Core Processes & Development

All Workshops listed below are located at SMCAA Headquarters in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm

 
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Basic Curriculum Review

During this one-day session we will use a process through which we can review your present curriculum for content, process and alignment using rubrics and other evaluative tools.  We will discuss ways to adjust curriculum to support the instructional changes necessary to meet the requirements of the state standards.

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December 16
February 5
June 25, 2020

Curriculum Design
Join your colleagues as we learn together the elements of strong curriculum design and how to formulate a logical progression within and among the grades and content areas.  We will provide tools you can use to evaluate your curriculum and to recreate this process with your curriculum staff and writers.


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August 22
January 15
June 11, 2020

Curriculum Director Training Level I

This workshop will provide information on the specific skills needed as a Curriculum Director, along with all the possible responsibilities that may be attached to it.  These could include professional learning, Title services, and/or instructional technology, to name a few. This workshop is designed to assist you in knowledge and skill development needed in creating and maintaining a sound curriculum; along with tools to build instructional leadership in your administrators and teachers. Here are some of the areas we will begin to explore:

  • Elements of Effective Curriculum
  • Assessments – various formative examples along with summative
  • Alignment and articulation
  • Review of Curriculum terms/vocabulary
  • Other responsibilities and how they fit in the big picture
  • Current issues related to our work including MSIP 6 and others

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June 3
December 5
April 16, 2020
June 4, 2020

 

 Curriculum Director Training Level II

Come and join us for an interactive conversation with like professionals as we wade through how to best handle the everyday work of the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment leader. We will review and discuss the most current issues related to our work along with new strategies on how to stay focused on “the main thing”: teaching and learning. Below is an example of what will come up during our day together:

  • Planning for MAP/EOC through rigorous formative assessment
  • Curricular revisions in light of the new assessment (standards, expectations, revisions, alignment and articulation)
  • Professional learning focus for your staff
  • Instructional Leadership: A MUST
  • Juggling the work and staying sane
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June 4
December 6
April 17, 2020
June 5, 2020



Instructional Leadership Basics for Administrators

The new state standards and learning objectives demand more rigorous instruction to meet achievement targets than ever before. If students are to reach these goals, educational leaders must have a working knowledge and practical mastery of researched effective areas of instructional leadership. Click Here For Additional Information

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June 10
9:00 - 3:00 pm

 Instructional Leadership: Next Steps for Administrators

Join a group of your colleagues to go deeper into the five researched areas of instructional leadership as dictated by the needs of the participants.  We will have several samples of effective ways to move instructional leadership forward. 
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June 11
9:00 - 3:00 pm



 Instructional Leadership for School Leaders

This one-day session will explore the five researched areas each school leader needs to be considered the most effective in teaching and learning. The new state standards and learning objectives demand more rigorous instruction to meet achievement targets than ever before. If teachers and students are to reach these goals, school leaders must have a working knowledge and practical mastery of researched effective areas of instructional leadership.

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July 11
January 8, 2020

Formative Assessment and Data Review

Knowledge and skill in the development and review of formative assessments is one of the five researched areas of instructional leaders. Come and join fellow educators for a one-day session in developing a deep understanding of formative assessment and how instruction can be focused through it and student growth can be positively impacted by it.  


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August 8
January 22, 2020
June 18, 2020

 

Feedback for Impact

According to current research, the giving and receiving of effective and timely feedback is one of the most productive processes for growth and forward movement in our profession.  This one-day session will define “effective” feedback and introduce you to methods of feedback that will provide the information and skills needed to show growth in teaching and learning.

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October 17
November 20
April 9, 2020

Observation of Effective Instruction

Join your colleagues for a one-day session on how to identify strong instruction by learning the four researched areas of effective teaching and learning.  We will take this knowledge and skill and apply it during teacher observation for learning and growth.

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October 10
November 13
April 2, 2020