Proposed Rules

The following are Proposed Rules that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has submitted to the Secretary of State for Publication in the Missouri Register. These rules will not go into effect until the public has had an opportunity to submit written comments, and to attend a public hearing if one is scheduled.  

Any person may offer comments on a Proposed Rule. The instructions for submitting comments, and the location and date of a hearing if one is scheduled, are located after the text of each rule. Please note that the official text of a Proposed Rule is the version that appears in the Missouri Register, not the draft copy on this site. Refer to the official copy if you wish to submit comments.

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Emergency Amendment: 5 CSR 30-660.090 Charter School Local Education Agency (LEA) Attendance Hour Reporting 
Summary: This emergency amendment extends the timeframe for attendance data modifications for payment purposes due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on school attendance


Emergency Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.220 Application for Substitute Certificate of License to Teach  
Summary: This emergency amendment updates the number of required semester hours from sixty (60) semester hours to thirty-six (36) semester hours of college credit for a substitute certificate.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.220 Application for Substitute Certificate of License to Teach
Summary: This amendment updates the number of required semester hours from sixty (60) semester hours to thirty-six (36) semester hours of college credit for a substitute certificate.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.370 Missouri Career Development and Teacher Excellence Plan
Summary: This amendment updates the guidelines for local district participation in the Career Ladder Program.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.610 Certification Requirements for Initial Administrator Certificate
Summary: This amendment updates the requirements for an Initial Administrator Certificate (Superintendent, Kindergarten-Grade 12).


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-500.250 Training  
Summary: This amendment reflects the name change from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to Vocational Rehabilitation, Office of Adult Learning and Rehabilitation Services; clarifies how federal aid is applied to services; removes the certification of eligible individuals for Sheltered Workshop employment per the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; and incorporates by reference applicable federal regulations.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 25-100.330 General Provisions Governing Programs Authorized Under the Early Childhood Development Act
Summary: The amendment updates the requirements for programs and projects carried out by school districts under the Early Childhood Development Act; this amendment also updates the Office of Early and Extended Learning to the Office of Childhood, pursuant to Executive Order 21-02.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 25-200.060 Eligibility and Authorization for Child Care Subsidy
Summary: The purpose of the amendment is to update agency information in accordance with Executive Order 21-02, and update eligibility and authorization criteria for the Child Care Subsidy program.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 25-100.120 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part C
Summary: The purpose of the amendment is to update agency information in accordance with Executive Order 21-02, establishing the Office of Childhood, and updating the incorporation by reference materials.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 25-400.105 The Child Care Provider and Other Child Care Personnel
Summary: This amendment clarifies that the facility orientation requimement applies to caregivers employed on or after August 30, 2019, which is the date this reqirement became effecitve in rule. Secondly, this amendment adds an allowance for school-age exemption for two related children in accordance with changes to Section 210.211, RSMo, by SB 683, passed during the Regular Session of the 101st General Assembly (2022). Thirdly, this amendment updates child care training requirements to align with the department’s transition to a new professional development system.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 25-500.102 Personnel
Summary: This amendment clarifies that the facility orientation requirement applies to caregivers employed on or after August 30, 2019, which is the date this requirement became effective in rule. Secondly, this amendment updates child care training requirements and related forms to align with the department’s transition to a new professional development system.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 30-4.030 Audit Policy and Requirements 
Summary: The purpose of this proposed amendment is providing clarity to the rule, updating terminology, incorporating federal references into the regulation, and changing the responsible section for reviewing audits within the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (department). This amendment does not make substantive changes to Local Education Agencies’ (LEAs’) requirements.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 30-660.090 Charter School Local Education Agency (LEA) Attendance Hour Reporting 
Summary: This proposed amendment extends the timeframe for attendance data modifications for payment purposes due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on school attendance.

  • Fiscal Note: No
  • Supporting Documents: No
  • Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol 47, No. 11, page 784
  • Small Business Impact Statement: No
  • Date Posted: 5/26/2022

Resources

  • State Board of Education Agenda/Minutes
  • Incorporated by Reference Materials
  • Missouri Register
  • Code of State Regulations
  • Missouri Revised Statutes
  • Senate Bill 504
  • Periodic Rule Review - a five (5)-year rolling review of existing rules that began July 1, 2020, as set forth in Section 536.175, RSMo. The report contains the results of the review which includes:  whether the rule continues to be necessary; whether the rule is obsolete; whether the rule overlaps; duplicates or conflicts with other rules; whether a less restrictive or more narrowly tailored rule is appropriate; whether the rule needs amendment or rescission; whether incorporated by reference materials are proper; and whether rules affecting small business are still relevant. The report contains an appendix with the nature of the comments the department has received on the rules and the agency responses to the comments.