Missouri Connections is a comprehensive, online, career development and planning program that is provided free of charge to all Missouri citizens. Funded by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Missouri Division of Workforce and Development, this program supports the career development efforts of schools, community organiztions, and adult job seeker programs. Missouri Connections helps individuals learn about their talents, skills, and interests and makes the connection between planning for continued education and the work world.
Joseph Baldwin Academy
Students who are currently enrolled in seventh, eighth or ninth grade may be nominated by their school counselor or principal if they rank in the 95th percentile of a normed exam.
A not-for-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone, anywhere.
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) is the administrative arm of the State Board of Education. It is primarily a service agency that works with educators, legislators, government agencies, community leaders and citizens to maintain a strong public education system. Through its statewide school-improvement activities and regulatory functions, DESE strives to assure that all citizens have access to high-quality public education.