Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE): 

(http://www.dese.state.mo.us/ )

 

 

This site provides information on many topics including:

 

*  Teacher Certification  ( http://www.dese.state.mo.us/divurbteached/teachcert/ )

*  The Show Me Standards ( http://www.dese.state.mo.us/standards/ ),

*  The Missouri School Improvement program (MSIP) http://www.dese.state.mo.us/divschsvc/msip/ ),

*  The Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) (http://www.dese.state.mo.us/divinstr/assess/ ),

     with the various areas, including:

                    Social Studies (http://www.dese.state.mo.us/divinstr/assess/ss.html ).