This is from our executive director, Monica Beglau:
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the teachers and families devastated by the tornado in the Joplin, MO area yesterday. All eMINTS staff and their families that live in the area are safe. The Joplin district eMINTS specialists are also safe. We know there were many schools damaged by the storm and are hoping that they can be repaired or rebuilt soon.
Here are sites assisting in recovery: