South-Central Regional Professional Development Center

Funding for the South Central RPDC is provided by the Missouri University of Science and Technology and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

MISSION:

As part of the Missouri state-wide system of support for schools, the mission of the South Central RPDC is to "build the capacity of educators through high-quality professional learning to maximize student success."


VISION:

IT IS OUR VISION TO ADVANCE LEADERSHIP, COMMUNICATION, AND COLLABORATIVE PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS AMONG EDUCATORS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN OUR REGION BY:

  •  Modeling effective teamwork, providing an integrated system of support for our schools.
  •  Providing high-quality professional development which positively impacts student achievement by increasing instructional effectiveness and student engagement.
  •  Developing the leadership capacity of educators, emphasizing relationships, rigor, and relevance.

WHERE WE ARE:
The South-Central Regional Professional Development Center is officially a part of Missouri University of Science and Technology, under the Office of Undergraduate Studies. It is located at 800 University Drive (or RPDCmap.pdf )


WHO WE SERVE:

This Center services the south-central region of Missouri, covering thirteen counties and 63 school districts.


WHO WE ARE:


Dr. Mary Ann Burns, Director
burnsma@mst.edu
573-341-6472

Administrative Support
Kelly Stuck, Senior Secretary
stuckka@mst.edu
573-341-6818

Mary Hopkins, Administrative Assistant
calicottem@mst.edu
573-341-7674 

Curriculum Consultant
Liz Condray, ELA
condraye@mst.edu
573-341-6158

Janet Crafton, Science 
jmc884@mst.edu
573-341-6258

Special Education Consultants

Cheryl LeFon                                                                   Dr. Winona Anderson
lefonc@mst.edu
                                                                awinona@mst.edu
573-341-6481                                                                         573-341-6821

Professional Learning Communities
Connie Schweiss                            John Edgar                       Charlie Malam      
schweissc@mst.edu                     edgarje@mst.edu           malamca@mst.edu
573-341-7270                                  573-341-6732                  573-341-6256

School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Consultants
Jeanie Carey                      Becky Boggs
careyje@mst.edu              boggsre@mst.edu
573-341-7862                     573-341-7722

Rebecca Roberts - PBS Data
robertsra@mst.edu
573-341-6019
                                                    
Technology
Diane Gremp
grempd@mst.edu
573-341-7658