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State Education Agency (State DOE)

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
205 Jefferson Street
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480
Phone: (573) 751-4212
Fax: (573) 751-8613
TTY: (800) 735-2966
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://dese.mo.gov/


State Child Care Licensing Office

Child Care Licensing Office (Missouri)
State Department of Health and Senior Services
Section for Child Care Regulation
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-2450
Fax: (573) 526-5345
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.dhss.mo.gov/ChildCare/index.html


State Director of Special Education

Division of Special Education (Missouri)
State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
P.O. Box 480
205 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: (573) 751-5739
Fax: (573) 526-4404
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://dese.mo.gov/divspeced/


State Grant Agency

Office of Student Financial Assistance (Missouri)
State Department of Higher Education
3515 Amazonas Drive
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Phone: (573) 751-2361
Toll-Free: (800) 473-6757
Fax: (573) 751-6635
Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Website: http://www.dhe.mo.gov/


Teacher Salary Survey 2007

Missouri ranked 46th in the nation for its average teacher salary in 2006-07, according to the American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Survey and Analysis of Teacher Salary Trends 2007.

The average teacher salary in Missouri for the 2006-07 school year was $40,384—a 3.3 percent increase from the previous year. Missouri was ranked 35th in the nation for beginning teacher salaries, at $31,285, an increase of 4.2 percent from 2005-06.

In Missouri, the average salary for charter school teachers was $37,923; beginning charter school teachers’ salaries averaged $34,260.

Traditional public school teacher salaries for other states in the Plains Region ranked as follows: Kansas was ranked 37th in the nation, at $43,318; Iowa was 38th, at $42,922; Nebraska was 43rd, at $42,044; North Dakota was 48th, at $38,586; and South Dakota had the lowest average teacher salary in the nation, at $35,378.

California had the highest average teacher salary, at $63,640.


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