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Welcome to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) mathematics curriculum and instruction homepage.  The goal of the mathematics department at DESE is to provide assistance to all stakeholders in the education of all Missouri students in mathematics.  This page and the resources it contains were designed and developed specifically to assist educators as they prepare to reach the goal of all students graduating college and career ready.  DESE supports Missouri school districts as they develop rigorous, coherent and focused standards based mathematics curriculum that continually improves classroom instruction.  Please contact our office if you have comments or questions regarding this webpage.


Professional Learning

Missouri Council of Teachers of Mathematics (MCTM) Conference 2015:

  • December 4-5, 2014

Interface 2016:

  • Interface A (Grades K-6): February 18-20, 2016
  • Interface B (Grades 7-12): February 21-23, 2016
  • Contact Teri Longley

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference Schedule


MLS-Math Resources

Math Reference Sheet

SBAC General Scoring Rubrics