The COVID-19 crisis is affecting lives across the nation and certainly here in Missouri. Governor Mike Parson has hosted multiple press conferences to let the public know what steps he is taking to protect our 6 million residents. Like elected officials in other states, he has spoken extensively about the importance of personal responsibility when […]
In a press release on March 18, Missouri Governor Mike Parson invoked emergency powers to authorize executive agencies to waive or suspend certain regulations and statutes that interfere with Missouri’s response to the spread of COVID-19. Executive Order 20-04 (EO 20-04) grants wide latitude to all state departments but primarily it does three things: […]
In July 2019, Governor Mike Parson signed into law Senate Bill 68, which created the Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant. The legislation addressed Missouri’s current and future workforce needs. State funds cover the entire cost for eligible adults to complete a certificate, bachelor’s degree, or an industry-recognized certification in a field deemed to be in […]
The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced today that currently, 538 public schools have shut their doors due to COVID-19 concerns. There are a total of 555 in the state. Unfortunately, each district superintendent, in consultation with their building principals and school board members, had to make this decision on their own. […]
Having a lot of knowledge doesn’t guarantee a successful career. That’s where soft skills come in.
Phoebe Apperson Hearst used her talents, skills, and means to make a difference in the lives of others, many of which are being realized even today.
For those who have sacrificed their safety, risked their reputations, jeopardized their jobs, and had the courage to lead others, our state is better because of you.