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|

Year 4 Project Highlights

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

2023-06-27T13:51:37-04:00June 27th, 2023|Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, News|

Impact Story: Executive Leadership Forum in Kansas & Missouri – Guiding Leaders Guiding Change

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

2023-05-18T10:32:24-04:00May 16th, 2023|Impact Stories, Kansas, Missouri, News, Resources|

Statewide System Development in Missouri: Spring 2023 Project Updates

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

2023-04-10T15:25:31-04:00April 10th, 2023|Missouri, News|

Statewide Efforts in Leadership Development and Formative Assessment: Fall 2022 Updates

R12CC continues to work with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) as it scales its statewide principal leadership development system. Recently, the project team provided evaluations and recommendations for several school improvement leadership efforts, including the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS), District Continuous Improvement, and

2022-11-09T15:06:04-05:00November 9th, 2022|Missouri, News|