• Vote for RA delegates Online voting for state delegates to the 2016 NEA Representative Assembly begins on Feb. 1 and continues through March 1. All MNEA members* are eligible to vote in the election. Log in the MNEA.org website to vote.  Find Out More >

  • NCLB era over Every Student Succeeds Act passes U.S. Senate and promises to fix the flawed education law. The new law will help ensure that all students, regardless of zip code, will have the support, tools and time needed to succeed. Educators will now be part of the decision-making process at all levels.  Find Out More >

  • NBC Assistance Teachers declare National Board Certification to be the best opportunity for professional growth they ever experience. MNEA is offering two professional development opportunities to help you achieve NBC. One for those submitting components spring 2016. The other for those exploring NBC.  Find Out More >

  • MNEA Works for You Missouri NEA membership means benefits that help you provide the best possible education for the students in your school. Backed by the resources of the more than 3 million-member NEA, MNEA members enjoy a wide range of benefits that no other organization can match. Find Out More >

  • Read to Achieve Contest If your school is within the KCTV5 viewing area (greater Kansas City), teachers at your school are eligible for a chance to win $1,000 and a visit from news anchor Alexis Del Cid. The Read to Achieve contest is co-sponsored by Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA. Find Out More >

MNEA Student Program

Join Student-MNEA

  • Student member brochure
  • Online membership form
  • Printable membership application 
  • Student dues rebate 

    People to Know

    MNEA Student Office
    Phone (888) 968-4820
    Fax (314) 432-4016

    Stephanie Price
    Student Organizing Director 

    Grace Garland 
    Administrative Assistant

    Matthew Matheney
    MNEA-Student Chair

    Student Leaders

    Student-MNEA sites​
    • MNEA-Students Facebook
    Truman State University


    MNEA-Student Academy 

    Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

    Registration ends Jan. 31. Register now.

    If you are an officer of the Missouri NEA local on your campus, or want to be a leader in the future, we want you to come to the MNEA-Student Leadership Academy. You will receive training on the various aspects of leadership in your local.  Lunch will be provided, and this event is free. Contact Grace Garland at Grace.Garland@mnea.org 888-968-4820 to register or register online

    NEA Convention Declaration of Candidacy

    The number of delegates allocated for MNEA-Student group will be determined based on the number of student members in the state. Only student members may nominate, vote for and serve as student delegates. Contact Stephanie Price if you are a MNEA-Student member and interested in becoming a delegate or click the link below to declare with the online form.

    MNEA-Student Declaration of Candidacy Form (deadline March 14, 2016)

    Top ten reasons to join the MNEA-Student Program

    10)  Legal Protection you can count on. $4 million in damages and additional payment for legal fees for most civil and some criminal lawsuits arising out of job-related incidents and a free one-hour consultation with an attorney for personal legal matters. 

    9) Email listservs and Facebook fan page allow you to communicate with your peers, get answers from experienced teachers and receive Works4Me, a weekly email with practical classroom tips.

    8) Great opportunity to become a leader in your local, state & national associations.

    Learn from the best at the MNEA Student Academy

    6) Publications to assist you as you begin your career in education — Start Smart, a beginning teacher handbook; Salary Benchmarks & Rankings, a comparison of school district salaries in Missouri; Something Better, MNEA's award-winning magazine; Show Me Education, published by students for students; NEA Today and Tomorrow’s Teachers.

    5) Big savings to more than 300,000 locations throughout the nation, state and community.

    4) $20 rebate for every year you were an MNEA-Student member when you join MNEA after graduation.

    3) Learn and grow with peers from across the state.

    2) A voice at the Capitol representing children and public schools.

    1) Jumpstart your teaching career.

    To join the MNEA Student Program, contact your campus MNEA chapter or join online.

    Support Our Students

    Missouri NEA is offering the chance for MNEA members to sponsor a future teacher and potential union member to help aspiring educators begin their careers with the benefits of MNEA membership. If you are interested in SOS program, contact MNEA Organizing Director Stephanie Price at Stephanie.Price@mnea.org.

    Financial and career resources

    Useful information 

    • U.S. Department of Education - www.college.gov - a new Web site that aims to motivate students with inspirational stories and information about planning, preparing and paying for college. 
    • EEOC's Youth@Work Web site - The program is designed for youth by youth to teach you about your real world rights and responsibilities as an employee.
    • TEACHnow.org - Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim's documentary, TEACH, chronicles four young teachers as they survive their first-year of teaching in America's toughest schools. Watch online




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    Read to Achieve Contest 

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    If your school falls within the KCTV5 viewing area in the greater Kansas City area, teachers at your school are eligible for a chance to win $1,000 and a visit from KCTV's news anchor Alexis Del Cid. The Read to Achieve contest is co-sponsored by Missouri NEA and Kansas NEA. 

    Eight lucky teaches will win during the 2015-2016 school year. Deadline to enter is March 31, 2016.

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