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When and Where
  • 5/1/2022 12:00 AM CDT
  • 5/31/2022 12:00 AM CDT
  • Online
  • Online

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May 2022 Online BTAP Course

Registration fee: $50.00 for member;

$75.00 for nonmember

New Beginning Teacher Assistance Requirements


MSTA's Online and Onsite BTAP courses cover four topics:

  • Classroom environment
  • Instruction and engagement
  • Professional communication
  • Education-related laws

Both programs incorporate the Missouri Teaching Standards which are at the core of Missouri’s evaluation tools. Participants learn effective and engaging teaching practices and strategies for increased student achievement. Both programs provide networking opportunities with educators from across Missouri.


Online BTAP Course Details:

Over a one-month period, participants in MSTA's online BTAP course collaborate in discussion boards and online readings, audiocasts and video format. Online courses are limited to 45 participants. 


Onsite BTAP Course Details:

The Onsite BTAP Course is a one-day event. Participants receive a BTAP Resource book and USB.


To complete the BTAP requirement for certification, one must:

  • Enroll in an online or onsite course.
  • Participate in a minimum of two (2) MSTA Beyond the Book Club book studies.
  • Complete an end-of-course survey.

Participants can enroll in a BTAP and book club during the same month.

To register for a BTAP and two (2) book studies, go to msta.org/events or

call MemberCare at 800-392-0532.