Educator Preparation

Announcement: ETS Awarded Testing Contract

Educational Testing Services (ETS) has been awarded the contract to provide assessments required for educator certification, educator preparation program admission, and paraprofessional eligibility in Missouri. The contract will begin in July of 2024. Information regarding the transition to the new tests can be found here and will be updated regularly.

Becoming an Educator
Educator Preparation Information
Click here to find information about becoming an educator in Missouri
Click here to find information about Educator Preparation
(memos, webinars, MoSPE standards, Code of State Regulations, etc.)


  • Dr. Daryl Fridley, Coordinator
  • Erin Morris, Director/Title II State Coordinator
  • Marcia Patridge, Administrative Assistant
Mailing Address
Educator Preparation
c/o Office of Educator Quality
Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO, 65102-0480