Join us and you’ll be in the company of hundreds of teachers around Michigan. Mi-STAR is not just a curriculum: it is also a professional learning pathway and a community designed to support you in implementing Mi-STAR and MSS in your middle school classroom.
New Teacher Enrollment in Mi-STAR for 2018-2019Interested in using Mi-STAR next school year? Teachers who will be new to Mi-STAR in the 2018-2019 school year can enroll through a Mi-STAR Professional Learning Facilitator and get started with the Teacher Pathway for next year beginning May 1, 2018. See pricing information here.
Find a Professional Learning Facilitator and Enroll!
Visit this page to contact a certified Mi-STAR Professional Learning Facilitator in your region to register for next year.
Teacher Pathway OverviewTo access the curriculum and the Mi-STAR community, teachers participate in a series of professional learning activities including:
- Online Mi-STAR Academy courses
- Face-to-face experiential sessions
- Ongoing PLC meetings
The activities for this pathway are listed in sequential order below:
|1) Curriculum Primer - Teachers complete an online course and participate in PLC discussions led by a Professional Learning Facilitator.|
|2) Experiential Session - Day 1- Teachers attend the first of two face-to-face training sessions with their cohort and facilitator.|
|3) Unit Primer - Teachers complete an online course and participate in PLC discussions led by a Professional Learning Facilitator.|
|4) Biweekly PLCs - Teachers implement the first unit in their classroom and participate in biweekly PLC meetings.|
|5) Experiential Session - Day 2 - After teaching their first unit, teachers attend a second face-to-face training with their cohort to reflect on their teaching experience.|
|6) Additional Unit Primers - Teachers complete an online Unit Primer for each unit they will teach.|
|Mi-STAR Professional Learning Program: Teacher Pathway|