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Missouri NEA hosts conference to heighten awareness of social justice issues

From the Missouri National Education Association 1810 E. Elm St., Jefferson City, MO 65101 For further information:  Debra Beckman 573-644-9616 debra.beckman@mnea.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2017 Jefferson City, MO: The Missouri National Education Association is hosting the “Unite, Inspire, Lead Conference” 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at the Renaissance St. Louis Airport Hotel. The conference will feature celebrity keynoter Dr. Bertice B. Berry and offer the following workshops foc...

Action Alert: Senate to Debate Paycheck and Anti-Bargaining Bill

The Senate General Laws Committee approved an SCS/HB 251 (Taylor) Feb. 22.  The original HB 251 as passed by the House applies to all public labor organizations and requires annual authorization for payroll deduction of member dues and annual authorization for member contributions of dues or fees for political action. The bill also imposes federal-style financial reporting mandates on both statewide public unions and all affiliated local organizations, regardless of size.  The SCS adds in the ...

Gilbert Balderrama Minority Scholarship applications due April 1

  2017 Application Download scholarship application now >> Gilbert Balderrama served 14 years as a special education classroom instructor in Texas and New Mexico until 1993. In 1994, he enrolled in the NEA Intern Program for Women and Minorities and Missouri NEA hired him to be the UniServe Director for the Southeast Unit. He moved to the St. Louis area and continued his employment with Missouri NEA until his death. Balderram continued to support and give back to the NEA Intern program by not...

Join MNEA this spring, get five months free

  5 months of free benefits and one less thing to worry about next fall Why join Missouri NEA brochure Join Online Print and mail in a membership form   If you have been thinking about joining MNEA, but just haven't done it yet, now is the time! Starting April 1, you can join and get 5 months of free member benefits! If you join Missouri NEA now as a first-time* active member, you can receive these early enrollment benefits FREE between April 1 and Sept. 1: $4 million Educators Employment...