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Northwest Missouri State University

CDT Network (Photo by University Photography)
CDT Network (Photo by University Photography)
CDT Network (Photo by University Photography)
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Welcome to Northwest Missouri RPDC!


The mission of the Northwest Regional Professional Development Center is to build the capacity of educators and schools to maximize student performance through high quality professional development.


Professional development and support for schools is delivered through regional learning centers comprised of content specialists with expertise to meet school/district needs. These teams model a collaborative, seamless learning community and facilitate goal-alike networks to promote and sustain effective schools.


  1. Raise achievement for all students and close the achievement gap among subgroups.
  2. Increase the quality of teachers and administrators in the region.
  3. Increase reading, math, science, and social studies achievement in the region through the high quality professional development of teachers.
 New Teacher Induction and Mentoring Flyer
 New Teacher Induction, Mentoring and Coaching Flyer
 Second-Year Teacher Induction Flyer

New Teacher Induction and Mentoring

New Teacher Induction, Mentoring and Coaching

Second Year Teacher Induction


Diane M. Mora
MELL Instructional Specialist, 816-235-6157

Sarah Knoll
MELL Instructional Specialist, 816-235-5884

Professional Development Opportunities