The Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) at Missouri State University is made up of all faculty, staff, and administrators who: (1) teach one or more EPP courses, (2) advise or supervise professional educational students, or (3) administer professional education departments/schools or colleges. Members of the Educator Preparation Provider comes from many departments and all colleges across the campus.
The EPP functions as the body around which all changes to more than 40 undergraduate and graduate professional education programs across campus (courses, policies and procedures, certification, assessment, administrative decisions) are disseminated, discussed, and eventually governed. The Unit is also required to document compliance with all state and DESE mandates regarding professional education programs at Missouri State for accreditation purposes.
MoSPE Standards: This is the final revised version of the Missouri Standards for Teacher Education Programs (MoSPE) that was approved by the Missouri State Board of Education.
From the office of Gale (Hap) Hairston, the Director of Educator Preparation for MoDESE: Final revised version of the Missouri Standards for Teacher Education Programs (MoSPE) that was approved by the Missouri State Board of Education. Pending the rule's safe passage through the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules (JCAR), the revised standards will be implemented in September 2007.