Learn how the Missouri Leadership Development Program supports principals at all stages of their careers and transforms teaching and learning in the “Show Me” state.
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
Work during our fourth project year continues to focus on providing high-quality technical assistance, building collaborative relationships, and supporting educational agencies to make systemic changes. View these project highlights to learn more about our work: Download the PDF
In response to the rapidly changing context of delivering education during COVID-19, Region 12 Comprehensive Center (R12CC) launched a monthly forum to engage school superintendents in conversations about leading change during times of uncertainty. Drawing on research and experience from multiple fields, sessions are designed to help leaders
In Missouri, project staff are collaborating with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to support the expansion of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). A recent article highlighted Missouri’s efforts and success in increasing principal participation in and principal retention rates through MLDS. As part of this work, R12CC surveyed mentors in MLDS
The Missouri Leadership Development System, which provides training and support to current and aspiring principals, sees higher principal retention compared to statewide average rates.