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Teacher Education Program Resources


Contact Us for Assistance or Information

Ken Boning, Ph.D., Professor and Program Coordinator (kboning@jeffco.edu or ext. 3344)

Terry Kite, Associate Professor (tkite@jeffoc.edu or ext. 3273)


Teacher Education Courses and General Information

Overview of Courses and Field Experiences

Background Check Policy

Missouri Teacher Standards


Web Resources

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE)

Substitute Teaching in Missouri

ISTE Standards for Students (NETS-S)

ISTE Standards for Teachers (NETS-T)

Education World

Success Link

NEA Code of Ethics 


Advising Information

AAT Academic Planner

If you have any questions about advising and Teacher Education Program coursework, please contact Ken Boning (ext. 3344) or Terry Kite (ext. 3273).

Missouri Baptist University in Jefferson County

Missouri Baptist University AAT Transfer Guides

University of Missouri - St. Louis Transfer Student Information for Jefferson College

Other Transfer Resources on the Jefferson College Website

Teacher Certification Programs at Missouri Colleges and Universities (from MBU)


Teacher Education Program Policies and Guidelines

Activities include career fairs as well as guest speakers and special workshops on topics of importance for future teachers.

For more information about upcoming activities, Ken Boning at kboning@jeffco.edu.

Teacher Education Club/SMNEA

Each student meeting will begin with information about the Teacher Education Club/SMNEA and involvement on campus and in the community.

If you would like to find out about the club, please contact Advisor Terry Kite.

To register for the Student MNEA, click on the link below. Once you are on the Student MNEA website, click on Membership: Join the NEA Student Program on the left-hand side of the page.

Student MNEA Website 

For information on all Jefferson College student organizations, click here.


MEGA and MoGEA Resources

Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA), Including MEP and MoGEA


Scholarship, Grants, and Job/Volunteer Opportunities

MO Dept. of Higher Education Scholarship Website

MNEA Page for Scholarships, Financial Aid, Grants, and Loans

Teaching Tips.com: 101 Scholarships Just for Teachers

Job and Volunteer Opportunities

Gain valuable teaching-related experience as a peer tutor at Jefferson College! Students who have a 3.0 GPA or a 2.8 GPA with an "A" in a specific course are eligible to become peer tutors. For more information, contact Christine Platter at ext. 3148 or cplatter@jeffco.edu or Betty Linneman at ext. 3154 or blinnema@jeffco.edu.

If you know of any other opportunities to post on this website for future teachers, please contact Ken Boning at ext. 3344 or kboning@jeffco.edu.