Missouri State University

Beginning Teacher Assistance

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MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Clinton School District

Date:  July 31st, 2014
Location:  Clinton School District (Building and Room TBA)
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district, but is sponsored by Clinton School District.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

Click here for more information and to register for this event.

MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Strafford School District

Date:  August 29th, 2014
Location:  Strafford School District (Building and Room TBA)
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district, but is sponsored by Strafford School District.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

Click here for more information and to register for this event.

New Teacher's Academy - Professional Learning Communities:  formative assessment practices; data-driven dialogue

Date:  September 8, 2014 Location:  Missouri State - Southwest RPDC.      Park Central Office Building, Room 112.     117 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm Presenter:   Cost:  $125.00 (or $400.00 total for all 4 new Teacher's Academy sessions) This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

For more information or to register, please visit the "My Learning Plan" website

New Teacher's Academy - Universal Design for Learning (UDL):  MO Learning Standards and MO Teaching Standards

Date:  September 26, 2014 Location:  Missouri State - Southwest RPDC.      Park Central Office Building, Room 112.     117 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm Presenter:  Andrea Rockney and Cheryl Wrinkle - SWRPDC Cost:  $125.00 (or $400.00 total for all 4 new Teacher's Academy sessions) This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

For more information or to register, please visit the "My Learning Plan" website

MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Missouri State University

Date:  September 26, 2014
Location:  Missouri State University - Plaster Student Union Ballroom East
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district, and graduates from any institution.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

Click here for more information and to register for this event.

New Teacher's Academy - Hot Topics in Education, Reflection on Implementation and Goal Setting

Date:  October 29, 2014
Location:  Missouri State - Southwest RPDC.  
   Park Central Office Building, Room 112. 
   117 Park Central Square, Springfield, MO
Time:  8:30am - 3:30pm
Presenter:  Jana Loge and Andrea Rockney  SWRPDC
Cost:  $125.00 (or $400.00 total for all 4 new Teacher's Academy sessions)
This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

For more information or to register, please visit the "My Learning Plan" website

MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Drury University

Date:  March 6, 2015
Location:  Drury University - Lay Hall Auditorium
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
This event is open to first and second year teachers from any district, and graduates from any institution.  Participants will earn full BTA credit (6 points).  

Click here for more information and to register for this event.

More events coming soon - keep checking back!

 

What is the BTA?

The Southwest Beginning Teacher Assistance (BTA) Collaborative program is provided by the following southwest Missouri colleges to assist beginning Educators in fulfilling the DESE requirement to attend a BTA program:

  • Baptist Bible College
  • College of the Ozarks
  • Drury University
  • Evangel University
  • Missouri State University
  • Southwest Baptist University

The program provides access to ongoing professional development for educators within the first three years of their teaching careers.

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