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1. Tweaking Current Instructional Practices to Meet the New Science MLEs Grades 3-5 - Day 1

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 3-5 Science Teachers

Dates: 6/11/2018

In this three-day series, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of our new science MLEs, analyze important DESE resources to support instruction and practice writing new assessment items to meet the rigor of our new state assessment. You must register for each day separately. Participants registering for all three days will receive the discounted fee of $60 per session.

Day 1: June 11
* Gain a deeper understanding of the 8 practices and 7 cross-cutting concepts found within our new science MLEs
* Deconstruct the Science MLEs for deep understanding of its skills and knowledge
* Align new MLEs to current units of study


Day 2: June 12
* Analyze the Item Specifications for deep instruction application
* Analyze the new Science Practice test for instructional and assessment purposes

Day 3: June 13
* Write new assessment items for current unit of study
* Critique new assessment items

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend 2 or more days.

Grades 6-8 New Science MLEs is offered on June 18-20

2. Tweaking Current Instructional Practices to Meet the New Science MLEs Grades 3-5 - Day 2

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 3-5 Science Teachers

Dates: 6/12/2018

In this three-day series, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of our new science MLEs, analyze important DESE resources to support instruction and practice writing new assessment items to meet the rigor of our new state assessment. You must register for each day separately. Participants registering for all three days will receive the discounted fee of $60 per session.

Day 1: June 11
* Gain a deeper understanding of the 8 practices and 7 cross-cutting concepts found within our new science MLEs
* Deconstruct the Science MLEs for deep understanding of its skills and knowledge
* Align new MLEs to current units of study

Day 2: June 12
* Analyze the Item Specifications for deep instruction application
* Analyze the new Science Practice test for instructional and assessment purposes


Day 3: June 13
* Write new assessment items for current unit of study
* Critique new assessment items

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend 2 or more days.

Grades 6-8 New Science MLEs is offered on June 18-20

3. The Effective Math Classroom

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5- Barton Farms Campus (Trenton, MO)

Audience: K-8 Math Educators, Administrators

Dates: 6/13/2018 to 6/14/2018

New Domain Session
Why are students so quick to say, ‘I’m not good at math’?

We will explore ways to move students from a 'fixed' to 'growth' mindset in the math classroom. Participants will learn how to implement norms in the classroom and walk away with strategies and games to take student learning to a deeper level.

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

This class is also offered on June 18 & 19 in Maryville

4. Tweaking Current Instructional Practices to Meet the New Science MLEs Grades 3-5 - Day 3

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 3-5 Science Teachers

Dates: 6/13/2018

In this three-day series, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of our new science MLEs, analyze important DESE resources to support instruction and practice writing new assessment items to meet the rigor of our new state assessment. You must register for each day separately. Participants registering for all three days will receive the discounted fee of $60 per session.

Day 1: June 11
* Gain a deeper understanding of the 8 practices and 7 cross-cutting concepts found within our new science MLEs
* Deconstruct the Science MLEs for deep understanding of its skills and knowledge
* Align new MLEs to current units of study

Day 2: June 12
* Analyze the Item Specifications for deep instruction application
* Analyze the new Science Practice test for instructional and assessment purposes

Day 3: June 13
* Write new assessment items for current unit of study
* Critique new assessment items


Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend 2 or more days.

Grades 6-8 New Science MLEs is offered on June 18-20

5. Dyslexia: Screening and Planning for Academic Growth

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Title Reading, Special Education Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 6/14/2018

Missouri educators will be asked to screen all students Grades K-3 for characteristics of Dyslexia at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Participants will develop an understanding of what might be needed to address future growth and success for teachers and students struggling with reading difficulties. This day will include:
* Overview of the Law
* Digging into Guidance for Screening and Planning
* Screeners with high predictive value for reading failure
* Implications for Planning

Teams will develop a school or building plan for implementation. We suggest attending as a team, administrator and teacher(s).

Lunch on your own

This session is also offered on August 7

6. Putting the Fun in CS Fundamentals: A Coding Workshop for the (Very) Busy School Teacher

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Educators

Dates: 6/18/2018 to 6/26/2018

Each day you will have a hands-on introduction to a new technology; work through entertaining exercises suitable for your students; develop lesson plans (in pairs); and then test-drive your lesson plans by teaching them to your peers.

Beginning Track: This track — featuring Scratch, micro:bits, web development (html/css/JavaScript) and Hour of Code — assumes absolutely no background: we will literally start from scratch, and our goal is to provide a gentle introduction to these topics.

Advanced Track: If you have attended our previous workshops, or have prior experience, we will provide an immersive introduction to Python, a versatile, novice friendly programming language that is all the rage. If demand warrants, we will also include some advanced Scratch/micro:bits/web material.

All Tracks: Both tracks will include an entertaining introduction to the "7 Big Ideas of Computer Science", a framework for teaching CS in the schools. During lunch breaks we will be provide you with an opportunity to network, as well as short demos of cutting edge technologies.

The workshop is 100% free of charge, thanks to Google!

For more information contact: Michael Rogers at 309-825-6454 or michael@nwmissouri.edu

7. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level I

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Reading, Special Education Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 6/18/2018

Is your student showing signs of dyslexia? What are teaching methods you can use to address the needs of these struggling readers? This training will include hands-on application of the following topics:
* Understanding Characteristics
* Core and Causal Factors
* Addressing Foundational Needs of the Learner through Phonological Awareness and Phonics

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you also attend Dyslexia Level II. You must register for is separately.

This class is also offered on July 9 in Trenton

8. The Effective Math Classroom

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-8 Math Educators, Administrators

Dates: 6/18/2018 to 6/19/2018

New Domain Session
Why are students so quick to say, ‘I’m not good at math’?

We will explore ways to move students from a 'fixed' to 'growth' mindset in the math classroom. Participants will learn how to implement norms in the classroom and walk away with strategies and games to take student learning to a deeper level.

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

This class is also offered on June 13 & 14 in Trenton

9. Tweaking Current Instructional Practices to Meet the New Science MLEs Grades 6-8 - Day 1

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 6/18/2018

In this three-day series, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of our new science MLEs, analyze important DESE resources to support instruction and practice writing new assessment items to meet the rigor of our new state assessment. You must register for each day separately. Participants registering for all three days will receive the discounted fee of $60 per session.

Day 1: June 18
* Gain a deeper understanding of the 8 practices and 7 cross-cutting concepts found within our new science MLEs
* Deconstruct the Science MLEs for deep understanding of its skills and knowledge
* Align new MLEs to current units of study


Day 2: June 19
* Analyze the Item Specifications for deep instruction application
* Analyze the new Science Practice test for instructional and assessment purposes

Day 3: June 20
* Write new assessment items for current unit of study
* Critique new assessment items

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend 2 or more days.

Grades 3-5 New Science MLEs is offered on June 11-13

10. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level II

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Reading, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/19/2018

Required prerequisite: Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level I

This session will include hands-on application of the following topics:
* Going Deeper in Student Errors for Tier II
* Advanced Phonology
* Phonics and Orthographic Mapping for Decoding and Writing
* Building Vocabulary

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you also attend Dyslexia Level I. You must register for is separately.

This class is also offered on July 10 in Trenton

11. Standards Based Grading & Proficiency Scales

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators

Dates: 6/19/2018 to 6/20/2018

New Domain Session
Standards-based grading is more than tweaking an existing grading system. Rather, it’s a revolution of existing curriculum, assessment, and reporting practices. In this training, we will lead participants through thoughtful and practical implementation of each element of an effective standards-based grading system—highlighting the potential pitfalls, opportunities, and challenges. Participants will understand:
- the rational and process for prioritizing standards
- the what, why, and how of proficiency scale development
- how to create and refine quality classroom-based assessments
- methods to figure meaningful grades

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

This class is also offered on July 24 & 25 in St. Joseph

12. Tweaking Current Instructional Practices to Meet the New Science MLEs Grades 6-8 - Day 2

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 6/19/2018

In this three-day series, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of our new science MLEs, analyze important DESE resources to support instruction and practice writing new assessment items to meet the rigor of our new state assessment. You must register for each day separately. Participants registering for all three days will receive the discounted fee of $60 per session.

Day 1: June 18
* Gain a deeper understanding of the 8 practices and 7 cross-cutting concepts found within our new science MLEs
* Deconstruct the Science MLEs for deep understanding of its skills and knowledge
* Align new MLEs to current units of study

Day 2: June 19
* Analyze the Item Specifications for deep instruction application
* Analyze the new Science Practice test for instructional and assessment purposes


Day 3: June 20
* Write new assessment items for current unit of study
* Critique new assessment items

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend 2 or more days.

Grades 3-5 New Science MLEs is offered on June 11-13

13. Tweaking Current Instructional Practices to Meet the New Science MLEs Grades 6-8 - Day 3

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Grades 6-8 Science Teachers

Dates: 6/20/2018

In this three-day series, teachers will gain a deeper understanding of our new science MLEs, analyze important DESE resources to support instruction and practice writing new assessment items to meet the rigor of our new state assessment. You must register for each day separately. Participants registering for all three days will receive the discounted fee of $60 per session.

Day 1: June 18
* Gain a deeper understanding of the 8 practices and 7 cross-cutting concepts found within our new science MLEs
* Deconstruct the Science MLEs for deep understanding of its skills and knowledge
* Align new MLEs to current units of study

Day 2: June 19
* Analyze the Item Specifications for deep instruction application
* Analyze the new Science Practice test for instructional and assessment purposes

Day 3: June 20
* Write new assessment items for current unit of study
* Critique new assessment items


Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend 2 or more days.

Grades 3-5 New Science MLEs is offered on June 11-13

14. PLC Summer Academy Administrator Training

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Department of Conservation, MWSU (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: Leadership Teams consisting of 3 to 4 teacher leaders

Dates: 6/22/2018

Starting Soon
This one day training is for building administrators implementing professional learning communities in their buildings. This workshop is designed to help administrators know their responsibilities as a building administrator and network with other administrators going through the process.

Lunch provided.

15. Developing Problem/Project Based Learning (PBL) for the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 6/25/2018 to 6/26/2018

New Domain Session
Starting Soon
How can we reach all learners in a student-centered environment?
Project/Problem Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge.
Participants will:
* Understand PBL and its essential elements
* Learn the components of a project design
* Craft a PBL experience

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

16. Federal Programs Consolidated Application

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Federal Programs Coordinators

Dates: 6/26/2018

Starting Soon
NW RPDC is sponsoring a Federal Programs workshop for support in completing the 2018-2019 ESSA Consolidated Federal Programs Application. Technical support will be provided during this training. The session is designed for both building level and/or district federal program coordinators. The information will offer support for experienced administrators as well as background training for newly assigned Federal Programs coordinators.

This workday will include an introductory update session on the provisions of Title 1A, Title 2A, and Title 4A with time built in to complete and submit the Consolidated Application for 2018-2019. Components will include required documentation, resources and sources of information, and budgeting considerations. A presentation will start the day followed by work time with individualized district specific support. Discussion topics will include:
* updates for ESSA
* understanding federal programs requirements
* program planning and the planning process
* budget planning
* implementation of targeted and school-wide programming
* the continuing ESSA requirements

17. Boot Camp for Special Education Educators

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers

Dates: 6/27/2018 to 6/28/2018

Starting Soon
Are your or will you be a first year Special Education Teacher? Do you have little to no idea where or how to even begin? Are you a special Education Teacher looking for a refresher for your spirit, more efficient paperwork process or evidence based instruction? Boot camp for Special Education Teachers is a way to get a jump start on the new school year with effective tools ready to go. This course will explore the different areas of disabilities, as well as gain an understanding of a quality IEP.

Strategies will be provided to assist you in:
*Understanding the 16 categorical disabilities and how to unlock the best ways of teaching students
*Understanding, reading, and writing evaluation reports
*Scheduling
*Writing present levels and objectives within the IEP
*How to deal with challenges in the special ed context
*Writing Behavior Plans
*Electing/evaluating accommodations and modifications to help students be successful in the general education setting
*Using Evidence based practices for specialized instruction

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

This class is also offered on August 2 & 3 in Maryville

18. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level I

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Reading, Special Education Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 7/9/2018

Is your student showing signs of dyslexia? What are teaching methods you can use to address the needs of these struggling readers? This training will include hands-on application of the following topics:
* Understanding Characteristics
* Core and Causal Factors
* Addressing Foundational Needs of the Learner through Phonological Awareness and Phonics

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you also attend Dyslexia Level II. You must register for is separately.

This class is also offered on June 18 in St. Joseph

19. Professional Learning Communities 2018 Summer Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Leadership Teams consisting of 3 to 4 teacher leaders

Dates: 7/9/2018 to 7/11/2018

If you are interested in this year long learning opportunity or just the summer academy, please contact the RPDC for fees.

Research indicates effective collaboration focused on student learning is an essential component of highly successful schools. This summer academy will help participant to understand the big ideas of a learning community:
- embrace learning for all
- build a culture of collaboration
- focus on results

The summer academy is designed for a team consisting of administrator and teacher leaders to commit to a cycle of continuous improvement. The academy will coach the team in developing leadership skills they will need in operating as a leadership team in their school.

Lunch provided.
Optional one hour summer graduate credit is available.

20. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level II

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Reading, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/10/2018

Required prerequisite: Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level I

This session will include hands-on application of the following topics:
* Going Deeper in Student Errors for Tier II
* Advanced Phonology
* Phonics and Orthographic Mapping for Decoding and Writing
* Building Vocabulary

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you also attend Dyslexia Level I. You must register for is separately.

This class is also offered on June 19 in St. Joseph

21. The Arts are the Solution: Arts Integration Across All Subject Areas

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Core & Non-Core Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 7/10/2018

This workshop will focus on Arts Integration Across All Subject Areas as A Way to Increase Student Understanding and Engagement.
Presented by Tom Tobias, Arts Education Director, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education


The morning will consist of small group activities learning how the various approaches to integration work. The afternoon will be spent collaborating on developing plans for art integrated units, lesson plans and assessments.

Participants will come away with an increased individual level of:
* how to integrate arts in their teaching
* using arts integration to capture the engagement and enthusiasm of your students

It would be great to bring a school or grade-level team.
Lunch on your own.
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend two one-day trainings.

22. Improving Health and Education Outcomes for Missouri Youths

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Teachers &Administrators

Dates: 7/11/2018 to 7/12/2018

Presented by Laura Beckmann, Director of Health, Physical Education and School Wellness, DESE

Participants will learn about the priority health risk behaviors affecting our students today and how each relates to a student’s academic success. Strategies and resources will be provided to assist schools in strengthening health and physical education curricula and programming as well as the school environment, putting multiple components of supports in place so that all students have the opportunity to be healthy, feel safe, and be actively engaged, supported, and challenged for academic success.

Training objectives:
1) Knowledge of national and state priority health risk behaviors among students today
2) Awareness of research focusing on the connection between specific health-related behaviors and academic achievement
3) Provision of strategies and resources to assist districts/schools in selecting or developing high-quality and effective Health and Physical Education curricula and programming practices that promote positive health behaviors
4) Expertise of comprehensive, evidence-based school health strategies, polices, and/or practices that can positively influence both student health behaviors and learning

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

23. Write On! Grades K-2

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-2 Educators & Administrators

Dates: 7/12/2018

New Domain Session
Would you like to feel more confident in addressing student writing needs? Then, come explore the craft of writing using famous authors and develop lessons which inspire young authors. This engaging session will outline how to; set up time for writing, increase motivation/stamina, target student needs and use mentor text to build the craft of writing in every lesson.

Lunch on your own

Grades 3-5 Writing offered on July 13
Grades 6-8 Writing offered on June 22

24. Write On! Grades 3-5

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: 3-5 Educators & Administrators

Dates: 7/13/2018

New Domain Session
Would you like to feel more confident in addressing student writing needs? Then, come explore the craft of writing using famous authors and develop lessons which inspire young authors. This engaging session will outline how to; set up time for writing, increase motivation/stamina, target student needs and use mentor text to build the craft of writing in every lesson.

Lunch on your own

Grades K-2 Writing offered on July 12
Grades 6-8 Writing offered on June 22

25. Reaching and Teaching Students with Dyslexia Level III

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Reading, Special Education Teachers

Dates: 7/16/2018 to 7/17/2018

Ensuring Intervention for At-Risk Beyond Instruction: Going Deeper in Tier II and Determining Tier III

What can you do to address the needs of at-risk readers/writers? This training will investigate using student strengths for instruction in vocabulary, writing/spelling, and comprehension to students with characteristics 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. You will leave with instructional strategies instruction to put into place immediately.

Participants who attend this training must already have attended Level I & Level II trainings for students with dyslexia.

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

26. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Teachers and Administrators

Dates: 7/16/2018 to 7/17/2018

In The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program, participants learn how to:
*take initiative
*balance key priorities
*improve interpersonal communication
*leverage creative collaboration
*apply principles for achieving a balanced life

Based on the proven principles found in Dr. Stephen R. Covey's best-selling business book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People®, the Signature Program is training that helps your organization achieve sustained superior results by focusing on making individuals and leaders more effective. Participants gain hands-on experience, applying timeless principles that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities.

Lunch included.
Optional one hour summer in-progress graduate credit is available.

This training supports Missouri Teacher Standards: 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

27. Teaching Elementary Social Studies: Challenges and Opportunities

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-5 educators & administrators

Dates: 7/16/2018

This session is for K-5 grade levels

This workshop will focus on the challenges and opportunities in teaching elementary social studies in Missouri. Rooting elementary social studies learning in reading, writing, speaking and listening, and teaching towards a critical thinking skill creates great opportunities for innovation in instruction and far deeper learning for our students. Participants will examine available, quality elementary Social Studies resources and practice Social Studies lesson creation.

It would be great to bring a school or grade-level team.

Lunch provided
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available if you attend two one-day trainings.

28. Pathways to Reading Year 1

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Dates: 7/18/2018 to 7/24/2018

Pathways to Reading is a program designed to assist the teacher to understand phonemic awareness and phonics and their relationship to the development of reading and spelling preventively and remedially. This training is designed to assist the teacher to understand phonemic awareness and phonics and their relationship to the development of reading and spelling preventively and remedially. Participants will learn about recent research findings and conclusions. They will learn how to assess and teach phonemic awareness and phonics and integrate the instruction with the other research based components of Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension. Participants learn how to differentiate and pace small group instruction as they provide tier one through tier three support in an RTI model.

Fee includes: 1 teacher manual set, 1 sample small group folder and membership to PTR resource library. Lunch on your own.
Teacher kits with manipulatives are not included in the training fee. They may be purchased from the PTR online store.

Optional two hours summer graduate credit is available.


This workshop supports Missouri Teacher Standards: 1.1, 1.2

29. Transition Academy

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5. Department of Conservation, MWSU (St. Joseph, MO)

Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers and Coordinators

Dates: 7/19/2018 to 7/20/2018

This training will assist Special Education professionals who work with all ages and skill levels to improve outcomes for students with disabilities. Topics will include:
> self-determination
> transition assessment
> developing activities and IEP goals to support post-secondary goals
> incorporating transition into all aspects of planning and instruction
> self-directed IEP planning

Strategies and resources to get your school involved in the Post—Secondary Success Program will be provided.

Lunch on your own.
Optional one hour graduate credit is available.

30. Kagan Structures for Engagement and Achievement

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PreK-12 grade educators, administrators

Dates: 7/23/2018 to 7/27/2018

Create full student engagement with Kagan Structures—simple yet powerful cooperative learning instructional strategies. Supported by a large body of scientific research, and proven effective in countless classrooms, schools, and districts, this revolutionary way to teach is transforming teaching and learning. Come experience the power of Kagan Structures. See how easy it is use teamwork and pairs to create a greater level of engagement than you imagined possible, even for your reluctant learners. We're not talking about group work. We're talking the real deal, and knowing the difference is the difference between engaging some and engaging all students. When we engage all students, they all learn more. They have fewer discipline problems. And because the structures are so cooperative and interactive, they work wonders for students' social skill development. Come learn easy ways to use Kagan Structures as a part of every lesson, creating greater engagement, deeper understanding of the content, improved retention, and greater liking for class and content. Kagan will give you the Seven Keys to unlock the door to successful cooperative learning. If you want more fun in teaching, highly engaged students who love your classroom, and elevated test scores, this workshop is for you!

If there are 3 teachers from a district attending, the principal from that district may attend free.

Lunch is on your own; light snack provided. Optional two hours graduate credit available.

Hotel/Housing information in Maryville, MO:

Red Roof Inn - 660-562-2002

Holiday Inn Express - 660-562-9949

Boulders Inn & Suites - 660-224-2222
Northwest MO State University Campus - contact NWRPDC for more information

Optional Special Discount Package of Kagan materials available! Additional $149. Contact the RPDC at 800-663-3348 for more information or to order.

31. Standards Based Grading & Proficiency Scales

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 SJSD Maintenance Building (St. Joseph, MO) [map]

Audience: K-12 Educators, Administrators

Dates: 7/24/2018 to 7/25/2018

New Domain Session
Standards-based grading is more than tweaking an existing grading system. Rather, it’s a revolution of existing curriculum, assessment, and reporting practices. In this training, we will lead participants through thoughtful and practical implementation of each element of an effective standards-based grading system—highlighting the potential pitfalls, opportunities, and challenges. Participants will understand:
- the rational and process for prioritizing standards
- the what, why, and how of proficiency scale development
- how to create and refine quality classroom-based assessments
- methods to figure meaningful grades

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

This class is also offered on June 19 & 20 in Trenton

32. Beginning Teacher Assistance Program - Trenton Sessions

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Beginning Teachers

Dates: 7/26/2018 to 2/12/2019

NEW TEACHER REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support and optional in-district coaching provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. This series meets the Initial Professional Certification (IPC) requirement of participating in a beginning teacher assistance program and aligns to the new Missouri Teacher Standards.

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

Day 1 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Classroom management
*Poverty

Day 2 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Understanding the roles and responsibilities of mentors and new teachers
*Establishing relationships
*Lesson design

Day 3 New Teacher and Principal:
*Parent/Teacher Conferences
*Lesson design/questioning
*Getting to know the New Teacher Standards
*Certification-Professional Development Plan
*Educational Law-MSTA Attorney

Day 4 New Teacher and Mentor or Principal:
*Educational Speaker

Day 5 New Teacher:
*Lesson design/engagement
*End of year procedures
*Reflect on year one and plan for year two

MENTOR MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

Lunch included.
Optional two hours graduate credit is available.

33. Developing Problem/Project Based Learning (PBL) for the Classroom

Program: RPDC - Northwest

Location: 5 Cameron City Hall (Cameron, MO)

Audience: K-12 Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 7/26/2018 to 7/27/2018

New Domain Session
How can we reach all learners in a student-centered environment?
Project/Problem Based Learning is a teaching method in which students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge.
Participants will:
* Understand PBL and its essential elements
* Learn the components of a project design
* Craft a PBL experience

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

34. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program - Trenton Sessions

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Beginning Teachers

Dates: 7/26/2018 to 11/16/2018

MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support and optional in-district coaching provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifially for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.

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

Day 1 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Mentor Academy

Day 2 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Understanding the roles and responsibilities of mentors and new teachers
*Establishing relationships
*Lesson design

Day 3 Mentor Academy:
*Expanding coaching and feedback skills

Day 4 New Teacher and Mentor or Principal:
*Educational Speaker

BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

Lunch included.
Optional one hour of graduate credit is available.

35. Co-Teaching: Increased Instructional Intensity

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Co-Teaching Team Educators

Dates: 7/30/2018 to 7/31/2018

Which strategies work best when you place two teachers in a classroom for instruction or for intervention? The power of this effective practice is in the structures put into place by the teachers and administrators. Participants will look at learning styles, roles, and responsibilities of co-teachers, as well as the benefits of this model for students and teachers. Those who attend will learn how to establish a successful collaborative partnership. Topics will include, designing a program, scheduling students, identifying students, understanding of the necessary supports for successful co-teaching and addressing parental concerns. Methods to differentiate instruction will be observed and evaluated with a focus on student growth using data. Teachers will leave this training with lesson plans ready to begin implementation.

* Participants must attend together as a Co-Teaching team

Lunch on your own.
Optional one hour graduate credit is available.

36. Professional Learning Communities: The 3 R's - Reflect, Re-energize, Reconnect

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PLC Administrators and Team Leaders

Dates: 8/1/2018 to 8/2/2018

In Northwest Missouri, Professional Learning Communities has provided many schools a process for continuous school improvement, but with all processes, it is important to constantly reflect. This two day learning opportunity will provide time for administrators and teacher leaders to:
- reflect on their PLC experiences
- re-energize their commitment
- reconnect with tools that are used to measure implementation


If your school has made an investment in the Professional Learning Communities process, these two days will help your school to maintain the processes you have in place.

Lunch on your own.
Optional one hour summer graduate credit is available.

37. Boot Camp for Special Education Educators

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 Special Education Teachers

Dates: 8/2/2018 to 8/3/2018

Are your or will you be a first year Special Education Teacher? Do you have little to no idea where or how to even begin? Are you a special Education Teacher looking for a refresher for your spirit, more efficient paperwork process or evidence based instruction? Boot camp for Special Education Teachers is a way to get a jump start on the new school year with effective tools ready to go. This course will explore the different areas of disabilities, as well as gain an understanding of a quality IEP.

Strategies will be provided to assist you in:
*Understanding the 16 categorical disabilities and how to unlock the best ways of teaching students
*Understanding, reading, and writing evaluation reports
*Scheduling
*Writing present levels and objectives within the IEP
*How to deal with challenges in the special ed context
*Writing Behavior Plans
*Electing/evaluating accommodations and modifications to help students be successful in the general education setting
*Using Evidence based practices for specialized instruction

Lunch on your own
Optional 1 hour of graduate credit available.

This class is also offered on June 27 & 28 in Trenton

38. Dyslexia: Screening and Planning for Academic Growth

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Classroom, Title Reading, Special Education Teachers & Administrators

Dates: 8/7/2018

Missouri educators will be asked to screen all students Grades K-3 for characteristics of Dyslexia at the beginning of the 2018-19 school year. Participants will develop an understanding of what might be needed to address future growth and success for teachers and students struggling with reading difficulties. This day will include:
* Overview of the Law
* Digging into Guidance for Screening and Planning
* Screeners with high predictive value for reading failure
* Implications for Planning

Teams will develop a school or building plan for implementation. We suggest attending as a team, administrator and teacher(s).

Lunch on your own

This session is also offered on June 14

39. New to SW-Positive Behavior Supports?

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 PBS New Team Members/Administrators

Dates: 8/7/2018

This one day overview of SW-PBS is designed to educate new staff on the seven essential components of the PBS process. We highly recommend that a school's PBS coach, team member, or administrator attend with the new staff member as time will be allotted to share their school's artifacts and explain how the SW-PBS system works in their building/district.

Lunch will be provided.

40. Beginning Teacher Assistance Program - Maryville Sessions

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2018 to 2/13/2019

NEW TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support and optional in-district coaching provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. This series meets the Initial Professional Certification (IPC) requirement of participating in a beginning teacher assistance program and aligns to the new Missouri Teacher Standards.

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

Day 1 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Classroom management
*Poverty

Day 2 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Understanding the roles and responsibilities of mentors and new teachers
*Establishing relationships
*Lesson design

Day 3 New Teacher and Principal:
*Parent/Teacher Conferences
*Lesson design/questioning
*Getting to know the New Teacher Standards
*Certification-Professional Development Plan
*Educational Law-MSTA Attorney

Day 4 New Teacher and Mentor or Principal:
*Educational Speaker

Day 5 New Teacher:
*Lesson design/engagement
*End of year procedures
*Reflect on year one and plan for year two

MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

Lunch included.
Optional two hours graduate credit is available.

41. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program - Maryville Sessions

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Beginning Teachers

Dates: 8/8/2018 to 11/16/2018

MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support and optional in-district coaching provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifially for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.

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

Day 1 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Mentor Academy

Day 2 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Understanding the roles and responsibilities of mentors and new teachers
*Establishing relationships
*Lesson design

Day 3 Mentor Academy:
*Expanding coaching and feedback skills

Day 4 New Teacher and Mentor or Principal:
*Educational Speaker

BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

Lunch included.
Optional one hour of graduate credit is available.

42. NEW to MAP-A Training

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 special education teachers and administrators

Dates: 8/27/2018 to 9/21/2018

This training is for Special Education personnel who are NEW to the administration of the MAP-A or those who need to be familiar with the process.

The first day, 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 blueprint and the grade level
* how to integrate Instructionally Relevant Testlets into the classroom instruction regularly
* how to use Educator Portal
* what equipment will be necessary for students to complete this assessment.
Additionally, participants will also become familiar with the compliance components related to the MAP-A.

The second day will include:
* choosing Essential Elements to assess student skills
* reviewing any changes made to the KITE Suite
* discussing important dates to remember
* reviewing how to integrate instructionally relevant testlets into daily instruction
* reviewing administrator certification tests

*Participants will need to bring their school calendars or lesson plan book 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 version of the Test Administration Manual and the Accessibility Manual.
*Each participant will need to bring a laptop with paper copies or electronic access to the Essential Elements for their particular grade.
A link will be sent to each participant for these documents closer to the training dates.


Lunch provided.

43. Introduction to Federal Programs

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Federal Programs Coordinators

Dates: 8/28/2018

This one-day opportunity is available to learn about the basics of federal programs, the foundation of federal and state requirements, federal programs processes, and compliance components. Each section will provide background information, essential program components, required documentation, references and sources of information, plus planning and budgeting.

Topics will include:
* Updates from ESSA
* District Level Federal Programs Responsibilities
* Title 1A, Title 2A, Title 4 Program Requirements
* Uses of Funds
* Programming and Planning for Federal Programs
* The Tiered Monitoring Structure Overview
Discussion will also include implementation of Title IA Targeted and School-wide programming.

This training is designed for both building level and/or district federal programs coordinators, whether they are new to administering federal programs or in need of a refresher.

44. Beginning Teacher Assistance Program - Late Hires

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/5/2018 to 2/13/2019

NEW TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support and optional in-district coaching provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. This series meets the Initial Professional Certification (IPC) requirement of participating in a beginning teacher assistance program and aligns to the new Missouri Teacher Standards.

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

Day 1 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Classroom management
*Poverty
*Understanding the roles and responsibilities of mentors and new teachers
*Establishing relationships

Day 2 New Teacher and Principal:
*Parent/Teacher Conferences
*Lesson design/questioning
*Getting to know the New Teacher Standards
*Certification-Professional Development Plan
*Educational Law-MSTA Attorney

Day 3 New Teacher and Mentor or Principal:
*Educational Speaker

Day 4 New Teacher:
*Lesson design/engagement
*End of year procedures
*Reflect on year one and plan for year two

MENTORS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER MENTOR LINK

Lunch included.
Optional two hours graduate credit is available.

45. Mentor - Beginning Teacher Program - Late Hire

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 Beginning Teachers

Dates: 9/5/2018 to 11/16/2018

MENTORS OF FIRST YEAR TEACHERS REGISTER HERE

Just as the quality of instruction that students receive has a tremendous impact on their performance, the quality of mentoring that new teachers receive can significantly influence their development. This system of support and optional in-district coaching provides a district with the infrastructure to develop a confident beginning teacher and capable mentor. Mentors will experience a two-day academy specifially for them to develop skills to support the growth and development of the novice teacher.

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

Day 1 New Teacher and Mentor:
*Mentor Academy
*Understanding the roles and responsibilities of mentors and new teachers
*Establishing relationships

Day 2 Mentor Academy:
*Expanding coaching and feedback skills

Day 3 New Teacher and Mentor or Principal:
*Educational Speaker

BEGINNING TEACHERS MUST REGISTER SEPARATELY UNDER BEGINNING TEACHER LINK

Lunch included.
Optional one hour of graduate credit is available.

46. MENTOR of Second-Year Teacher - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 second year teachers

Dates: 9/10/2018

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.

47. Second-Year Teacher Induction - Maryville

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 second year teachers

Dates: 9/10/2018 to 11/27/2018

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

48. MENTOR of Second-Year Teacher - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 second year teachers

Dates: 9/11/2018

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.

49. Second-Year Teacher Induction - Trenton

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: PK-12 second year teachers

Dates: 9/11/2018 to 11/29/2018

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

50. Experienced MAP-A Training

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: K-12 special education teachers and administrators

Dates: 9/21/2018

This training is for the Special Education personnel who have previously been trained to administer the MAP-A.

Participants will review:
* choosing Essential Elements to assess student skills
* any changes made to the KITE Suite
* important dates to remember
* how to integrate instructionally relevant testlets into daily instruction
* compliance components related to the MAP-A
* administrator certification tests

*Participants will need to bring their school calendars or lesson plan book 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 version of the Test Administration Manual and the Accessibility Manual.
*Each participant will need to bring a laptop with paper copies or electronic access to the Essential Elements for their particular grade.
A link will be sent to each participant for these documents closer to the training dates.


Lunch provided.

51. Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring Session 1

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Federal Programs Coordinators, focus on Cohorts in Tiered Monitoring Process

Dates: 9/27/2018

This training will offer assistance to districts involved in or planning for the Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring process. Districts in Cohort 3 that are scheduled for the monitoring process in 2018 - 2019 will have the opportunity to gain information about time lines, processes, and submittal requirements. Other districts may attend for basic information, but they will not be able to submit any documentation into the ePeGs system. Districts may attend any or all of the sessions. You must register separately for each session.

September 27, Session 1 will focus on the introductory provisions and requirements for the Tiered Monitoring system. The session will focus on the Cohort 3 districts that are scheduled for the desk review component in 2018 - 2019. Any LEA interested in planning for their future monitoring can attend. Resources, documents, examples, and discussion will be included to assist district personnel in assembling the required evidence for the monitoring process. We will focus on the requirements for the October 15, 2018 submittal.

November 13, Session 2 will include three components. First, any October 2018 CAP (corrective action plans) will be reviewed and discussed with information for resubmittal. Second, the program will focus on specifics of the December 2018 submittal requirements. And third, forward planning for the February / April 2019 uploads will be addressed.

February 12, Session 3 As the end of the monitoring cycle approaches, deadlines for evidence gathering and planning for February/April 2019 uploads are scheduled. Assistance will be available to evaluate corrective action plans, and analyze information that is required for documentation. End of the year requirements for general federal programs planning and documentation will be addressed.

52. Northwest Teacher Academy Graduates 2018-2019

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Past Teacher Academy Participants

Dates: 9/27/2018 to 3/18/2019

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 19 & 20 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

53. Desired Results Developmental Profile- DRDP 2015

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Early Childhood Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Administrators

Dates: 9/29/2018 to 10/13/2018

The DRDP (2015) instrument is designed for teachers to observe, document, and reflect on the learning, development, and progress of children, who are enrolled in early care and education programs. The results are intended to be used by the teacher to plan curriculum for individual children and groups of children and to guide continuous program improvement. For Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Programs, te DRDP may be used to collect information for the purpose of reporting Early Childhood Outcomes (ECO) to the Office of Special education to meet the requirements of IDEA Part B SPP/APR Indicator 7.

As required by WestEd, the session must have at least 20 participants.

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Early Childhood Teachers, Paraprofessionals, and Administrators

LUNCH PROVIDED

54. Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring Session 2

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Federal Programs Coordinators, focus on Cohorts in Tiered Monitoring Process

Dates: 11/13/2018

This training will offer assistance to districts involved in or planning for the Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring process. Districts in Cohort 3 that are scheduled for the monitoring process in 2018 - 2019 will have the opportunity to gain information about time lines, processes, and submittal requirements. Other districts may attend for basic information, but they will not be able to submit any documentation into the ePeGs system. Districts may attend any or all of the sessions. You must register separately for each session.

September 27, Session 1 will focus on the introductory provisions and requirements for the Tiered Monitoring system. The session will focus on the Cohort 3 districts that are scheduled for the desk review component in 2018 - 2019. Any LEA interested in planning for their future monitoring can attend. Resources, documents, examples, and discussion will be included to assist district personnel in assembling the required evidence for the monitoring process. We will focus on the requirements for the October 15, 2018 submittal.

November 13, Session 2 will include three components. First, any October 2018 CAP (corrective action plans) will be reviewed and discussed with information for resubmittal. Second, the program will focus on specifics of the December 2018 submittal requirements. And third, forward planning for the February / April 2019 uploads will be addressed.

February 12, Session 3 As the end of the monitoring cycle approaches, deadlines for evidence gathering and planning for February/April 2019 uploads are scheduled. Assistance will be available to evaluate corrective action plans, and analyze information that is required for documentation. End of the year requirements for general federal programs planning and documentation will be addressed.

55. Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring Session 3

Program: RPDC - Northwest

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

Audience: Federal Programs Coordinators, focus on Cohorts in Tiered Monitoring Process

Dates: 2/12/2019

This training will offer assistance to districts involved in or planning for the Federal Programs Tiered Monitoring process. Districts in Cohort 3 that are scheduled for the monitoring process in 2018 - 2019 will have the opportunity to gain information about time lines, processes, and submittal requirements. Other districts may attend for basic information, but they will not be able to submit any documentation into the ePeGs system. Districts may attend any or all of the sessions. You must register separately for each session.

September 27, Session 1 will focus on the introductory provisions and requirements for the Tiered Monitoring system. The session will focus on the Cohort 3 districts that are scheduled for the desk review component in 2018 - 2019. Any LEA interested in planning for their future monitoring can attend. Resources, documents, examples, and discussion will be included to assist district personnel in assembling the required evidence for the monitoring process. We will focus on the requirements for the October 15, 2018 submittal.

November 13, Session 2 will include three components. First, any October 2018 CAP (corrective action plans) will be reviewed and discussed with information for resubmittal. Second, the program will focus on specifics of the December 2018 submittal requirements. And third, forward planning for the February / April 2019 uploads will be addressed.

February 12, Session 3 As the end of the monitoring cycle approaches, deadlines for evidence gathering and planning for February/April 2019 uploads are scheduled. Assistance will be available to evaluate corrective action plans, and analyze information that is required for documentation. End of the year requirements for general federal programs planning and documentation will be addressed.