Leading During Period of Uncertainty: Building Capacity for Guiding Change

This past August, in response to the rapidly changing context of delivering education during COVID-19, Region 12 Comprehensive Center launched a monthly forum to engage Kansas school superintendents in conversations about leading change in times of uncertainty. Facilitated by Bryan Goodwin, CEO of McREL International, and Bill Slotnik, CEO of the Community Training and Assistance

2021-07-19T14:57:44-04:00May 26th, 2021|Kansas, Missouri, News|

Supporting Statewide Efforts in Principal Leadership and Formative Assessment

R12CC works with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to support two projects—the Missouri Leadership Development System and the Missouri Common Formative Assessment. The primary goal of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is to develop and support effective school leaders across the state and throughout their careers from aspiring principals to

2021-02-18T11:32:05-05:00February 18th, 2021|Missouri|

Engaging Districts for School Progress: A Baseline Evaluation of the District Continuous Improvement Framework in Missouri

Missouri’s District Continuous Improvement (DCI) Framework integrates effective academic and behavioral practices into a framework for achieving exceptional student outcomes. Districts using the DCI Framework receive guidance, professional development, and networking opportunities which focus on building district capacity to select, implement, and evaluate evidence-based teaching practices; improve school-based

2021-02-10T12:09:18-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Missouri, News, Resources|

Year 1 Efforts Support Leadership Development Initiatives

Missouri has approximately 2,200 principals and 1,300 assistant principals, and each year approximately 1,100 educators earn an administrator certificate and 300 new principals are hired. Recognizing the essential role effective leaders play in ensuring equitable access to excellent education for all Missouri students, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is focusing on developing

2021-02-02T16:01:17-05:00November 20th, 2020|Missouri|

Principal Leadership at a Challenging Time: An Evaluation of the Missouri Leadership Development System

The Region 12 Comprehensive Center conducted an evaluation of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) to examine the perceptions of participants and help the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education learn from educators across the state about the implementation of the program, both preceding and during the

2021-02-04T14:58:10-05:00October 1st, 2020|Missouri, News, Resources|