STEAM-U: More Than Excellence

Creating Focus, Drive, Tenacity through Planning

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..


Session 5:

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

6/11/19 Register here.


Tuesday, June 11, 2019 from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon.


Session Description:
We believe Zig Ziglar had it right when he said “A goal properly set is halfway reached.” Through building level strategic planning, we have reached heights we never dreamt possible. From raising chickens to developing a professional learning business within our school walls positive change is our normal. See how our strategic planning process has transformed our school

Tuesday, June 11

Tuesday, June 11th 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.

More to come in 2019-2020!

Additional JTSD STEAM-U Professional Learning Event Dates still pending

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