The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) are offering Teacher Recruitment and Retention Grants from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds of the state’s allocation to address teacher recruitment and retention. The Missouri Teacher Development System (MTDS) Teacher Development Specialists (TDS) within Missouri's RPDC network are hosting sessions this fall to support applicants with grant planning and submission. Sessions will include:
Why are the grants being offered?
How can the grants be used?
What is the grant application process?
How do we write a grant plan?
What should grant plans include?
What technical assistance is available to support these grants?