Impact Story: Implementing Statewide Systems – Formative Assessment in Missouri

Formative assessment is a planned, ongoing process that elicits and uses evidence of student learning to provide teachers with feedback that they can use to adjust learning strategies, goals, or next instructional steps.1Research suggests that students who participate in formative assessment perform better on measures of academic achievement than

2024-06-10T14:17:36-04:00June 10th, 2024|Impact Stories, Missouri, News, Resources|

Voices from the Field: An Interview with Dr. Tracy Hinds from DESE

Voices from the Field spotlights stakeholders in Region 12 and their work to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. R12CC is privileged to collaborate with and share the insights of Dr. Tracy Hinds, Deputy Commissioner of Learning Services at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Region 12 Comprehensive Center

2024-05-28T16:35:34-04:00May 23rd, 2024|Blog, Missouri, News|

Statewide System Development in Missouri: Spring 2024 Project Updates

In Missouri, project staff are collaborating with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to support the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). The system delivers professional learning through a blended model of in-person sessions in nine regions around the state supported by regional MLDS specialists. Principals in year 1 or 2 of their career

2024-03-20T09:44:43-04:00March 20th, 2024|Missouri, News|

R12CC Projects Presented at National Conference

Team members from R12CC, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE), Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE), and Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) convened with stakeholders from across the country in Washington, DC at the Meeting the Moment conference. The convening provided an opportunity to connect with education leaders from all 50 states

2024-03-21T15:11:27-04:00March 20th, 2024|Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, News|

Marked Impact, Anticipated Refinements: An Evaluation of the Missouri Leadership Development System

Considered one of the nation’s most comprehensive statewide principal development initiatives, the primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is to develop and support effective school leaders.R12CC employed a mixed-methods design for this evaluation by collecting both quantitative and qualitative data to address overarching research questions. The

2024-02-12T20:56:00-05:00October 25th, 2023|Missouri, News, Resources|