Office of Educator Quality

Beginning Teacher Assistance Program B

Purposeful Lesson Planning

This program offers continued support for early career teachers, and to celebrate the completion of a successful first year of teaching, Purposeful Lesson Planning begins with a statewide event featuring Mike Rutherford, author of The Artisan Teacher!  Purposeful Lesson Planning is part of the Missouri Teacher Development System ( and is open to any teacher who has completed a Beginning Teacher Assistance Program in Missouri. 

This opportunity provides: