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Recruitment and Retention of Teachers in Missouri Public Schools

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is required to prepare an annual report to the Missouri General Assembly about the status of the teacher workforce in Missouri public schools. 

Loan Forgiveness-For questions concerning Federal Stafford/SLS loans, including the teacher shortage area deferment, contact the Federal Student Aid Hotline at 800-433-3243. More information may be found at the Federal Student Aid site.

Teacher Shortage Report, 2017-18

Teacher Shortage Report, 2018-19 - COMING SOON

Recruitment and Retention Annual Report

Scholarships-The Missouri Department of Higher Education administers the grant and scholarship programs

Teacher Shortage Areas Nationwide Listing, 1991-2017