Colleges and Programs
EdD Programs – If you are considering an advanced degree in education, you may want to check out this website for degree programs and doctoral funding opportunities.
College Scholarships, Missouri – The ‘Quick Navigation’ feature on this website will help you find financial aid and scholarship information.
Missouri Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Certification – This might be the first place you should look if you are considering earning your teaching certification in the public school system in Missouri.
Missouri College Grants Database – If you are a returning to college student, many options available for funding your higher education are provided on this website. Many grants and scholarships are listed for you to research and consider.
Most Affordable Colleges in Missouri – If you are concerned about transfer credit to a Missouri institute of higher learning, or if you need guidance on locating a college that is affordable to you, or maybe you are just perusing the grant and scholarship options for the state…..this site is a great resource.
Missouri Dept. of Conservation, Teacher Portal – This website is a gem of a ‘find’ when it comes to instructional resources for Missouri teachers delivering content on ecology and conservation. Curriculum guides and student activities are available to supplement teaching outcomes. Free teacher workshops and other conservation-related instructional tools are also offered.
Teacher Certification Degrees, Missouri – If it’s your desire to become a teacher in the state of Missouri, there are many paths to certification. The various certification processes are outlined for you on this website.
Wolfner Talking Books and Braille Library – This library provides a free service for Missourians who are unable to use standard print materials due to a visual or physical disability. Materials are mailed to and from library patrons and there is no charge.
Healthcare Pathways, Missouri – WOW! This is a wonderful website for information on the healthcare industry in Missouri relative to schools (long list here with offerings at each), education requirements for specific healthcare jobs, career and employer information. Definitely worth a look if you want to work in the healthcare industry or if you are currently in a career but want to maximize your potential or expand your expertise and skillset.
Missouri Career Guide – This is a very long .pdf file published by the Missouri Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education. Did I say this was a very long .pdf file? But, having said that (twice), it just may be worth looking at as there is content of good integrity that will guide you in any number of different paths depending on where you are in your career planning process.
Job Seekers and Career
Missouri Government Jobs – Here’s a handy listing of government job openings by county, city, tribal sites, public utilities and other categories.
Missouri Arts Council, Artist Opportunities – Calling all artists. This organization will feature calls for artists taking place in Missouri, have been created by a Missouri group, have a strong Missouri link or are programs of the federal government. On this website you can also find information on federal grants for artists and art organizations.
MO Careers – Here is a state public service job search tool. Very simple in that it lists all of the current job openings.
iHireConstruction, Missouri – Very simply, you want a job in construction in the state of Missouri? Look no further than this search tool.
Missouri Estimates (State Occupational Employment and Wage Information) – Estimates on employment and wages for the state of Missouri by job category are available on this webpage of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics site. A great resource to review, perhaps, before you make that commitment to embarking on your career or even before a career educational program is undertaken.
MoREAP, Job Search – Being a member of the MoREAP network will give you access to tools to assist and support you in your teaching job search at all participating school districts and keep you in touch with teaching possibilities.
Missouri Dept. of Mental Health, Employment Services – Support by their vision of employment being a viable option for anyone who wants to work, this organization works with partners and agencies committed to enhancing community employment options for the individuals they serve.
Missouri Job Centers – Use this handy tool to locate a Missouri Job Center near you. A visual map is provided with markers representing all center locations.
Leadership and Development
Missouri Arts Council – If you are lover of the arts, here is an agency dedicated to broadening the growth, availability and appreciation of the arts in Missouri. The diversity and energy of Missouri’s communities, economy and cultural heritage are represented in communities across the state via programs, education and art experiences.
Missouri Rural Health Information Hub – If you want the latest information on current healthcare situations or perhaps, just update yourself on trends and articles of the profession, this webpage on the RHI Hub is a super resource.
MTTA (Missouri Technical and Trade Association) – This organization is here to support and assist trade and technical instructor members in both secondary and post-secondary areas. Support in the manner of workshops, academic training and peripheral upgrades are offered.
Missouri School Counselor Association – This organization was founded to help individuals interested in school counseling make the most effective use of their talents in service to students, parents, school personnel and the community. Membership to MSCA is required but may be well worth it for the programs that are made available.
Missouri Health Organizations – If it’s a convenient, long list of organizations and affiliations in the healthcare industry across Missouri is what you need, look here!
Missouri Citizens for the Arts – This organization promotes the whole of Missouri’s arts industry to the public and private sectors. It is a non-partisan, state-wide organization that advocates to secure financial support for the arts to benefit Missouri and its citizens.
Missouri Assistive Technologies Initiative – Here is an invaluable resource (PowerPoint presentation in .pdf format) developed by the Missouri Rehabilitation Association that speaks to not only the realities of the need for assistive technology tools and techniques but also provides the underlying reason for those needs. It is informative and factual. Whether you are a teacher, business-person, public servant, student or family member…it is well worth the effort of viewing and time taken to understand.
Missouri Dept. of Conservation – Trees and plants, fishing, hunting and trapping, discovering nature, wildlife…..on this state government website you will find a vast amount of helpful information on numerous facets of each conservation category. As well, workshops for your own property improvement and events by region are offered.
Entrepreneurs and Start-ups
Missouri Office of SBA – This website has an abundance of good and necessary information for the small business owner. Additional helpful information on topics such as licensing, trade name registration, permits and zoning ordinances.
24/7 Missouri – Here is a super resource for the startup entrepreneur or business owner looking to expand. There are many components to this helpful website. First, and possibly foremost, you can get guidance relative to navigating government policy and regulation when it comes to your business. Secondly, the abundance of resources here may help you streamline and have confidence in moving your business forward.
How to Start a Business in Missouri – WOW! This site is a super resource for instructions and guidance on your business venture startup.
Starting Your Business in Missouri – If you are a ‘step-by-step’ person, then this website on how to start your Missouri business in 7 steps will be a great resource for you. Behind each step is further information and guidance that is clear and concise without being overwhelming.
BusinessNameUSA – When this site says ‘One Stop Business Registration’ they mean it!! No matter what state, what type of business you are starting up or adding on to, licenses, permits, tax ID’s needed, you will be walked step-by-step through the process AND get a fee schedule so you know your due diligence start-up costs – at least from an administrative standpoint.
Missouri Small Business Grants – State funding agencies, categories and the application itself can be found here.
Missouri Government, Veteran Services and Resources – Links to many of the services available and needed by our country’s well-deserved veterans can be found here. Compensation claims, counsel on employment, educational programs, medical care entitlement, nursing home assistance, and other related activities and resources for veterans are accessible here.
Missouri Department of Veterans Affairs – On this site, veterans will find an abundance of information on centers, facilities, programs, benefits, and much much more. A super resource for our nation’s heroes.
Missouri National Guard, Transition Assistance – If you are finding it confusing or difficult to navigate health care information and benefits, this organization is here to serve our nation’s heroes in guiding you through the network of Veterans Affairs’ resources.
The American Legion – Missouri – Here is a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, financial assistant, and more.