Career Education Professional Development
Save the Date!
NTI 2019 will be held at Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia, MO from July 28 - July 31, 2019.
NTI is a four-day boot camp for new career and technical education teachers who are coming into teaching directly from industry. The purpose of NTI is to prepare novice teachers for their first day, week and month of school with an eye toward a successful first year. Eligible participants
- do not have an education degree
- have never taught or have just finished their first year of teaching
- have been hired by a Missouri public school district
(School district administrative approval is required for all participants).
Applications are due July 1, 2019. Registration is subject to availability after July 1, 2019. A $25 nonrefundable deposit is required for all participants and registration is considered complete once that deposit is received by the Department.
Schools may reserve spots for NTI by submitting an application that indicates the content and grade level the new teacher will be teaching. A $25 nonrefundable deposit is required to save a spot.
Are you, or do you know of, an experienced Career and Technical Education (CTE) teacher who would like to assist as a teacher leader for NTI 2019? This is a five-day commitment from July 27-July 31. A stipend is paid for teacher leaders and expenses are reimbursed at the state rate. Teacher leaders work with a cohort of 5-7 new teachers throughout NTI by facilitating table conversations and offering their assistance. Training and materials are provided.
Technical Centers That Work (TCTW) Grants
The Office of College and Career Readiness is pleased to announce that Technical Centers That Work (TCTW) grants will once again be available to schools for the 2018-19 school year. Career Centers, with district approval, are eligible to apply for these funds to assist them in their improvement efforts at the area career center or in combination with sending high schools or middle schools.
- TCTW Application
- TCTW Invitation for Grant Guidance
- TCTW 2016-17 School Summary Reports
- TCTW 2015-16 School Summary Reports
List of current grant recipients
|School||Network||Year of Grant Implementation|
|Cape Girardeau Career and Technology Center & Cape Central High School||TCTW & HSTW||1st|
|Four Rivers Career Center||TCTW||1st|
|Kirksville Area Technical Center||TCTW||1st|
|Pike-Lincoln Technical Center||TCTW||1st|
|Warrensburg Area Career Center||TCTW||1st|
|Dallas County Technical Ctr.||TCTW||2nd|
|Eldon Career Center||TCTW in partnership with HS and MS||3rd|
|Lex La_Ray Technical Center and Lexington Middle School||TCTW & MMGW||3rd|
|Cass Career Center & Harrisonville Middle School||TCTW & MMGW||4th|
|Columbia Area Career Center||TCTW||4th|
|Lake Career & Technical Center, Camdenton High & Middle Schools||TCTW, HSTW & MMGW||4th|
|Lebanon Career & Technology Center||TCTW||4th|
|Ozark Career Center||TCTW||4th|
|Excelsior Springs Area Career Center||TCTW||5th|
|Hillyard Technical Center||TCTW||5th|
|Manual Career & Technical Center||TCTW||5th|
|Nevada Regional Technical Center||TCTW||5th|
|Northland Career Center||TCTW||5th|
Contact Janice Rehak at 573-526-4900 for further information.
New Counselor Institute (NCI)
July 15-18, 2019
Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center
2601 S. Providence Rd.
Columbia, MO 65203
NCI is designed for those entering school counseling positions with:
- A Temporary Authorization Certificate
- An Alternative Certification with no or one year of school counseling experience
- Recent graduation from a school counseling masters program and no counseling experience
- No public school experience
- Certification and experience but changing positions
Space is limited so apply as soon as possible. Priorities for acceptance will be based on the bulleted list above and date registration is received. Local administrator approval is required. Registration must be received by June 24. No purchase orders accepted. Contact Chrissy Bashore at 573-751-6875.
- NCI 2019 Registration Form contact Chrissy.Bashore@dese.mo.gov if you have an incomplete registration or a question.
- NCI 2019 Program Information
- NCI 2019 Draft Schedule
2017-2018 Career Education Mentoring Program
The Office of College and Career Readiness, Career Education Unit, is accepting protégé applications for the 2017-18 Career Education Mentoring Program. The Career Education Mentoring Program is offered to new career education teachers and those teachers returning to the profession after extended absences. For more information contact Dennis Harden.
- 2018-2019 Mentoring Manual
- Mentor Mentoring Program Application
- Protégé Mentoring Program Application
All applicants must read the social security number disclosure notice