Improving Unaccredited Schools in Missouri St. Louis area superintendents urge the state to move beyond providing choice options to considering broader efforts based on an intervention model of support for struggling schools and districts. This position paper includes a set of research- and evidence-based ideas and recommendations for moving forward and improving education in the state of Missouri.>>Download the PDF>
EducationPlus and Microsoft have partnered to provide Missouri School Districts an opportunity to receive a discount on Microsoft's Windows 8 Pro OS (National Academic only) with the purchase of new desktops and laptop computers. To receive the discount, download the letter of explanation (LOE) here and submit it to your retailer. This program ends February 7, 2014.
Null Elementary (St. Charles School District) is honored in Washington DC. EducationPlus is proud to highlight Null Elementary for their recognition as a Promising Practices Winner by the National Character Education Partnership.(Left to right) Kevin Stross, Connie Kirkwood, Kate Kimsey, Vicki Sherony, Dr. Jeff Marion and of course our own Diane Kline.>>more
Special Offer on Rosetta Stone
Students, Faculty, and Staff can now buy, for home use, the best technology-based solution for learning languages! With 30 languages available, it's never been easier to prepare for a trip or add a skill to impress future employers. >>more
8 Local Districts get a boost following the April elections.
>>Read more here.
Pathways for Teachers: Thanks to the generosity of Boeing and the leadership of EducationPlus, St. Louis businesses and public high schools are partnering to improve the career readiness of local high school students for STEM employment. The project is called Pathways for Teachers, which is a supporting program of Pathways to Prosperity. Leading the way are Ferguson-Florissant, Pattonville and St. Louis Public Schools, who are the first to represent the state of Missouri in this national initiative.To learn more view video. For more information, contact Sherrie Wehner at EducationPlus.
The Nine Network is inviting 500 early childhood educators who serve low-income children to The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum for the American Graduate Night at the Museum >>more
Chris Straub, school finance consultant for the Missouri Association of School Administrators, recently made this informative presentation to several area school districts. In it, he explains the elements that make up the school funding formula, including Weighted Average Daily Attendance, the State Adequacy Target, the Dollar Value Modifier and more. He also looks at what it means to fully fund the formula. To view the presentation, click here.
FREE Discovery Education streaming Class for Missouri schools who purchase DE products through EducationPlus. We offer FREE Discovery Education trainings on the second Monday of every month. Others may attend the training at our regular price. DE streaming is the perfect resource to use in creating lessons that align to the Common Core State Standards. >> more.
District’s-Choice Online Learning, a program of EducationPlus, has contracted with multiple course vendors to provide a comprehensive online curriculum to schools and districts looking to meet their students’ online learning needs. >>more
EducationPlus is excited to be partnering with Brightergy to provide a solar energy solution to our member districts. Several area schools have already installed solar panels from Brightergy on their buildings and are realizing great benefits.
Download the pdf here
We are pleased to bring you the latest in our long-term professional development academies and our new book study programs. If you haven't received our email with all the information, click here to view a copy. There's still time to register, but classes are filling quickly.
Educator's Institute: A Conference Empowering Educators With Strategies to Eliminate Achievement Gaps & Transform Schools. Join other educators in various high energy workshops while visiting an urban college prep environment that's transforming education in its community. The pre-conference gala will feature student musical performances at the Blanche Touhill Performing Arts Center on the campus of University of Missouri-St. Louis. >>more
There's still time to register for Day-Three of the SSA beginning Friday, January 17 (half-day) Organizing Your Computer: Electronic Data Management and Friday, March 8, (half-day). Time Management: Steps to Optimizing Your Productivity. Learn more about the Support Staff Academy and how attending can help you improve your skills. >>more
formerly Cooperating School Districts
SPED workshops provide required, helpful and insightful training in a variety of areas such as: Applied Behavior Analysis, Common Core, Supporting Students with Asperpgers, Transition to College and so much more. Click here for more information on upcoming events and workshops.