Proficient Teacher: Teacher Academy Graduates (TAG)

State Kick-Off with Mike Rutherford - The Artisan Teacher!

Mike Rutherford, a nationally recognized speaker and author, will be our featured statewide kick-off presenter. Rutherford provides high-value training and development experiences for educators through his work as a teacher, speaker, author, and consultant. He has been the lead consultant on the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) recently launched by Missouri to provide professional development for new school leaders. Mike’s work focuses on high-performance teaching and learning, leadership development, creating and leading team-based organizations, and results-based organizational improvement. He has created and developed numerous award-winning educational programs for students, teachers, and education leaders including The Artisan Teacher™, Developing the Artisan Teacher™, The Artisan Teacher: A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching. Formerly a high school chemistry teacher, coach, and middle school principal, Mike received his BA in Education from Indiana State University, his MA in Educational Administration from Fayetteville State University, and his Doctor of Education degree from Morehead State University.

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Teacher Academy Graduates

 

Avilla

Nancy Babbitt

Nicole Eisensee

Shannon Woolridge

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Billings

Jesse Baker

Dean Heller

Shannon Waldo - Teacher of the Year Regional Winner

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Branson

Daniel Kelsay - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

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Carthage

Nicole Carter

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Crane

Kim Hopper - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

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Hollister

Tim Broderick - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

Matt Dresslaer

Jennly Holman

Sandy Humbyrd - Teacher of the Year State Finalist

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Joel E. Barber

Jacala Hartman

Janet King

Heidi Norfleet

Toni Reid

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Lebanon

Ashley Felton - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

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Nixa 

Allison Tilley

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Republic

Rochelle Shumaker

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Seymour

Scott Nicholson

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Spokane

Thomas Jemes

Hannah McClintock - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

Kristine Vanscoy - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

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Springfield Schools

Jean Lawson - Teacher of the Year State Finalist

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Walnut Grove

Courtney Pybas - Teacher of the Year Regional Nominee

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