Teachers

The Best Teachers in West-Central Missouri
There are many great educators teaching kids at all levels around the area. We wanted to know who some of the best teachers are, so we asked our listeners. Here are the names they sent in, and comments on what makes these teachers among the best in west-central Missouri.
Some Teachers Struggling With New Tests To Get Job
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Some aspiring Missouri teachers are finding themselves struggling on a new test they must pass to get a job. The Southeast Missourian reports that the state in September switched the exam it requires before awarding a teaching certification...
Few School Districts Using New Staff Evaluation Model
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Fewer than one-quarter of Missouri's 520 public school districts are using a new staff evaluation model developed by the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The agency says half of the districts are using their own evaluation systems and 22 p…
Behka’s Enquring Minds: Favorite Teachers [SURVEY]
When I was growing up, I tried my darndest to be the teacher's pet.  I wasn't trying to get any benefits or anything, I just loved school and wanted my teachers to like having me in their class.  And, if you were good, you got to be the kid to take the attendance roster to the office! Anyway, Nation…