Teacher Academy 2020-2021 (Multiple Session beginning Aug. 11)

Date(s) - 08/11/20
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

UMKC at Union Station


What is the Program Design?

The Academy focus is centered on student engagement, instructional strategies, and reflection on practices that align with the Missouri State Teacher Standards. Teacher Academy is designed to provide participants with an intellectually stimulating opportunity to learn new teaching strategies and collaborate with other highly committed teachers in their region and throughout the state.

Participation requires monthly release days for regional meetings and the one day fall statewide kickoff session and one day winter statewide meeting. Tuition, transportation, food and substitutes will be the responsibility of the school or individual.

Who Qualifies to be a Teacher Academy Fellow?

• A current classroom teacher with three years of classroom experience

• A teacher with demonstrated classroom effectiveness

• A teacher with a commitment to sustained professional growth

How are Academy Fellows Selected?

Fellows are selected from a regional application process which requires a narrative response to a set of questions and two letters of recommendation.

Cost $499 Annually for participants from non-member districts or $299 annually for KCRPDC members and/or from schools participating in SW-PBS, or DCI through the KCRPDC.

Please contact Kat Nicolaus – – for more information.

Teachers whose application has been received and approved may register here.

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