MLDS Foundations for Experienced Leaders

Date(s) - 09/25/20
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is a continuum of learning and supports provided to school leaders from aspiring to retiring. In addition to content available for aspiring school leaders, five levels of support comprise MLDS: Emerging Year 1, Emerging Year 2, Foundations for Experienced Leaders, MLDS III: Sustaining Leadership, MLDS IV: Sustaining Leadership and Transformational Leadership. School leaders will want to invest in their own professional development by attending each level of training.

The Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) Foundations for Experienced Leaders provides principals:

  • Training and support through research based learning experiences
  • Opportunities to develop formal and informal professional networks
  • Foundational learning for those who did not participate in the two-year Emerging Year Cohort

MLDS Foundations for Experienced Leaders includes three regional meetings which provide practical, relevant learning as well as two coaching labs providing hands on experiences to improve skills in assessing school culture.

If you are in your first years of school leadership and did not participate in Emerging Year content, please contact the RPDC Leadership Development Specialist, Teresa Tulipana at to discuss your best course placement.

Intended Audience: School leaders with 3+ years’ experience who have not previously participated in MLDS

Cost: FREE

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