Within the Division of Learning Services, the Office of Educator Quality serves all educators by:
- Setting standards and requirements in the development of pre-service educators and accrediting educator preparation programs in Missouri.
- Issuing educator certificates to all educators who work in the state’s school systems, as well as assisting with the review of certificate-holders who are charged with misconduct.
- Assisting with the development of model teacher, leader, librarian, counselor standards, as well as developing evaluation models for school personnel.
- Delivering educator development programs for practicing educators (teachers and administrators) at the state level.
Paul Katnik, Assistant Commissioner
Tammy Allee, Executive Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Office of Educator Quality
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
3rd Floor, Jefferson Building
205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101