Faculty receives grant for student achievement, behavior program
Services for the MIM project may be provided by consultants from the Southwest Regional Professional Development Center (SWRPDC), who provide training to teachers in the designated school outside of the Springfield area in order to help them develop skills needed to improve academic achievement and successful behavior among the students.
“The MIM model is a holistic approach to school improvement,” said Sawyer. “Implementing a program to improve student behavior in a school does not mean that students are learning. Educators have come to understand that students in a school building have diverse needs and, therefore, need multiple levels of support to address these significant needs in order to improve the educational opportunities for everyone.”
Grant money received for MIM will fund the expenses of SWRPDC staff who work with teachers in the designated school.
For more information, contact Sawyer at (417) 836-6769.
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