John Moorse is the Director of the Division of Student Support at the Minnesota Department of Education. The division is responsible for Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Federal Title programs.
Before joining the department, John worked in a public school district for 30 years as a second grade teacher, curriculum staff development coordinator, assistant principal and elementary principal. John also worked for a number of years as a teacher in summer migrant programs. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota, Morris and his Master’s and Education School Administration Sixth Year degrees from St. Cloud State University.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.