Teacher Academy is a replication of the very successful Leadership Academy Program, which has been fundamental in providing professional growth for school leaders. The Academy focus is centered on student engagement, instructional strategies, and reflection on practices that align with the Missouri State Teacher Standards. Teacher Academy is designed to provide participants with an intellectually stimulating opportunity to learn new teaching strategies and collaborate with other highly committed teachers in their region and throughout the state.
Participation requires monthly release days for regional meetings and the one day Fall Statewide Kickoff Session. Tuition, transportation, food and substitutes will be the responsibility of the school or individual.
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Who Qualifies to be a Teacher Academy Fellow?
• A current classroom teacher with three years of classroom experience
• A teacher with demonstrated classroom effectiveness
• A teacher with a commitment to sustained professional growth
How are Academy Fellows Selected?
Fellows are selected from a regional application process which requires a narrative response to a set of questions and two letters of recommendation.
What Are the Costs and Deadline?
Contact your regional Regional Professional Development Center for fee. Payment goes to your regional center.
Registration for the 2018-2019 Teacher Academy will be be posted here when it becomes available.
• Mail or fax the application form to your Regional Professional Development Center