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Overview

Education Agency

Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

State Educational Technology Standards

Missouri does not have educational technology standards.

State Educational Technology Plan

Missouri has an educational technology plan.

Missouri has an independent state level educational technology plan. The state revises the plan every 3 years (currently under revision).

District Technology Planning Requirements

Missouri does not have requirements for district technology planning.

Missouri does not require district level educational technology plans, but strongly encourages technology planning. Plans are revised every 3 years. The state provides planning support through online webinars, e-mail and website support. The district technology plans are used to support schools’ provision of children’s safety, a variety of learning opportunities, parent/community engagement, and on-line testing.

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Overview

Missouri does not procure resources for schools or districts on a statewide level. Each school district has the constitutional authority, from state and/or local resources, to procure and use digital resources and innovative educational technologies as they deem appropriate to meet educational goals and requirements.

Guidelines and Policies

Definition for Accessible Instructional/Educational Materials

Missouri does not have a unique definition for accessible instructional/educational materials nor references the federal definition for accessible materials.

Definition for Accessible Technologies

Missouri does not have a definition for accessible technologies nor references the AEM definition for accessible technologies.

Definition for Digital Instructional Materials

Missouri does not have a definition for digital instructional materials.

Definition for Instructional Materials/Textbook

Missouri definition for instructional materials/textbook does not include the option for digital instructional materials.

Definition for Open Educational Resources

Missouri does not have a definition for open educational resources.

Guidance for Implementation of Accessible Materials

Missouri does not provide guidance to LEAs to support the use of accessible digital instructional materials for learners with disabilities to improve outcomes.

Guidance Outside of School

Missouri does not provide guidance to LEAs in the use of digital instructional materials outside of the classroom.

Policy - Adoption

Missouri does not have an adoption policy for digital instructional materials.

Policy - Open Educational Resources

Missouri does not have a policy for open educational resources.

Missouri does not have a policy that includes the options to implement OER materials; however, the state does not have any rules or policies that preclude schools from using OER.

Policy - Statute for Implementation

Missouri does not have a statute requiring the implementation of digital instructional materials.

Procurement

Guidance - Acquisition of Accessible Digital Instructional Materials

Missouri does not provide information, examples or guidelines to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Acquisition of Accessible Technologies

Missouri does not provide information, examples or technical assistance to LEAs to support the selection and acquisition of accessible technologies.

Guidance – Acquisition of Digital Devices

Missouri does not provide guidance for the purchase of digital devices.

Guidance – Acquisition of Digital Instructional Materials

Missouri does not have procurement guidelines specific to digital instructional materials.

Guidance – Publishers

Missouri does not have procurement guidelines for companies interested in selling instructional materials in the state.

Requirements for the sale of instructional materials are established at the local level.

Guidance – Publishers - Accessibility Features

Missouri does not have guidelines for commercial or OER publishers, developers, or vendors related to accessibility features in products/services.

Manage Regional Purchasing Consortia

Missouri does not manage regional groups that participate in regional purchasing consortia for instructional materials.

Master Contract Digital Devices

Missouri does not have state master purchasing contracts available for districts and schools to purchase digital devices.

Master Contract Instructional Materials

Missouri does not have state master purchasing contracts available for districts and schools to purchase instructional materials.

Post Adopted Instructional Materials

Missouri does not post adopted instructional materials.

Post Instructional Materials Submitted for Bid

Missouri does not post instructional materials submitted for bid.

Procurement Office

Division of Purchasing and Materials Management
Funding

Funding for Digital Instructional Materials

Missouri does not have dedicated funds for digital instructional materials.

Districts fund the purchase of digital instructional materials with general state funds and/or local initiatives.

Missouri districts have the option to collaborate on the purchase of digital instructional materials.

Missouri districts have the option to purchase digital instructional materials with local funds.

Funding for Devices

Missouri does not have dedicated funds for digital devices.

Each district may use general state funds for the purchase of digital devices (hardware).

Funding for Special Purposes

Missouri has a funding stream to purchase digital instructional materials for special purposes.

There is an option to use federal funds.

Digital Learning Resources

Content Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

Missouri does not have a state hosted content management system or a state master contract for a content management system available to schools and districts.

Learning Management System: State Hosted or State Master Contract

Missouri does not have a state hosted learning management system or state master contract for a learning management system available to schools and districts.

Open Educational Resources

Missouri does not develop open educational resources.

Missouri does not recommend/endorse open educational resources.

State Resource Repository

Missouri does not have a state resource repository.

Sample materials are provided to educators through the state’s website.

Vetting

Digital Instructional Materials

Missouri does not have a review process specific to digital instructional materials.

The state has recommended review options for digital instructional materials.

Open Educational Resources

Missouri does not have a vetting process for open educational resources.

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