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Missouri Association of Rural Education

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Missouri State University - Center for Rural Education



The Missouri State University Center for Rural Education serves as a hub to organize and promote rural school outreach and partnerships. The Center aims to develop and sustain school and community partnerships, establish a teacher pipeline, and retain and support rural teachers.


The Center for Rural Education currently provides the following opportunities:

  • For Students:
    • A student organization for students from rural areas, or who plan to teach in a rural school
    • Connections with supportive faculty
    • Networking with educators across Missouri
    • Connections to scholarship opportunities
  • For Current Educators:
    • Support in applying for relevant grants
    • Developing effective “grow your own” programs
    • Professional development opportunities
    • Potential dual credit opportunities and teacher preparation courses

To learn more, please visit our website or contact our co-directors: