MNEA News & Events

NEWS RELEASE: Columbia Teachers Win Injunction Against Anti-Union Law

Preliminary Injunction Requires Columbia Public Schools to Continue Recognition of Union and Return to Bargaining Table FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2019 From the Missouri National Education Association For further information:  Mark Jones Phone:  (573) 508-8528 Email:  mark.jones@mnea.org   Columbia, Missouri – – Today, the Boone County Circuit Court ruled in favor of teachers represented by the Columbia National Education Association by issuing a preliminary injunction that requi...

NEWS RELEASE: NEA to honor 12 human and civil rights champions at annual ceremony

Missouri National Education Association is among recipients. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 25, 2019 For further information:  Miguel A. Gonzalez, NEA Communications Ph:  202-822-7823, mgonzalez@nea.org Debra Beckman, Missouri NEA Communications Ph:  573-634-3202, debra.beckman@mnea.org Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101   WASHINGTON — In schools and communities across America they push to bend the arc of the moral universe. They get knocked...

NEA Code of Ethics: Take the Pledge

The NEA believes that the education profession consists of one education workforce including both teachers and support professionals, serving the needs of all students. The educator, believing in the worth and dignity of each human being, recognizes the supreme importance of the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, and the nurture of the democratic principles. Essential to these goals is the protection of freedom to learn and to teach and the guarantee of equal educational opportunity for all. The ...

NEA Salary Rankings & Estimates 2018-2019: Compared to national average of $60,477, MO ranks 43rd at $49,304

Even with the slight increase, teachers in the Show-Me state drop two points on the national ranking. May 8, 2019 NEA’s annual publication, Rankings and Estimates, which details the financial expenditures, revenue, enrollment numbers, and average teacher salaries for public schools in each state was released this week. You can download the full report from the NEA website at www.mnea.org/research .   Enrollment and Attendance The report shows that U.S. public-school student enrollment and attendanc...