The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) Office of College and Career Readiness is seeking a diverse group of professional educators to provide thoughtful input into its assessment development efforts. There are three opportunities to participate in the development of Grade-Level and End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. Applicants are actively sought. Please forward this information to appropriate candidates from your school or district who may be interested in participating in one or more of the activities.

Candidates must be appropriately certified teachers with at least three years classroom experience or educators supporting in the content area, special education or English Language Learners (ELL) classrooms. Additionally, candidates must have knowledge of Missouri content standards and grades 3-12 classrooms in a Missouri public school district or education agency.

From among the applicants, qualified educators who represent Missouri’s geographic regions and other demographic data will be selected to serve. Candidates must commit to the event dates and must be available for the entirety of the days of the event.

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability in its programs and activities. Inquiries related to Department programs and to the location of services, activities, and facilities that are accessible by persons with disabilities may be directed to the Jefferson State Office Building, Office of the General Counsel, Coordinator – Civil Rights Compliance (Title VI/Title IX/504/ADA/Age Act), 6th Floor, 205 Jefferson Street, P.O. Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480; telephone number 573-526-4757 or TTY 800-735-2966; email: