MNEA News & Events

COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: When will educators be eligible?

Important update for educators   Missouri NEA believes the vaccination of public-school staff is an important step in getting all schools back to in-person learning. It is critical to ensure the health and safety of Missouri educators, so they can continue the important work of educating Missouri’s youth. This week, the State of Missouri announced new details about Missouri’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan and availability. Missouri school districts are currently awaiting the delivery of vaccin...

California Casualty $2,500 Educator Jackpot

In partnership with NEA Member Benefits, California Casualty is offering NEA Members eight chances to win cash in 2021. The $2,500 Educator Jackpot giveaway was created to bring a little excitement to educators across the country. The timing could not be better. An ever-changing learning environment has brought more challenges to the everyday lives of members, their students, their peers and their families. This giveaway is California Casualty’s way to give a glimmer of hope in a world where you never k...

Deadlines approaching for Cochran, Educators Rising Scholarships

Cochran Scholarship Entry deadline: Feb. 10, 2021 MNEA past Executive Director Peggy Cochran and husband Paul are both retired teachers. Both come from families of teachers. Two of their children are teachers in the St. Louis area. Peggy and Paul believe that teaching is the most rewarding career anyone can choose. To encourage people to become teachers, they created a $500 scholarship in support of one of these individuals each year. Applicants must currently be in their freshman, sophomore or junior y...