Knowledge Alliance blog post highlights Missouri’s efforts to address the educator shortage and create a robust and sustainable plan to recruit and retain educators.
Work during our third 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:
This blog post from the Wallace Foundation highlights Missouri’s ongoing effort to develop principals through the Missouri Leadership Development System.
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is committed to continuously improving and strengthening its support to schools, educators, leaders, and students. To that end, R12CC helps DESE by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on feedback from the field in order to make system refinements. These systems include the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS)
The Region 12 Comprehensive Center conducted an evaluation of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) to support the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) in learning from educators about the implementation of MLDS across the state. For this evaluation, R12CC used a mixed-methods approach by collecting both
R12CC continues to work with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) to achieve a goal of supporting at least 50% of Missouri’s principals through the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS). Recent capacity building services have included facilitating monthly executive leadership forums for superintendents, conducting an exploration of hybrid learning formats, and developing