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About the Commissioner of Education

Dr. Chris L. Nicastro is the Missouri Commissioner of Education, and she has served public schools in the state as a teacher and administrator for more than 38 years. Commissioner Nicastro will be retiring at the end of December.

Commissioner Nicastro's Holiday Greetings

Commissioner Nicastro's Monthly Video Message

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 in the Top 10 by 20 UPDATE.