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Welcome to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) mathematics curriculum and instruction homepage.  The goal of the mathematics department at DESE is to provide assistance to all stakeholders in the education of all Missouri students in mathematics.  This page and the resources it contains were designed and developed specifically to assist educators as they prepare to reach the goal of all students graduating college and career ready.  DESE supports Missouri school districts as they develop rigorous, coherent and focused standards based mathematics curriculum that continually improves classroom instruction.  Please contact our office if you have comments or questions regarding this webpage.


Professional Learning

Enhanced Learning Maps (ELM)

Take advantage of a free professional development opportunity! The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is recruiting interested teachers to participate in the Enhanced Learning Maps (ELM) project, an innovative program aimed at developing and implementing research-based instructional resources for English language arts and mathematics taught in grades 2-8. For more information, call the Office of College and Career Readiness/Curriculum and Assessment at 573-751-3545 or click this link:  https://bit.ly/2q6Jy47 

Interface 2019:

  • Interface A (Grades K-6):  February 21-23, 2019
  • Interface B (Grades 7-12):  February 24-26, 2018
  • Contact Chip Sharp 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 


MLS-Math Resources

Math End-of-Course Reference Sheet

Math Revised Standards:

Algebra 1 End-Of-Course Performance Event Graphing Tutorial