STEAM-U: Achieving New Heights

through Transformative Power of MLS Science Standards

September 2018 - June 2019

Once again, GOCSD is partnering with STEAM-U during the 2018-2019 school year to offer a unique set of professional learning opportunities in an authentic, hands-on setting. All sessions combine an exclusive mixture of presentations, observations, and reflection with REAL teachers and students in a REAL school.


Join us at John Thomas School of Discovery 312 N. Market St., Nixa, MO to experience K-6th grade classrooms actively engaging in each topics of professional learning..


The forth session -

Achieving New Heights through the Transformative Power of MLS Science Standards: A Project-Driven Classroom Audience: K-6 Teachers

3/5/19 Register here.


Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.


Session Description:
While constantly changing standards give the majority of educators a never ending headache, the new MLS science standards may have finally broke the mold. Modeled after the Next Generation Science Standards, these new standards hold incredible power in today’s project-driven world. Join us to see how the MLS science standards can become a driving force in your project-based classroom

Tuesday, March 5

Tuesday, March 5th 2019 at 9am-12pm

312 North Market Street

Nixa, MO

Cost for this event:

$30 for member districts

$50 for non-member districts


Register here

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Register for any or all of the events!

Additional JTSD STEAM-U Professional Learning Event Dates

Cost for each event:

$30 for member districts

$50 for non-member districts



More Than Excellence: Creating Focus, Drive, and Tenacity through Building Level Strategic Planning Audience: K-6 Administrators

6/11/19 Register here.

Important Reminder!

Save the Date for the 2019 GOCSD Innovation Summit May 28 - 29, 2019 in Branson, MO.


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GOCSD Member Districts:

Ash Grove, Aurora, Ava, Blue Eye, Bolivar, Branson, Cabool, Camdenton, Clever, Dadeville, Everton, Fair Grove, Fair Play, Fordland, Forsyth, Gainesville, Galena, Halfway, Hartville, Hermitage, Hickory Co. (Skyline), Hollister, Houston, Hurley, Kirbyville, Laclede Co. (Conway), Lebanon, Logan-Rogersville, Macks Creek, Mansfield, Marion C. Early (Morrisville), Marionville, Mark Twain, Marshfield, Mountain Grove, Mountain View-Birch Tree, Nixa, Oak Hill, Ozark, Plainview, Plato, Pleasant Hope, Reeds Spring, Republic, Sparta, Springfield, Strafford, Summit Preparatory School, Taneyville, Thayer, Weaubleau, West Plains, Willard, & Willow Springs

University Affiliate Members:

College of the Ozarks, Drury University, Evangel University, Lindenwood University, Missouri State University , Southwest Baptist University