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 Chapter 168 Personnel — Teachers and Others 
168.011   Teachers — license required — teaching, and administration, to be recognized as professions. (9/1/1988)
168.015   Advisory council of certification for educators established — number — appointment — qualifications — powers — duties. (7/1/1985)
168.021   Issuance of teachers' licenses and scholars certificates, requirements, procedure — fees — effect of certification in another state and subsequent employment in this state — certificate issuance for military members. (8/28/2022)
168.023   Contact hours included in professional development requirements for vocational-technical certification. (8/28/2004)
168.024   Local business externship, count as contact hours of professional development. (8/28/2018)
168.025   Teacher externships, requirements — rulemaking authority — sunset provision. (8/28/2019)
168.036   Substitute teacher certificates, issuance of — requirements — retired teachers employed as substitutes, no loss of retirement, when — employment as a substitute teacher — orientation — background checks — rules. (6/30/2022)
168.037   Web-based survey, substitute teachers, purpose — survey completion and contents. (8/28/2022)
168.071   Revocation, suspension or refusal of certificate or license, grounds — procedure — appeal. (1/1/2017)
168.081   Teaching or acting as school administrator without certificate prohibited. (8/28/2014)
168.082   Retirement benefits, speech-language pathology assistant considered speech implementer, when. (8/28/2023)
168.101   Employment of certificated teachers ineligible for permanent status under the teacher tenure act (all districts except metropolitan). (8/28/1992)
168.102   Short title. (8/28/1969)
168.104   Definitions. (8/28/2005)
168.106   Indefinite contract, what affects. (8/28/1969)
168.108   Contract, form of — requirements. (8/28/1992)
168.110   Contract modification, when — what provisions. (8/28/1990)
168.112   Modification or termination, how. (8/28/1990)
168.114   Board may terminate, grounds for. (8/28/1969)
168.116   Termination by board — notice — charges. (8/28/1969)
168.118   Termination hearing, procedure, costs. (8/28/1969)
168.120   Appeal by teacher, procedure. (8/28/1969)
168.122   Leaves of absence, board may establish policy — retention of permanent status. (8/28/1990)
168.124   Board may place on leave — provisions governing — salary to be paid to affected teacher, when. (8/28/2004)
168.126   Probationary teachers, how terminated — notice, contents — reemployed, how. (8/28/2004)
168.128   Teacher records, how maintained — evaluations, how performed and maintained. (8/28/1983)
168.129   Board member exempt from civil liability resulting from charges against teacher. (8/28/1969)
168.130   Teachers not to participate in management of school board election, campaign. (8/28/1969)
168.133   Criminal background checks required for school personnel, when, procedure — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2019)
168.151   Solicitation of or payment by teacher of expenses of school prohibited, penalty. (8/28/1963)
168.171   Supervisor of physical education, supervisor of health and school nurses may be employed in certain districts. (8/28/1963)
168.181   Business manager and clerical help may be employed in certain districts — duties. (8/28/1963)
168.191   Superintendent of schools, employment of authorized (first class charter counties). (7/1/1974)
168.201   Superintendent of schools and other employees — employment of by all districts except metropolitan authorized. (7/1/1974)
168.205   Superintendent, school districts may share, when — additional state aid. (8/28/2022)
168.211   Superintendent of schools, appointment, term — superintendent to appoint a treasurer and commissioner of school buildings and associate and assistant superintendents — bond — powers of superintendent (metropolitan districts). (8/28/2005)
168.221   Probationary period for teachers — removal of probationary and permanent personnel — hearing — demotions — reduction of personnel (metropolitan districts). (8/28/2019)
168.232   Consequences of dissolution of St. Louis special school district. (8/28/1998)
168.251   Noncertificated employees — appointment, promotion, removal, suspension (metropolitan districts). (8/28/2009)
168.261   Director of personnel, appointment — personnel committee, appointment (metropolitan districts). (8/28/2005)
168.271   Probationary period for employees — discharge during (metropolitan districts). (8/28/1963)
168.281   Permanent employees, removal, procedure — suspension, demotion — reduction of personnel (metropolitan districts). (7/1/2006)
168.300   District employers may authorize contributions to credit unions and for other purposes, to be deducted and paid from compensation — procedure. (8/28/1983)
168.303   Job-sharing rules to be adopted by board, job sharing defined. (8/28/2016)
168.400   Programs established for public school personnel — contents. (8/28/2002)
168.405   Administrator assessment center established — certificate issued — unsatisfactory assessment, hearing. (8/28/1985)
168.407   Principal-administrator academy program for school leaders. (8/28/1985)
168.409   Fees and costs for assessment center and academy. (8/28/1985)
168.410   Evaluations of school administrators and district superintendents — copy of evaluation to person evaluated. (8/28/1985)
168.450   Officer training, Missouri state training center to develop curriculum and certification requirements. (8/28/2013)
168.500   Career and teacher excellence plan, career ladder forward funding fund established — general assembly to appropriate funds — model career plans, contents — criteria for career ladder — participation to be voluntary — qualifications — speech pathologists on career program, when — funding limitations. (8/28/2022)
168.505   Teacher receiving career pay not to affect district base pay. (8/28/1993)
168.510   Disqualified from participating in career plan, grounds. (8/28/1996)
168.515   Salary supplement for participants in career plan — method of distribution — amounts — matching funds, contributions — review of career pay — tax levy authorized, when — use of funds. (8/28/2022)
168.520   Career advancement program for personnel of state schools for the blind, deaf and severely disabled — salary supplement for participants. (8/28/2016)
168.530   Reimbursement by department for coordinator, when. (8/28/2004)
168.745   Compensation package created — fund created. (8/28/2009)
168.747   Eligibility for compensation package. (8/28/2009)
168.749   Eligibility for stipends, criteria. (8/28/2009)
168.750   Rulemaking authority. (8/28/2009)
168.770   Library information and technology program recognized — rulemaking authority. (8/28/2018)
 - Cross References
Buses, school bus operators not to include certain persons transporting school children, 302.010
Definitions for chapter 168, exceptions, 160.011
Military service, exemption from provisions of law, 41.950
Outstanding schools act, Chap. 160
Professional development committee, allocation of funds to, eligibility for state aid, 160.530
Retired teachers, metropolitan districts, volunteering for tutoring program may return to teaching without affecting benefits, when, 105.269
Salaries, minimum for teachers, 163.172
Sick leave credited as service during leave, requirements, 169.595
Spanking school children not child abuse, when, exceptions, procedure, 160.261
Unemployment compensation, substitute teaching not deemed to make claimant unavailable for work, 288.040
Workers' compensation, teachers or employees under compensation may have credit during leave in retirement system, requirements, 169.595

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