank Nickell will speak about WWII and its impact on Southeast Missouri.

86. SW-PBS Emerging Team Training-Meeting 6

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/23/2018

The Southeast RPDC will be hosting six training workshops for teams that have been planning with staff and are getting ready to implement MO SW-PBS with their students. Building teams will be given time to work together to review newly created artifacts and prepare for the full implementation of Tier 1 SW-PBS for the upcoming school year, deeper understanding of the Eight Essential Components of MO SW-PBS will take place during the trainings as well as building systems for implementation fidelity.

Meeting Dates include:
June 26, 2017
June 27, 2017
September 21, 2017
November 27, 2017
January 18, 2018
February 23, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

87. Framework for Understanding Poverty--10 Actions to Understand and Educate Students

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: 1 SEMO University Center - Ballroom (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Dates: 2/27/2018

This newly updated workshop gives you in-depth information to help you understand class differences and 10 actions you can implement the next day in the classroom to achieve impact. This workshop is based on the book A Framework for Understanding Poverty by Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D.

After participating in this workshop, your teachers will:

• Leave the training with concrete actions that can be implemented easily the next day in their classroom or building.

• Better understand how economic class affects behaviors and mindsets.

• Develop stronger relationships with their students to impact behavior and achievement.

• Identify several key instructional strategies that meet the needs of the under-resourced learner.

• Understand the hidden rules of economic classes and how they apply to their classrooms.

• Reduce their discipline referrals.

• Use concrete strategies that impact the achievement of students from poverty.

Topics include: resources, relationships, hidden rules, mental models, family structure, updated case studies, family dynamics, your personal experience with class, the role of language registers, discourse patterns and story structure, and the importance or relationships.

BOOK AND WORKBOOK INCLUDED

88. Year 2 PLC Meeting--Meeting #5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/27/2018

This is the fifth meeting for schools in their second year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

89. SW-PBS Preparation Team Training-Meeting 6

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 2/28/2018

The Southeast RPDC will be hosting training workshops for teams that have just committed to Missouri School wide Positive Behavior Support. MO SW-PBS focuses on establishing school environments that support long-term success of effective practices. These workshops will guide teams in creating a proactive system approach to put behavioral and social strategies in place for all students while building in support for those at risk.

Please sign up for each meeting date separately.

Meeting Dates include:
June 8, 2017
June 9, 2017
September 26, 2017
November 1, 2017
January 10, 2018
February 28, 2018

Missouri Teacher Standards: Standard 5: Positive Classroom Environment

90. Literacy Collaboration Meeting

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/2/2018

This is a special opportunity for networking as district reading staffs collaborate and share ideas, successes and concerns. There will be additional professional development topics presented by the RPDC Literacy Specialist to help districts and their reading people stay current with research based, high quality best practices and ELA strategies. The focus of the meeting this school year will be the ELA Missouri Learning Standards. All reading staff including academic coaches and reading specialists will find this networking meeting extremely beneficial.

Missouri Teacher Standards
Standard 7: Professional Collaboration

91. Diving Deeper into Grades 6-8 New Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics- Part 4 of 5

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/6/2018

This 5-part professional development series will focus on instruction for developing conceptual understanding in mathematics and promoting student reasoning and sense making using the new Expanded Missouri Learning Standards in Mathematics.

Each meeting will focus on a specific domains as follows:
Sept 7 Ratio & Proportional Relationships
Nov 8 Geometry and Measurement
Jan 9 Number Sense and Operations
March 6 Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities; Functions
May 1 Data, Statistics, and Probability

92. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 2- "Emerging Leader" - continuation of work of year 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

Dates: 3/6/2018

"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
--------------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Meeting dates for Year 2-
#1 September 26
#2 February 8
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 October 24 (EL), October 26 (SEC)
#2 March 6 (EL), March 13 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

93. PLC Administrators Training

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/6/2018

This is a meeting for any building or central office administrators in the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

94. PLC Sustaining Schools--Meeting #2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/8/2018

This is the second meeting for schools in the Sustaining Schools cohort of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

95. Developing Common Formative Assessments in Grades K-5 in ELA

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/9/2018

Common formative assessment at the classroom level is a systematic and cyclical process designed to provide timely teacher/student feedback on curricula and student learning to improve both instructional practices and academic achievement.

Learning Objectives:

• Understand the clear purposes of assessment by clarifying
o Why assess?
o Who will use the results of assessment?
o How will the assessment data be used to improve teaching and learning?


• Develop clear and meaningful learning targets to guide instruction and student learning


• Construct quality assessment instruments which are of sound design and measure the learning target

96. Special Education and General Education Working Together for Students

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/9/2018

New
March 9, 2018 - Great STEaM

Linda Null and Julie Antil, Southeast RPDC Mathematics and Science Consultants will highlight great instructional practices and hands-on activities to involve special education and general education students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

97. Blended Writing Meeting # 3

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/12/2018

Kelly Gallagher states, "Writing well has become a gatekeeping skill across the workforce." The focus of this three part series will be to move student writing away from genre specific to blended writing, a combination of genres-narrative, expository and argumentative. Also, we will look at how to incorporate using at least two research based sources into the writing. Participants will also receive DESE updates at each meeting and information regarding pilot writing and scoring opportunities.

Meeting date: Oct. 27, 2017, Feb. 22, 2018, and March 12, 2018.

The cost of the three part series is $150.00 for members.

98. Missouri Leadership Development System--Year 2- "Emerging Leader" - continuation of work of year 1

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Location: See Below (Kirksville, MO)

Dates: 3/13/2018

"Supporting and developing effective building principals is a critical component in helping all students reach their potential. Through broad-based collaborative effort, Missouri is moving beyond simply identifying leadership standards and competencies by intentionally building leadership capacity in support of our students, schools and communities."
----------Missouri Commissioner of Education, Dr. Margie Vandeven

The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.

Meeting dates for Year 2-
#1 September 26
#2 February 8
Learning Labs - held in area schools
#1 October 24 (EL), October 26 (SEC)
#2 March 6 (EL), March 13 (SEC)

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR EACH DATE SEPARATELY

For additional information, please call Tom Okruch at 573-986-6130

99. SW-PBS Tier 2 Advanced Option 2: First Step Next-Meeting 2

Program: RPDC - Southeast

Dates: 3/13/2018

Option 2:

(Adapted) First Step Next- First Step Next is a classroom Tier 2 intervention for students in Pre-K through second grade who are at risk of failure due to exhibiting externalizing behaviors such as tantrums, physical aggression, disturbing and disrupting peers and property damage.

Meeting Dates:
January 16, 2018
March 13, 2018

100. Year 1 PLC Meeting--Meeting #5 (Secondary)

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/13/2018

This is the fifth meeting for secondary schools in their first year of the PLC Project. Registrants must be from a school that has a PLC Business Partnership Agreement with the Southeast RPDC.

101. Developing Common Formative Assessments in Grades K-5 in Mathematics

Program: RPDC - Southeast

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

Dates: 3/14/2018

Common formative assessment at the classroom level is a systematic and cyclical process designed to provide timely teacher/student feedback on curricula and student learning to improve both instructional practices and academic achievement.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the clear purposes of assessment by clarifying
o Why assess?
o Who will use the results of assessment?
o How will the assessment data be used to improve teaching and learning?

• Develop clear and meaningful learning targets to guide instruction and student learning

• Construct quality assessment instruments which are of sound design and measure the learning target