2019 Fall Conference
Instruction and Assessment That Counts!

Tan-Tar-A Convention Center, Osage Beach
October 29-30

Join your colleagues from across the state for our annual SMCAA Fall Conference, October 29-30, 2019. Be ready for two days that will focus on conceptual teaching and learning in mathematics and formative assessment development for all content areas. Dr. John SanGiovanni, author of the Mine the Gap Series K-8 for Mathematics, will present dynamic, doable activities to engage students in meaningful ways. Jana Loge, Missouri expert in Formative Assessment, will show us how to artfully craft items that will efficiently and effectively provide evidence of student learning. Our breakout presenters from across the state will share their successes in teaching and learning.  Come ready to learn and leave with more than you ever expectedClick Here For Additional Information and to Register

2019 Fall Regional Meetings

Join your colleagues for our Fall Regional meeting where we will study how curricular design affects instruction.  We will also discuss the move to conceptual teaching and what is needed in our curriculum to facilitate this. As always, we will present any DESE Updates, and discuss any issues or take-aways related to State Assessment.

Complete List of Dates, Locations and Registration

As a bonus to your SMCAA Fall Regional meeting we will be offering an afternoon session based on our Foundational Math Curriculum. This meeting will be held 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at all locations (accept Jefferson City), with a brief break for lunch on your own from 11:30 – 12:30.

Jefferson City Regional meeting and afternoon regional FMC Math Study has been planned to coincide with the Annual BYOC User Group Meeting, on October 3, 2019. Schedule of Events for Jefferson City - October 3, 2019

Afternoon Regional Study Session in Mathematics

Join us for an afternoon study session on how to create Essential Questions and Big Ideas associated with mathematics curriculum units.  We will breakdown units of study in Grades K-8 to reveal the overall conceptual learning that should be present within a unit of study.  This two-hour study session is perfect for K-8 teachers of mathematics, curriculum personnel and instructional coaches. Bring an electronic device to access information

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 2019 - 2020 Membership

Bill Now or After July 1, 2019 Option Available

SMCAA is a state-wide non-profit curriculum support association. Its mission is to provide support to member school districts for the development, implementation, and evaluation of local curriculum aligned to state adopted standards and designed to support student achievement. Funding for the association comes largely from membership. Therefore, when we say, “We are only as strong as our membership”… We really mean it! Click Here For Additional Membership Benefit Information

New Membership Benefit for 2019-2020

Foundational Mathematics Curriculum K -8 

The Foundational Math Curriculum will be available to ALL SMCAA member districts as a value-added resource at no extra cost. For  information on the Curriculum, an FAQ, please scroll to the top of our homepage.

Reminder: SMCAA membership runs from July 1 to June 30 each year. You may register now for your district 2019 – 2020 membership. Districts may choose Bill Now or Delay Billing until after July 1.

  • BYOC users must keep SMCAA membership current to qualify for the SMCAA discount for both initial purchase and renewals. Stay current by registering for membership on or before July 1 annually.
  • As part of maintaining the SMCAA member discount, multi-year BYOC subscription districts are responsible for renewing membership annually. Districts may choose to submit membership for the full term of their multi-year subscription by contacting our office at 573-635-2299.

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2019 Annual Users' Group Meeting

October 3, 2019
10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Jefferson City, Missouri

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For overnight accommodations contact Capitol Plaza & Convention Center at 1-800-338-8088 and ask for the Show Me Curriculum Administrators Association block for $94.00 per night. This rate is honored through September 2, 2019.

BYOC Webinars

As a service to our current BuildYourOwnCurriculum members, as well as to those who would simply like to see our practical approach to curriculum management first hand, we invite you to learn more by signing up for one of our upcoming webinars listed below. If none of the dates work for you, give us a call we'd be happy to schedule a custom showing.  

Value of BYOC Video

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