This program offers support for mid-career teachers. Developing I begins with a statewide kick-off event featuring John Antonetti, author of 17,000 Classroom Visits Can't Be Wrong! Developing I is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System (mo-mtds.net) and is open to any teacher who has:
This opportunity provides:
Developing I emphasizes the following MTDS Competencies
Reflects on, in, and for practice, focusing on: (a) directing future instruction by reflecting; and (b) monitoring progress, evaluating results, and adjusting instruction based on the use of action research and student growth data.
Facilitates learning experiences that combine engaging qualities of work, higher level thinking, and high-yield instructional strategies to engage students intellectually, academically, and/or emotionally in content and in advancing their own learning.
Participation requires release days for monthly regional meetings, a statewide “kick off” learning session, and a mid- year statewide regroup and training. Tuition, transportation, food and substitutes will be the responsibility of the school or individual.
How are academy participants selected?
Teachers are selected through an application process which requires a narrative response to a set of questions.
What are the costs and deadlines?
The program fee is $500, due after acceptance.
Multiple scholarships are available to cover all or part of the registration cost.