• National Teacher Day
    Tuesday, May 3
    National Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated May 2-6. Use social media to thank a teacher. Share a Facebook post or tweet about a teacher you want to thank and why. Be sure to add the hashtags #MNEAThanksTeachers and/or #ThankATeacher to your message.  Find Out More >

  • Payroll Authorization The Missouri Legislature has passed a bill requiring you to confirm your desire to use payroll deduction annually to pay for your local, state and national dues and any other related membership activities you have chosen to pay by payroll deduction.

    Find Out More >

  • MNEA SALT prepares leaders This summer, Missouri NEA will offer four regional trainings for experienced leaders. MNEA regional office staff will host the various Summer Association Leadership Trainings with the focus of each varying according to local affiliates needs. 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 >

  • Join MNEA
    Five Months Free
    Join Missouri NEA now as a first-time active member*, and you will receive early enrollment benefits FREE between April 1 and Aug. 31. As an early enrollee, you will have reduced dues and you do not begin paying until September. Join the organization working for you.    Find Out More >

  • MNEA Wins Victory Advocacy pays off for early childhood educators and alternative school teachers once excluded from participating in the federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness program. When MNEA learned that an antiquated policy was discriminating against some school employees... Find Out More >

MNEA Student Program

Join Student-MNEA    

  • Student member brochure
  • Online membership form
  • Printable membership application 
  • Student dues rebate 
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    People to Know          

    MNEA Student Office
    Phone (800) 404-9365
    Fax (636) 327-4052

    Stephanie Price
    Student Organizing Director 

    Sharon Fortner 
    Administrative Assistant

    Matthew Matheney
    MNEA-Student Chair

    Student Leaders


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

     

    Vote for NEA Convention Delegates

    This is your opportunity to select those individuals who will represent you at the NEA R.A. in Washington, D.C. in July 2016. You may vote for up to 2 candidates. You must be logged in the MNEA Members Only site to vote. After you log in, click on "Vote in MNEA elections," under the Issue & Action tab or click the link below. Voting continues through April 9.

    Vote for MNEA-Student NEA R.A. delegate >>


    Run for an MNEA-Student officer position

    Declarations will be taken until April 1 online.

    Now until April 1, 2016, you can declare you candidacy to run for office for the MNEA-Student Association. There will be an online election for the following one-year positions

    • Student Program Chair
    • Student Program Vice Chair
    • Student Secretary
    • Student Director on the MNEA Board
    • Student Advisory Committee (one position per local association)

    Complete the online declaration of candidacy form by April 1 to have your name included on the ballot. 

    Declare your candidacy now >>



    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.

    7)
    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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    HOPE Fund 

    MNEA Charitable Fund 

    Through its Humanitarian Outreach Project for Education Fund, Missouri NEA assists students and schools.

    The HOPE fund aids students who have been affected by a natural disaster, hardship or other special circumstance with school-related expenses such as the purchase of school supplies or clothing.

    Contribute to HOPE >>

    Request for Assistance >>