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Program Evaluation to Strengthen Kansas’ Registered Teacher Apprenticeship

by Katie Allen Since 2022, Registered Teacher Apprenticeship (RTA) has become a new model of interest to many state and local education agencies as they seek to increase the number of highly qualified, licensed teachers. RTA is an on-the-job paid training model with mentoring that utilizes a competency-based framework in tandem with higher education

2024-04-09T13:08:17-04:00April 8th, 2024|Blog, Kansas, News, Resources|

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|

Educator Workforce and Dropout Prevention: Spring 2024 Project Updates

In Colorado, R12CC continues to support Colorado education stakeholders’ use of a geographic information system (GIS) map to strengthen the workforce pipeline. Through GIS mapping, stakeholders gain a better understanding of factors impacting teacher shortages and retention and can identify ways to address the contextual needs of localities. Additionally, Colorado Department of Education (CDE) staff

2024-03-20T23:41:17-04:00March 20th, 2024|Colorado, News|

Kansans Can: Spring 2024 Project Updates

R12CC continues to host a monthly Executive Leadership Forum with Kansas superintendents to support them as they lead change management initiatives. Superintendents and state education leaders also took part in two workshops designed to support the creation of the Kansas Executive Leadership Development System. The goal of these workshops is to identify key competencies and

2024-03-20T23:42:19-04:00March 20th, 2024|Kansas, 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|

Kansas Registered Teacher Apprenticeship: Using Program Evaluation Planning to Support Continuous Improvement and Scaling

Shane Carter, Director of Teacher Licensure, and Joel Gillaspie, Coordinator of Teacher Licensure at Kansas State Department of Education (KSDE) joined Katie Allen and Rich Resendez, Co-Directors of the Region 12 Comprehensive Center (R12CC) on March 5-6, 2024 to share information about the design, implementation, and evaluation of

2024-03-04T11:03:10-05:00March 4th, 2024|Kansas, News, Resources|