GOCSD's Beginning Teachers Assistance Program 2021-2022

Year 1 Cohort

Content and Focus

The Year 1 Cohort, designed for those in their first year of teaching, will satisfy the beginning teacher requirements for new teachers. Optional graduate credit available. The face-to-face sessions will focus on the following components:

  • Classroom management/student relationships

  • Effective collaboration/mutual learning behaviors

  • Collaborative lesson study related to engaging rigorous differentiate instruction/lessons

  • Assessment

  • Parent involvement/communication

  • Educator related law issues including certification requirements, professional rights/responsibilities, and self-assessment and professional learning

Completion of this program meets Section 168.400, RSMo Supp.2015 and section 168.021.1 as a requirement of certification.


🚀 Kick-off Session 1 for All Regions

GOCSD Innovation Summit at the Branson Hilton Convention Center, at 200 E. Main St., Branson, MO 65616, in the Ballroom, with meetings on:

Mentors will need to register for the 2021 Innovation Summit in order to attend the August 6th BTAP session.

🏫 Additional Sessions by Region

📌Central Region

Marshfield High School Library located at 370 State Highway DD Marshfield, MO 65706

Participating Districts: Ava, Fair Grove, Gainesville, Logan-Rogersville, and Marshfield

📌East Region

West Plains High School Library located at 602 E. Olden St., West Plains, MO 65775

Participating Districts: Houston, Mountain Grove, West Plains, and Willow Springs

📌North Region

Lebanon Central Office located at 224 W Commercial St, Lebanon, MO 65536

Participating Districts: Lebanon

📌West Region

Republic School Board Room located at 518 North Hampton Ave, Republic, MO 65738

Participating Districts: Ash Grove, Clever, Kirbyville, Pierce City, Shell Knob


GOCSD's Beginning Teachers Assistance Program is lead by Dr. Tracey Hankins.

Dr. Tracey Hankins

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