Beginning Teacher Assistance

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MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Clinton School District

Date:  July 30, 2015
Location:  Clinton Clinton Middle School Media Center
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).  

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MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Strafford School District

Date:  September 4, 2015
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).  

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MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Missouri State University - West Plains

Date:  September 14, 2015
Location:  Missouri State University - West Plains,  Lybyer Hall, Room 104/105
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
Parking and Lunch provided by Missouri State
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).  

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MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Missouri State University - Springfield

Date:  September 18, 2015
Location:  Missouri State University - Plaster Student Union, Ballroom East
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
Parking and lunch provided by Missouri State
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).  

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Developing Success for Youth Conference - Keynote Speaker Dr. Patricia Jennings

Save the date:  November 6, 2015
More information coming soon.

MSTA Beginning Teacher Assistance Program Sponsored by Evangel University - Springfield

Date:  March 18, 2016
Location:  Building and Room # TBA
Time:  Check-In at 8:30am.  Workshop 9am - 3pm
Parking and lunch provided
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).  

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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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