Student Engagement with Todd Whitaker
Monday, September 16
Register today!
GOCSD is partnering with Ava and Mountain Grove Schools to offer Student Engagement with Todd Whitaker. This session will focus on effectively working with all students at any grade/age level. The purpose is to help teachers build and refine their skills in order to manage their classrooms and empower them to successfully work with and engage all students.
Student Engagement with Todd Whitaker General Session
Date: Monday, September 16
Time: 9:00a - 12:00p
Location: Ava School Performing Arts Building
Registration Fee: $25 GOCSD members outside of the Ava and Mountain Grove School Districts
*Ava and Mountain Grove educators do not need to register for the event.
Register here by Monday, 9/9/19.

Administrator Deep Dive Session with Todd Whitaker
Administrators outside of Ava and Mountain Grove Districts who are interested in attending the afternoon deep dive session with Todd may attend for an additional $25 which includes lunch.
Time: 12:00p - 3:30p
Location: Ava School Performing Arts Building
Registration Fee: $25 GOCSD members outside of the Ava and Mountain Grove School Districts (lunch included)
*Ava and Mountain Grove administrators do not need to register for the event.
Register here by Monday, 9/9/19.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Todd Whitaker has been fortunate to be able to blend his passion with his career. Recognized as a leading presenter in the field of education, his message about the importance of teaching has resonated with hundreds of thousands of educators around the world. Todd is a professor of educational leadership at the University of Missouri and professor emeritus at Indiana State University. He has spent his life pursuing his love of education by researching and studying effective teachers and principals.

Prior to moving into higher education he was a math teacher and basketball coach in Missouri. Todd then served as a principal at the middle school, junior high, and high school levels. He was also a middle school coordinator in charge of staffing, curriculum, and technology for the opening of new middle schools.

One of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness, Todd has written over 50 books including the national best seller, What Great Teachers Do Differently. Other titles include: Dealing With Difficult Teachers, Ten-Minute Inservice, Your First Year, What Great Principals Do Differently, Motivating & Inspiring Teachers, and Dealing With Difficult Parents.
Alignment to GOCSD Professional Learning Big Ideas
Curriculum/Instruction/Assessment | Equity/Diversity | Engagement | Student Experiences | The Whole Child
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