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  • MARE Welcomes New School Member District - New Madrid County R-I

    The Missouri Association of Rural Education is pleased to welcome New Madrid Co. R-I School District back as a member school district.  New Madrid County R-I is located in New Madrid County in Southeast Missouri.  The K-12 school district has a student population of 1,455.  Please join me in welcoming Dr. Sam Duncan and the rest of the Board, faculty, staff, students and patrons of the New Madrid County School District back to MARE.  

    For more information on the New Madrid County R-1 School District click below:

    New Madrid County R-I School District website

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  • 2017 Health Office Orientation

    The Missouri Association of Rural Education (MARE) is partnering with the Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), School Health Program and the Missouri Association of School Nurses (MASN) to offer an orientation for health office staff.  Click below to read more about this opportunity.  The deadline to register is July 10, 2017!

    2017 Health Office Orientation

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  • MARE Welcomes New Associate Member - Lawrence E. Smith & Associates, Inc.

    The Missouri Association of Rural Education is pleased to welcome Lawrence E. Smith & Associates, Inc. as a new Associate Member. We are thrilled that the company has elected to join our members.  Click on the link below to be redirected to their website. 


    Lawrence E. Smith & Associates, Inc. - Website

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  • MARE Welcomes New Associate Member - EverFi

    The Missouri Association of Rural Education is pleased to welcome EverFI as a new Associate Member.  Read the rest of this article to gain more information on the services that EverFi provides.  

    EverFi is the leading education technology company focused on teaching, assessing, and certifying students in the critical skills they need to thrive. Our cutting-edge digital courses are provided at no charge to schools, via our partnerships with private sector leaders and forward-leaning foundations and non-profits.

    Through our digital courses, EverFi empowers teachers to bring critical skills education to their classrooms. With web-based resources on topics including financial literacy, STEM readiness, diversity & inclusion, entrepreneurship and health & wellness, EverFi helps teachers address important topics that may not be part of their traditional curriculum. All of EverFi's courses map to appropriate state and national standards and our analytics platform provides teachers with real-time access to student knowledge gain data. Review our courses at http://everfi.com/k-12/

    Heather Miller is based in Kansas City and handles the west side of Missouri.

    Contact information: hmiller@everfi.com Phone 816-935-3847

    Ben Gwynne is based in St. Louis and handles the east side of Missouri.

    Contact information: bgwynne@everfi.com Phone 314-384-6931

    Heather Miller
    Schools Manager, Missouri
    C 816.935.3847
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  • Outstanding Rural Education Awards - 2017

    MARE will be presenting four (4) Rural Education Awards during the luncheon on Thursday, October 19, 2017 as part of the Annual MARE/MO K-8 Conference. The nomination form is linked below.  I would encourage you to consider nominating your outstanding teachers, administrators or even your school district for consideration.  The final award is the MARE "Friend of Education" award. This award is presented to an individual who has supported and made significant contributions to Missouri rural education.

    2017 Rural Education Awards - Nomination Form

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  • New Superintendent Boot Camp

    If you are a new Superintendent, then participation in the New Superintendent Boot Camp is highly recommended!  Representatives from Mickes O'Toole will be presenting a variety of sessions including information on student discipline, staff due process, investigating misconduct, bullying and student suicide, special education and FERPA and FSLA.  For more information, please access the flyer below.  

    The New Superintendent Boot Camp scheduled for September 14th is no longer accepting registrations.  A second Boot Camp has been scheduled for September 19th.  Please see the flyer below for details on how to sign up!

    New Superintendent Boot Camp - September 19, 2017

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  • Annual School Law Seminars

    Attached below are schedules for the various School Law Seminars that the legal firms will be providing before the new school year begins.

    EdCounsel School Law Seminars

    Guin Mundorf School Law Seminars

    Mickes O'Toole 34th Annual School Law Seminars

    Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan Jackstadt Annual School Law Seminars

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  • 2017 Conference Call for Presentations - Online Form

    APPLICATION FORM Conference Workshop Presentations

    Annual MARE & MO K8 Conference

    October 18, 19 & 20, 2017

    Lodge of 4 Seasons

    Lake Ozark, Missouri

    Submission Deadline: August 16, 2017


    Proposed presentations may be submitted by mail, MARE 701 N College, Suite C or fax, (660) 747‐8160

    Submission Outline

    Title of Presentation:

    DESCRIPTION: A Brief, proofed description (50 words or less) of your presentation as it is to appear in the program must be attached.

    Brief Description of Presentation:


    Lead Presenter/Organization:                     Position:                                                                            

    School District/Organization: 

    Phone #:              Fax #:       Email Address: 

    Address:      City:     State:      Zip: 

    Additional Co‐Presenters

    Name:                              Position/Employer: 

    Name:                              Position/Employer: 

    Name:                              Position/Employer: 

    My presentation will involve selling a product or service:      Yes         No

    Level of your topic will primarily address:   Check all that apply

    Classroom Instructor        Administrator        Board Member         Other   

    Please check the special equipment needs: (Screen provided)

    VCR          TV         Overhead Projector       LCD Projector   

    *required fields


    2017 Conference Call for Presentations Form (Word)


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