Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS)
Ongoing, job-embedded, research-based support for new teachers throughout their first year. Part of the SW Regional Teacher Development System, which offers supports for the entire teaching career through the Agency for Teaching, Leading, and Learning.
Go beyond BTAP! Teachers never stop learning. This program is designed to meet the needs of early career teachers and is open to any teacher with more than one year of experience. The learning will be focused on curriculum and assessment design, and learning how to use data to drive instruction.
Give your teacher leaders the training they need to grow as an educator as they become a successful mentor for new teachers.
Teacher academy participants obtain skills in curriculum design, using data to drive instruction, the effective use of instructional strategies, and increasing student engagement.
This is a year-long experience for graduates of teacher academy. TAG expands on the work of teacher academy and continues the learning towards teacher leadership.
Learn about the Missouri Professional Learning Guidelines. Network with other professional development committee members from other districts. Learn about the new Mentoring Program Standards and Beginning Teacher Assistance Guidelines. This is a great training to find out how the Agency for Teaching, Leading, & Learning can partner with you to help with your district's professional learning plan.
Join the PDC Network! This is a regional group of PDCs. Facilitated planning, resource sharing, and supports for PDCs.