See an alphabetical listing of education and secondary education topics.
See who needs to be told and get resources to help.
Concern/Complaint about a school?
Find out who can help you.
Mental Health Resources for School Staff and Students
Find information about Mental Health First Aid training, resources to address student behavior challenges, and other best practices.
Explore how Missouri’s Educator Evaluation System supports the development of teachers and education leaders.
Learn more about Missouri’s academic standards.
Literacy Initiatives & Efforts
Learn more about Missouri Read, Lead, Exceed and DESE's other literacy related work.
Find Missouri Assessment Program news and updates, assessment calendar, resources and more.
Review the Missouri School Improvement Program - the state's accountability system for accrediting public schools.
Need a Transcript?
Get information on retrieving a copy of your high school diploma or transcript.
Show Me Success
Check out DESE’s strategic plan, aimed to ensure we are improving lives through education across the State of Missouri.
Teacher Recruitment and Retention
Learn more about the work DESE is involved in to address the teaching recruitment and retention challenges in our state.
Apply, view, and print certificates as well as view Assessment scores and check fingerprint/background status.
Learn about fingerprinting and background check procedures and requirements.
High School Equivalency Test
Learn the requirements and apply for the HiSET.
See how Missouri Connections helps citizens explore careers, and develop education and job search strategies.
Find assistance and training for those who would like to work but have a disability that keeps them from finding or keeping a job.
See the schedule of free upcoming and view previously recorded webinars.
Data Acquisition Calendar
Find due dates for approved Department of Elementary and Secondary Education federal and state reports.
Request special data reports from the Department.
Access education related data for school personnel and the public.
MCDS Reference Guide
Review information relating to Core Data and the Missouri Student Information System Data Collection Cycles.
Update information in the Missouri Student Information System.
- Office of Quality Schools
- Office of Special Education
- Missouri Schools for the Severely Disabled
- Division of Financial & Administrative Services
- Communications Office
- Office of Governmental Affairs