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Posted April 28, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing
Notice is hereby given that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will conduct a public hearing pursuant to Mo. Rev. Stat. § 162.081 relating to the Riverview Gardens School District, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, at Riverview Gardens School District, Westview Middle School, 1950 Nemnich Road, St. Louis, MO 63136. 

Public Hearing – Today – April 28
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will conduct a public hearing pursuant to Mo. Rev. Stat. § 162.081 relating to the Normandy Schools Collaborative, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., today, April 28, at Normandy Schools Collaborative, Normandy High School, Normandy High School Viking Hall, 6701 St. Charles Rock Road, St. Louis, MO 63133

Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6. Please watch for social media posts from our office to help celebrate teachers. Use #ThankaMOTeacher to thank yours!

Interface 2017 – Call for Presenters
Planning is underway for the 33rd annual Missouri mathematics and science conference - Interface 2017. Selecting the highest quality professional learning sessions created by the highest quality educators is the most important aspect of the conference. The Interface Steering Committee would like you to consider being a presenter at Interface 2017. Please consider presenting at one of Missouri’s premier professional learning events.  Presentation proposals are due by July 1, 2016.

21st Century Community Learning Centers Call for Grant Readers
The Office of Quality Schools, Extended Learning Section is seeking qualified grant readers to read, evaluate, and score the competitive grant proposals for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program (21st CCLC) during the week of June 7-10, 2016 at the Lodge of the Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, MO

Missouri Virtual Instructional Program
Summer school registration is underway for the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program (MoVIP), a K-12 program. The first set of classes begins May 11, and students must register at least one week prior to the start of class. MoVIP offers virtual online courses for students statewide. Students can take an entire course from any Internet-connected computer, available 24 hours a day, and seven days a week.

Read MOre, Missouri!

“Read MOre, Missouri!” is a statewide summer reading challenge to prevent summer slide— a loss of learning that many students experience while they are out of school. It’s easy to participate! Follow the path to the Top 10 by 20 and stop summer slide with Read MOre, Missouri! Kids can challenge themselves on how many books they will read this summer.

Missouri Math Challenge
The Missouri Math Challenge is a way to encourage students to keep their math skills sharp over the summer. On average, students lose 2.6 months in grade-level equivalency in math skills during summer break. It’s easy for parents to sign up their children to participate. Stay on the road to the Top 10 by 20 and fight summer math loss with the Missouri Math Challenge!

LEGO Robotics Opportunity
A group from Engineering at University of Missouri-Columbia have provided technical, monetary and training assistance to establish LEGO Robotics after-school programs in a few rural and Title I schools in Missouri. Interested elementary teachers from rural and Title I schools should contact Dana Wegge at 224-406-3826 for more information.

Active Shooter Response Training Instructor Course
ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) is a set of proactive, options-based strategies, that increase your chances of survival during a violent intruder or active shooter event. This two-day instructor training course helps bridge the gap between the time a violent event begins and law enforcement arrives. The training will be held on June 6-7, Jefferson College Law Enforcement Academy in Arnold, Missouri.

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