News & Updates
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The Communications Office keeps you updated on important developments with the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and of educational issues, events and achievements across the state. To receive news from the Department, please sign up to receive the DESE News Bulletin and other notices.
The Communications Office is the central coordination point for all media inquiries. Recent news releases can be found on the website here.
- Communications Coordinator: Sarah Potter
- Phone: 573-751-3469
- Email: [email protected]
The Department has a variety of brochures and fliers available to view on topics such as the Missouri Learning Standards, Educator Evaluator System, MoLEAD and more. Please click here for the latest.
Subscribe to Our Top 10 by 20 UPDATE
The statewide Top 10 by 20 Missouri Proud initiative is well underway, and the Department has a monthly electronic newsletter to keep Missourians informed about Missouri public education and the state's progress toward becoming a top 10 state nationwide by 2020. A letter from Commissioner Margie Vandeven is a regular feature of the Top 10 by 20 UPDATE. Subscribe to the newsletter.
Join Us on Social Media
The Department is on social networking websites Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. These communications channels will allow the Department to tap into now essential and commonly used methods for sharing information and engaging with the public.
The Department Permission Form is requested from individuals who give consent to the Department to use material (video, photos, voice, etc.) in which the individual is included in for whatever purpose(s) the Department may see fit. For questions regarding this form, please contact Communications.