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 an integral part of a state-wide system, 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 be a collaborative team of educational specialists that facilitates the growth of educators and students through customized professional learning.

To reach our vision we will:

  • be a collaborative team committed to meaningful meetings;
  • be committed to developing and strengthening our own Professional Learning Networks (PLN) by receiving training from internal and external sources;
  • be facilitators of change and growth; and
  • customize trainings to meet the strengths and needs of educators.

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. Our office is located in the Phelps Health Hospital Annex Building, 1100 West 10th Street, Rolla, MO 65401. 


WHO WE SERVE:

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


WHO WE ARE:

Dr. Aaron Zalis, Director
zalisa@mst.edu
573-341-6473 

Administrative Support
Lori Vaughn, Office Support Assistant III
vaughnlori@mst.edu
573-341-6818

Mary Hopkins, Business Support Specialist II
calicottem@mst.edu
573-341-7674 

Dyslexia/Literacy
Janet Creek, Literacy Instruction and Intervention Consultant
jmc884@mst.edu
573-341-6258

Career Counselor
Jackie Marling
marlingj@mst.edu
573-341-6168

Special Education/Compliance Consultants
Connie Cromwell
cromwellco@mst.edu
573-341-6685 

Leasa Day
ldnd3@mst.edu
573-341-6821                                                           

Leadership Specialists     
Charlie Malam
malamca@mst.edu
573-341-6256

Kim Amodio
katnd@mst.edu
573-341-4790

Missouri Teacher Development System
Rebecca Roberts
robertsra@mst.edu
573-341-6019

Coaching Support Team (DCI/ESSA)

Lea Hickerson
lphr29@mst.edu
573-341-7722

Marsha Smith                                
smithmarsha@mst.edu         
573-341-4261                            

Dr. Pam Spooner
spoonerp@mst.edu
573-341-7270

Maygen Ward
mew8c8@mst.edu
573-341-4790

Santisha Taylor
stcbb@mst.edu
573-341-4234

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

Becky Boggs
boggsre@mst.edu
573-341-6818                                                                    

Technology
Diane Gremp
grempd@mst.edu
573-341-7658