GOSupport Network

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support

āš™ļø Highly Effective Teaching & Leading | šŸŖ‘ Seated | šŸ†“ Free

  • Date: September 26, 2023

  • Time: 10-12 PM

  • Location: Willard Fire Station Community Room at 240 N. State Highway Z, Willard, MO 65781

  • Intended Audience: Anyone who supports MTTS/Behavioral-Academic Interventions

  • Registration Fee: Free and open to GOCSD Members and Nonmembers

About This Network

Are you an educator passionate about Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS), Student Success, or Academic and Behavioral Interventions? Do you play a key role in supporting interventions across Tiers 1, 2, and 3? If so, we invite you to be part of a network designed just for you!

This network provides you with the opportunity to collaborate with leading facilitators in the field: Ms. Amy Stroder, Willard Schools Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Federal Programs, and Dr. Ashley Copley, Nixa Schools Director of Student Services. Their expertise will provide valuable insights and practical approaches, tailored to address the specific needs and interests of attendees.

About This Session

In this session, the spotlight will be on behavioral supports, a crucial aspect of ensuring a positive learning environment for all students. With the new school year on the horizon, we'll also dedicate time to discuss effective strategies for managing priorities effectively. Following the meeting, you're welcome to join the facilitators for a delightful lunch at The Hive in Willard.

Why Participate?

Customized Agenda for Your Needs: This event is all about catering to your interests and professional growth. We encourage you to add to our collaborative agenda, which will be shared with you after registering. This way, we can ensure that the topics discussed are exactly what you need to enhance your skills and address the challenges specific to your role.

Professional Growth: Gain valuable knowledge and skills that you can implement to improve student outcomes.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with like-minded educators from diverse backgrounds and experiences, expanding your professional network.

Expert Insights: Learn from accomplished facilitators with hands-on experience in MTSS and student support services.

Practical Discussions: Engage in meaningful discussions, brainstorming sessions, and idea exchanges, applicable to your day-to-day challenges.

Seize this chance to be part of an empowering network that will inspire and equip you to make an even greater impact on student success.


Amy Stroder

Amy Stroder
Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support and Federal Programs
Willard Public Schools

Amy Stroder has been with Willard Public Schools for 25 years. She has served as a reading interventionist, middle school ELA and Social Studies teacher, Alternative School Director, and Assistant Special Services Director. This is her third year as the MTSS and Federal Programs Director. Her oversight of special services, alternative school programs, counseling, social work, reading interventionists, MTSS and behavior support staff have provided her a holistic view of intervention programming. All of her service to the students and staff at Willard have been in the area of intervention from the inception of RtI to the newly revamped MTSS system in their district.

Ashley Copeland

Dr. Ashley Copley
Director of Student Services
Nixa Public Schools

Ashley Copley started her career as a K-12 Special Education teacher and high school girls' basketball coach. After experience in the classroom, she became a Special Education Coordinator in a rural school district in southwest Missouri. In 2015 Ashley moved to Nixa Public Schools as Assistant Director for Special Services. In 2020 during the redesign of NPS's Comprehensive School Improvement Plan, the position of Director of Student Services was created, and Ashley currently fills the role. She is passionate about advocating for each student and is invested in building relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community. Together, we all can achieve more.

GOLearn Professional Learning Framework


Our GOLearn PL Framework provides an overview of the learning experiences we offer. This systems approach supports continuous improvement and allows members to identify the offerings that meet their needs, providing a personalized experience. It includes three strands: Systems Thinking, Safe and Collaborative Culture, and Highly Effective Teaching and Leading.

We use the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning when designing our experiences to ensure that we provide professional learning that leads to high-quality leading, teaching, and learning for students and educators.

Review our GOLearn Framework to identify sessions that meet your needs, see what sessions are currently open for registration on our PL Events webpage, and access the content in our on-demand catalog to start learning now.