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The CCQI was due on 12/31. EVERY APPROVED PROGRAM MUST SUBMIT THE CCQI. Scroll down for further information. 


If you are interested in being a part of the Supervised Business Employment (SBE) or Supervised Marketing Employment (SME) handbook review committee, please indicate your availability here. (The original date had too little participation.)

Meeting Details:
Date will be determined after availabilities are compiled
10 am – 5 pm
205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO​
5th Floor large Conference Room
Agenda: Review the current CCE policies and update the Supervised Business Employment Handbook and the Supervised Marketing Employment Handbook




We have been receiving a lot of questions regarding Personal Finance. Please visit the page at the link above, scroll down under the “Important Dates” section and look for the Personal Finance tab. This information should answer any of your questions.

The administrative memo from 2017 indicates that assessments on the new standards will begin in the 2019-2020 school year.


The data entered should reflect the 2017-2018 school year.

Even if there are several business teachers,  only ONE FORM is submitted for the program.

All approved CTE programs must complete the CCQI.
CTE Programs: Business, Marketing, CCE, Ag, FCS, Health, PTLW, Skilled Tech, Technology and Engineering

The Tiered Monitoring System is available in the DESE Web Applications system.
Only certain individuals in your building, maybe district, have access to the TMS.

Page Contents: Printable CCQI form, FAQ and webinar (make sure the person entering the information into the TMS knows about this webinar)

If you don’t have access to the TMS, print a hard copy of the CCQI form.
Complete the form.
Give to person in your building/district who is responsible for entering it into the TMS.
Make sure this person selects “Generate Draft” before hitting submit.
The draft is a PDF of the completed form.
Make sure they email you the PDF prior to submitting to DESE so you can ensure it is correct.
Once it’s submitted, it cannot be edited without deleting the original submission.
Keep the form for your records.

Not tied to funding AT THIS TIME.

No documents are to be uploaded this year.



The State Board of Education announced on Tuesday that Margie Vandeven has been hired to return to her role as the state’s commissioner for the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Vandeven will begin her duties on January 2, 2019.



DUE DATES: The EG-FV4 application spreadsheet/budget and all required documentation must be submitted through the Department’s online Compliance Plan web application no later than February 28, 2019. Grant applications will not be accepted after that date.


Nominations are now being accepted for the Breaking Traditions Awards, with the 26th annual event being held on April 29, 2019. The Breaking Traditions Awards are an annual recognition of outstanding nontraditional career education students and the educators and employers who support them. The competition names state and regional winners, and state winners are eligible for scholarships.

Learn more about Breaking Traditions and the nomination process here: https://dese.mo.gov/college-career-readiness/school-counseling/breaking-...


In an effort to update the SBE Handbook, I have created a short survey. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Supervised-Business-Employment.

Please submit by November 2. 


The Office of College and Career Readiness has developed the Common Criteria and Quality Indicators (CCQI) for Secondary Career Education Programs. The CCQI are designed to provide guidance and direction to local school districts in establishing, maintaining and evaluating quality career education programs.

Every approved business, marketing and cooperative education program in the state of Missouri MUST submit this in the Tiered Monitoring System. Please note it is one per program. If you have three business teachers in your building, submit only ONE form.

Below you will find a copy of the CCQI that you can complete and give to the individual in your building who has access to the Tiered Monitoring System. YOUR PROGRAM’S INFORMATION MUST BE RECEIVED BY DECEMBER 31, 2018. DO NOT SUBMIT A PAPER/PDF VERSION. IT MUST BE SUBMITTED IN THE TIERED MONITORING SYSTEM.

The memo found below will give you information regarding webinars that are being offered.

Memo: https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/am/documents/CCR-18-010.pdf

Secondary Rubric: https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/cte-ccqi-for-secondary-ce-progra...

Postsecondary Rubric: https://dese.mo.gov/sites/default/files/cte-ccqi-for-postsecondary-ce-pr...

If you have specific questions regarding the CCQI for Career Education Programs, please contact Dennis Harden at dese.ccqi@dese.mo.gov.

BMIT Resource Book

The 2018-2019 BMIT Resource Book is now available. It is hyperlinked on the BMIT homepage. 

SBE Handbook


I’m in the process of updating the SBE Handbook. If you are a current teacher/coordinator, please let me know if you have any updates to the handbook that you would like for me to consider.

Please send me your thoughts by Friday (8/24) at 3:00 p.m. 

​​CONCLAVE (Kansas City, October 5-8)

Visit: https://mbaresearch.org/index.php/professional-development/conclave 

What is Conclave?
The national MBA Conclave Curriculum and Teaching Conference is designed specifically for teachers and administrators of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs in Business Administration, including those who focus on:

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Finance

  • Hospitality/Tourism

  • Management/Administration

  • Marketing

The conference is designed to meet the needs of:

  • High School Teachers

  • Community/Technical College Faculty

  • (Special track for college faculty)

  • Supervisors and Directors

  • Curriculum specialists

  • Counselors interested in student opportunities

  • Teacher Educators

  • BPA, DECA, FBLA advisors

The goal of Conclave is to provide local teachers and administrators with a comprehensive overview of contemporary curricula, pedagogy, and program development strategies, including dialogue with leading educators and industry executives. Specific objectives of the conference are to provide practical, take-home strategies and tactics relative to:

  • Implementation of project-based instruction (classroom implementation)

  • Use of technology in the classroom to enhance learning

  • Industry-validated standards and adaptations for programs-of-study and performance-oriented courses

  • Detailed information regarding proof-of-learning assessments, including industry-based certification options

  • Industry best practices, including contemporary case study discussions in finance, human resources, management, and marketing

  • Integration of core academic standards within the business administration program-of-study

  • Use of student organizations (e.g., BPA, DECA, or FBLA) to apply and reinforce learning, to provide leadership development, and to engage students in the learning process

  • Product development (including model program design, branding, and strategy) and marketing of contemporary Business Administration programs (secondary)

Participation averages 200, with approximately 80% from secondary, 10% from post-secondary institutions, and an additional 10% from other settings. Participants include high school and community college faculty, local administrators, DECA, BPA and FBLA advisors, state supervisors, teacher educators and others interested in program development.

Presenters include senior-level Fortune 1000 managers (typically VP and above), entrepreneurs with a unique story, and leading educators, including successful classroom instructors.

Academic credit is offered annually by several different colleges and universities. Specific offerings and requirements are at the discretion of the sponsoring colleges. Documentation for continuing education credits (CEUs) is available at no additional cost.  A detailed report of session participation will be available 2 – 3 weeks following the conference. Details.

The MBA Conclave Curriculum and Teaching Conference is sponsored by MBA Research.