School PD Requirements in Missouri

What professional development requirements does a school in Missouri need to meet?

Each district shall adopt a policy for youth suicide awareness and prevention, including plans for how the district will provide training and education of its district employees

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Though not required by state statute or code, it is recommended for school systems in Missouri to provide teachers ongoing professional learning addressing the nature and needs of gifted students and designing curriculum and instruction to meet those needs.

A MO’s school district’s antibullying policy must include training school employees and volunteers who have significant contact with students.

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How do I contact the MO Department of Education?

Contact the MO Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson CityMO 65102-0480
(573) 751-0051

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Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your school and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and school PD requirements in Missouri listed on this page are current as of September 19th, 2023 to meet the best information available. State professional development  requirements and may change and it is your responsibility as a school administrator to know your state staff development requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or local authority.

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