Getting Informed about Trauma Informed Did you know that... 60% of adults report that they suffered a childhood traumatic experience? Four in ten school aged children report that they have experienced a physical assault, of those, one in 10 resulted in injuries seeking medical treatment. Over 60% of youth under age 17 have been exposed to crime, violence and/or … [Read more...] about Trauma Informed Schools
What is the Missouri Leadership Development System for new leaders? The Missouri Leadership Development System is a state-wide system of support and learning designed for new principals to help build their leadership capacity, and is offered at NO-COST! MLDS was first introduced in the 2017-18 school year with over 720 principals state-wide participating in regional cohorts. … [Read more...] about MLDS New Leaders – What’s Ahead
What's ahead for Missouri Migrant & English Language Learners Greetings from the southwest MELL! Did you know that in our region we have more than 5,000 EL students? That number will continue to grow. Along with this growth are the new ESSA guidelines which require not only professional development directed toward the education of English learners, but a new … [Read more...] about What’s Ahead; Migrant & English Language Learners
Summer Update: Missouri's Teacher Development System It’s time to celebrate! From setting up their classrooms to leading district-wide initiatives, Teacher Develop System participants saw so much growth this year! We completed our second year of Beginning Teacher Assistance & Paired Learning with new teachers from nine districts receiving on-going, year-long … [Read more...] about Missouri’s Teacher Development System
This Time of year... Regional trainings for MO SW-PBS are winding down for the school year, but Your School-wide Positive Behavior Support Consultants are busy making plans for next year! Training dates for the 2018-2019 school year have been set for Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 level PBIS schools. New next year - school teams have the option of attending training onsite in their … [Read more...] about MO SW-PBS Winds Down and Gears Up!