MNEA News & Events

Leadership Follow-Up Training

Winter Leadership Training Join Missouri NEA for leadership trainings that will focus on mitigating the impacts of House Bill 1413 to our membership and planning spring early enrollment campaigns. Kansas City Sat., Feb. 9, 2019 ( 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Register Now >> St. Louis Sat., Feb. 23, 2019 ( 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) Register Now >>

Grandview NEA member wins $1,000 in Read to Achieve Contest

Congratulations, Ellen DeBose, Grandview NEA member and the latest Missouri NEA/KCTV 5 Read to Achieve winner. Thank you for inspiring readers. Find photos of today's award presentation at  https://flic.kr/s/aHsmvsKgLX .   Read to Achieve Contest  Nominate a teacher in the greater Kansas City area for the Read to Achieve contest. They could be the next to win $1,000.  Contest Entry Form >>

MNEA Representative Assembly approves position statements on collective bargaining and privatization

On Nov. 17, 2018, the Missouri NEA Representative Assembly approved modifications to two position statements. The new versions are found below:  Collective Bargaining  ( print version ) Privatization and Subcontracting  ( print version )

MNEA Communications Briefings target important issues

Missouri NEA Communications Briefings are fliers that target important public education issues that every education employee should understand. They provide the basics on each topic and offer ideas on how to get involved in positive change.  Contact the MNEA office in your area at 800-392-0236 to find out how to get a free supply of color fliers for distribution.  Visit the  MNEA Position Statements page  to download and read the briefings.

$500 Educators Rising Scholarship for high school seniors wishing to become teachers

This scholarship is established to encourage and support high school students wishing to become teachers. This $500 scholarship also pays for your 2019-20 membership in Student NEA.  Eligibility: Applicants must be a Missouri high school senior planning to attend a college with an education or pre-education program to pursue a career in teaching, and a member of the Educator Rising Association. Applicants must be in the top 20% of their class, and if 18, be a registered voter. Application Deadline:...

Do you know a college student who wants to be a teacher? Encourage them to apply for the Cochran Scholarship

Former Missouri NEA Executive Director Peggy Cochran and husband Paul are both retired teachers. Both come from families of teachers. Two of their children are teachers in the St. Louis area. Peggy and Paul believe that teaching is the most rewarding career anyone can choose.  To encourage people to become teachers, they created a $500 scholarship in support of one of these individuals each year. Applicants must currently be in their freshman, sophomore or junior year at a Missouri college or unive...