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Good to Great Teachers

Good to Great Teachers is a program aimed at empowering teachers in years 3-5 of their career by improving their practice and fostering self-efficacy in a community of educators for the purpose of retaining teachers.

Experienced educators will guide small cohorts of participants through reflective practices to increase confidence in three key areas:

  1. Communication skills
  2. Classroom management
  3. Student engagement
Teachers who successfully complete the program will earn three graduate credits.

Registration is now open, and will close July 12, 2024.

2024-25 Program Details

The program will consist of in-person events, webinars/small group chats, and observations. Participants will be reimbursed travel expenses as well as substitute reimbursement for all in-person events.

In Person Events
(31 hours)
Webinars/Small Group Chat
(6 hours)
(8 hours)

August 7, 2024 - Chamberlain
(Kickoff/Communication) 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (CT)

November 13, 2024 - Chamberlain
(Classroom Management)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (CT)

February 12, 2025 - Chamberlain
(Student Engagement)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (CT)

TBD - Sioux Falls
(Celebration!) 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. (CT)
8 a.m. - Noon (CT)

September (Communication)

December (Classroom Management)

March (Student Engagement)

One hour webinar, one hour small group chat

4 Classroom Observations with Reflections

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