State Board of Education
State Board News & Updates
Live Audio Streaming of State Board Meetings
The Department offers live streaming audio of State Board of Education meetings. This service allows greater access to meetings for everyone around the state. Please note that the monthly meetings will not be recorded. Please visit our LiveStream page to listen to the meetings.
Upcoming State Board Meetings:
- December 1-2, 2016 (Kansas City) (December 1, school visits; December 2, regular business meeting)
- January 10, 2017
Missouri Improving Teacher Education Programs
Educators from K-12, higher education and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education are working to systematically improve the preparation of Missouri teachers through a group called Missouri Transforming Educator Preparation (MoTEP). Representatives of MoTEP presented updates on their work to the Missouri State Board of Education and the Coordinating Board for Higher Education in a joint meeting this week.
“Our goal is to elevate the teaching profession and ensure we have an effective teacher in every classroom in the state,” said Paul Katnik, assistant commissioner for the office of educator quality. “This joint effort to improve educator preparation will benefit future educators and lead to better education for our children.” Read more