The Mi-STAR Professional Learning Program offers a Teacher Pathway designed to support teachers who will implement Mi-STAR Units in middle school classrooms.
Teacher Pathway OverviewTeachers 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) Districts and teachers register through a certified Professional Learning Facilitator. To find a PLF and join a cohort in your area, click here.|
|2) Curriculum Primer - Teachers complete an online course and participate in PLC discussions led by a Professional Learning Facilitator.|
|3) Experiential Session - Day 1- Teachers attend the first of two face-to-face training sessions with their cohort and facilitator.|
|4) Unit Primer - Teachers complete an online course and participate in PLC discussions led by a Professional Learning Facilitator.|
|5) Biweekly PLCs - Teachers implement the first unit in their classroom and participate in biweekly PLC meetings.|
|6) 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.|
|7) Additional Unit Primers - Teachers complete an online Unit Primer for each unit they will teach.|
|Mi-STAR Professional Learning Program: Teacher Pathway|
Interested in using Mi-STAR during the 2017-2018 school year? Visit this page to contact a Mi-STAR certified Professional Learning Facilitators in your region to get started.