Office of College and Career Readiness
Technology Centers That Work (TCTW) Implementation Grants Available
A competitive Invitation for Grant Applications (IGA) is currently open seeking to secure new grant recipients for the implementation of Technology Centers That Work (TCTW). Eligible applicants are public shared-time area career centers wishing to implement TCTW as a stand-alone school improvement model, or in partnership with a "feeder" public comprehensive high school which would begin implementation of High Schools That Work and/or public middle school which would implement Making Middle Grades Work.
The deadline for receipt of proposals to this IGA is 1:00 pm, Friday, May 16, 2014.
Full execution of any and all grant awards made as a result of the IGA process is contingent upon continued availability of funding.
15 High School Students Receive Citizenship Award
Career Education Grants Available for 14-15 School Year
The following grants are available for the 14-15 School Year:
- Vocational-Technical Enhancement Grant
- Technology & Engineering Grant Award Program
- Family & Consumer Sciences Education Program Improvement Grant
- Family & Consumer Sciences Education Equipment Grant
The grant award information including due dates can be found under Career Education Grants.
Model Curriculum Units Available for Educators
Missouri is taking its first steps towards offering comprehensive curriculum aligned with state and national standards with the release of new online model curriculum. The Department of Elementary and Secondary released model curriculum as a state-level resource for mathematics and English language arts educators in Missouri. The units available represent the first phase of the Department’s curriculum project with the ultimate goal of developing a curriculum in all content areas that align with state and national standards.
2014 National Youth Science Camp
The National Youth Science Camp (NYSC) is a residential science education program that honors and challenges two graduating high school science students from each state. Two high school seniors will receive a full scholarship to exchange ideas with scientists and other professionals from the academic and corporate worlds.
English Language Arts and Mathematics Training
Missouri Learning Standards K-12
The Department periodically offers a series of workshops designed to deepen understanding of the Missouri Learning Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics. The workshops explore implications for curriculum, instruction, and assessment as Missouri transitions to the new standards. The series is free and designed for school and/or teacher leaders with the expectation that participants will coach others.
- Registration Form
- Participants have the opportunity to attend either mathematics or English language arts trainings or both depending upon the needs and interests of the district.
- Participants should commit to attend training sessions in addition to the follow-up meetings.
- Space is limited: first come, first served.
- For additional information about the ELA workshop, contact Melia Franklin at firstname.lastname@example.org
- For additional information about the Math workshop, contact Jeremy Ellis at email@example.com