The Department is committed to raising expectations for students and improving our assessment system with the goal of preparing every Missouri student for college and career readiness after high school graduation.
Missouri Career Education combines academics and skill training to better prepare students of all ages for the job market.
Find the latest curriculum information from the Department.
Improving students’ learning requires the improvement of the effective practice of those teaching in classrooms and providing leadership in schools.
Every Child in Missouri deserves access to an excellent education.
Missouri is devoted to preparing educators to the highest standards to ensure the highest quality of education for our students.
Find updated expectations of performance standards for educators.
The primary purpose of the Missouri Leadership Development System (MLDS) is the development and support of effective school leaders.
Search for information on what and how much professional development is needed.
Purposeful strategies for improving the recruitment and retention of teachers.
The Department staff works to provide resources to help implement school counseling programs.