Collaborative Continuous Improvement

Let's Talk Efficacy

Community | Virtual | Free for Members

  • Dates: Sept 12, Oct 12, Nov 9, Dec 12, Jan 13, Feb 13, April 13

  • Time: 4:30-5:15 PM

  • Location: Virtual

  • Intended Audience: Intended for those who participated in the Collaborative Continuous Improvement event with Dr. Jenni Donohoo in July 2022, but open to all.

  • Registration: Free for GOCSD Members. Fee for nonmembers is $30. Substitutions are encouraged as refunds will not be provided.


After dedicating time in July to learn from Dr. Jenni Donohoo, take your next step for enhanced efficacy and impactful cycles of improvement! We know that ongoing professional learning has results, so we invite you to jump on Zoom for a quick 45 minute recharge each month of the 22/23 school year. Join dedicated educators to reflect upon and extend your learning. These conversations will offer the chance to be real and collaborate as we navigate the challenges of applying our learning and celebrate progress.


Kathy Gross

Kathy Gross

Co-Director of Professional Learning for GOCSD

Kathy Gross is a respected educational leader who loves learning, coaching, facilitating and presenting. Kathy serves as a consultant for Learning Forward and is a Training Associate of Cognitive Coaching. She also serves as an Education Ambassador for the non-profit I Pour Life, and is on the Board of Directors for Kagan Charitable Foundation. During her 28 years of service in Springfield (MO) Public Schools she enjoyed being a Director of Professional Learning, Coordinator of Teacher and Leader Development, coach to teachers new to the career, principal and assistant principal, and teacher. Kathy knew she wanted to be a teacher from the time she was a kindergartner and still believes that teaching is the most important profession. This belief led to the acceptance of additional duties in roles that support and empower teachers and leaders, and to the creation of Engrossed in Service, LLC upon her retirement from public schools.

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