News & Updates
Commissioner Nicastro visited Boone Elementary on May 15 to congratulate the school, faculty and students on their 2013 National Excellence in Urban Education Award. Pictured are David Leone, assistant superintendent; Dr. Sheryl Cochran, principal of Boone Elementary; Dr. Chris Nicastro, commissioner of education; and Superintendent Dr. Robert Bartman, superintendent.
As part of the Department's e-newsletter Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro will include a regular video message about education and Department related activities. View the current month's video message below. For previous months, visit the Top 10 by 20 UPDATE.
Missouri Commissioner of Education Chris Nicastro discusses the Common Core State Standards, progress on the state's model Educator Evaluation System, 2013 Gold Star Schools and Missouri educators inducted into the National Teachers Hall of Fame.
- Presentation on Public Education in Missouri 2013
- Commissioner Nicastro's Sequestration Letter to U.S. Congressmen