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DESE Bulletin

February 14, 2019

Public Hearing Notice – Computer Science Standards
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is holding a public meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, relating to Computer Science Standards. This meeting will be conducted in the State Board Room, 1st floor, Jefferson State Office Building, 205 Jefferson St., Jefferson City, Missouri. It will commence at 8:30 a.m. and will conclude at 9:00 a.m. The room will open to accommodate public seating at 8:00 a.m.

Part C Application Public Comment Webinar
The Office of Special Education is hosting a webinar, Part C Application for Federal Funds: Public Hearing on Revised Policies on March 18, 2019, from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Stakeholders interested in Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) should watch and participate in the webinar.

The CIA Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Program
Are you a leader in high school and want to protect the United States? If so, the CIA has an opportunity for you beginning in Washington D.C. in 2020. You can gain valuable experience while earning your college degree. If you are a U.S. citizen, get good grades and meet other criteria, you can receive up to $18,000 for college expenses yearly; a year-round salary; and a guaranteed job. Apply from Feb. 15 – July 31, 2019.

New Counselor Institute (NCI) 2019 
NCI 2019 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 master’s program and no counseling experience.
  • no public school experience.
  • certification and experience but changing positions.

NCI will be held at the Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center from July 15-18, 2019

New Teacher Institute (NTI) 2019
NTI is for new career and technical education teachers who are coming into teaching directly from industry. NTI helps prepare novice teachers 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, and have been hired by a Missouri public school district. NTI 2019 will be held at Hilton Garden Inn, Columbia, MO, from July 28-31, 2019.

Washington’s Birthday – February 18
Monday, February 18, is Washington’s Birthday and a state holiday and all state offices will be closed.


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