A subdivision of the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), which is a subdivision of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). We are dedicated to the professional development and support of administrators of special education within Missouri's educational settings.
Our purpose is:
-To promote professional leadership among special educators.
-To promote the study of issues common to its members.
-To communicate, through discussion and publications, information that will assist in the development of improved services for exceptional children in the State of Missouri.
-To participate actively in the improvement and expansion of special education programs in the State of Missouri.
We provide support and resources to all Special Education Directors in Missouri, and we achieve this through the following activities:
-Newsletter - MO-CASE publishes and distributes a quarterly newsletter that provides information on events and developments in the area of special education.
-Conferences - MO-CASE hosts the Special Education Administrators' Conference each fall and we co-sponsor, in conjunction with the Thomeczek Law Firm, the Law Conference/Distinguished Speakers' Series each spring.
-Scholarships - MO-CASE manages a scholarship fund, the Charles Cummings Scholarship. Each year, up to five $1,000 scholarships are awarded to those who are working on special education certification or degrees.