• 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.

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  • 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 >

About MNEA

Mission Statement

"To serve as the united voice to promote, advance and protect public education and to advocate for the rights and interests of students and our members."

Vision

"To keep the promise of a quality public education through a great public school for every child."

Values

Democracy, professionalism, partnerships, collective action and advocacy, fairness-a just society, equity, dignity and respect for all

Who We Are

The 35,000 members of the Missouri National Education Association are public school teachers, librarians, counselors, coaches, school psychologists and psychiatrists, administrators and faculty in colleges and universities. We are proud to include among our membership all categories of education support professionals: bus drivers and custodians, teacher aides and paraprofessionals, nurses, school secretaries and food service workers.

Our members are employed in school districts across the state, as well as in state schools, community colleges and on university campuses. College students studying to be educators are our members, as are a growing number of former school employees who have retired from a career in education.

Missouri NEA is affiliated with the 3.2 million member National Education Association.

What We Do

The Missouri NEA is an advocate for public schools, public school students and public school employees.
The majority of MNEA's professional staff are located in our regional offices, where they are available on short notice to assist our members and local associations in accomplishing their objectives.

Through various legal programs, MNEA protects the employment rights of our members, wherever they live and work in Missouri.
MNEA promotes and helps build support for public education through member communicationsspecial events and public relations programs.

MNEA offers a full program of professional development opportunities and resources for Missouri educators--state conferences, regional workshops and other programs on request.

MNEA's legislative program provides an effective presence in Jefferson City and Washington, D.C., as policies affecting children and public education are debated.

Through MNEA's political program, we support candidates for office who will vote for children and public education once elected.
MNEA offers a full menu of money-saving programs for members—from auto and homeowners insurance to money management programs and discounts on travel, restaurants, theme park and sports tickets, and shopping.


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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.

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