MSTA provides relevant, high quality professional learning that can be customized to support and meet your needs. MSTA workshops align to the Learning Forward Standards for professional learning and Missouri Teacher Standards. Our dynamic in-house presenters are subject-matter experts available to facilitate your professional development needs.
The Virtual New Teacher Summit is a synchronous learning opportunity in which participants choose what topics they want to learn more about. The Summit will take place from 5:00 - 8:00 pm and will consist of three different sessions. In each session, participants will be able to choose from a variety of topics, such as student engagement, classroom management and instructional design. Each breakout will be 50 minutes long with a 10-minute break in between sessions. Presentations will be recorded and those who attend the event will have access to the recordings of all sessions.
The Engagement Strategies course, shares instructional strategies teachers can incorporate into their instruction to boost student engagement.
Strategies shared are presented in three different categories:
Most strategies presented can be used across a large span of grade levels and content areas; while some may require adapting.
It is a stressful time in education. To carry out the work we want to accomplish in the classroom we must first understand the impact of stress on the brain and our students' basic needs. Using the principles of the Neurosequential Model and traumatology helps us to better address factors such as disruptive behavior, low motivation and other behaviors that teachers are currently seeing in their classrooms. First, we must learn how to reach our students, then we can teach our students.
To help educators continue to positively impact students, MSTA provides relevant, highquality professional learning. MSTA’s professional learning consultants are available to facilitate workshops or customize on-site professional learning to help meet building or district level needs. This Professional Learning Directory spotlights the opportunities MSTA can provide to help districts and educators succeed in the everchanging world of teaching.
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