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CTSO Community Service Project

Missouri's Student Organizations Fight Opioid Abuse

This opportunity encourages collaboration of the Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) community through the development of a Public Service Announcement (PSA). This 25-second video PSA will promote awareness of opioid abuse and encourage statewide community involvement to unite the fight against prescription drug abuse. The winning PSA will be shown at all Missouri CTSO state leadership conferences in the spring of 2018, and it will be shared through the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) media sources including, but not limited to, DESE's websites, social media, and the Electronic Mailbag. The winning team’s PSA will also be shared with the State Board of Education and the CTE Advisory Council. The PSA will be made available for public broadcast. 

Guidelines & Forms

Reputable Resources Provided by ACT Missouri

A minimum of one resource must be referenced within the PSA and one fact on opioid abuse must be included. Only references listed in the reputable resources section below may be utilized within the PSA. 

Royalty Free Music Resource (please observe all copyright laws for music used in video creation)

For questions, please contact:

Shelly Wehmeyer, director of Health Science    
Chris Dzurick, supervisor of Business Education